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Kujiraya

) #91 of 6,864 Restaurants in Shibuya €€ - €€€ Japanese, Seafood
2-29-22 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3461-9145
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good54%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“whale meat” (15 reviews)
“tongue” (3 reviews)
“tuna” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood
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2-29-22 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whale meat is sooo good. I went during lunch time and the menu was really limited so I recommend going for dinner. The only food available are whale dishes so don't go if you're a vegan. Decent prices as well. I got a whale...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I met our long time friends here for dinner. It is a short walk from the Shibuya station. We all shared the sashimi platter, grilled whale meat, hot pot, and whale sashimi and bacon. The sashimi platter had a bit of everything...More

Thank Marc N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wanted to try whale and so went here, I found it on Tripadvisor. The service was great the price was reasonable, my only negative was whale wasn't as great as I had imagined. We tried it 3 ways, as bacon (sort of like fatty...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

330 Minke whales are taken each year from international waters for scientific puropses and wind up in restaurants. Think before you eat.

3  Thank binks2013
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

First time trying whale, taste good! Service is nice and it's not expensive as I thought it would be

Thank Oliver L
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have had a lot of fish, and meat before and during my honey moon trip to Japan, I wanted to try Whale and Horse meat sashimi. Kujiraya is famous for its Whale meat and supposedly eating whale meat is beneficial for your "health". Someone...More

1  Thank Lukas N
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A childish, romantic whim... A desire, a curiosity. I've eaten every kind of food, the whale was missing... A very japanese-style restaurant, sober and woody, quiet and relaxing, a real island surrounded by the noisy waves of Shibuya, a ghost ship with the legendary "Pequod"...More

3  Thank Pierantonio Mar... M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Entrance is very nice, place is quiet with nice atmosphere. little hard to find. not cheap, but it is worth it

Thank jansefl
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Delicious whale restaurant in Shibuya near the 109 mall (not in the 109 mall, but on the same block at the perimeter). We were curious about trying whale in Japan so we decided to go here since we heard it was English-friendly and a great...More

2  Thank Biohazardia
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Good whale meat. First time. Small place, may miss it amongst all the tall buildings but the owner refused to sell out his restaurant.

Thank Kesang C
Nearby
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the
Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops
that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest
areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's
Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to
recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh
yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast,
Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool.
...More
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-29-22 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Neighbourhood: Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3461-9145
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