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Komagata Dozeu Asakusa

#2 of 2,520 Restaurants in Taito
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Neighborhood:
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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Must eat!!!!

I hate when see resto full with tourist. But this place is 100% Japanese hahaha except us though. You will feel really like in Japan and in ancient era. You eat on the floor... very different kind of eating style and an unforgettable eating moment. The foods are awesome. The price is not cheap... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Evan S
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hate when see resto full with tourist. But this place is 100% Japanese hahaha except us though. You will feel really like in Japan and in ancient era. You eat on the floor... very different kind of eating style and an unforgettable eating moment. The foods are awesome. The price is not cheap but worth all the way. Trust... More 

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2 Thank Evan S
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

I had one of the most authentic dinner experiences at this charming restaurant. The food was excellent, and the staff were friendly and helpful. Other reviews mention that the restaurant doesn't have menus in English, however, when I went there they offered me one, so you'll have no trouble knowing what to order.

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Thank Dan D
Ota, Japan
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

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!

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Thank kinshigadai
Melbourne
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68 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

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 .

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

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 

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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 

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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 

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2 Thank suzycatpope
東京
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank carlosk582
Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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204 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 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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Thank Anna F
Las Vegas, NV
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190 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 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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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
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ueno, Asakusa

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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