Top 10 Dinner Restaurants in Tokyo
To those who try to find good restaurant after ending tour in Tokyo, here are Top 10 Dinner Restaurants in Tokyo. You do not need to stay at your hotel every night. Our recommended restaurants have each different genre, so enjoy your special dinner to fit your mood and the occasions.
Dinner in Tokyo | Shibuya Area
Shibuya is a big amusement spot accessible from many tour destinations and hotels.
There are lots of restaurants, bars, and fast food stores. Among them you can find a good restaurant for dinner.
Sushi | Kurosaki（くろ﨑）
Founded in 2015, Kurosaki is a Michelin starred fancy sushi restaurant having seats at counter and private rooms. Shibuya wasn’t such a place where many fancy sushi restaurants are lined like Ginza or Nihon bashi, but now you can find some cozy sushi restaurants in Shibuya area.
To visit the restaurant, you should make a reservation, but inside is very comfortable and luxurious.
You can enjoy wonderful sushi and small dishes called Tsumami.
Mr. Kurosaki, young owner and chef makes Sushi just in front of you, so it is also fun to observe how to make sushi.
7 min walk from JR Shibuya station.
Price range: JPY 30,000 or more
Opens: 6:00 pm to 8:40 pm
9:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Closing day: Sundays, public holidays, Irregular closing day
Cherry Blossom Highlights, Asakusa, Ueno & Meiji Shrine
Tempura | Tenich （銀座 天一 渋谷東急店）
Founded in 1930 Ginza Tenichi is one of the most famous and old tempura restaurants in Tokyo.
Now its head restaurant in Ginza is temporarily closed due to renovation.
Located on the eighth floor of Tokyu Department store, Tenichi is calm and cozy restaurant where you can enjoy seasonal tempura.
There are two types of menu items for tables and counter. At the counter, tempura is freshly fried and served one by one, and at a table set menus are served.
URL : https://tenichi.co.jp/
5 min walk from JR Shibuya station
Price range: JPY 5,000 or more
Opens: 11:00 am to 10:30 pm everyday
No regular closing day, but closed when Tokyu Department store is closed
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Yakiniku | Rokassen （六歌仙）
Yakiniku Rokassen is all-you-can-eat style yakiniku restaurant where you can eat high-quality meat to the full without worrying about a price.
For light eater there is also ordinary menu.
Yakiniku Rokassen has two floors in the building with 155 seats in semi-private rooms with tatami mats.
URL : https://www.rokkasen.co.jp/index.php
Just in front of Toei Oedo line Shinjuku Nishiguchi station Exit D4
Price range: JPY 8,000 or more
Opens: 11:00 am to 0:00 am everyday
Street food and off the beaten track around Shibuya
Teppanyaki | Kobe Teppanyaki, Hakushu （神戸鉄板焼 白秋）
To those who want to try Kobe beaf, this restaurant is a must place to go.
Located in Shibuya Teppanyaki Hakusyu is a restaurant where the English speaking staffs bake the meat on hot plate just in front of you and serve you.
So the restaurant is always full of foreign tourists.
You can also enjoy okonomiyaki or Japanese savory pancakes, yakisoba or fried noodles.
Four-min walk from JR Shibuya station
Price range: JPY 10,000 or more
Opens: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Closing day: End of the year and new year holiday
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Dinner in Tokyo | Shinjuku Area
Shinjuku is one of the biggest business areas, shopping districts, and amusement areas, and it also has a lot of accommodations.
Here are restaurants around Shinjuku station, you can stop by after the tour or on your way back to the hotel.
Kaiseki | Sojuan （蒼樹庵）
Located on the second floor of a long-established hotel, Sojuan is a fancy Japanese restaurant where traditional kimono waring attendants warmly offer Japanese style hospitality, omotenashi.
Kaiseki cuisine is a Japanese style course meal and you can enjoy seasonally selected ingredients and tableware from taste and sight.
URL : http://www.keioplaza.co.jp/restaurant/list/soujuan
Five-min walk from JR Shinjuku station West exit
Price range: JPY 15,000 or more
Opens: 11:30 am to 3:00 pm
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm everyday
*Due to the counter measure of Covid-19, please make a reservation four days in advance.
Izakayai | Torikyo （鳥京 新宿総本店）
Very popular restaurant specializing in chicken dishes. Torikyo uses domestically produced brand chicken and you can enjoy delicious yakitori and hot pot dishes as well as small dishes which go well with drink.
Torikyo having private room and counter is recommended for families and couples.
Two minute walk from Seibu Shinjuku line Shinjuku station East Exit.
Price range: JPY 2,000 or more
Opens: 4:00 pm to 5:00 am everyday
Ramen | Hayashida （らぁ麺 はやし田 新宿本店）
Hayashida is very popular ramen shop where always long line is formed in front.
The main menu item is soy sauce flavored ramen with clear chicken broth made of domestically produced chicken and duck and whole wheat noodles.
Chicken clear broth made of only chicken and water is a boom in several few years.
Noodle containing whole grain wheat flour is rich in flour flavor.
One minute walk from Tokyo Metro Shinjuku Sanchome station A5 Exit.
Price range: JPY 1,000 to 2,000
Opens: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm everyday (closed when soup is sold out.)
No regular closing day
Tokyo highlights, Tocho observatory, Meiji shrine, Imperial palace, Akihabara
Dinner in Tokyo | Asakusa Area
Asakusa is one of the most popular tourist destinations with Sensoji temple, the oldest temple in Tokyo.
This is an old town having lots of long-established shops and restaurants.
We will introduce some of them.
Unagi | Sansho（浅草 うなぎ さんしょ）
Sansho is eel restaurant where you can eat domestically produced eel at a reasonable price.
Sansho serves not only eel and rice, but also eel dish like eel omelet and eel and cucumber.
Six-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza line Tawaramachi station.
Price range: JPY 3,000 or more
Opens: 11:30 am to 10:30 pm (closed between 2:00 to 4:00 pm)
Closing day: Wednesdays and Thursdays
Tokyo highlights, Meiji shrine, Asakusa, Ueno & Tokyo National Museum
Sukiyaki | Yonekyu （米久本店）
Yonekyu is long-established sukiyaki restaurant founded in 1886.
Japanese people have eaten beef for the first time after 1868, because during the feudal age, eating beef and pork was not allowed due to the teaching of Buddhism, and the popular beef dish at that time was Gyunabe, which is called sukiyaki nowadays.
Yonekyu only serves Gyunabe as menu, but you can enjoy good sukiyaki at a reasonable price in an atmosphere of good old days.
Three minute walk from Tsukuba Express line Asakusa station.
Price range: JPY 4,000 or more
Opens: 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Closing day : Wednesdays
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Gyoza | Gyoza No Osama （餃子の王さま）
A small restaurant specializing in gyoza dumpling.
Osama no Gyoza or King’s dumpling is made of lots of vegetables, they also serve meat dumpling, ramen, fried rice, and fried vegetables.
Its dumpling is characterized by crispy dough and juicy filling.
Five-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza line Asakusa station
Price range: JPY 1,000 or more
Opens: 11:15 am to 2:45 pm
4:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Closing day : Tuesdays