8 Restaurant Recommendations in Tokyo
by Pocket Concierge Users
The choicest quality sushi with specially selected seafood in Shimomaruko
“Sushi Hazuki”, a place made popular by their reasonably priced yet carefully selected top quality seafood, located in Shinmaruko, Tokyo, a short distance from the city center. “Whenever you make sushi with good quality seafood, the price goes up. I want customers to enjoy sushi casually without worrying about the cost,” says owner Michiaki Sato, who decided to set up shop in his hometown.
A well-known restaurant with difficulty making a reservation, a fresh hospitable setting
Kioicho has come to be known as a business district and high-class residential area after a famous Daimyo (feudal lord) family established a residency there during the Edo period. Chosen for its suitability to the area, the sushi restaurant Kioicho Mitani was invited to be a part of a new landmark - Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, a large-scale commercial facility opened in 2016.
Michelin 2 star French, showing all the respect to its location, Asakusa Tokyo
"Restaurant HOMMAGE" located in a calm residential area at Asakusa, a downtown of Tokyo. Born and raised in Asakusa, studied at Michelin three star restaurant in France, Chef Arai is now the owner chef of this Michelin two star French restaurant. Enjoy the refined French cuisine with the taste of JAPAN.
Enjoy the taste of the season to the fullest with a menu that features dishes from a prominent restaurant, as well as original fare.
After spending 10 years as an understudy at the renowned "Takada Hassho" in Gifu, followed by 6 years managing the "Kogane" and "Wakamiya Hassho" locations, Mr. Tetsuya Otake decided the time was ripe to start an independent venture in Tokyo. In December 2017 his restaurant, named Nishiazabu Otake, opened its doors.
A new style of Edomae-style sushi with an unique sense
"Sushi Nakamura" locates in Roppongi, an area with many famous restaurants, and aims to establish a new style of Edomae-sushi; using clever techniques and preparation methods, it creates unique sushi and side dishes which are well received, bringing in many sushi fans.
Bring Tokyo a New Breeze, the Original Sensitive Approach of a Michelin 1-star restaurant
The Owner Chef Otsuki Takumi training 3 years and 3 month in France to open this restaurant. He started in Michelin 3-star restaurant “Le Petit Nice”, finished in 5-star restaurant. After back to Japan in Nov. 2015, he opened the “Takumi”.His sensitivity learned in France, and the approach of activity of cooking, is the most precious part of this Michelin 1-star “Takumi”.
A Michelin 1-star sushi restaurant expressing the true season via the technique and discernment
Ginza 8-chome is a neighborhood full of famous restaurants and gourmets whose palates have grown hard to please. "Ginza Iwa" is a sushi restaurant located on a quiet alley, with easy access from both Ginza and Shimbashi Stations. It was opened in 2012 by Eita Iwa, a sushi chef known both in Japan and worldwide, and is currently watched over by Chef Iwa's favorite pupil who trained under him for 10 years. The spot has great reviews and currently is recognized by the Michelin Guide with 1 star.
Genuine skills that bring out the best of seasonal ingredients
Restaurant Ryuzu is a Michelin two-starred French restaurant located just a five-minute walk away from Roppongi station. Owner chef Ryuta Iizuka served his apprenticeship both in Japan and overseas, and was also the head chef at Michelin two-starred L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Tokyo. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes that maximize the flavors of seasonal ingredients.
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