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Edogawa, Naramachi

43 Shimomikadocho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8365, Japan
+81 742-20-4400
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Ranked #1 of 431 restaurants in Nara
Cuisines: Japanese
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

You won't be disappointed, eel was delicious, and ambiance was a flashback to what one would have experienced even a few hundred years ago, with traditional Japanese seating, sliding doors, and music. If in Nara for two nights, would highly recommend this as one of the dinner choices. Was great with young kids.

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I celebrated my girlfriend’s birthday here, and both of us ordered the famous eel meal. The pirce of my meal there with my girlfriend worked out to be around 5,000 Yen for the both of us. Good atmosphere with Japanese style seating, and you would have to remove shoes before entering the compound and wear their slippers. Staff speaks basic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We went to this restaurant based off of reviews and were not disappointed. Originally a bit put off because there was only one other group there. However it had great food, presentation, and environment. The staff had minimal English but this was not a barrier due to English menus. Price was 75USD for 3 people.

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Based on Tripadvsier reviews, decided to give this restaurant a try being a bit more upmarket than and specialising in eel. Formal Japanese seating in traditional environment Had good choice of set lunch. Would recommend to those who want to try the eel in formal, traditional settings. Don't forget to remove slippers (provided), when sitting down to your table.....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We went to Nara Park and found this restaurant as per tripadvisor recommendation. 600 meter from Nara Park. Good environment and yummy unagi set. Must visit!

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Athens, Greece
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Located at the end of a shopping district, this restaurant offers affordable and nice food in a traditional Japanese restaurant. It offers dishes with eel and other Japanese food. Highly recommended..

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We had a great meal in this restaurant that specialises in eel. Enjoyable sashimi and eel with beers and hot sake. Lots of pointing and smiling worked well. We sat at the table with a well for our feet and the next table was a Japanese family of grandparents, daughter and grandsons - one of whom was doing his maths... More

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Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Fantastic traditional Japanese food, served in small dishes and boxes. We loves the grilled eel and sashimi. There are also some chicken options. Everything was tasty, but not overly salty. For two set meals and sake, it costed 6000 yens. We went in after a long day of walking and we were feeling cold. We were happy to find the... More

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Madrid, Spain
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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We enjoyed everything in this restaurant: the fantastic Japanese food, the very professional service and the restaurant itself very traditional with Japanese lounges and tables. The price was also very good and not so expensive. Very good option in Nara.

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Viana do Castelo, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We realy loved the food in japan and this restaurante was one of the best, the eggrolled eal was delicious and i realy recommend it, the pickles were also amazing as the main dish, if you dont like fish probably best to search for an alternative. We catch the cab from jr station to get to it but it realy... More

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