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2-15-10 Negishi, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3873-1145
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tofu dishes” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2-15-10 Negishi, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I loved this unassuming gem. We ordered the 2800¥ set lunch menu to share, to which we were told that we were required to order one additional item off the menu. The food was delicious and filling (even sharing the set menu),...More

Thank Lazyman4hire
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Chose this restaurant as some friends were staying nearby. It's located in a slightly decaying part of the city next to a concrete bridge over a main road. The décor is very dated and grubby with threadbare carpets that could indeed date back to the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place have nice ambience and food. Service is also good. Recommended if you are around... come and try yourself...

Thank yeoc468
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We loved it - an old style (the restaurant is over 100-years old) tofu restaurant. They prepared tofu in ways that I never imagined, and each course was different and delicious. We had lunch here, and that worked out really well - it was kind...More

Thank Douglas6
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The tofu here is so fresh and varied, it has nothing in common with the tofu we buy in Canada. It opens up a whole new world of tofu-based meals and tofu variations. My girlfriend who wants to learn to cook better tofu was very...More

2  Thank Jean-David D
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This would appear to be the world's premier tofu restaurant and the food was certainly both interesting and different. It was also plentiful, the larger tasting menu was rather more tofu than most would comfortably manage I suspect. I was new to tofu haute cuisine...More

1  Thank Sjw1999
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A quiet, charming restaurant with set menus featuring tofu in ways you never imagined, from appetizers, to soup, to entrée and even ice cream! Each dish is thoughtfully prepared and beautifully presented and delicious. You'll never see tofu the same again. You have a choice...More

2  Thank mccseattle
Reviewed 14 August 2016

For starters, I'm not a vegetarian. I've had tofu dishes that I've enjoyed, but generally find tofu to be food that adds little to a meal. So it was eye-opening to see what tofu can do in the right hands. My wife and I got...More

1  Thank ShepherdMC
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We tried the tasting menu and it was great. Tofu in different shapes and tastes, worth the detour from the museum!

1  Thank MarilenaAlberto
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant specialises in tofu - there was tofu in every dish including the ice cream. Some of it was delicious - some of it took some getting used to (especially for this western palette). The restaurant is very historic and the setting (private room)...More

1  Thank Tricia H
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Average prices
US$27 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-15-10 Negishi, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighbourhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3873-1145
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