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Roppongi Inakaya (Higashi)

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Akasaka / Roppongi
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5-3-4 Roppongi Minato-ku | Daiichi Renu Building 2F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3408-5040
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Minato, Japan
1 review
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Beware, tourist trap. Can definitely find better meals elsewhere for a fraction of the price (i.e yakitori bars). Here they do everything to avoid providing a menu which states the exorbitant prices.. even if you directly ask for it (they just point at the table and say that is the only menu). All the staff are well trained to upsell... More 

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Thank Avoid_Inayaka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice meal it was entertaining but the price tag was incredible. 38000yen for just a few dishes and 2 beers!! They don't let you know the price of anything as you just pick the food from in front of you. Compared to other places we ate at (including Nobu) this was just WAY overpriced!!!!

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4 Thank Tony G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Although the place is overrun by tourists, the food is fantastic. It is absolutely a greet place to take a group and socialize.

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Thank Peter K
Bentonville, Arkansas
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I will tell you that this is worth the money if you can afford to splurge a little bit. It's just that great.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

With some business partners we went to have dinner here. It is not a big place and it is really very Japanese. The people do not speak English. The experience was the best we had across a number of very nice restaurants we visited in Tokyo. The cooks who sit in front of you, announce to everyone what they prepare... More 

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Thank Chrisonaplane
San Francisco, California
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298 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Great grill oriented experience with extensive selection of veggies, meat, fis, seafood individually prepared in front of entertaining bar seating.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Had a fresh, delicious and fun meal there on a recent business trip to Tokyo. Put yourself in their hands and enjoy the food and experience. Don't overthink the negative reviews unless you need to completely control the dining experience, then this is not the place for you.

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Thank TeamAngeli
1 review
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The food here was really good! The staff was friendly and entertaining. However it felt overpriced for what you get...and there is no menu so you don't have any reference for how much you are spending until you get the bill.

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Thank Deekss
Buenos Aires
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I was invited to Inakaya in 1990 by the company I came to do business with in Japan. It was an experience that made a profound impression on me. Some 26 years later, I had the pleasure to bring my wife, daughter and son and to invite my Japanese host of that time (whom I haven't seen in all those... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

If you do not want to be taken for a fool, have your intelligence insulted or get robbed, do not attempt to try out this restaurant. "Run for your life" is a more appropriate statement. It's a huge tourist trap! My partner and I was recommended to this place by our Airbnb hostess. We invited her to join us. She... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-3-4 Roppongi Minato-ku | Daiichi Renu Building 2F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3408-5040

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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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