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Rikyu Ichibancho Yanagimachi

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


$9 - $37
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

In Sendai as I learned ox tongue is one of the local specialities. It turned out to be very tasty at this small restaurant. I chose a version which included several samples of it: grilled, as a curry and in a soup. Everything was very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank martinpY5963UW
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We were a party of 4, great place to taste the ox tongue, I totally recommend it, one of the best places for foreigners to try this Sendai delicacy. I'd come again. I went there in April 2016 and did enjoy it a lot.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ngchoigir
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Sendai is known for the best Gyutan around Japan! Rikyu is a chain that makes Gyutan perfectly. The price is very decent, most things are under $20/dish. The tenderness, sweetness, and overall texture of each bite will make you realize what you've missed out on...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank LewisLeeTravels
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Have been to this chain before in Sendai. The last restaurant I went to the meat was much juicer and tender. Sadly found this branch to be tough and dry. Very sad as this was my last day in Miyagi. My advice, read the reviews...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank PhilChaninJapan
Reviewed July 8, 2016

The place is very small, but the beef tongue is cooked very well. There were some difficulties in communication between us and the staff which caused some trouble when ordering. They serve the beef tongue with pickles and rice and soup like a set meal,...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank michaello8
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The staff were quick to provide me with an English menu and explained some of the dishes too. The main selling point - the beef tongue is absolutely amazing and totally worth the visit.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Gaurav_Gujral
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Service was perfect, only had to wait 2 minutes to find a seat, The service was also very fast. Basically a place to eat ox tongue, it was delicious. Price was very reasonable, if you come Sendai you must try this.

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank ngchoigir
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Seems beef tongues are a popular dish in this part of Japan. Found many shops. Checked this out due to high tripadvisor rating. Went there at 930 pm and was still opened. Great taste. Reasonable price (not cheap) considering the restaurant setting and next to...More

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank Jenn Jong Y
Reviewed November 9, 2015

I know that Sendai is famous for beef tongue, but I don't know which place to visit. So I keep asking people and they all say the same thing which is this place. I went there twice. I order set of beef tongue that come...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank annieie81
Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Never been to a Gyu-Tan restaurant before but all my Japanese friends told me that Sendai is famous for this dish. My wife was worried as she is not a fan of the dish but there were other things to choose from. As we had...More

Date of visit: June 2015
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