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Edogawa Naramachi

43 Shimomikadocho, Nara 630-8365, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-20-4400
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“grilled eel” (13 reviews)
“unagi” (17 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
43 Shimomikadocho, Nara 630-8365, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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.

Thank Jaslyn T
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

Thank Alex W
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

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

1  Thank Vladimir M
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

Thank Frankie T
Reviewed December 14, 2017

It is situated at the street corner of the end of Shimomikado, a covered shopping walkway with shops. Please come as early as possible. The tables are limited and customers need to queue up. We arrived at 17:45 and get tables by 18:15. We saw...More

Thank wkwonghk
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

we came after read many good reviews for this place in the evening at 18.00 pm after visit nara park. no queue and there were only some customers. the service was great, the place had beautiful ambiance, but for the food, it was not as...More

1  Thank renatharena
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

One of the better restaurants in Nara that serves eel. Ambience is very nice and service is good. Can come and try if you want.

Thank yeoc468
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a well known chain from Tokyo. The one in Nara is situated in a lovely 400 year old Japanese traditional house, quite near Nara station. On a hot day, we entered the dark, cool interior and immediately felt zen. The atmosphere of the...More

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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
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
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
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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