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Ginza Aster Honten

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#6 of 248 Chinese in Chuo
#157 of 4,607 Restaurants in Chuo
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$0 - $455
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Chinese, Asian
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Dinner, Lunch
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Utterly Unique Chinese Cuisine
1. Utterly Unique Chinese Cuisine
"a landmark in the area, has been serving for over 90 years in Ginza"
Warren A
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2. Tokyo Elegant Chinese Cuisine
2. Tokyo Elegant Chinese Cuisine
"Here you have superb Chinese food served in European elegance"
davlohrey
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3. Best Gyoza Ever
3. Best Gyoza Ever
"Perfectly cooked and very juicy"
August S
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Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

First day in Tokyo & it started raining, so we ducked into Ginza Aster. It is expensive to begin with - 9,504 yen or about $94 US for 1 small bowl of Hot & Sour soup without shrimp & 1 stuffed crab claw for starters...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank John J
Reviewed January 2, 2019

As recommended by our family friends, we cautiously made a reservation and reserved their signature Shark's fin dish. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity. They have Shark's fin farm which makes the price more affordable. We tried two types of Shark's Fin...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adrian L
Reviewed August 12, 2018

It was my first time to visit the main restaurant of Ginza Aster as I've visited some branch restaurants. It's located on the Ginza street (Main street in Ginza area) and very convenient. The ambience of the restaurant with antique furnishing goods and paintings is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ticktackobe
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

As we stepped into Ginza Aster, the atmosphere was very nice! We found a calm escape from busy Ginza street and peaceful settings inspired by beautiful Chinese furniture. The food was great, especially I loved their Honer Walnuts Shrimp! It was so tasty with some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 江美 大
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Food was good and the ambience was nice and elegant, but pricey. With the right address in google maps it sent us to the wrong location, our guest had the same problem. The online pricing was lower than the price at the restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Marsh T
GinzaAster, Guest Relations Manager at Ginza Aster Honten, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this important comment for us. We are sorry it took this long to respond. We are working on the issue with Google Maps as we don't know why this problem happened since it is correct on the...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017

I visited this restaurant in their Kamakura location for lunch. My main dish was the Hiyashi-chuka with sesame sauce. Very deep, well-flavored sesame sauce with chewy noodles and lots of fresh vegetables. Most surprising, though was the gyoza. Perfectly cooked and very juicy. Not your...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank August S
GinzaAster, Director of Sales at Ginza Aster Honten, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Thank you kindly for writing this excellent review. We are very happy you enjoyed the taste of our gyoza as that is one of our specialty dishes. Please do come back and enjoy another meal with us.

Reviewed May 21, 2017

Our lunch at Ginza Aster was fantastic. Yet the restaurant is very expensive for dinner, the lunch is an must-taste one for any foody. Allowing one to discover the classical Chinese cooking adapted to Japanese taste. For lunch, several yummy dishes are following each others,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Deboigne
GinzaAster, Director of Sales at Ginza Aster Honten, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this excellent review. We very much appreciate you showcasing the lunch courses we have. It is a unique experience and we do hope you will come again and enjoy the dishes that change with the...More

Reviewed April 21, 2017

Ginza Aster is unique in several ways. Americans like myself are spoiled by very good Chinese food, especially if we know the Chinatowns in San Francisco, Honolulu or New York. If one happens to have eaten in Hong Kong or Shanghai, as I have, it...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank davlohrey
GinzaAster, Public Relations Manager at Ginza Aster Honten, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Thank you so much for writing this review and taking the time and effort to describe the ambience at Ginza Aster so eloquently. We are very grateful for your perfect take on how we work to create a totally unique experience in Chinese cuisine and...More

Reviewed July 22, 2016

We choose this place by a friend and the restaurant is great. Quite Menu easy to understand Food matching with the pictures Service excellent and speak english Price reasonable better to go there during the lunch time

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Gregboston9
GinzaAster, Public Relations Manager at Ginza Aster Honten, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of our restaurant. We very much appreciate it. Please do come back for lunch or a special occasion as we will all be very happy to serve you again.

Reviewed May 3, 2016

When my boyfriend first told me that he was going to take me out to a Chinese Restaurant, smack in the middle of Ginza, I was already excited. I'd never had upscale Chinese before. We decided to try their lunch since their lunch sets were...More

Date of visit: February 2016
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GinzaAster, Public Relations Manager at Ginza Aster Honten, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review for us. We very much appreciate that you had a special time here on a special day. That is actually what we enjoy most. We love to help people celebrate. Please come back...More

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