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The Top 5 Most Expensive Michelin Star Restaurants in America

The Top 5 Most Expensive Michelin Star Restaurants in America

Indulge in a world of culinary opulence as we explore the top five most expensive Michelin-starred restaurants in America. These prestigious dining establishments offer a gastronomic journey like no other, where exquisite flavors, impeccable service, and luxurious surroundings converge to create an unparalleled dining experience. From coast to coast, these culinary gems redefine fine dining and cater to the most discerning of palates, setting the stage for an unforgettable epicurean adventure. Join us as we delve into the realm of culinary extravagance, as we explore the top 5 most expensive Michelin star restaurants in America.

#5 Sushi Ginza Onodera

Located in West Hollywood, California is Sushi Ginza Onodera in fifth place, with a $400 per person tasting menu. This two Michelin Stars property was opened by chef Akifumi Sakagami in 2013 in Japan, and has received 13 Michelin stars. The Omakase “chef’s choice” menu includes Edomae style traditional sushi, with fish imported from the Toyosu Fish Market in Tokyo.

#4 Benu 

Coming in at #4 is San Francisco based Benu. The $420 per person, three-hour tasting menu is a Western spin on Korean and Cantonese food, making this an indulgent and exotic dining experience. After working at some of the best restaurants in the world, Chef Corey Lee opened Benu in 2010, and it has since received three Michelin stars. It is regarded as one of world’s leading restaurants, and the  featuring a wide variety of seafood, vegetables, meat courses and desserts. Complimenting the meal is a wine list spanning over 300 selections with a focus on France, California, Germany, and Austria, as well as cocktail menu.

#3 Single Thread 

Coming in at number three is design-forward Single Thread in the heart of Healdsburg, California. This three Michelin-Star Restaurant with five luxurious guest rooms was opened in 2016 by accomplished Chef Kyle Connaughton and his wife Head Farmer Katina Connaughton. The standard tasting menu is $495 per person, and the chef’s ten-course Japanese menu is supplied by Katina’s farm, and includes edible flowers, fruits, vegetables, honey and more.


#2 Sushi Noz 

New York City’s Sushi Noz comes in place number two, with the standard tasting menu costs $525 per person. Opened in 2007 by Chef Nozomu Abe, his vision was to create a memorable dining experience filled with elegance, and engaging all of the senses. The Edomae style menu is a 2.5-hour experience beginning with 5-6 otsumami or “small plates” highlighting seasonal vegetables and fish, followed by 12-14 courses of seasonal nigiri, finishing with miso soup, tamago and dessert.

#1 Masa 

The number one restaurant on the list is Masa in New York, coming in at $750 per person. A longtime New York staple, Masa was established in 2004 by Japanese chef Masa Takayama, it has earned three Michelin Stars. It recieved its third star in 2009, becoming the first Japanese restaurant in the US to do so. With two options, guests can choose from the $750 Omakase menu or the Hinoki Counter Experience for $950 per person. This ultra luxurious experience guarantees seating at the sushi counter for an unforgettable immersive experience.