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€€ - €€€Japanese, Seafood
2-29-22 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3461-9145
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good57%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“whale meat” (15 reviews)
“tuna” (4 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood
€€ - €€€
2-29-22 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here at lunch time to eat a delicious looking whale steak set. The set consisted of cooked cuts of whale meat, miso soup, rice and other small dishes all for a reasonable 1562 yen. The whale meat was fantastic and had a lovely...More

1  Thank Jason J
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The place is right beside shibuya 109 mall. Had whale sashimi ( a tad too bloody for me) and whale steak in japanese sauce. The steak was medium rare and cook till perfection. Worth a try

2  Thank Purplepi
Reviewed 1 July 2017 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 25 June 2017

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

1  Thank Marc N
Reviewed 18 June 2017

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 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

4  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
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
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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