If you are looking for whale restaurant, come to Tsukiji no Kujira.
If you are looking to try Japan's traditional whale cuisine, stop by Tsukiji no Kujira.
The delicious taste of our dishes is make possible by the fact that we are also an intermediate wholesaler.
We operate with strict quality controls to procure whale meat of the highest quality and freshness only.
We offer takeout, and sake is available for those who decide to eat in.
Make sure to visit us when you come to see Tokyo's Tsukiji Outer Market.
The strengths of Tsukiji no Kujira
We are an intermediate wholesaler
Because we are an intermediate wholesaler, we employ many professional staff with a thorough knowledge of whales.
With strict quality control and fresh whale meat, we have a variety of cuts, including rarer cuts.
Sophisticated management technology
We provide high quality whale with the help of a thorough management system.
We take care to preserve to flavor of our meat, such as defrosting gradually over three to four days at low temperatures of 0–1 degrees.
*We do not cook and sell all cuts in our store. *Some cuts are processed and sold as blocks in our store.
We are very proud of our red meat, perfected by the techniques of our wholesale craftsmen. We recommend allowing it to thaw completely and eating it with soy sauce and ginger.
The incredibly rare tail meat is delicious, with just the right amount of marbling. Thinly slice it and dip it in soy sauce with wasabi to bring out its sweetness.
Kanoko refers to the cheek of the whale. It is a soft meat that falls apart easily, with a rich fatty flavor. It goes perfectly with ginger and soy sauce.
This is the tongue of the whale. It is called "saezuri" (to chirp) because "whales sing." Slice it thinly while it is still frozen, and enjoy its refreshing flavor with ginger and soy sauce.
Characteristic for its mild flavor. Slice it thinly and enjoy it with sesame oil and salt, as you would with liver sashimi.
The skin of the tail fin, that has had its fat removed with boiling water and is then chilled with ice water. It is also known as "obake" or "obaike." It has the characteristic springy texture of collagen. Enjoy it with a vinegar, miso, and mustard sauce.
Unesu refers to whale breast meat, which has the perfect amount of fat and umami flavor for bacon. We prepare it with a proprietary method to bring out its full potential. Eat as-is, or with a little salt.
Whale blubber pickled in salt, an absolute necessity for dishes such as whale soup, harihari nabe, and oden. It is known as "koro" (salted skin) in Kansai, and "shiokujira" (salted whale) in areas like Tohoku.
Slice thinly, and enjoy with red meat sashimi to add a sense of richness to the red meat's mild flavor. We also recommend taking thin slices, parboiling them, and pairing them with ponzu sauce.
Come to Tsukiji no Kujira when you visit Tsukiji
We have a whale cuisine restaurant in the Tsukiji Outer Market.
You can order takeout to enjoy while sightseeing, or relax with a glass of sake while eating in.
You can easily enjoy delicious whale cuisine at a reasonable price.
Battered and fried Japanese-style skewers.
Made with whale meat at our store. Enjoy it with our sweet special sauce.
Roasted red meat served on skewers, browned on the outside and rare on the inside.
Get a straightforward taste of whale meat's umami flavor.
Inside, we have a number of tables.
Have a seat and order from our eat-in only menu, including whale sashimi and whale bacon, while enjoying some Japanese sake.