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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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New Haven, Connecticut
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102 reviews 102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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25 reviews 25 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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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25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Singapore
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153 reviews 153 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We had eel lunch at another well recommended restaurant just a day before in Kyoto and hesitated to do the same again so soon in Nagoya. But trip advisor reviews suggest that unagi in Nagoya is really quite different and for sure it is. At Atsuta it's definitely worth to try their special set - comes with instructions how to... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

It's the best eel I have ever had, even I amn't eel's lover. The waitress gave us the 'How to' eat the rice+eel. It's interesting and delicious, worth to try and pamper yourself with this at the end of the day before getting rest at the hotel. The location is convenient to access, right on the 10th floor of Matsuzakaya... More

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TXAggieLady
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114 reviews 114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My husband and I have eaten at restaurants all over Honshu and as far south as Kumumoto. This is one of the very best meals we have had in a restaurant. Of course we were the only westerners, but no worries, they had the seat backs for us and even offered my husband a fork ( he didn't need it).... More

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