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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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1-17-10 Nihonbashiningyocho, Chuo 103-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3668-7651
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Tamahide is right up the street from the Ningyocho subway station on the Hibiya Line. The lines are long, but how often in your life do you get a chance to eat at a restaurant that's almost 300 years old? The Oyakodon is absolutely delicious and is totally worth the wait. If you go for lunch, the price is not... More 

1 Thank Dan F
El Monte, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

After walking around Ginza, I decided to eat lunch at Tamahide. Took Tokyo Metro to Ningyocho Station and exit A2. I arrived towards end of lunch hours so there was a short line (only waited 10-15 mins). YAH! I ordered regular oyakodon which also comes with a cup of chicken broth and a VERY tiny portion of pickled vegetable(?). It... More 

1 Thank Jamie W
Fremont, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Yes, it is famous, and maybe everyone should try it once just to say you did. But I'm average in the kitchen and I could cook this myself....no joke. It's just rice, with cooked chicken and chicken kidneys in a slightly undercooked omelet. Anyone that has tried it will bear me out. If you have a spare $2400 yen and... More 

1 Thank PeterW88888
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I came here with high hopes and was brought down quite swiftly. I understand the hype this place gets for being the first of it's kind, but honestly thier star dish was underwhelming. First of all, if you choose to go, don't make the mistake of coming here for dinner instead of lunch. You'd think you'd get at least a... More 

2 Thank JazzyJazz888
Macau, China
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It is the the founder of OYAKODON, we lived in the district and so wanna give it a try. We waited there before the restaurant opened and got our seat soon when it started their business that day. The oyakodon was delicious, the egg is very soft and the chicken has a special texture as it is of some special... More 

Thank Olivia T
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Food: The food was genuinely disappointing. We had a soft cooked egg on rice with boiled chicken, One 4 ounce bowl of chicken soup, 1/6th of a locally grown orange, and to small cuts of 3 japanese pickles. Everything tasted as expected nothing really was enriched with flavor. Soggy general rice, Sweetened egg no spices, Boiled chicken. (My least favorite... More 

4 Thank Asher R
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

It is simply called the home of the Oyakodon because that's whatvthe place is all about. The menu is simple: a donburi with egg and eirhe chicken fillet pieces, chicken liver or minced chicken. Attention: the chicken pieces are cooked rare and are hence raw on the inside. Western taste buds might hence prefer the version with the minced chicken

1 Thank Stephan L
Norfolk, Virginia
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Tamahide restaurant is a traditional Japanese restaurant in Ningho-cho, a traditional neighborhood of Tokyo. It is only one block from the Ningho-cho metro station. You want to be in line before 11:30 since the place is very popular. We were the only non-japanese in the line. the food is very good. Try the oyako domburi (chicken and egg on... More 

2 Thank Bob-WorldTraveler
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This place is off the beaten path in the area of ningyocho, but it is definitely an experience. It has been around since 1760. We got on line and it seemed to be regulars and japanese foodie tourist. The host wore a kimono and checked in on our numbers. The line moved swiftly. We don't speak japanese so when we... More 

1 Thank TravelSprinkle
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We were attracted by the long queue during lunch, and decided to give it a try. The queue started before the opening hours 1130am. Queue is well organized and fast turn around. You decide what to order and paid, then wait to be seated. We had to share table w strangers. Everyone is there to eat and then leave. Not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-17-10 Nihonbashiningyocho, Chuo 103-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3668-7651

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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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