Santoku Knives

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Multi-purpose Santoku Knives

A great option when purchasing a first Japanese knife, santokus perform most general kitchen tasks with ease.

Literally, santoku means 'three virtues." This refers to the effortless way Japanese santoku knives handle fish, meat, and vegetables. 

Generations of home cooks in Japan use this type of multi-purpose knife daily for the most common kitchen tasks of chopping, dicing, and mincing. The ability to perform multiple functions make this an essential Japanese kitchen knife for any chef.

Santoku Japanese Chef Knives for Sale

Averaging 7" (180mm)in length,  a santoku knife is a bit shorter than a gyuto (chef’s knife), with a taller blade, which keeps the users' knuckles off of the cutting board, making quick chopping motions comfortable and rapid. 

Shop our high-quality Japanese santoku knife collection above.