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Shinjuku Tsunahachi So-honten

3-31-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture 160-0022, Japan
+81 3-3352-1012
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Ranked #23 of 5,093 Restaurants in Shinjuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $38
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Definitely a worth visit if you are a tempura lover. My experience was excellent from the moment I stepped into the door till the time I paid the bill. Sit at the tempura bar and you'll observe how it's all done by the chef, from live seafood to crispy tempura. Service is customised; you will be served piece by piece... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This restaurant might have multiple locations. The one we always go to is in the train station area under Odakyu shopping centre in Shinjuku - and it's definitely still open. We loved this place last time and could not resist going again when we were lucky enough to visit Japan again in December 2014. Still a great tempura place to... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I always know the food will be good when there's a line, and this place didn't disappoint! Many locals, which is always a good sign. I thought the meal was perfectly delicious, in a cozy old wood building.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I bumped into this cozy tempura joint at a side alley in central shinjuku. There wasn't much of a queue on a wednesday night. I ordered a standard tempura set and it came pretty quickly. The tempura was light and crispy. Tasty !!

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I went here twice with a group of 4. The first time we sat at the counter, which was interesting to watch the chefs prepare the fish. The second time we had a table. Most of my group had a set, and I tried the a la carte. For the a la carte fish the prices are 'each' for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had the set menu but found the extras I ordered far better (shrimp stuffed mushroom). Sat on the tourist counter tucked away, it had a feeling of deep fat frying of a local chippy but somehow lacked the flavour I've had in tempura elsewhere. One of my more pricier lunches in town. Slight queue at half eleven but all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I went here on the 1st November, there was a small queue which moved relatively quickly. Myself and my friend were seated upstairs at the counter, which meant we could watch the chefs work and had the tempura served to us piping hot. I had a tempura set and we ordered some tempura egg yolks separately. These are delicious! The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Earlier in the year, I decided to have lunch here. Since then, I noticed a TripAdvisor review saying that Tsunahachi was closed down. Regardless, my fiancee and I took a gamble and headed over to check it out. Thankfully, the restaurant is up and running and the Tempura was absolutely delicious. Please don't be put off by the earlier review.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I went back last week looking for my favorite restaurant only to find it had been torn down and replaced, temporarily one would hope, by a soulless chrome and marble 'annex' just around the corner. Gone was the character of the old place and the fun of watching the master tempura chef prepare your meal before your eyes. As well... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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136 reviews 136 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We had a great time eating tempura at Tsunahachi. We enjoyed learning about the different sauces & salts and it was great to have each piece served to us fresh & piping hot. We came at lunch time when the set menu is just 1200Y. It is best to sit at the bar so that you can watch the chef... More 

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Additional Information about Shinjuku Tsunahachi So-honten

Address: 3-31-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture 160-0022, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-3352-1012
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 38
Cuisine: Japanese

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