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Daikokuya Tempura

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$9 - $28
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Japanese
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Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed April 27, 2019

The sauce on the tempura is delicious and savory but these babies aren’t crispy. Not too sure what’s the hype about, but if we want some tempura, we want it crispy.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ATaleOfManyCities
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We are used to the golden deep fried ebi with tempura flour. But not these tempura. The tempura is soaked in black sauce and served on rice, Tendon. The texture is very different, tempura is a bit soggy. But the tempura prawn, fish are fresh....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 2015ECL05
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Went to this restaurant because it was recommended in my guide book Very disappointed as the tempura was very greasy , rather tasteless and the rice soggy. Possibly the poorest meal in our visit to Japan in 19 days

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank happilyretired060
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Saw a hapless diner struggling with chopsticks and attentively, unsolicitedly, placed forks alongside our noodle bowls. The tempura was good as was the complimentary green tea as starter and palate- cleanser at the end. Really pleasant after supper stroll back to our hotel.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RobertA5311
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Tempura has to be my one of my favorite Japanese foods (right there with sushi), and this is probably my favorite place to get it in Tokyo! So incredibly good, reasonably priced and an easy, quick walk from Senso-Ji Temple!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jackrriordan
Reviewed December 23, 2018

Good place for lunch after visit to the asakusa temple. Restaurant is a stone throw away from the main temple area. serves good tendon with picture menu. there are 2 locations in that area, the old side and a new side with multiple floors. usually...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank keithhN8977XW
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Although this restaurant is very popular (and recommended by many reviewers), it is not easy to find, since it doesn't have a clear English sign. So, be careful. Although the food (especially tempura) is excellent and I enjoyed it very much, you might find it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nthwales
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This place is known for their tempura and yes, rightfully so but if you go you must try their eggplant in a black sauce. It is scrumptious and I could have easily had an entire meal of this one dish. I ordered their combination tempura...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rcarril
Reviewed May 30, 2018

For our lunch, we decided it would be tempura, but should it be the crispy variety or the soggy variety? We had planned to eat the crispier ones at Masaru, but decided to try the more popular Daikokuya [大黑家] which has a more extensive menu...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Famous restaurant recommended by lots of people and magazines in Asakusa. The tempura was soggy...what? Yes, it was soggy...For my opinion I think Tenya still better than this and cheaper too...for those haven’t try it yet you can give it a try. Just my opinion...

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank lecouplez
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