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Tensuzu

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PRICE RANGE
$9 - $28
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Japanese, Asian
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Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Had lunch at this lovely tempura restaurant with the owner chef at the bar cooking the whole lunch set. Friendly place minutes from metro station. Mostly Japanese customers showing its pedigree. Friendly owner is local ueno eager to chat to you about the local area...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Alfred P
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

It’s great restaurant with traditions. It is one of the best tempuras in Ueno and this part of Tokyo.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank maciant
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

A real family restaurant, as the current chef is the 3rd generation to run the business. A very good sushi as they really pay attention to the outsourcing of the Products. Go for the largest menu, you won t be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank richard_D07
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I believe that 5 stars are merited. Like so many places in Tokyo you really need Google maps/directions from a local to find. I'm no expert in Japanese food but recognise a class act. An American who spoke perfect Japanese was entertaining a guest to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank quipshotm
Reviewed April 18, 2018

We booked in advance for four of us and were given a table, however, the waitress saw us kept looking at the kitchen counter and knew that we were interested in sitting there to watch the chef cooking so when seats were available we were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Sydney2000000
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch. This place was a Michelin 2016 recommended place. This place did not disappoint! They chef made the tempura to perfection! Everything was light and not over cooked or undercooked!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sean96823
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Japanese are food geeks;p sushi, ramen, yakitori, sukiyaki... they all have specialized restaurants. So as Tempuras. But if your stay is short, you should want have two at same time. The only solution is to find a place with several speciality chefs. Tensuzu is one...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank eIIie
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just a few blocks from Ueno station. It was founded in 1928 and listed as a bib gourmand restaurant (think high quality food with good value) and did not disappoint. The price point was 1600-5000 ¥ for lunch menu. We did not...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank J R
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a typical place for local Japanese. Almost 90 years in business Tensuzu serves very good traditional tempura and has a very friendly chef. While very traditional with Japanese only menu on the outside, they do have an English menu inside.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank espens495
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Oishi! That means delicious and this tempura restaurant is. Lotus in tempura is amazing and the cuttle fish is perfect. The chef was kind enough to let us sit at the cooking bar without reservations and explained his craft to us.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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