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Ryugin

#31 of 9,853 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Akasaka / Roppongi
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7-17-24 Roppongi | 1F Side Roppongi Bldg, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3423-8006
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6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Stuttgart, Germany
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best meals I've ever had in Japan, and perhaps the world. The food, service, and decor is first class. The food was all made with the best ingredients, cooked perfectly, most attentive service, and thoughtful design/decor at the restaurant. There is no ordering required, as all they have is Kaiseki.

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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant actually was more relaxed than expected. After reading some reviews and also receiving a quite long instruction from the restaurant (dont wear perfume, restrain from using flash when taking photos of the food etc), it was nice arriving early and see that the table was ready (we were 1 hour early). Very friendly and courteous atmosphere. One our... More 

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Have to book this restaurant by my hotel concierge. The food and service is very fine, they speak good English to explain what you are eating too.

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The taste, quality of food, presentation etc were top class so to keep Michelin three stars for years are easy to understand, however there must be both a big supporters and not so likes because of its fusion style. On top, the price is about USD350/person, so if you think of cost performance, you might be better to go to... More 

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Bangkok
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Visited in 2015 with Family. Had the pleasure to taste the sumptuous cuisine prepared by the astounding Chef Seiji Yamamoto! His creations are truly a work of art on the palette. This is a place that is well worth the 3 michelin stars!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Using restaurant's website I made a reservation. Next day I was told my reservation had to be cancelled because that slot is not allowed for "non-Japanese". I confirmed I can speak Japanese and still they said my reservation had to be cancelled. It's clearly their mistake for accepting my reservation in the first place and I am just shocked they... More 

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Vancouver, B.C.
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My wife wanted to come here to try out as we've just tried Narisawa and NOMA at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo the year before. With very high expectations, we found the restaurant a little disappointed for the décor/atmosphere for the prices they are charging. There were a lot of "RULES" before you can even confirm a table there through our... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A bit larger than most kaiseki restaurants, with a dining room full of tables like in a western restaurant. Don't be concerned - this is the real deal. When we were there, every customer was Japanese (about 20 people). Exquisite preparation and great service. Our menu for the set course was custom printed for us in English. Our waiter spoke... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I finally got to dine at a three michelin star restaurant. Making reservations was challenging but our inability at Japanese led to them getting a English speaking staff to take the order eventually. With all that hassle, we only got a booking at 9pm on a Monday, the only timing available. The biggest concern we had was if we were... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

the tasting menu at Ryugin was the best meal in Tokyo, and one of our best ever. The service is excellent and the food...Loved it. From the starter with peas and squid until the end with a tasteful sake dessert. Highlights during the meal, but most surprising was the raw squid, which was beyond tasty and the sea perch. A... More 

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$396 - $495
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-17-24 Roppongi | 1F Side Roppongi Bldg, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3423-8006

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.
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