Sushi is made with the freshest fish available. We have
a wide variety of sushi under our roof. You can also request
our skillful chef to meet your needs. Sushi at Miyako is classified
into three different categories: Nigiri, Makimono and chirashi.
Makimono is rolled sushi with seaweed or some other
paper thin ingredients. Normally, it is rolled with nori . Let's
see what we have here.
How about starting a dinner with crispy, aromatic, and creamy
spider roll. Deep fried soft shell crab is rolled with ripen
avocado and masago. The spider roll is very popular even among
those who are not raw fish sushi enthusiasts, not to mention
regular sushi lovers.
Another very popular makimono is the spicy tuna roll. This
fresh and beautiful wine colored tuna is rolled in a secret
tangy creamy sauce. The combination of the rich creamy house
special sauce and tuna is marvelous.
For those who love a soft and creamy taste, our chef recommends
the eel and avocado roll. The eel is grilled with a sweet
soy sauce and rolled in ripen avocado. The eel and avocado will
melts in your mouth. If you like eel, you should try the eel
and cucumber roll.
Some of our customers want to impress friends or date. Of course,
we have an item for such fashionable customers. The rainbow
roll is specially and carefully prepared by our skillful sushi
chef. The rainbow, made out of a variety of fish around a rolled
sushi, is visually appealing and entices your appetite at the
is raw fish that lies on a small rice ball. Usually, a small
amount of wasabi is pasted between the fish and rice.
You can ask your chef to serve the sushi without wasabi if you
think it is too strong. A sushi chef has to be trained at least
two years to make this kind of sushi. Let's see what we have.
Salmon has an indulgent, sweet, rich and creamy taste. Premium
Norgwegan Salmon is beautifully pink in color.The
fat, which you may think is bad, is indeed very good. In
fact, you must eat the fish fat in order to maintain your youth
and health. These types of fat are not contained in and are
very rare in beef, chicken, or pork.
We have one of the tastiest tuna available in the United States.
They have beautiful red wine color. Whenever available, try
our toro (see glossary) which
is a whiter tuna than the regular cut of tuna. Toro is
a treasure and is considered sushi with a very rich creamy taste.
Toro is the best source of acclaimed EPA
Our eel sushi is also very popular. The eel is grilled with
a sweet sauce based on soy sauce. It is also a good source
of vitamin E.
We recommend our mackerel if you haven't tried one yet. Mackerel
is a very good source of EPA and DHA. Mackerel is salted and
then pickled in rice vinegar. Mackerel is one of Hikari-mono,
along with sardines and others.
Hamachi or yellow tail is one of the Japanese favorite fish.
It has a very creamy taste. Our yellow tails are air-shipped
We have various shiromi (white fish) available all the time.
Shiromi, in general, has a very gentle and mild taste.
Our fresh selections can satisfy the discrimating sushi connoisseur.
In most of the season, we have hirame, striped bass and amadai.
During winter, we have sawara (spanish mac). Hirame is one of
the most acclaimed fish among gourmet in Japan. In particular,
engawa, which is side parts of hirame, is not well known, even
to our regulars. Engawa is not listed on our menu because supply
is very limited. If you want to try this, you should order it
directly from our sushi chef at the sushi bar. Striped bass
has a delicate and mild tasta, as well as Hirame. Amadai, tilefish,
is one of the most appreciated fish in Kyoto region. It has
a sweet but delicate taste. Sawara's taste is very delicate
Other delicacies from the ocean include uni and ikura . Our
fresh uni comes from the Atlantic Ocean in the Maine and has
a very rich creamy flavor. Sea Urichin (Uni) lives in
cold water. Ikura is salmon roe. It has a very rich taste of
Chirashi is the one with sashimi lying on the
bed of sushi rice. We have chirashi-don (chef's selection of
fish lying on sushi rice bed), tekka-don (tuna), hamachi-don
(yellow tail) and rainbow don (tuna, salmon, and yellow tail).
All chirashi sushi are beautifully garnished by our sushi chef.