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#28 of 9,888 Restaurants in Minato
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Akasaka / Roppongi
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7-17-24 Roppongi | Eisu Bldg.1F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3423-8006
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Stuttgart, Germany
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49 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

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.

Thank AlexRutenberg
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

2 Thank WillYRider
Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank masanorik44
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank pruker
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Dianne S
Vancouver, B.C.
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Cary L
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Mike P
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank wans123
Oslo, Norway
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228 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$241 - $338
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-17-24 Roppongi | Eisu Bldg.1F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3423-8006
We are a small Japanese restaurant on a corner of Roppongi and openned our restaurant on December 23, 2003.

To prepare Japanese cuisine and present the amazing ingredients of Japan to customers daily is sharing the spirit of "Wa (harmony)" with many people and convey the richness of the whole of Japan, and provide a space to admire a moment of a delicious banquet together.

The dinner and the preparer resonate with each other through the food and recognize the preciousness of the richness of Japan...
To be able to convey this everyday with pride to people might be akin to doing our important "national duty" for Japan.

As a Japanese cuisine chef with this sense of a self imposed mission I felt during my training, I opened this small Japanese restaurant on December 23, which is a special day in Japan with the feeling of raising the flag of Japan.

The origin of our name "RyuGin" comes from the words of "Zen", and is derived from "龍吟雲起(RyuGin-Unki)".
During my training, I came across a book of “Zen” and within it, a hidden meaning of "龍吟雲起(RyuGin-Unki)"...

"When a heroic person makes a decision and takes action, his comrades will mutually resonate and gather there..."

That lesson moved my heart, and made me decide on the name of my restaurant.

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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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