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“Foreigner friendly” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cicada

Cicada
5-7-28 Minamiaoayama, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 106-0047, Japan
+81 3-6434-1255
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Ranked #61 of 6,476 Restaurants in Minato
Price range: $47 - $75
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Tokyo, Japan
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Foreigner friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, tasty humous as a starter with a spicy ginger ale, super ginger. And mediterraneen cuisine. All this, with a smile and english speaking service. Have a nice diner.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

They moved to convenient place. And got more tables. But sometime still hard to make a reservation for a dinner.
Food is so so(not too bad), but good atomosphere. A lil bit pricy.
Recommend for a date, biz dinner.
Especially on Friday night they may ask you to stay only for 2 hours.(it's quite usual in tokyo though)

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tokyo, Japan
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“Best mediterranean restaurant in Tokyo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I was craving for some mediterranean food but I wasn t looking for something in particular, i.e greek, lebanese, tunisian, etc. I saw a review on tabelog about Cicada so i went there with a couple fo friends. It was just the thing I was looking for...eclectic mediterranean food and an amazing wine list. The red Domaine des Tourelles from the Lebanon - if I remember well - was great...

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tokyo, Japan
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50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Very, very good..only 4* because it's a tiny bit expensive for what you get”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Had lunch here over a weekend. Happened upon it due to a good review on bento website. Ordered the Moroccan crab cakes and gnocchi. The gnocchi was fantastic, the crab cakes were very good not great. The flat bread was potentially the best i've ever had...their sister store Breadworks is next door as well. Will go back for sure...very nice, trendy type place and the staff was extremely good.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Get in...get out please”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Never to return. A table of 6 rocking up to enjoy a meal, get told before we sit that we have only 2 hours and then we will have to leave? What?????? Nice one! Friends insisted to stay. Spending over a $1,000 between us, I felt like I was waiting for my execution. Horrible feeling. Hated every second. Make sure you know if you can stay, spend and enjoy before you sit - before they want to throw you out to fill the table with another round of people. Greedy greedy greedy.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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