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“Excellent tempura for a really decent price ”
Review of Tensuzu

Tensuzu
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Ranked #67 of 5,736 Restaurants in Taito
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Ueno, Asakusa
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Neighborhood: Ueno, Asakusa
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

A real family restaurant, as the current chef is the 3rd generation to run the business. A very good sushi as they really pay attention to the outsourcing of the Products. Go for the largest menu, you won t be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank richard_D07
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I believe that 5 stars are merited.
Like so many places in Tokyo you really need Google maps/directions from a local to find. I'm no expert in Japanese food but recognise a class act. An American who spoke perfect Japanese was entertaining a guest to lunch whilst we were there.
The restaurant is spotless and beautifully constructed in classic Japanese style. There's the option to dine in either Japanese or western manner.
There's a menu in english and the chef kindly advised us regarding the correct way to eat the tempura.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank quipshotm
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We booked in advance for four of us and were given a table, however, the waitress saw us kept looking at the kitchen counter and knew that we were interested in sitting there to watch the chef cooking so when seats were available we were offered to move. This was very impressive and such a nice gesture given we did not ask to shift at all.

The English menu was very easy to understand especially it had only half a dozen of set menu. The waitering staff had enough English (much more than our Japanese) to take our orders.

The advantages of sitting at the counter were 1) could watch the chef at work 2) listen to him explaining the food and 3) have the food cooked one by one. It was such an experience.

The place was very authentic Japanese and very atmospheric. A service charge of 5% applied to all credit cards during lunch time only.

Great food, good service in an authentic setting - could not ask for more.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Thank Sydney2000000
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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch. This place was a Michelin 2016 recommended place. This place did not disappoint! They chef made the tempura to perfection! Everything was light and not over cooked or undercooked!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sean96823
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Japanese are food geeks;p
sushi, ramen, yakitori, sukiyaki... they all have specialized restaurants. So as Tempuras.
But if your stay is short, you should want have two at same time. The only solution is to find a place with several speciality chefs. Tensuzu is one of rare place where there is tempura chef, and Ryoricho(Japanese cuisine chef). So you can have super good tempura and sensitive Japanese dishes, including sashimi.
Rated four star because it is a bit far from Ueno station and little hard to find the restaurant, and unfortunately staffs don't speak English very well.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank eIIie
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