August 12, 2022

Jugemu Japanese Restaurant Opens in Cresskill, NJ | Marilyn Johnson

Judgemua new authentic Japanese restaurant at 156 Piermont Road in Cresskill, NJ, will welcome its Large aperture Sunday, May 22, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bergen County Sushi Restaurant will provide you with authentic Japanese cuisine, meticulous service and friendly hospitality in a welcoming atmosphere. It replaces the former beloved Japanese restaurant Umeya.

Jugemu is set to open in Cresskill, NJ on May 22.(Courtesy of Jugemu)

Jugemu will specialize in sushi – including an omakase option – and other traditional Japanese dishes in an elegant yet unpretentious dining environment with modern Japanese decor. The contemporary Japanese interior invites diners to relax and enjoy an excellent dining experience. A menu can be found here.

Jugemu will serve authentic Japanese cuisine in Cresskill, NJ.(Courtesy of Jugemu)

Guests will watch a whole tuna cutting demonstration during the grand opening. A skilled chef will break down a tuna into traditional sushi blocks. A sushi chef will then prepare sushi to serve to guests who join the party. Customers will also be able to choose from a variety of entrees. There will be a cash bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. No reservations are required, but seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Executive Sushi Chef Toshi Yoshii hails from Japan, where he owned a sushi restaurant for 15 years and is sure to delight Jugemu customers with authentic Japanese dishes.

The restaurant, with a capacity of about 45 seats, including a private room, is open for dinner six days a week (closed on Mondays) from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Delivery and pick-up options will be available.

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Marilyn Johnson is a freelance food and travel writer. philadelphia food scene, South of Jerseythe greater Mid-Atlantic region, and beyond.