Craving a break from tapas
and sangria while in Madrid? Head instead to one of these delicious restaurants for sushi or other Japanese
cuisine. Read on for the seven best places for Japanese food in Spain
’s capital city.
For top quality fish and a fascinating and delicious fusion meal in a glam environment, look no further than Kabuki. Those with a hearty appetite can opt for the chef’s menu, which includes approximately 15 courses, each of which mix Japanese and Spanish flavors.
Kabuki, Avenida Presidente Carmona 2, Madrid, Spain, +34 914 17 64 15
Restaurant, Japanese, $$$
With delicious sashimi options among other fare, an extensive list of wine and spirits, and excellent service, this is one restaurant not to miss. Try the scallops, and of course save room for dessert – the lychee sorbet with white chocolate cream is exceptional.
Miyama, Paseo de la Castellana 45, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 91 00 26
Located in the heart of the city center, Sushita Café is stylish and delicious. Snag a seat outdoors on the terrace, and enjoy a meal of fresh ingredients for reasonable prices. Don’t miss the ramen burger, which comes with a choice of jalapeño sauce or sriracha as well as a side dish of wakame salad with wasabi mayo.
Sushita Café, Calle Alberto Aguilera 52, 28015 Madrid, Spain, +34 918 25 91 27
Restaurant, Japanese, $$$
Delicious, creative, and artistically plated dishes are the name of the game at DokiDoki. Sushi lovers will savor the tuna belly roll with white truffle, and the tempura, both vegetable or prawn, is mouth-watering. The restaurant gets crowded, so call ahead to book a table.
DokiDoki, Calle de Villalar 4, Madrid, Spain, +34 917 79 36 49
Restaurant, Spanish, Fusion, Asian
With three Michelin stars, chef and owner David Muñoz’s brainchild is highly-regarded for good reason. Impeccable service, a delightful and unique ambiance, and creative cuisine combine to make a meal at DiverXO a memorable one. We recommend you call ahead for a reservation.
DiverXO, Calle de Padre Damián 23, Madrid, Spain, +34 915 70 07 66
For fairly priced and tasty fusion food, get a table at Bacira. Don’t miss the grilled octopus with roasted sweet potatoes, basil, and black olives, or the Iberian pork cheek with teriyaki sauce, lychee cream and beetroot, as well as any number of other exciting flavor combinations.
Bacira, Castillo 16, Madrid, Spain, +34 918 66 40 30
Just a stone’s throw from the iconic Prado art museum, head here for a post-museum sushi lunch. Start off the meal with appetizers such as gyoza dumplings or tempura, and then order sushi rolls made with fresh ingredients and high-quality fish at great prices.
Kimura, Calle Alberto Bosch 14, Madrid, Spain, +34 918 05 80 21