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Edogawa Naramachi

43 Shimomikadocho, Nara 630-8365, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-20-4400
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“grilled eel” (13 reviews)
“unagi” (19 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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43 Shimomikadocho, Nara 630-8365, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We went here for a 5.30 reservation and were shown to our horigotatsu seating by a young chap who got a tad irritated by my placing my shoe on the first step up to the tatami corridor. My faux pas but there is a right...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tablepourdeux
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at this restaurant as our first Japanese’s dinner! The eels set was amazing and my wife had the Tsumikusa bento set and the sashimis were fresh! Highly recommend the place if in Nara!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Britcan81
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Its pricy but if you havent experienced a proper traditional lunch, this is the place to go. Can't recommend enough, eel set is highly recommended and the kobe set for 2 is a great taster. It's rrally filling as well!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lilacore
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We went here for lunch to eat something different and eel is supposed to be good in the summer. Many people waiting when we came and it seemed like people from quite a few countries but mainly Chinese.It looked some Japanese who had reservations or...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ronald S
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We were there early so managed to get a seat pretty quickly without much waiting. Good food in a nice traditional Jap restaurant setting.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jaceet21
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the fast service and sumptuous lunch. I do think that the unagi is different from the ones that we have back home. We’re used to softer, fattier, moist unagi soaked in generous amount of sauce. but Edogawa’s version is on...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank happyyytraveller
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Ordered some unagi rice and sashimi. The unagi is nice but the sauce is too light which is Nothing close to any unagi that we had in Australia

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AlexW4896
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Tried grilled eel on rice and some other japanese food. Outside of the eel would say rest of food was pretty average and not cheap (neither was the eel). If you are an eel lover, this is the place for you. Service friendly enough but...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Goon161
Reviewed January 13, 2018

A small cozy restaurant in the center of Nara. Main specialization, as the name implies, eel. However, everything is delicious here. Everything is made from very fresh products. Despite the fact that you will have to wait until the free space is vacated, since it...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank 475vladimirm
Reviewed December 25, 2017

People said it's a must visit restaurant when in Nara. Tried out the grilled eel set - average to good, not so value for money. Price is slightly on high side. Ambiance is nice & staff are friendly. Absolutely good service. Can try out if...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Frankie T
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May 10, 2017|
Response from Tetsuya S | Reviewed this property |
The owner's personality is very much Child-Friendly, however, there are no highchairs and rooms for baby stroller.
November 21, 2015|
Response from Nieves P | Reviewed this property |
Of course, no problem. The venue is quite big but make sure to place a reservation in advance, given the place is quite busy at all times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Shimomikadocho, Nara 630-8365, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-20-4400
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