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The Imperial Viking Sal

#13 of 6,108 Restaurants in Chiyoda
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Uchisaiwaicho | 17 Fields, Main Building Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Chiyoda 100-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3539-8187
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Medellin, Colombia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The breakfast selection is incredible! Delicious. Dinner buffet was also good but slightly overpriced. Our main issue was with times, breakfast opens at 7 until 9:30. Dinner ends at 9:30.

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Thank alicialondono
Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty impressive hotel buffet, with nice views of the surrounding area. Pretty much everything was quite good, and you can ensure that a group with a diversity of taste comes away happy. It's a bit pricy (lunch was 5,500 yen/person), but considering the view, the location and the quality of food, it's worth it.

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Thank Asterix135
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great daily buffet breakfast. For the weekends consider going early as many locals also visit the place

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Thank afshin1321
Torquay, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Stayed at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, for one night prior to boarding ship for a cruise and had trouble deciding on which of the many restaurants the hotel has on offer to go to for dinner. All where fairly expensive I thought (but of course it is Tokyo) but finally decided on the Viking Sal because of the choice on... More 

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Thank Jaymay46
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Last October, I hosted a small dinner party for friends/business associates at The Imperial Viking Sal. It is a buffet restaurant in one of the top floors of The Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. The table we had had a great window view of the National Diet Building and we had enough privacy for us to have great converations. The food... More 

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Thank ArmandV101
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

There is a complete selection of items which never fails to please our guests. We like to use this restaurants for 'mixed" groups for this reason.

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Thank ronald h
Geneva, Switzerland
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263 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Very nice breakfast in this Palace. Continental and Japanese buffet in this self service restaurant. Nice view on the park. Delicious French baguette bread but expensive breakfast though at 3,800 Y.

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Thank LuneLune
Manila, Philippines
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The buffet breakfast has to be experienced at least once. Even if it's self service, servers were quick to accommodate requests like water, additional juice, and sometimes extra bread. They had continental and Asian dishes. Really a great buffet.

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Thank benjieguev
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

I have no idea why the ratings on this place are so high. Japanese and American breakfast selections but all very average. The fruit was canned which I would not expect for $35 breakfast in a "nice" hotel. Buffet at the Tokyo Palace hotel was MUCH better.

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Thank LondonValleyGrl
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This extensive breakfast buffet offered both Western and Japanese dishes, including omelets, waffles, pancakes, cereals, fresh fruits and the most delicious croissants! A great way to start the day, and it was included in our Imperial Hotel stay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$47 - $94
Cuisine
Japanese, International, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uchisaiwaicho | 17 Fields, Main Building Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Chiyoda 100-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3539-8187
  • This restaurant is at Imperial Hotel Tokyo

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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