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Atsuta Horaiken Honten

503 Godo-cho, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 456-0043, Japan
+81 52-671-8686
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Ranked #5 of 4,388 restaurants in Nagoya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Hong Kong
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My friend in Toyko knew that I love Grilled eels on rice and she strongly recommended me to try this restaurant in Nagoya. So this last April, on my way from Osaka to Tokyo on JR, I stopped by Nagoya for four hours just to see how good it is. The restaurant has four branches, two in the Matsuzakaya Department... More

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Victoria, Canada
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144 reviews 144 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This was a great experience. The location is very close to the local shrine, but make sure you plane on going early as it is well known and there was even a line up of a couple people when we went at 1600 on a rainy day with threat of mild typhoon weather. Very importantly, the non-smoking area is completely... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Always being the one to buy the 'nice' one from the shops, this doesn't compare! By far, this is the tenderest, most tasteful eel you will ever have had! And to boot, the staff are brilliant, from the guys outside helping you park to the ladies that serve you and the matre'd. They are all great and so attentive! The... More

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Nagoya, Japan
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143 reviews 143 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Hitsumabushi, is one of Nagoya City's food specialties. It is a rice topping meal of slow grilled fresh water eel or unagi. This restaurant is the one it is famous for. They have several branches throughout the city, the main one is near the Atsuta Shrine, an institution recognized as of national historical importance. Ordering Hitsumabusi is a course meal... More

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