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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Japanese, Asian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to explain what Kagaya is. Let’s just say that it’s a small restaurant with only around ten places where he puts on a show with every aspect of the night. He is incredibly funny and original - no one left dinner without a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 463jackm
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A talented man with an equally impressive menu. The "show" is awesome and all, but the food was great as well. Overall, coming to this little Izakaya located in a basement apartment was the best thing I did during my month-long stay in Japan, and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Petros L
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I knew what this izakaya is all about, but my friend didnt. We had really great time, it was a shame that one table beside us were some booring people, but we enjoyed Mark's show with all others:) Dont go there if you easily get...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Klemen K
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We visited on our final night in Tokyo to cheer our holiday blues. I havent laughed that hard in a long time. This is NOT for the shy and sheepish! I wont give anything away but it's for adults only and great fun. Go, get...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank edpoulter
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Again, the less you know the better. All I’ll say is that this was the best thing we did in Tokyo, and we did a lot!

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Andrew V
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Like the reviews suggested this place was pretty crazy and the host had us in stitches a lot of the time! The food was also pretty good too. They were fully booked but were able to fit us in at a later time. Definitely worth...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank zakizuri
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We didn't book but Kagaya must have liked us because he made space for us. It was wonderful, I laughed so hard. I could go in to detail about all the crazy things that happened like the dirty frog puppet show, the impromptu portrait sketching...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Alan S
Reviewed March 16, 2018

As others have said, don't research too much on what will happen during the dinner as it will ruin the surprise. This is a MUST do while in Tokyo. Don't bring children, don't go if you're easily offended, and make sure to make reservations. This...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Zanis M
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

I have to say that I found the place by trying to google izakaya on the maps. I quickly look the reviews, which looked great on star standard and read couple ones saying:”don’t read the reviews, just go and we did that”. I was expecting...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank suvsun
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a basement in Shimbashi, Kagaya will give you either the best night of your Tokyo stay or a few weeks' worth of recurring nightmares. You will leave as a changed man or woman. Either way, everyone needs to come and find out...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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January 13, 2018|
Response from jlinrc | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Best to ask your hotel concierge to call Kagaya and make a reservation on your behalf.
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