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Carp sushi from Ryuo Funazushi Kobo

[Ryuo Funazushi Kobo] in Ryuo is popular for its carp sushi, which is air-pickled using home-grown rice.

Ryuoh Funazushi Kobo is surrounded by lush rice paddies. Takayuki Tsujisawa, the current head of the restaurant, took over the restaurant started by his father, who was an employee of Ryuoh Town.

Takayuki Tsujisawa of Ryuoh Funazushi Workshop

Now he sells funazushi and rice. Both are made by Mr. Tsujisawa with great care. The funa-zushi is vacuum-pickled, so there is no unpleasant aroma and it is easy to eat," he says. Of course, the rice used is the rice grown by Mr. Tsujisawa.

Carp sushi from Ryuo Funazushi Kobo

Natural nigoro funazushi comes in slices (350g) for 4,270 yen. The fish is pickled with plenty of rice. Make a reservation at least one day in advance for a platter order. The price in the photo is 5,000-6,000 yen.

We want everyone to eat what we have been making for a long time," says Tsujisawa. He is also actively involved in preserving the culture of funa-zushi by, for example, cooperating in events where participants can try their hand at pickling funa-zushi.

Exterior view of Ryuoh Funazushi Workshop

Ryuoh Funazushi Workshop

  • centralized shipbuilding industry
  • 587-2 Okaya, Ryuoh-cho, Gamo-gun, Shiga
  • 7 minutes drive from Meishin Expressway "Ryuoh IC".
  • Tel. 0748-58-2099
  • 9:00-18:00
  • Irregular holidays
  • 3 parking spaces
  • http://funazushi.shiga.jp/
  • Eat-in not allowed
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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