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Roppongi Inakaya (Higashi)

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Akasaka / Roppongi
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5-3-4 Roppongi Minato-ku | Daiichi Renu Building 2F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3408-5040
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I went with friends and like most reviewers above we had a great time but a bit shocked at the bill.... We stumbled across it while trying to please two vegetarian teens and three hungary adults... no menu no prices.. good beer and saki and the delivery of your order leaves you wanting and ordering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Tyagarah, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Absolutely fun filled way of dining - alive and interactive. You are part of it...participating not just sitting down and waiting for a meal. Chefs and staff are so passionate with the tradition they are acting out. Everything is fresh...vegies, seafood and meat. The Kobe beef BBQ is so amazing...melting in your mouth tender and juicy...tasty every bite. The prawn... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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86 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Wonderful food and theatre. Having been warned of the price it was still bit of a shock but we enjoyed every moment. Majestic chef presiding over his master bbq and cooking what you point at, so fresh that one of the dancing prawns jumped onto the grill itself! Abalone, beef, fresh bamboo shoots etc all there together with local [business... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had made our reservation at Inakaya West before we left on vacation. It had been recommended by two acquaintances. One, who had lived in Tokyo maybe 15 years ago, another who had visited more recently. Given this, we didn't do our own homework. The food was good to excellent, and it's got a unique style which was fun. The... More 

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Tyagarah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I went with friends and like most reviewers above we had a great time but a bit shocked at the bill.... We stumbled across it while trying to please two vegetarian teens and three hungary adults... no menu no prices.. good beer and saki and the delivery of your order leaves you wanting and ordering more... The food was great... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very bad food, you can eat much better Japanese food in European Cities or NY at half the price. No menu, no prices and your bill total is a sort of a magical number based on your look. ¥79,140 for 2 adults and one child. Don't go there and if you go you will write the same review.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went there because we stay in rappongi and also happened to be in a guide. This place felt like a scam, the very first time i had this feeling in japan. Not for the experience but for the price and the lack of transparency and business ethics. First of all there is no menu so clients are totally unaware of... More 

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Seattle
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This place is a scam wrapped in warm service and a cool atmosphere. If you decide to dine here, please do yourself a favor and persistently ask for a menu with prices. The scam here is that the waitstaff will suggest various dishes by pointing to the food, and some of them come at absolutely outrageous prices. 700 yen (~$6)... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I don't really write tripadvisor reviews--in fact, this is the first time I've been so inspired that I could not wait to write one. All in all: we were swindled. To start, you don't get a menu, and upon entering they are extremely pushy about ordering to your heart's content. "Do you want prawns? Beef? Fish?", says one of the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I first went to the old Inakaya before it moved into main Roppongi so when I went back it was with trepidation that none of the soul was lost. I was not disappointed. Although bigger this unique and noisy dining experience is truly amazing. It isn't cheap but is worth every penny with theatre and great tastes married into one.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Eating at Roppongi Inakaya is not just a meal, it is a whole experience. It's an expensive treat, but the chefs put on an amazing performance in an intimate setting. The food is delicious and unique. This is a once in a lifetime experience for tourists, not to be missed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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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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