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Maruya Honten Meiekiten

Meieki, Nakamuraku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 450-0002, Japan
+81 52-585-7108
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Ranked #5 of 4,419 Restaurants in Nagoya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $46
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

It was a truly delicious meal. The unagi had just the right amount of sweetness and crispiness on the outside. It was really amazing how the experience and flavors changed between each of the three ways of eating it. Everybody was so very nice, and even though the wait was about an hour, it passed quickly with friends to chat... More

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HK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is really the best eel I had so far. Very crispy on the surface and the fish meat was so fresh and tender. The look is like roasted pork in HK. When we arrived at the restaurant, there was a long queue. But we didn't wait for a long time. The waitress there was very nice. Although she couldn't... More

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Ware, Hertfordshire
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94 reviews 94 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We wandered into this small restaurant near Sakae, and were treated to delicious eel on a bed of rice. We were patiently shown the three ways to eat the eel, finishing with pouring a kind of miso sauce over it. Fabulous! The restuarant only seats about eight people on bar stools at the long bar, where you can watch your... More

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Singapore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

One can get unagi on rice at many Japanese restaurants around the world. But then, there's Maruya Honten. We arrived about 20 mins before opening time on a Saturday and found ourselves about eighty deep in a queue of mainly locals on a day out with their families. People were politely ushered to their tables when the doors opened at... More

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

This is the best Japanese eel rice ever! You must gonna miss it if you tried once! Even my friend is not willing to eat fish, he live this so much! Crispy BBQ eel, full of the bowl, the taste if the sauce is just perfect, not too sweet but tasty enough~ there are few method to eat the eel... More

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