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Atsuta Horaiken, Matsuzakayaten

3-30-8 Sakae, Naka-ku | Matsuzakaya Nagoya South Bldg. 10F, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0008, Japan
+81 52-264-3825
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a must try grilled eel rice. We first went on a Monday just at around 11:30am but the queue was just too long already and need probably wait for over an hour. So we decided to return later at around 3 pm for a late lunch. It was a smart choice, need only waited for about 15 mins.... More

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Lithuania
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3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

No shortage of this dish in Nagoya, but looks like Atsuta Horaiken tops all of them. Just 10 minutes wait (Wednesday, 7.30 pm) in line, 10 minutes till the order comes and all skepticism regarding tripadvisor reviews is shattered. Really good. Really, really good. And I was not even hungry. Rice is perfect, eel is perfect, service is perfect. So... More

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Sydney
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270 reviews 270 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Kansai style unagi, crispy and not too sweet like Kanto style. There are instructions on the table as to the recommended way to eat their special unagi dish, hitsumabushi, and it is worth while following them. Written in both English and Japanese. On alighting from the elevator in Matsuzakaya we were confronted with a huge queue but duly took our... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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103 reviews 103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Eel is one of the specialties in Nagoya, and if the thought creeps you out, it shouldn't. Think barbecue. Think delicious! The restaurant is on a bleak major street in a pretty one-story tile roofed building near a huge pedestrian overpass about 1/3 mile from the Jinju subway station. Walk to it by keeping the greenery of the shrine precinct... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

can be pricey but it tastes so good! my definite place to eat whenever I am in Nagoya. it's ocnvenient as well - right on top of shopping mall and easy to get a taxi back to your hotel.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

1,5 hour because we decide to go show without reservation and torture by the smell of unagi being grill .... so when we being called ... the excitement begin. The unagi itself is cook to perfection ... crispy outside and tender inside and the killer secret is the unagi sauce. I have to admit this is the best unagi i... More

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Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Waited 2 hours in a long snaking queue for lunch on Sunday. It was worth it. Like almost everyone else, we ordered the premium set. It came with instructions to eat it in 3 ways. We all agreed that it was best to have it as it came. The condiments and broth distracted from the wonderful flavours of the unagi,... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Queued for nearly 2 hrs but had a very satisfying unagi meal thats unique (they have an unagi eating guide with 4 ways of enjoying their delicious unagi) and good to the last morsel. Prices were a tad high but then this is Japan...well worth the trip and wait.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Take note that there are 2 Atsuta Horaiken at Matsuzakaya Department Store. The B1 basement at the main building is a take-away one whereas this is the sit-in dining experince at the South Building 10F. We started to go there at 6pm, but already have to wait about 10 minutes before being seated in our street-wear. Once seated, there is... More

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Senior Contributor
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25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is the real one. I went there 30 mins ago before it started. I wasn't the first person in the cue. It became really crowded in 30mins with more than 30-50people. Just go there a bit earlier if you don't have anything to do. It is not cheap. But it is worth it. I will have this even though... More

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Address: 3-30-8 Sakae, Naka-ku | Matsuzakaya Nagoya South Bldg. 10F, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0008, Japan
Phone Number: +81 52-264-3825
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Aichi Prefecture  >  Nagoya

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