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) #2 of 1,165 Restaurants in Arakawa €€€€ Japanese
5-33-1 Minamisenju, Arakawa, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3801-4670
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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5-33-1 Minamisenju, Arakawa, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Come here and try the unagi. Very very good. Please note that they do not take reservation and you have to q !!!

Thank yeoc468
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 10:30 am, a full hour before they opened for lunch during the week and was the first one in line! At 11:20, some lady came out to take down the number of folks in my party and I was welcomed in right at...More

Thank sofaonasock1
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Located in a rather quiet neighbourhood, the restaurant carries with it a very traditional atmosphere which I found to be a very pleasant surprise. While the location can be a bit confusing even if you use google maps, it is a very worthwhile trip especially...More

Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Visited as a couple for lunch on a Saturday. Location-wise its less than 10 minutes walking from Minami-senju JR station. There is a map outside the station--follow the Joban rail track line to find the approximate area. The restaurant complex is kind of "walled off"...More

2  Thank notoriouslyFat
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The location is difficult to find. You need good preparation. But once you get into the restaurant, the atmosphere is traditional Japanese you like. The foods? Super delicious! You never find this quality of eel outside Japan.

1  Thank reikichidon
Reviewed 29 October 2014

I love unagi but am not a connoisseur or foodie by any means. Having said this, I researched the best restaurants in Tokyo ahead of a family trip. There's a debate on which restaurant has the best unagi, but all I can say is that...More

Thank moobaalalala
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Great service, delicious food from a simple menu. You can try carp sashimi. Be careful as it seemed to close quite early in the evening.

Thank Schmoo83
Reviewed 23 November 2013

This is probably one of the best unagi restaurants, not just in Tokyo, or Japan, but likely, in the world! Not cheap, but you get what you pay for and one simply cannot get the same quality of unagi outside of japan... at least, I've...More

Thank TheEmpireStrikesBack
Reviewed 6 February 2013

The place is famous for its unagi, so you want to try to go early to avoid lines. Food is absolutely delicious and fresh, but be warned that the staff speak only Japanese. Prices are a bit steep--8000 yen for my meal--but you will by...More

Thank Diego S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
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Thank グルメ貫太郎
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$45 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:15
16:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 13:15
16:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 13:15
16:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 13:15
16:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 13:15
16:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 13:15
16:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-33-1 Minamisenju, Arakawa, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Arakawa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3801-4670
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