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J2 Sushi and Grill – Sushi and the view

Authentic taste – this is what my Japanese friend said when I brought her here once to J2 Grill & Sushi. I discovered this place long ago and keep coming back as food here is indeed delicious. This restaurant has two “sisters” now, one – right in town near Trinity College, and another one – in co. Meath. I still prefer the first Dublin location on the North Quay, next to the river. Especially when it gets warmer as the staff organises a little terrace with a few tables for sitting outside. But even on a cold day I always enjoy the river view from the inside, having a warm soup or a cup of green tea.

This small restaurant gets very busy during lunch hours, then closes at 15:00 during the week and re-opens at 17:00. Therefore, I recommend to come here for a dinner or on a weekend.

Grilled tempura for a starter and a sushi roll with eel & a bowl of miso soup – this is my usual choice in J2. I tried all the sashimi combinations as well as other sushi – nothing ever disappointed me in this restaurant. A sushi platter for two for 20€ as per photo above was also great! Last time I went there, I was craving for a dessert and ordered a piece of extraordinarily tasty green tea cheesecake.

Cannot wait to go back!

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Details about this spot



Unit A, The Campshires, North Wall Quay, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin

Opening Times

Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 - 22:00, Sat - Sun 13:00 - 22:00


Unagi + miso: € 14.95


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)