We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Katsuretsutei Shinshigai Honten

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$7 - $9
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner

Location and contact

Reviews (392)
Filter reviews
67 results
Traveler rating
47
18
2
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
47
18
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews miso soup tonkatsu pork shredded cabbage filet black pig shrimp english menu free flow thick cut dormy inn excellent food queue sauce set meat dish
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 67 reviews
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Place is probably frequented by tourists but the food is pretty decent. Had the korubata pork, tenderloin and ginger pork slices for 4 pax to share. More than enough food. Would recommend to eat if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank moogey23
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We went for a dinner after I red some good reviews about the tonkatsu. I had never realised the restaurant is awarded with 1 star Michelin till we arrived at the restaurant. The tonkatsu which came in a generous size was the best we've ever...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cx26
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

This is probably the best tonkatsu we had. My wife and I each had the black pig with large shrimp set. What we were impressed with was that the pork loin wasn’t so fatty, as if it’s perfectly marbled, so unlike many other tonkatsu restaurants....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SipsTea
Reviewed May 25, 2019

One of the best pork katsu that I have ever tasted in my life! It was crunchy on the outside, yet tender and juicy on the inside.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dyleen26
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

The Kurobuta Tonkatsu was simply delicious. Meat was juicy and tender, bread batter was done just right, something difficult. The Japanese rice that came with the set was so good that I had to finish it. Restaurant ambience is cozy.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank shawnlimbh
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Anyone who tells you they can replicate the flawless, crispy breading of this tonkatsu is either ignorant or deceitful. Light crunch, perfect pork, fresh prawns. Grinding sesame to add to tonkatsu sauce is a nice touch too. Overall, a great meal. Service was great as...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ashdog42
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner after seeing the reviews and left full and extremely happy. We had the pork fillet and the mixed katsu and it was all delicious. The miso was just about the best we've had in Japan too. Quick service and fair prices...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank roskoedj
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

The fatty cut of kurobuta is actually from Kagoshima but the whole meal works well and quality is great. The breaded outside is different from other shops too. English menu available.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sakura_wingz
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Best katsu that I've ever had. Feathery light batter with no trace of excess grease. Free flow miso soup, rice and shredded cabbage. 1.5k yen for a mixed katsu platter which included 3 pieces of oyster, one prawn and a very tender pork fillet.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank equidnunc
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful meal with my family at this restaurant. The service is very good. I’m usually not a fan of deep fried food, but this is fried to perfection. No greasy taste at all, I will definitely go back again if I am...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank YYLoong
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 99 nearby hotels
Kumamoto Tokyu REI Hotel
201 reviews
.04 miles away
Comfort Hotel Kumamoto
175 reviews
.06 miles away
Richmond Hotel Kumamoto Shinshigai
429 reviews
.07 miles away
Toyoko Inn Kumamoto Kotsu Center Mae
54 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,862 nearby restaurants
Gansokumamotoramen Akanoren
40 reviews
.03 miles away
Freshness Burger Sun Road
17 reviews
.02 miles away
Zakoya Kumamoto Tokyu Rei Hotel
28 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 377 nearby attractions
Denkikan
2 reviews
.02 miles away
Live House Shoren
.03 miles away
Shinshigai Shotengai
115 reviews
.04 miles away
Live House Django
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Katsuretsutei Shinshigai Honten staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing