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Kyubey Main Restaurant

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$$$$
Neighborhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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7-6, Ginza 8-chome, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3571-6523
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Kyubei is an absolute most when you are in Tokyo. This was my second visit and it was fantastic again. The owner is great; he interacts with customers and he explains how to properly eat the sushi but in a intimidating way. The sushi was out of this world. This restaurant is world famous and it exceeds its reputation.

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Thank DGH84
Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the medium (not the most expensive) set dinner and 3 beers and it came to US$230 just for me. It was great as a rare experience but definitely not everyday dining ! The waitress told me that the restaurant was founded 82 years ago (before 2016).

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London, England, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service here were just excellent. We were a little apprehensive as we felt like the only non-Japanese customers in the restaurant however we were immediately made welcome and the staff could not have been more helpful. We chose a set menu of sashimi, nigiri, grilled fish and miso soup and just left the rest to our brilliant... More 

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Graz, Austria
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for exceptional Sushi in a local restaurant this is your choice. Worth every Yen.

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Singapore
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102 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I know this may not be the most subtle of titles but there is a sense of mystique about Jiro that maybe well deserved but for $300 and 20 mins of eating with rules that are longer than your average school entry criteria I would suggest you opt for Kyubey Ginza. Now don't get me wrong the prices for the... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Go for lunch and sit at the counter. Been there twice and the omakase set has never disappointed me. Hands down the best sushi I have ever eaten and having lived in Japan for five years and visiting 2 to 3 times a year since then, it;s always about the food.

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food and service were excellent. I was a little nervous knowing very little Japanese and not an expert in sushi. The chef and staff really made this a great experience. He explained what each item was and how to eat it. We sat at the counter, and it was amazing to watch him work. The sushi was incredible.

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Thank Jen N
Shanghai, China
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are alone, ask for a sit at the counter. This is not just for the food, which is great, but I spent my time watching the art of preparing sushi and for an hour chatting with the chef about his secrets. This is a culture that you can breath clearly in this place. This is definitively a place... More 

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Thank gianlucacastelletti
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great sushi and experience. Fresh and delicious sushi. Staff made it - our chef, Go, was friendly, explained everything and had time for all questions. Nice touch from the owner who came out and talked to everyone and gave a little demo. Well worth it.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrity chef tick, very good sushi tick, great location tick, excellent service tick. Its hard to come to Tokyo as a visitor and not go to one of the most well known and long standing world class sushi restaurants without very high expectations about everything. Look you certainly can't fault the place. My question is whether at these prices you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-6, Ginza 8-chome, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3571-6523

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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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