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Rakushokushu Maru

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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5-50-8 Jingumae | B1 aAoyama KT Building, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-6418-5572
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6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Boston
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I came here in 2012 for valentine's day and then again in 2016 on my honeymoon. Both times the experiences have been incredible. We were so excited to see the bartender-now-manager (time flies), Hashimoto, was still working there. Still as warm and energetic as he was the 4 years prior. The food is outstanding. I recommend this spot to anyone... More 

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Thank Kimmieryan
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2017

This is a simply wonderful restaurant. I have visited Tokyo five times over the past 7 years and eaten here on each occasion. To my mind, it is as pleasurable a dining experience as you will have anywhere in the world. I have been fortunate enough to eat at a good number of three michelin star restaurants - in europe,... More 

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Thank KG19790
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We chose one of the set meals, which although a little large with perhaps a bit too much food, was varied , tasty and interesting. The service was attentive and the sakes chosen with the waiter's help complemented the food well. The salmon and rice dish, served later in the meal was exceptional and the pear and jelly desert a... More 

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El Masnou, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews my expectations were very high. We went there with my wife for dinner. I had the tasting menu and she had a la carte as she is vegetarian. It was an exception they kindly accepted to make as you usually can't have a mix of tasting and a la carte for the same table. Positive points:... More 

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Thank VaniLo
New York City, New York
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539 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016

Choose a 5, 6 or 7 course meal or a la carte. Various flavors and textures ranging from salads to chicken, vegetables and sashimi. Small plates. Sit at the bar and watch your food prepared. Nice atmosphere. Pricing is not to bad. 7 course meal is around $70-80

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Thank martynsnook
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2016

Maru offers very traditional Japanese cuisine and it is very entertaining to see how chefs work. Food was tasty and I felt well looked after and everyone there was friendly. The problem is you have to pay premium for their performance. The amount of food you get for money is disproportionally small. I had a pre-fixed menu -- five courses... More 

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Thank Janesmith2241
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We went here because our other choices were closed for public holiday and were pleasantly surprised by the high standard of the food and the reasonably priced set menu. They don't make a song and dance about the food here - it's a casual place - but they should! Every dish was delicious from the white miso with yellowtail, the... More 

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Thank Laheg
Treviso, Veneto, Italy
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Went there on business. Nice environment on a basement in Aoyoma, only locals were present. Took the 5 platter deal plus dessert, which was a bit revisited from the norm. Only liked raw fish, which tasted great, while all combinations were average to be nice. The special version of the miso soup (red miso) also did not taste that great.... More 

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Thank Gabriele B
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I've been here with couple of friends and we decided to get their Tasting menu. Well, they claim to serve a Japanese fusion cuisine but the overall service - plate presentation and in particular the food was mediocre. By the way ... There is a table charge and the Final bill... quite expensive for the food

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Thank Massimiliano M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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85 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2015

We chose a 5 course kaiseki and it was truly a delightful experience. We were seated by counter and all chefs' activities were on display, which showed transparency. Their attention to detail to the food being served was mesmerising and the taste - exquisite. My brother also tried the 'exotic' foods - not for the faint hearted - like intestine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$67 - $76
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-50-8 Jingumae | B1 aAoyama KT Building, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Neighborhood: Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-6418-5572

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

Neighborhood Profile
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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