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Roppongi Inakaya (Higashi)

5-3-4 Roppongi Minato-ku | Daiichi Renu Building 2F, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 106-0032, Japan
+81 3-3408-5040
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Ranked #174 of 6,544 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stumbled across this place well enjoying a few days in Tokyo. There was no menu, you choose the food that's available from around the table and the cooks/chefs cook it for you in front of you. It's great to watch and comes with typical Japanese theatrics. Food (once cooked) and drinks are served to you by the cooks on... More 

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Miami, FL
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90 reviews 90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My Japanese cousin insisted on taking us to eat robatayaki - something I've always wanted to experience and do not regret. This is a place for tourists and salarymen on expense accounts, not your typical dinner out. Very fine dining prices without the fine dining accouterments. It is fresh, nutritious food served in an atmosphere of showmanship. There are plenty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is an action-filled restaurant, where there are two chefs sitting behind the counter and grill your food (seafood, stake, vegetable) there in front of you and simply hand the dish over to you whenever it's ready. There are plenty of food on display we ended up ordering more than we needed. Booking is a must as there are only... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Nice place to take out of town guests but keep in mind you are paying for the atmosphere and food quality. I've been here a few times and the food quality has always been consistent. No complaints. We had steak, fish, prawns, assorted vegetables and sake and our bill was around $350 for two..... Yes it is a bit high... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of my world favourite restaurants - but even calling this a restaurant may be misleading - this is a robatayaki, where small portions of meat, fish or vegetables are slow-grilled to perfection on smoking charcoal by chefs sitting in front of you. The diners sit around a counter with the chefs sitting behind the choice of fresh... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was surprised our hotel sent us to Inakaya East (Roppongi Inakaya). The restaurant was clearly a tourist trap. It was foreigners-only and no menus or prices were given. You pointed to what you wanted from the beautiful display of foods in front of you and the lively chefs grilled them up. The food quality was good, though we've had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First of all, this place is indeed expensive. I normally research restaurants before going to them, but our boss recommended this place at the last minute and thought we would just go. We didn't even bother asking for a menu while we were there so we just went for it. But walking in you can tell you're about to spend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Yes, it is expensive. But some of the best food I have eaten in Tokyo came from here. And I have been multiple times over multiple years. The wagyu beef is amazing. The atmosphere and service are fantastic.

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

as other reviews has said, ask k for the menu, make sure you know how much each item is!!! When we received the bill, we felt absolutely disappointed!! Big surprise when we received a bill of £100 for a standard dinner, we had vegetables( 1 mushrooms and 1 asparagus) Sirloin and chicken.. Service is nice but you can get bored... More 

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We adored this restaurant. We were with a group, so we called in advance and practically had the whole restaurant to ourselves. We paid a fixed price, including beer and sake. I know it was expensive, but what a night!!! It felt so wonderfully foreign. The huge slabs of food that were presented were all absolutely delicious. We all enjoyed... More 

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Address: 5-3-4 Roppongi Minato-ku | Daiichi Renu Building 2F, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 106-0032, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-3408-5040
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato
Cuisine: Japanese

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