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Nihon Ryori Ryugin

#78 of 6,881 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
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Akasaka / Roppongi
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7-17-24 Roppongi | Side Roppongi Bld 1st. F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3423-8006
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Booked dinner more than a month ago. The service and food were both of top quality. Despite the Japanese setting, the dishes were with a modern taste. There was only one set menu and guess the menu changes from time to time according to the season, but the sashimi and beef will always be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Special occasions
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was a decent meal, but I don't really see how this is three Michelin-starred and 29th best restaurant in the world? I understand the chef is revered by his peers so perhaps some of his techniques went over our laymen heads. Ultimately all I have to judge my opinion on is how much I enjoyed the food and experience.... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A shame that a once great place has lost its soul and starts to do fake Kaiseki for non Japanese, the chef does not even have the guts to listen and the staff does not care, how can Michelin give ant stars at all- it is a shamr

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Booked dinner more than a month ago. The service and food were both of top quality. Despite the Japanese setting, the dishes were with a modern taste. There was only one set menu and guess the menu changes from time to time according to the season, but the sashimi and beef will always be delightful. Other dishes were also served... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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182 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Food is a delightful adventure - brilliantly blended flavours and textures and colours - a symphony of experiences in small beautiful dishes made from finest porcelain through to rough hewn pottery reflecting the food and its source in nature. We loved the dish with what looked like the Harbour bridge on it - a lovely touch as we come from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

One of my best dinner ever. Maximum quality and maximum service for one of the best traditional (but original at the same time) Japanese restaurant. The waitress in chief (manager) is an authentic phenomenon and she will describe every dish (16 traditional course menu) you will eat. To try absolutely, very expensive 30,000 yen wine included each.

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Milan, Italy
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Along with Sukiyabashi Jiro, Ryugin is a must-see in Tokyo. Kaiseki cuisine at this restaurant reaches the highest level possible. The restaurant is small and the tables rather close. The service is excellent, elegant and helpful. The food is a synthesis of extremely refined Japanese taste and Western techniques, as the molecular cuisine. Sea Urchins with fried alga nori and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ok, the layout of the restuarant isnt desirable because its close net and you can hear other peoples conversations, however the food was amazing and the service was freaken great! The staff noticed i was left hand before we ate or held the chopsticks so she moved and allocated everything to me left side.. i didnt realised till i noticed... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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169 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

By far , a heavy weight in the game , by all accounts it truly earns its 3* Michelin Every dish is a lesson , it's simple yet complex, The chef respects his ingredients and it respects him back Everything is sourced with premium selection , it is an unforgettable and yet to be challenged experience I'll do more injustice... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I had some memorable dish like the roasted fugu shirako and the sake soufflé . Some other was not of my taste, but this is a personal opinion. Standard are in place, service as well! Very good wines and sake pairing.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

3 Michelin Stars Really !!! My faith in the Michelin guide rating system has been severely stretched on this one, as it rapidly approaches the same status/use as Zagat that of 'Telephone Directory' only. Reservations & reconfirmations were made easily enough, at which both times we were repeatedly advised of a strict no perfume/cologne policy & smart dress code... fair... More 

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Additional Information about Nihon Ryori Ryugin

Address: 7-17-24 Roppongi | Side Roppongi Bld 1st. F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3423-8006
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 244 - 326
Cuisine: Japanese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7-17-24 Roppongi | Side Roppongi Bld 1st. F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3423-8006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 244 - 326
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.
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