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Tokyo Shiba Tofuya Ukai

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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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4-4-13 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3436-1028
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Northern California
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner here. The food was just a beautiful as it was delicious. It was a great experience and setting!

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Mountain View, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Fine restaurant with beautiful garden under the Tokyo tower and very sophisticated cuisine. Homemade tofu and fresh fish in a traditional Japanese setting, with costume waitresses. Great for business dinner.

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Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Do not understand why is this restaurant is rated as one of the best in Tokyo. I will never visit this place again. It appears to be very difficult to book but actually the restaurant was fairly empty. I went there for the Tofu and guess what ~ with a 8 course dinner set, only 2 dishes with tofu and... More 

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Singapore
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152 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Was staying nearby at the Prince Park Tower hotel and this was the closest restaurant with a good TA ranking. It's right at the base of Tokyo tower, and walking into the restaurant through the access path, the view of the tower is great as it is evenly lit to a glowing orange. The aesthetic considerations of the designer of... More 

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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely garden, beautiful view from the second floor. Kindly request a vegan version set during reservation if you need.

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Tokyo
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Part of the Ukai family of restaurants in Central Tokyo, Mt. Takao and Hachioji (also Kanagawa, Hakone) The Shiba/Tokyo tower branch features a stunning garden with lantern and waterwheel allowing you to step seamlessly back to the Edo period. Kaiseki options (as well as private rooms), but tofu is the star of the restaurant. Go for a long lunch much... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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190 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

What an experience... Serene, relaxing restaurant serving a very good Kaiseki meal with Tofu and Kobe beef as absolute highlight. The entire experience took a good two hours and we loved every minute of it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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338 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We ate at Ukai Tofuya on a rainy day with a family group including a ten year old and six adults for lunch. The restaurant was recommended by a Japanese colleague. The venue was very nice in an lovely garden just down the road from Tokyo Tower. The servers were very patient with us. We ordered set lunches and our... More 

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

My partner called this the best meal of his life. It is pricey, but the service, atmosphere and food make it all worth it. Our server was so kind to my 8 year old daughter. They have a children's set which includes a wide variety so every child should be able to find something.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

As a European, I can't fully express what a great experience it was to visit this place. It's true that tofu is not entirely my taste but the variety of different servings meant that I was full by the time we left. The surroundings are truly lovely and the service was excellent. Food presentation was impeccable. It's not cheap but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$119
Cuisine
Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-4-13 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3436-1028

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Staying in Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi

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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much older commercial buildings and it's a great place to join 'salary men' enjoying a drink and snacks at street stalls under the railway bridges after work.
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