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5-33-1 Minamisenju, Arakawa, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3801-4670
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Ranked #2 of 732 Restaurants in Arakawa
Price range: $42 - $85
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
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  • German first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Hong Kong
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I love unagi but am not a connoisseur or foodie by any means. Having said this, I researched the best restaurants in Tokyo ahead of a family trip. There's a debate on which restaurant has the best unagi, but all I can say is that the unagi at Obana was delicious. Where else can you order unagi that was still... More 

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Canberra, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great service, delicious food from a simple menu. You can try carp sashimi. Be careful as it seemed to close quite early in the evening.

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Singapore, Singapore
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79 reviews 79 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This is probably one of the best unagi restaurants, not just in Tokyo, or Japan, but likely, in the world! Not cheap, but you get what you pay for and one simply cannot get the same quality of unagi outside of japan... at least, I've yet to come across anything close... Go early because they don't take reservations, their last... More 

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Miami, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The place is famous for its unagi, so you want to try to go early to avoid lines. Food is absolutely delicious and fresh, but be warned that the staff speak only Japanese. Prices are a bit steep--8000 yen for my meal--but you will by no means be let down. Nice environment with tatami mats and cushions, very traditional.

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Additional Information about Obana

Address: 5-33-1 Minamisenju, Arakawa, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3801-4670
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Arakawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:15 pm  4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:15 pm  4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:15 pm  4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:15 pm  4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 42 - 85
Cuisine: Japanese

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