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“Nice, but so many choices in Tokyo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nobu Tokyo

Nobu Tokyo
4-1-28 Toranomon | Toranomon Tower Office1F, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 105-0001, Japan
+81 3-5733-0070
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Ranked #41 of 6,331 restaurants in Minato
Price range: $25 - $100
Dining options: Reservations
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Melbourne
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32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Nice, but so many choices in Tokyo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We went to Nobu as we had been to three other Nobus around the world and wanted to 'add to the list'! The food was good but no doubt as good as Japanese from other restaurants in Tokyo. The service was excellent - couldn't fault it, but for the prices, it should be excellent! A lovely night out, but with a high price tag.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tokyo, Japan
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Practical decent international japanese”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Bento boxes, Cod, and various Japanese and fusion cuisine. The place caters to local and expatriates.Special fish and ships meal called Martin's special, named I believe after a broker Martin Hesketh (aka. Smudgey) who kept going there. Good for standard business lunch.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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208 restaurant reviews
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352 helpful votes 352 helpful votes
“Very good, but a sterile atmosphere plus skyhigh prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

luckily, we were guests of a friend / so nto to worry too much.
Nobu clearly is different - much less crowded, much more a kind of sitdown dinner place, lage room with hige tables. less noisy though, than london.
Food was very good, no complaints, i think we spent easily 150 euro per head,
and got a few strange elements of food. smallish!

might really want to try original japanese

Remember, did Nobu not start in the US?

Visited October 2012
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Milan, Italy
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great Japanese food outside Japan”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The truth is that in Tokyo you eat very well everywhere you go specially Sushi. So visiting Nobu
is just another restaurant with a nice atmosphere that really has nothing to do with what we know
in other cities. So in Tokyo better to try other restaurants and leave Nobu to have a nice dinner in LONDON, DUBAI NEW YORK, MIAMI. ATHENS, Beijing and many other cities that Matsuhisa is present.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Asia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Absolutely Good Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Good services and Good food! It is expensive but worth to try! Especially some of their fusion items. Crispy Rice with Tuna, Cod fish nobu style, softshell crab roll. They are all amazing.

Visited September 2012
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