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Tokyo Shiba Tofuya Ukai

4-4-13 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3436-1028
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Ranked #4 of 6,559 Restaurants in Minato
4.5 of 5 stars 235 Reviews
Price range: $47 - $110
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Athens, Greece
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

What strikes first about this place is the setting. A very old (200 year) and elegant mansion located in the midst of beautiful gardens. Within the mansion - which is quite big in size - there are numerous private dinning rooms overlooking the wonderful gardens. The food is relatively good, though very much tofu-based.

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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Cannot recommend this place enough. Tofu-ya Ukai used to have a Michelin star, but it couldn't hang onto it. I can't imagine why, because our lunch experience was superb. In Japan, its very challenging to feed a gluten-free vegan like my fiance. Tofu-ya Ukai took special care to prepare a wonderful tasting menu especially for her. Carnivore that I am,... More 

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

At the base of Tokyo Tower, set in a stunningly beautiful traditional garden, one forgets you are in the heart of one of the busiest cities in the world. Delightful staff give you a brief tour of the restaurant as they escort you to your dining area and there the attention to detail and the sublime food ensures a night... More 

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Washington DC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Very traditional Japanese Dinner setting. They proudly give you a brief tour of Tofu and Sake making. Very respectful staff who serves you multiple small entries each prepared with extreme care and with artistic presentation. Sake served was probably the best Sake I ever tasted. So smooth. Top quality food, presentation, and traditional Japanese hospitality. The full dinner was light... More 

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Tokyo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is one of the peaceful places to dine in Tokyo ! The garden is very beautiful and it is right by the Tokyo Tower ! The food and atmosphere is excellent ! I also recommend their flagship restaurant called Ukai Toriyama which is out in Mount Takao in the countryside which has an even more authentic feel,beautiful garden and... More 

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Minato-ku, Tokyo
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Ukai is a great place to take a business colleague or customer visiting Japan for the first time or infrequently. Yes, the food is a little exotic, but it is a reasonable value and the decor and traditional seating make for a great "Japan" experience. The garden is also very beautiful and extraordinary in this setting. Service is excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is a beautiful restaurant ! We tasted Barracuda sushi , fried tofu . The sashimi was perfect! soft and buttery taste. Then Tofu in soy milk and grilled harvest fish. the taste of lotus root with rice was amazing. Tokyo Ukai, thank you for the original japanese feeling.

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Rowley, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Have been twice and bit meals quite good. Not the typical American tofu. Much creamer and prepared in so many ways. My favorite is the fried tofu and the tofu milk and eggplant dish. Delicious. Beautiful gardens at the base of Tokyo tower.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food is okay with 04 different set menus. The location is amazing, the garden is fabulous . If you are looking for the tradition restaurant with amazing garden and sight seeing, you could come here. The price is mid range, the food is average, about ¥1400 each person.

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Annecy, France
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is located next to Tokyo tower and surrounded by the most beautiful Japanese garden. It has spacious private room overlooking the garden. The food is excellent and the service as well. Their speciality is the Tosui Toful (authentic tofu). They have as well a beautiful bar lounge which blends Japanese and Western design. If you have a small group... More 

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Additional Information about Tokyo Shiba Tofuya Ukai

Address: 4-4-13 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3436-1028
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 47 - 110
Cuisine: Japanese

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