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Robataya

#227 of 9,855 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Akasaka / Roppongi
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4-4-3 Roppongi | 1F Field West Kyowa Bldg., Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3408-9674
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is really gentle and entertaining. Food is very tasty and the prices are reasonable. They grill everything in front of you. Highly recommend this place!

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1 Thank DeniseV25
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Interesting and fun concept, entertaining cooks, good food, small portions, unbelievably expensive. The server will explain how it works, and will rattle off the prices and sizes of everything very quickly, if you ask. There are no menus though (as the raw food is all out in front of you to select), and good luck remembering those prices that were... More 

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Thank Arjay1970
Mexico City, Mexico
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

It's a folkloric small restaurant, it's more of a show than a good place to eat, it's designed as a square, you have two chefs seated with robatas (grills) in front of them and a huge selection of vegetables, a live aquarium with fish and seafood, chicken, meat and vegetables, you pay everything by the piece, it's very very expensive... More 

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Thank JPMoralesBroc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

When we walked in the restaurant, it was full of tourists. The employees definitely put on a show...it's loud and fun to watch. We had a small order of sashimi and the kobe beef, vegetables, chicken. We had sake and beer as well. I was SHOCKED at the $430+ bill. Ridiculous for two people. The food was tasty but certainly... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer M
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A must for a traditional rybota Tokyo meal. The staff was so warm and welcoming. The food is laid out in front of you and you choose what you want. All of the food was so fresh and it was a show to watch them cook everything in front of you. The saki flowed like water and the staff made... More 

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3 Thank AnaN034
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Very very touristic place, the food is fine nothing great is like a tepanyaki restaurant, also very expensive, for me not a place to return back.

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Thank moises t
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and me have been there for an entertaining and amazing night. The people who work there are much fun; they all scream and need to have very strong arms to use the paddle. We loved the whole feeling of being a part of the process. I think this is a MUST DO for your Tokyo trip!

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3 Thank Natascha123456
Mexico City, Mexico
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The quality of the food is very good, the staff is funny and friendly, but in the end, when you see the amount in your bill, you feel you didn't understand what you missed. For the price paid, I'd rather go to a more deserving place for my money's worth.

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Thank Sara E
Balmain, Australia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Was recommended to this place by a family member and it was a great night out. I loved being able to select the fresh produce and how the cooked dish is presented to the diner on a long paddle. You can dine at your own pace and it's interactive even if you don't speak Japanese. Looking forward to returning.

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1 Thank imagine6572
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at this small Japanese barbecue restaurant in Roppongi. Communal tables and exceedingly friendly staff create a fun atmosphere. Not much English spoken, but it doesn't matter. You just point to whatever you want them to grill for you. The freshest possible ingredients are displayed attractively at the counter. We chose snapper, yellowtail, sardines, barbecued chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-4-3 Roppongi | 1F Field West Kyowa Bldg., Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3408-9674

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
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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