New Sushi Restaurant Coming To Japan Pavilion At EPCOT This Summer

Shiki-Sai- Sushi Izakaya Opening at EPCOT This Summer

Introducing Shiki-Sai: Sushi Izakaya, a new table-service restaurant set to debut this summer inside the Japan Pavilion at EPCOT! This new dining location will be taking the place of Tokyo Dining, which closed it’s door back November of 2022.

This new dining experience promises to offer a “festive dining experience in a sharable Izakaya-style”. For the uninitiated,  Izakaya is a Japanese-style pub that typically offers an array of small plates and shared dishes, as well as beer, sake, and other alcoholic beverages.

Menu Preview For Shiki-Sai: Sushi Izakaya

Shiki-Sai: Sushi Izakaya will offer an eclectic menu ranging from sushi to Japanese pancakes, let’s take a peek at what’s coming to this new restaurant.

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If you are a sushi lover or want to try something new, this menu has a variety of delicious options for you to explore. The sushi bar offers some great dishes such as the Kobore Sushi, Tokyo Negi Roll, Funamori, and The Monster Roll. Kobore Sushi, which literally means “overflowing sushi”, is a must-try dish that has a rich variety of flavors. The dish includes a tasteful combination of negi toro and nakaochi tuna, garnished with salmon roe and green onion.

Also, the Tokyo Negi Roll, which is made by rolling green onion tempura with tuna tataki and then topping it with jalapeno aioli, shredded carrot, and sliced jalapeno is a delicious combination that you don’t want to miss.

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If you are a fan of sushi or want to try something new, this menu offers several delicious options. The sushi bar features delicious bites like Kobore Sushi, Tokyo Negi Roll, Funamori, and The Monster Roll.

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The Funamori dish is served on a boat-shaped platter and consists of sashimi and sushi. It is accompanied by a festive pomp and boat procession similar to the famous Tenjin Matsuri.

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In addition to the sushi bar, the grill will also offer tasty Japanese dishes. One of the featured grilled items is Okonomiyaki, a savory pancake made with flour, eggs, and water, filled with cabbage and bacon, and topped with okonomiyaki sauce, mayonnaise, aonori, bonito flakes, and pickled ginger.

Shiki-Sai: Sushi Izakaya is set to be the perfect place for sushi lovers and those looking to try something new. This new table service restaurant inside EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion promises to deliver an unforgettable experience. Whether you are visiting Walt Disney World or live nearby – make sure you don’t miss out on Shiki-Sai: Sushi Izakaya when it opens up later this summer!

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Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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