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Komagata Dozeu Asakusa

#2 of 2,562 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
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Nice atmosphere

Very old classical house. Looks very nice! Next to the shop, interesting statues of comic characters are there. My first time to try dozeu. It was soft and good!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ota, Japan
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Ota, Japan
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very old classical house. Looks very nice! Next to the shop, interesting statues of comic characters are there. My first time to try dozeu. It was soft and good!

Thank kinshigadai
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68 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took advice of reviewers . Thank you . A beautiful simple setting . Imagine Edo - former name for Tokyo . Nearly didn't stay as only non/floor seating upstairs with a heap of smokers puffing away . Due stairs no smokers - freshly cooked healthy sardines and chicken balls with hot sake .

Thank melbourneros
Queenstown, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Loved this place. The building is traditional and atmospheric and full of locals. The food is limited to a couple of delicious dishes. The speciality is a dish of little fish cooked on your own charcoal burner. Wash it down with a frozen sake, yum! Our evening was made really special by a local couple taking us under their wing... More 

1 Thank Sparkleythings
Millburn, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I'm always looking for unusual traditional cuisines, and this restaurant was perfect. They serve loach in traditional Edo fashion, sauteed over charcoal at your table. There are various formats: One in egg, one with whole small fish, one with larger filleted fish. They were all excellent. A nice accompaniment was hone sembei (deep fried crispy bones.) It was the first... More 

1 Thank Ken2012_12
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

There's usually a queue, even on weekdays and I don't think they take reservations, but wait it out because it's definitely worth it. It's a shoes-off, cushions-for-seats, tatami-mat establishment that feels rowdy, creaky and old-worldly. I can't remember if there's an English menu or if the staff speak English, but I do remember not caring either way. It was the... More 

2 Thank suzycatpope
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

Thank carlosk582
Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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181 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 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 

Thank Anna F
Las Vegas, NV
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 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 

Thank SoItinerant
Salem, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank dbailly10
Salem, Oregon
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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 

2 Thank garlicmike

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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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