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Takazawa

#1 of 6,921 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
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Akasaka / Roppongi
French, Japanese, Contemporary, Fusion
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3-5-2 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3505-5052
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Awesome experience!

What an incredible experience my husband and I had. Everything was perfect from the beautiful and innovative gastronomic dishes to the small intimate restaurant. The chef is so nice and comes around to talk to you. Highly recommend this restaurant!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What an incredible experience my husband and I had. Everything was perfect from the beautiful and innovative gastronomic dishes to the small intimate restaurant. The chef is so nice and comes around to talk to you. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Catskill, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We dined here two years ago after seeing it well reviewed on Tripadvisor, and were completely blown ago. With some fears that it could not possibly be as spectacular a second time, we booked again and were even more amazed. While there were some repeated dishes - a sort if Greatest Hits - many dishes were new to us, including... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The finest meal I have every had. Mr Takazawa is a genius and the experience is given the finishing touches by Akiko, the most wonderful, charming, gracious host. If you can get a booking, do it.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Chef Takazawa is one of most imaginative, creative chefs in the worlds. It’s a performance of an eleven course modern Japanese meal; and we had them paired with wine. The chef was on the stage; and this night, they were 4 tables totaling 9 guests. Every dish took lots of time to create, prepare, execute and perfect. There were some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I wish I was a more skilled writer, perhaps then I could share just a small feeling of what dinner is like here. It's an experience I will long relive in my head. Ten lucky people eat here a night. The room is elegant, but stark. The art here is the food. First off Chef Takazawa's lovely wife Akiko makes... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have put off writing this review because I do not feel that I can do this amazing chef justice with mere words. He is extraordinary and he and his wife provided me with a culinary experience that I will replay over and over in my memory until I get to eat there again. I have eaten at many of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were so lucky to get a booking for our last meal in Japan after an amazing 2 weeks holiday. The food was exquisite, service amazing and Akoki Takazawa , the wife of the chef , spoke very good english . Where else would i ever have the celebrity chef himself preparing the food in front of us and at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This restaurant exceeded all my expectation! We visit all gourmet and Michelin restaurants all over the world, but this one is the most creative cuisine I have ever experienced. The food is very tasty but light at the same time. They make pasta nudes out of squid or egg yolk out of carrot and you would say the difference. It's... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Restaurant my wife and I a few times to eat, after a period of hard work my wife and I can enjoy the delicacies at Takazawa. Quite a number of foreign tourists eat here, can Takazawa the restaurant they are introduced

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My wife and I awaited with lofty expectations one of the modern pinnacles of Japanese/french modern fusion at Takazawa and we were not disappointed. This was our first day in Tokyo after a long flight from London and we were lifted on the wings of the great imagination of the eponymous chef and his extremely talented, welcoming and knowledgable wife... More 

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Additional Information about Takazawa

Address: 3-5-2 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3505-5052
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
Cuisine: French, Japanese, Contemporary, Fusion

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3-5-2 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3505-5052

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Japanese, Contemporary, Fusion

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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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