Japanese food is IN right now, with more and more opening up at all price ranges, in all sorts of locales and serving a variety of dishes. This month we focus on salmon. If you too love salmon, then here are some of the best deals around.
A tiny Japanese restaurant decorated with simple clean wooden furniture offering chunky slices of thick, beautiful salmon for just 120 baht. Get there early to grab a table — it’s a popular place!
Nimmanhaemin Road between sois 13 and 15
Open daily: 11am – 2.30pm and 5pm – 10pm
Samurai Salmon Delivery
Samurai Salmon is a quirky one but deserves to be on any salmon lover’s list due to its unique business plan — home delivery salmon. Lay in bed and order in a box or two of salmon right to your door — fresh and prepared to Japanese perfection. The company is based in Bangkok, but delivers to Chiang Mai daily.
Mammoth Buffet is run by the people who run the successful Memorize Buffet, serving
an endless menu with salmon favourites such as salmon sashimi, salmon roll, salmon sushi with, grilled salmon, spicy salmon salad, spicy salmon roll and more. For only 399 baht for adults and 199 baht for kids.
Nimmanhaemin Road soi 12
Open daily 5pm – 10pm (kitchen closed at 9.30pm)
052 000480, 085 8652323
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Yamato Japanese Buffet
Sushi and salmon sashimi fans can’t miss this place. With a wide range of Japanese dishes, it is an all you can eat buffet for only 390 baht.
Chiang Mai 89 Plaza, Nong Hoi
Open daily 11am – 2pm and 5.30pm – 9pm
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Dip Dee Sushi Cafe
Super popular, this modern Japanese venue serves up a great variety of salmon showcasing dishes at great prices. Lunches are very busy, so make your reservations.
JJ Market (opposite Tha Chang)
Open daily 1pm – 11pm Buffet start 5pm – 11pm
084 6587771 (reservations only)
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N.O.R.I Sky Terrace
Salmon with a fabulous rooftop view of Doi Suthep, perfect for sundowners! Aburi salmon cheese nigiri, salmon spicy roll or just order the Nori mix signature nigiri, combining it all.
14/2 5th Floor Rooftop Nimmanhemin Soi 5
Open daily 6pm – 11.59pm
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Tengoku De Cuisine
Thick, fresh, succulent slithers of salmon and other sashimi are available a la carte or in the 900 baht buffet menu. Superbly satisfying bites that are not shy in porportion.
• 55/5 Soi Wat Buak Kruk Luang, Tasala
• Nimmanhaemin Soi 5
• 99 Moo 10 Baan Pae, T. Orn Tai, Sankampaeng
053 850111, 081 8855959