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Shinjuku Tsunahachi So-honten

3-31-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3352-1012
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Ranked #26 of 5,223 Restaurants in Shinjuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $38
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Returned to this shop as we had a great experience here during my last trip. Had the Fresh shrimp and Unagi course meal at the counter table this time. The live shrimp and Eel (which was still alive and moving) was shown to us before being cooked. They did this to preserve the full freshness of the meat, which was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Can't get any fresher than this. If you order the 4000 yen set, the chef will show you the prawn that will be on your plate at the start of the meal. If you are squeemish, you may wanna look away cause they are still alive. The scallop tempura was divine along with the prawn tempura. The oyster tempura was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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
41 helpful votes 41 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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seattle
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
73 helpful votes 73 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
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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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Additional Information about Shinjuku Tsunahachi So-honten

Address: 3-31-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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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