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Ukaitei

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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5-10-1 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5467-5252
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The beef melt in your mouth!!

Was on good trip with a couple of friends. I'm a carnivore by heart and could eat beef anytime anyday. Of all the restaurants on our food trip, lunch at ukaitei was the most memorable one. It's expensive but worth it. Every single dish was done to perfection. Most of all, the beef is just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Alexandra Jane H
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Was on good trip with a couple of friends. I'm a carnivore by heart and could eat beef anytime anyday. Of all the restaurants on our food trip, lunch at ukaitei was the most memorable one. It's expensive but worth it. Every single dish was done to perfection. Most of all, the beef is just beautiful. I have mine medium... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went to this Teppanyaky last week .I found the food average, the decoration of the room was quite ordinary and because of some noisy neighbors we didn't enjoy a lot. Still I found it too expensive for what it was! I live in Japan and my local teppanyaki in Kagurazaka is better value and more Japanese

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a fabulous lunch at Ukaitei. It's quite expensive, but worth it, and much better value to go for lunch. The restaurant is beautiful with a mix of traditional Japanese and modern styling. We sat at the teppanyaki bar which is in a lovely sun lit room with a nice outlook. All of the food was great, and the... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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219 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Don't expect any Benihana showmanship This place is for serious people and mature chefs , hardcore cooks and classy diners . Back to school type of cooking , simple ingredients carefully selected , and best of all amazing desserts Don't miss on it

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New York City, New York
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262 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Gorgeous Teppanyaki Palace: Came for lunch. Food was quite expensive but worth it. Food was fantastic as well. Highly recommended experience. After lunch they move you to a special dessert room which was wonderful as well.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Omotesando Ukaitei has managed to take the traditional Japanese Teppanyaki style restaurant and given it a successful touch of French gourmet kitchen. They maintain the traditional courses of the Teppanyaki including the essential grilled lived lobster and jumbo shrimp as well as high quality Japanese Kobe style steak cooked to perfection and served with garlic slices and exotic Japanese sauces.... More 

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Despite my general boredom with teppanyaki, Ukaitei offers up a nice meal with a fun atmosphere. I don't think it deserves any Michelin stars. There are much better teppanyaki places in tokyo at half the price. I much prefer Ukai Toriyama but it's an adventure to get to. Well worth it though.

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170 reviews 170 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was fortunate to get a last minute booking at this restaurant for Valentine's Day. The restaurant is situated on the upper floors of a large building, the sign for the restaurant can be hard to spot as the English writing on it is very small. The teppanyaki is cooked in front of you at a teppanyaki counter which seats... More 

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Hong Kong
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

If you fancy teppanyaki in Tokyo, of course there are a lot of choices, Ukaitei should be one of the places on your list if not on the top of your list. A two starred Michelin restaurant, with outlets all around Tokyo, I tried the one in Omotesando. The restaurant is located in the same building with Chanel, MMM and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The restaurant itself looked awesome. The holding area, the resto area, the private rooms, the lounge area and even the toilet. 👍👍👍 The food was great. Service was good as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5-10-1 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Neighborhood: Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-5467-5252

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 42 - 84
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

Neighborhood Profile
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.