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“Service lacking, beef so so”

Taijuen Nishishinjukuten Part 1
Ranked #651 of 8,714 Restaurants in Shinjuku
Price range: $7 - $9
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Shinjuku
Bangkok, Thailand
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Service lacking, beef so so”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

Service is a bit lacking. Definitely not organized at the front of the house, confusion in seating even though had reservation. It's a busy place but honestly how long does it take to bring out a plate of raw meat.

Ordered the precious rib eye at 890¥ I guess it's cheap but the marbling does not look like the picture in the menu, am I eating a different breed of cow?

Thinly sliced chuck eye roll center shoulder ¥1290 and oz tongue with salt and Japanese leek ¥1190

Overall a bit dissapointing, especially made multiple attempts to get a seat. Won't be back.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great Food, Good Value, Open Late”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Taijuen has several locations in Shinjuku, Nakano and other parts of Tokyo. Very good yaki niku (Korean-style BBQ) and very good value for money. Always a reliable place to take visitors or just to have a nice dinner with friends. Not expensive and with the all-you-can-drink system, everyone can get nicely inebriated for only ¥1,500!!! Open from lunch to late so any time is a good time here.

  • Visited September 2012
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