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Nihon Ryori Ryugin

#58 of 6,785 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
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
Good for:
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Best meal in Tokyo . period

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
SultanQs
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Japanese first
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English first
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
292 reviews 292 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

http://missneverfull.com/?p=952 One of the most famous 3 start Kaiseki in Tokyo. It was amazing, everything was perfect! I love the Sake Souffle so badly!!

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New York, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This restaurant deserves its 3 Michelin stars and #33 in the world ratings. The food isn't shouting out to you like it it might at say Eleven Madison Park, but it is subtle and wonderful. A few of the strongest parts: -Service was personal and attentive. They walk you to your cab and the chef comes out to see you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I heard amazing things about Ryugin and a friend of mine compared it to El Buli. We were there on a Friday night and the energy there was good but overall the food was just ok. There were a few good dishes but most of what we had was just average. Maybe we were there on a bad night and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Or rather bizarre. Best sake tasting we had during the two weeks stay in Japan. Average culinary experience, however one can highly value the food presentation. The menu was totally in wrong order and quantities i.e. stuffed chicken wing in between the two fish courses (I know chicken wing it's a Japanese Christmas tradition, but this way it was just... More 

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Singapore
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95 reviews 95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Absolutely delicious! The combination of all the ingredients are so perfect! We loved every single dish and can only wish we can come back again for another meal! The location is not far from the station but it's tucked away in a quiet small lane and we were lost for quite a while... And have to make reservation 1 month... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went for New Years Eve and had one of the best meals of my life. No dish was in any way a disappointment, all were superb. The current winter menu is very well balanced and sized so we left full but not stuffed. The wine list is not too large as to confuse, good prices across a range and also... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Visited from syd and planned this trip for awhile, it was awesome food was fantastic, the service was ultimate because theu were very attentive. They event know i was left handed after i came in. When asked she said the hand i used for the drinks and amush bouche! See the pics Intagram to see photos - ninjawesum

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Restaurant Details

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 252 - 336
  • 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
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.