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Ginza Isomura Honten

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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4-10-3 Ginza | B1 Central Building, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3546-6964
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Darien, Connecticut
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164 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The place has been known for serving traditional "Kushiage," Japanese deep-fried skewers for many years. Located very conveniently in the center of Ginza district, a minute walk from Subway Higashi-Ginza Station too. Try here if you would like to have authentic Japanese cuisine in its authentic ambient. I would recommend their chef special, i.e. the chefs bring you various deep-fried... More 

Thank 3millionmiletraveler
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

Skewer fried what was stabbed skewer of wood or bamboo to fly. It does not use the chopsticks because food is stuck in the comb. You can not order other than drink in this restaurant. It just tells the stop if you first tell a poor food. It's you leave the order system of the Japanese style. Outside the center's... More 

Thank ketoku
Tokyo, Japan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

It is a traditional Japanese 串カツ restaurant. The music is American jazz. There is only bar counters with possibility to watch chef cook and small room. The atmosphere is very nice.

3 Thank よしひこ あ
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

I arrived at 9.05pm and was greeted with a very unfriendly and unhappy face. When I told him (in English) 3 persons he looked at his watched and deliberated for 10 seconds before he said, we are closed. I told him that the sign outside said that they closed at 10pm (last order 9.30pm). The cashier glared at me and... More 

1 Thank Yuen L
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were brought here for lunch by our lovely Japanese guide who enquired what sort of food we wanted, and chose this lovely restaurant for us. Although not initially very hungry I enjoyed each of the skewers especially the pork stuffed mushroom and asparagus. There were also bowls of rice and pickled vegetables and miso soup. It was great to... More 

Thank C_Sutty
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

At first you should visit this restaurant first at lunchtime. A chef fry various ingredients in front of you. You will be surprised at a performance.

Thank carlosk582
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I wandered around the block looking for a nice place to eat. We saw the sign at the top of the stairs leading to this basement type restaurant, that is typical all over Japan. The food was sold by the number of skewered foods we consumed; in our case we elected to try the 12 skewer meal,... More 

1 Thank Elnakaz1
Cape Coral, Florida
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

Kushiage, deep fried on a stick. This was part of our AAA tour in Tokyo and it was delicious. The beef, pork, shrimp and the veggies were so delicious. My biggest surprise was the huge asparagus at the end. Unbelievable. We didn't know what to expect but it was all so very good. Our guides Matt Lucas from AAA and... More 

Thank MsJLaB
Valenza, Italy
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

During last mu trip in Japan i've visit this little caracterstic restaurant in central ginza street. The food si very very good and the feeling is nice. I think that the foreigners that wants try a true Japanese taste must visit this place

Thank Giampaolo L
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2010

Upstairs and out of the way, this is well worth a visit. Light, fried food (skewers) that keep coming until you say 'stop'!

Thank scotlandj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-10-3 Ginza | B1 Central Building, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3546-6964

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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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