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Tonkatsu Marugo

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$28 - $46
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Japanese
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Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed April 12, 2019

I cannot recommend Tonkatsu Marugo enough. Tucked away in a corner in Akihabara, it is a traditional Japanese restaurant (very small and cozy inside) which serves the most delicious tonkatsu at reasonable prices. All three members of my family chose to have the pork cutlet,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

It's only fitting to have eaten the best tonkatsu in Japan, or anything Japanese for that matter. Featured in Tokyo's Michelin Guide 2016, Takayoshi Takeuchi's mastery of the "low temperature frying" technique has garnered quite the followers Marugo has to date, both locals and tourists....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank marimaryap
Reviewed February 14, 2019

If you like fried food then this is the place for you. I actually don't like dry and fried food very much, but this place was spectacular. They have great service and food. My friends brought me here, I had no idea such a place...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Lewdbei
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Visited Japan with my friends and little brother ... my little brother is a massive foodie! He googled this place and I wasn't disappointed!! We waited for 20/30minutes in a que but it was well worth the wait. The pork katsu was amazing .. it...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JustinLY1
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

First of all, I have to recommend the shrimp tempura. It is the best one I have ever eaten. It’s worth even though I waited in a queue 1 hour and I would wait again for it. The fried pork is also delicious the the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank areufoodie
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

So far the best pork meal I've ever had! The meat was cooked to perfection, it was melting in my mouth, could eat it by itself even though the sides were delicious too. Staff were very welcoming and polite. Definitely worthed waiting in line, which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marina J
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

So far the best tonkatsu I ever had after many trips here! Although the standard of the pork isn't as great as the previous time I went to, its still quite good!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank willwblow
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. Food was excellent, people so friendly and welcoming. One of the best in Japan so far. We waited in a queue for about 40 min but it was worth it. The food is made freshly once you order. Best...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 335theresel
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This is the best tonkatsu I’ve ever had. Crispy on the outside and the pork is so succulent and tasty. Well worth the wait. Big thumbs up for the overall meal. The rice and soup that came with it is excellent too.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Danglove
Reviewed May 26, 2018

After coming here, I never want to eat Tonkatsu in the UK. The pork was so tender and juicy, despite being fried in the breadcrumbs. Furthermore, the crispy coating on the pork was just perfect. Everything was great, the queue was around 20 minutes though....More

Date of visit: May 2018
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MaggieN88
February 27, 2017|
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Hi. I never been to this restaurant. However, I checked some photos. There are tables and chairs. Actually, I am going to there today! Enjoy your meal!
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Response from Joseph R | Reviewed this property |
Only cash payment is accepted. Marugo is open from 11:30 to 15:00 (last order by 14:00) and from 17:00 to 21:00 (last order by 20:00). It's closed on Mondays (except if it's a national holiday) and the third Tuesday of every... More
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