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Ukaitei

#8 of 5,196 Restaurants in Chuo
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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5-15-8 Ginza | Jijitsushin Bldg. 1F, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3544-5252
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing experience

Great food, service, ambience. The marbled Kobe beef was probably the best thing I have ever tasted.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Lay Peng n
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Great food, service, ambience. The marbled Kobe beef was probably the best thing I have ever tasted.

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Tokyo, Japan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is the best Teppanyaki in Tokyo. Dining here is always a pleasant experience. The food is first class and the service is of the highest standard. We always take overseas guests here confident it will deliver the “wow factor” and it does without fail! I recommend Teppanyaki over any other Japanese restaurant in Tokyo. Thank you to the chef... More 

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've been coming here for years (12 or 13) and have always had an excellent meal. The restaurant is both formal and surreal with major decorations in hammered copper in a slightly underwater world way. Think Farallon in San Francisco but in metal. The meat is always very good, but the seafood is often the star: abalone, scallops and crab... More 

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Singapore
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166 reviews 166 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It took a little while to find but actually quite easy as the website's directions are correct. The entrance certainly is very grand and interesting, most guests were finely dressed even for lunch, a lot of jackets, pearls and coiffed hair. we were more casual though appropriate, but the service staff did not discriminate. They offered to store our shopping... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I've dined at this place quite a few times over the last 5 years, I have many wonderful memories both as a couple and with more guests. The restaurant has some kind of classical feel to it, almost bordering to tacky. My mouth is instantly watering when I'm thinking of all the great meat and fish I've eaten at this... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Best teppanyaki in Japan! The only Michelin-Star teppanyaki restaurant in Japan. Ordered the set meanu. Super generous portions, probably gained 10 pounds after this meal but so worth it! Everything was so delicious!

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Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My wife made the booking and we went for a teppanyaki lunch. We were seated at the teppanyaki counter of course where we can see how each course was made. The course we selected was plenty and the service was absolutely amazing, will go again if I visit Tokyo. The waiting area before seating is like a personal museum by... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Sat at the bar. Enjoyed the art of cooking which was displayed in front if me. Absolutely delicious and extremely refined. Very expensive too!

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toluca lake
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the concierge at Westin and the lunch was an amazing experience.The food was meticulously prepared and the chef and staff were very attentive. If you are in Tokyo even for a day don't miss on this experience.you will not regret.

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Sydney, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My Tokyo guide suggested this Teppanyaki restaurant as I had a sudden craving for the best Japanese beef whilst walking in Ginza. I had no prior knowledge of this venue. Teppanyaki is not just about great food - it is the atmosphere, the service as well as whether the chef is skilful in both cooking and conversation. Our chef was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5-15-8 Ginza | Jijitsushin Bldg. 1F, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3544-5252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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Staying in Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi

Neighborhood Profile
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.