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Chanko Tomoegata

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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$9 - $45
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an authentic restaurant in this neighborhood and certainly found it. We were taken care of well and enjoyed a delicious lunch special. The restaurant is several floors and did offer in English menu. The traditional Japanese chanko hot pot is worth...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BostonTravelers00
Reviewed January 6, 2019

It was our first visit at this restaurant but overall a second at a similar place. We attended the sumo competition on one of their last days in May and booked weeks in advance to make sure we get a spot. During competition days the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Dman_DW
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We wanted to visit the sumo palace, which was closed (boo), and also wanted to have a traditional chankop nabe lunch. Tomoegata was an excellent choice - ordering isn't too complicated, which is good, because we ordered with the traditional pointing at things approach. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I have chanko nabe on a number of occasions. My wife and I had the 2000 yen lunch special with a number of side dishes making this a kaiseki. A great deal.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

If you’re wanting an unpleasant experience with segregated eating, please choose Tomoegata. I speak decent Japanese, so I was mistaken to be a national. I was swiftly told to go to the second floor, where I was greeted and led to a table. I was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank Jaimie O
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Chankonabe is the quintessential Japanese winter meal. Delicious, comforting, super healthy, and an eating experience even the pickiest foodie would love. And Chanko Tomoegata, a ten minute walk from Ryogoku Station, does it spectacularly well. Started decades ago by a former top sumo wrestler this...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We didn't not expect anything that happened inside. Were amazed. The place is super nice and traditional, you seat on the floor and for 1300~ yen you get a meal with chanko nobo and 5 small side dishes. Every thing we ate was tasty. The...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Yonatan B
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Came on a weekday, so took advantage of their weekday lunch special at 840 yen. Rice, chanko stew with napa cabbage and bacon, small noodle salad and pickles. Was delicious and totally enough to satisfy. Husband had the fuller meal which included a small katsu...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank revett2016
Reviewed June 24, 2017

After attending our very first sumo tournament, the four of us shared the special wagyu beef chanko nabe. The food was delicious, the service was very good, and the staff was very friendly (they even gave us two free umbrellas after our meal, since it...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank VirginiaMitch
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Really nice staff, food was really good and a very good experience. Ambiance very agreeable too.....

Date of visit: June 2017
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Cameron L
August 18, 2017|
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Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
If you go slightly earlier- 11ish, you need not book. The place doesn't fill up till past 1130. Cheers!
January 11, 2017|
Response from Nadya A | Reviewed this property |
We just walked in. No reservation was made prior.
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