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Komagata Dozeu

#7 of 2,440 Restaurants in Taito
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Ueno, Asakusa
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1-7-12 Komagata, Taito 111-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3842-4001
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Restaurant of the specialized dish which there is for a long time!

A loach is a special fish. The first person will be surprised. I can enjoy the full-scale cooking from Japanese old times. This restaurant is recommended if I enjoy this cooking willingly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A loach is a special fish. The first person will be surprised. I can enjoy the full-scale cooking from Japanese old times. This restaurant is recommended if I enjoy this cooking willingly.

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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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152 reviews 152 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It was our second day in Tokyo and the first experience of traditional restaurant, and this one was just perfect for the first try. Traditional decorations, getting off shoes, sitting on the floor, small low tables, waitresses in yukata and local public - that's all I wanted for this first visit and I got it all. The fish was tasty,... More 

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Las Vegas, NV
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99 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lured by the great reviews on tripadvisor, we walked a considerable distance along the river and into the Dojo 'hood to enjoy his restaurant. It looks delightful on the outside, and the glimpse we got of the inside was nice, if very brightly lit. (Hello, 200 years ago they used oil lamps and candles, not fluorescents.) So it gets a... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

First of all, I should say that I'm Garlicmike's buddy referred to in his review. I think I would echo his sentiments. The food was quite good and enjoyable, although for me there were other Japanese dishes I enjoyed more while we were in Tokyo from a flavor perspective. The whole experience, however, was well worth the visit and the... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Frankly, our wives didn't like Japanese cuisine at all. My buddy and I decided on a guy's night out and choose to dine here because of the "old Japanese" descriptions we found here on Tripadvisor. If you want to experience the "real deal", try this place. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. You sit on cushions on the floor, indulge in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We loved Taito because of its ancient and traditional remaining. And eating at an old and traditional restaurant like Komagata Dozeu was unmissable while in Tokyo. We loved the servers dressing in Kimono and local food. We took a risk in ordering eels set and Dojo, which were well-known dishes here. Neither my boyfriend nor I could eat eels! And...beyon... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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25 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

One of my husband's Japanese co-worker's took us for lunch here. It was great to experience such an old and traditional place to eat. I loved sitting on the floor in a communal eating space. The restaurant is famous for a small eel-like fish called Dojo, and while I'm not a terribly adventurous eater, it was an experience to try.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Great and very special experience eating in a very old Japanese restruante . From the atmosphere to the servers dress , to traditional food ( we had baby eels) to outstanding service . And at a great price . This s a must do if in Tokyo.

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Paris, France
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24 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Great experience in this old japanese old style restaurant, and for a very reasonable price! Located in Asakusa area, it`s the perfect stop after visiting Senso-ji temple. Their speciality are: eels! Little ones, cooked on a special furnace with chives, miso soup with eels ... and eels` bones!!! MIAM!!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Located around Asakusa area, this restaurant has been here for more than 200 years. It is known for selling Dojo fish (small freshwater fish in the loach family). English menu is available. We ordered their speciality dish which is Dojo fishes cooked in a hot stone with soya sauce, grace with a lot of spring onion on top. It has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-7-12 Komagata, Taito 111-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighborhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3842-4001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Neighborhood Profile
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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