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Katsukura Shinjuku Takashimaya

#16 of 6,840 Restaurants in Shibuya
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$$ - $$$
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Shinjuku
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5-24-2 Sendagaya | Takashimaya Times Square 14F, Shibuya 151-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-5361-1878
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went last night after reading positive reviews. Queue moved quickly our order was taken while we queued but when we were seated we were told what we ordered had changed and were offered another set meal which included tea and ice cream (which I don't eat!). I can only think that this menu is given to us unsuspecting tourists as... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday lunch with the family. 30 min wait for quite a long queue was a nice surprise. The cutlets were OK but definitely not inspiring. Beware some cuts have quite a lot of fat under the breading. Kids menu is junk as in many places - meat is some meat mash, old pasta, plain rice. Better feed... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I struggled on my recent trip to Japan - I don't see myself as a fussy eater, but I couldn't find too many places where anything looked remotely appetising to my Western tastes (my fault entirely, of course). If you're like me then Katsukura is right up your street. The food was delicious - the pork tenderloin (tonkatsu) melted in... More 

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San Jose, California
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as good as Japanese food gets, If you love Tonkatsu this is an absolute must place for you. Its more expensive than your generic restaurant Tonkatsu but its super good and every bite is worth every yen. They have their own home made souse and bring ingredients from Kyoto to keep it authentic.

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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is on the 14 floor of the Takashimaya Shopping Centre next to Shinjuku Station I had been to the original restaurant in Kyoto; and so I know how delicious the Tonkatsu is. It literally melts in your mouth! There is an English menu and the service staff speaks English. The tonkatsu comes with refillable barley rice, shredded cabbage... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pricing might not be the cheapest for a tonkatsu meal, but you get what you pay for. Ordered the top premium meat and also the kurobuta (Berkshire) pork. Both were excellent, I prefer the kurobuta because it had a little less fat and more taste, but I think this is a personal opinion and there's a reason people pay for... More 

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London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read about this restaurant in a couple of food blogger sites and were not disappointed. The tonkatsu was delicious. It's a great introduction to Japanese cuisine for children. The service was friendly and helpful. We'd definitely make a return visit if we visit Tokyo again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Early dinner with daughter and food was delicious and kids meal was spectacular. Daughter super happy the whole time. Would recommend for nice easy dinner with family

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Hvnt eaten a proper katsudon in tokyo during the trip so we decided to come here on our last day just before we head to the airport We went there at 11:30 and there were alrdy a few people waiting. Were seated however within 15 mins. We ordered 2 premium kurobuta sets and 2 regular ones. The batter was very... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

We had been to the sister shop in Osaka years ago and still remembered fondly of our meal then. I found this shop in Shinjuku on the web and decided to try it out. The deep fried pork chops were very tender and moist. Simply high quality and delicious. I would definitely recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $27
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-24-2 Sendagaya | Takashimaya Times Square 14F, Shibuya 151-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighborhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-5361-1878
Description
We serve Fried pork cutlet,as a healthy dish, using carefully selected ingredients. Set menu includes all-you-can-eat"sliced cabbage, miso soup, rice, and pickles".

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Staying in Shinjuku

Neighborhood Profile
Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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