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5-59-3 Nakano, Nakano 164-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3228-1230
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good53%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“grilled fish” (2 reviews)
“sashimi” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Grill
$$ - $$$
5-59-3 Nakano, Nakano 164-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere in this traditional restaurant in the nice neighborhood of Nakano! The grilled fish is delicious the fried octopus is also recommended and the sashimi is very good as well. The restaurant has 3 floors, but I would recommend to stay at the counter...More

Thank filcap
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is my favourite place for lunch. The meal is reasonably priced and always excellent. They don't speak a lot of English, but I just point to a sign (no picture) and get whatever fish I happen to have pointed at. It is always fantastic,...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

This place is in nakano btoadway and serves the best grilled fish i have ever eaten in Japan. Fish with boIled rice and miso soup. japanese pickles can also be eaten. Rice is all u can eat. Lunch is around 900Yen with extra side dish...More

Thank Yogesh C
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor recommended this restaurant when we booked our trip as the number 1 in Nakano. So we sought it out and were annoyed to discover signage in the entrance stating they only serve Japanese speakers or those with a native speaker in their group.

Thank Michele A
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Great atmosphere, food and drink but quite pricey. Best if you can sit around the fire at the downstairs counter but tables are better for larger groups. It helps if you can get by in Japanese but there is an English menu..

1  Thank Zagoose
Reviewed October 26, 2015

A group of ten of us, representing five countries, ate there last night. We had a private room with a floor-level table that had a pit below for those who did not want to sit on our feet, so it was comfortable for all. We...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Came in search of this restaurant on the strong recommendation of a friend in Australia. Ended up planning an afternoon around our sojourn in Nakano, so much were we looking forward to it. Turned up at 1600, when the restaurant opened, and when we asked...More

4  Thank Pinesquirrel
Reviewed September 8, 2015

I first went to Okajoki 25 years ago and returned last last night and was impressed with the variety and quality of the food. As one of the other reviewers noted, there's no English in sight, but the staff was fairly patient with our bumbling...More

Thank ShanghaiMac
Reviewed November 15, 2014

I've been to Okajouki a number of times over the years, and it is easily one of my favourite restaurants in Japan. The food - traditional Japanese fare - is excellent. Prices are very reasonable. The nihonshu selection is good. The ambiance of the central...More

Thank DouglasJEBarnes
Reviewed September 4, 2014

A little tricky to find even when given directions. Seafood was excellent and staff were very friendly and enjoy their jobs. Non English speaking but very good at getting by if they have the time to show you the fish available and pointing to menu....More

4  Thank Kbbunyip
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $27
Japanese, Seafood, Grill
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-59-3 Nakano, Nakano 164-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Nakano
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3228-1230
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