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“Great tempura in a cozy restaurant”

Tenkane, Shinjuku Odakyu HALC
Ranked #283 of 9,101 Restaurants in Shinjuku
Price range: $27 - $134
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Shinjuku
Reviewed May 11, 2014

This is the second time I have been here and like the first it did not disappoint! This is a very authentic tempura restaurant with great food and fun atmosphere. The chef is a 4the generation tempura chef and knows exactly what he is doing. Great way to taste a lot of different foods at reasonable price.

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Reviewed March 28, 2014

We read about Tenkane (and their specialty in tempura) and were eager to try it. On our first attempt, they had just run out of food (because they buy as much as they think they will sell daily -- a great indicator of how fresh the ingredients are). We came by the next night and there was a party going on, but they had two seats for us! It's a set menu (your choice of three different options), and while it doesn't read as very much food, it's actually quite a bit!

The ingredients were top-quality, the service was perfect, watching the chefs prepare it in front of us was less of a show and more of an art form. Each piece goes straight from the chef to your plate -- and everything we had was delicious!

A must-visit while in Tokyo!

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1  Thank ecotait
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Reviewed March 25, 2014

Though tempura is one of the most famous traditional Japanese food, you won't see as many specialized restaurants in Japan as sushi restaurants. This place has been one of the best for more than 100 years and definitely a must-visit-tempura restaurant.

reasons why you should visit
1)quality of food: absolutely great. Each ingredients are cooked in perfect timing and served one by one, so that you can enjoy and focus on the flavor.
2)location: right by the Shinjuku station (West gate). If you stay in Tokyo, it is super easy to get there.
3)service: as you expected at family-owned restaurant, you will experience very warm hospitality. They even have English menu for non-japanese speakers.

Hope you guys enjoy great tempura and Japanese culture here!

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2  Thank Hiro N
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

Top quality ingredients, expertly and minimally prepared in order to not interfere with the quality of the raw materials.
Prices are quite reasonable for what you get.
Homey, more personable service.
We dined here with our 7 and 9yo boys, and they were great.

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Thank WTChoe
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

First of all - restaurant run by a family, dating back more than 100 years - it is very traditional Japanese way of cooking tempura, with a modern twist. Simply beyond delicious. Choose a tempura course, and owner/Chef won't disappoint you. There are also 3 prix fix meals available. Expect to spent around $120.00- 150.00 / US/ per person, with good amount consumption of drinks

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Thank patrick w
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