Good Eats

Izumi on Ovation of the Seas

We are getting fatigue of overeating on board and wanted something light by Day 7. Introducing Izumi, the only credible Japanese restaurant on the high seas.

With Izumi, Royal Caribbean offers its passengers a high quality Japanese cuisine experience. Sushi dominates the menu, but there are also a good selection of starters, salads, soups and noodles

Assorted sashimi combo

Assorted sashimi combo

There is also something to be said about presentation, and the sushi chefs at Izumi do a fantastic job at making their food as pretty to look at as it is to eat when compared to other restaurants on board.

Boxed yellowtail roll

Boxed yellowtail

By far, the reason most guests go to Izumi is for the sushi and this was no exception. Guests will find a large selection of sushi to choose from, including hand rolls, sashimi, combinations, signature rolls and chef’s signature rolls. The signature rolls were ample in size and serving.

Nabeyaki udon

Nabeyaki udon

Served in a stainless steel nabe (pot), the udon tasted like those you buy from the supermarket.

Tonkotsu ramen

Tonkotsu ramen

Actually the ramen was pretty bad, tasted like instant noodles.

Pork gyoza dumpling

Pork gyoza dumpling

The gyozas were quite bad too.

In a nutshell, just stick to the sushi and rolls at Izumi.  Their sushi is of outstanding quality, and their non-sushi items are so-so.  Even if you are not much of a “sushi person” I think you will find something to enjoy on the menu, especially at Day 7.

Cruise Date : Nov 2017


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