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Nihon Ryori Ryugin

7-17-24 Roppongi | Side Roppongi Bld 1st. F, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 106-0032, Japan
+81 3-3423-8006
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Ranked #66 of 6,546 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $253 - $337
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

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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Oslo
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service. We prebooked a couple of months in advance. Set menu, incl. wine/sake. European wines pretty expensive, but the sake's were fantastic!

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Canberra, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The meal was was reasonable refined. It follows the basic Kaiseki structure, but you can see the western influences. The positives of a meal at Ryugin you can read from the press... I had three issues with Ryugin. The broth in the simmered dish was poor - weak, watery and lacking complexity. I've had better broths at a chosen-at-random Kaiseki... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I've actually been here twice though I'm not really sure why. And I'm definitely not sure how they make it onto the Top 100 list or whatever list it is. I'd be curious to get opinions on this place from Japanese people who are more used to the type of food served. Part of the difficulty, in my opinion, is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We booked for the full Kaizeki menu which consisted of 8 courses served at a leisurely pace. Each course was delicious. Obviously, the focus is on fish, some raw, some cold, some hot and grilled. The seven ways with fish was amazing, including blow fish, as was the Sanui Olive Beef on stoneware. It is not surprising the restaurant is... More 

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Fukuoka, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you like Japanese food, and would like to have a whole new experience of what it can be. Go to Ryugin! Don´t expect it to be you´re average Japanese fod just done better, here they are using things no one uses in the Japanese cuisine, it stretches your taste-palette, and the traditional way of doing things. No doubt you´ll... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

An absolutely disappointing experience at Ryugin (besides the service). The space is uncomfortable, the decor has no personality, the presentation below average. What were meant to be visual surprises were also average at best. Most importantly the food was completely unimpressive. To serve a pre-fix menu for over $300/pr person, go the traditional, elegant japanese kaiseki route or to the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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328 reviews 328 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
395 helpful votes 395 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

For a multistarred place, my dinner was average. To understand why it has three stars, you have to understand the innovations and fusions this chef introduces on the classical Japanese base. However, the fact remains that the results were mixed. There was excellent broth in a pike eel shabu shabu. A dish with corn puree, jelly and sea-urchin was delectable.... More 

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Amsterdam
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138 reviews 138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The restaurant feels a bit stuffy with waiters in boring suits (including the women), and not a smile to be seen. It's not clear what atmosphere it tries to create but it leaves me cold; as a dining experience it was slightly disappointing, from the boring drinks menu to the somewhat anonymous interior. The food has touches of brilliance. I... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We have been to Ryugin Tokyo as it was one of the restaurants advices by our hotel. The menu is fixed (you can eat a la carte only if you reserve a table the same day, but it's pretty difficult since the location can accept approx 20 people maximum). We had a good and wide Japanese cousin experience. Waiters are... More 

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Additional Information about Nihon Ryori Ryugin

Address: 7-17-24 Roppongi | Side Roppongi Bld 1st. F, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 106-0032, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-3423-8006
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato
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 253 - 337
Cuisine: Japanese

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