Usuki Fugu Yamadaya

27,830 JPY 〜
/ Guest
  • English Menu

A 2-star restaurant that serves premium fugu (pufferfish) cuisine.

Usuki Fugu Yamadaya, a restaurant specializes in fugu (pufferfish), is located in a quiet residential area in Nishiazabu, Tokyo. The main restaurant is located at Usuki in Oita Prefecture which is famous for fugu. This restaurant was opened in 2006 as an branch. Since it was opened hundred years ago, the restaurant has been following predecessor's words about the importance of hospitality, and this well-established restaurant has been recognized on world-renown gourmet guide.

The chef is Mr. Yoshio Kusakabe. He has been training in restaurants in Ginza and hotels in Tokyo. His cuisine not only inherit the traditions and history from Yamadaya, but also has the cooking technique he learned before. The fugu used in the restaurant is the tiger puffer from Bungo Suidō, which is said to be number one in Japan. The raw fugu is aged to enhance the flavor. The fugu is cooked in different ways in the course: sashimi, grilled, fried, stewed or cooked into porridge. From December to March is the season for grilled fugu shirako, which is enjoyed by many customers.

In addition, the kaiseki course using Shiroshita flounder is recommended from May to June. Shiroshita flounder is the marbled flounder that are found in fresh water along the coast of Higi in Oita prefecture. It doesn't have strong smell is their characteristic. This dish is very popular for a limited edition.

The interior is modern Japanese with five counter seats and four private rooms. Please enjoy this restaurant for your special days such as anniversaries.

※ Awarded 2 star on world-renowned gourmet guide Tokyo 2023

* The availability of an English version of this page does not guarantee that the restaurant can provide services in English unless otherwise stated. Please be aware that, even if stated, there may still be days when English speaking staff are unavailable.

A 12-minute walk from Hiroo Station, Exit 4 (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)
A 13-minute walk from Roppongi Hills



  • 50's

    Date of Visit: 1/2023
    Number of visits: OnePurpose: With family
  • 60's

    Date of Visit: 11/2022
    Number of visits: OnePurpose: With Colleagues
  • 20's

    Date of Visit: 9/2022
    Number of visits: OnePurpose: With friend



8-Dish Pufferfish Course
39,930 JPY / Guest
7-Dish Pufferfish Course
33,880 JPY / Guest
6-Dish Pufferfish Course
27,830 JPY / Guest



Usuki Fugu Yamadaya [臼杵ふぐ 山田屋]

Cuisine Type

Japanese, Kaiseki, Washoku

Opening hours



Sunday, Holiday


4-11-14, Nisiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

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