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1-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3491-9928
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Ranked #1 of 1,697 Restaurants in Meguro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night
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Hong Kong
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great restaurant when you sit around to watch the chefs making your Tonkatsu meal. I like to visit this restaurant when I am in Tokyo . 2 minutes walk from Meguro Station . Great experience !

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Montreal
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This amazing operation just two minutes from Meguro Station is well worth the visit. The restaurant has no private tables. Picture instead a large open, ground floor space with a large C-shaped counter off one side. Facing the backs of the diners on two of the three sides are an expectant row of customers on benches eyeing the progress of... More 

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Lisbon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I went several times to Tonki. It's the best tonkatsu I ever tasted. And the place is like a ritual place with all the kitchen cookers in a choreography in their tasks. Well served and so good!

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If you want to try tonkatsu then check this place out! The line is usually ridiculously long, but if you can handle a late dinner, when we went at 10:20 we only had to wait 5 minutes. Not sure I would wait for the line as its not the most amazing meal you can get in tokyo, and you can... More 

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Paris, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If you visit Tokyo and want to try all japanese food,you have to try a Tonkatsu and especially this place. It's really basic:fried tender pork rice and raw cabbage with a plum dressing but it's just so tasty!less is more... It's very famous so be patient and wait,it goes fast and they are very nice.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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114 reviews 114 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We purposely went to this tonkatsu resto near the West exit of JR Meguro station because a friend shared its good reviews after knowing that our kids would like to eat tonkatsu. Very friendly service and fun to see their chefs making tonkatsu right before you but their tonkatsu is definitely over rated. Not bad but below our expectation, maybe... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

For tonkatsu lovers, visiting this restaurant is like pilgrimage. They serve with passion, with love. You will see a few elderly men frying, cutting, dressing the meat with all their hearts. No wonder diners keep coming back once they try once. Location is just 100 m from Meguro station.

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Irvine, California
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144 reviews 144 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I understand the place has a history and is been there probably before I was born. The line is still long and the menu is very limited. they are known for their tonkatsu but maybe I am being harsh just because I still think Maisen still the best in Tokyo. They double dip the batter on to the pork, but... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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220 reviews 220 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Been there few times. As a non deep fried food eater, I can be there and enjoy as they use fine oil - literary not greasy feel... I called it light refined oil... Food is made right girl me and I usually have Tonkatsu sauce on side - as needed...

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

While of us enjoy some kind of deep fried food like fried chicken wings, French fries, tempura and many others, I am not one of those who enjoy such food. However, I decided to try Tonki because it was near my hotel and I was told by my Japanese colleagues that it is one of the best value for money... More 

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Additional Information about Tonki

Address: 1-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3491-9928
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Meguro
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese

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