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Ginza Food Guide: Where and What to Eat in Ginza, Tokyo

If you are in Tokyo, you’re most likely visiting Ginza. Strolling around Ginza can be fun and exhausting, but do you know where and what to eat? In this guide, we highlighted the best restaurants in Ginza and recommended some must-try food on the menu.

Ginza is an upscale district in Tokyo where you can find a large concentration of high-end shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. The district is home to many of the world's most luxurious brands, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Hermès.

Although it’s very modern, Ginza is also home to a number of traditional Japanese restaurants, as well as a variety of international cuisines. The district is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.

In between hours of shopping and merrymaking, of course, you need to eat. Here are the best restaurants in Ginza and some recommendations on what to eat:

1. Ginza Ukai-Tei (Teppanyaki Restaurant)

You are in Ginza so let’s start big! This high-end teppanyaki restaurant serves a range of traditional Japanese food. Although a bit expensive, your visit to the restaurant will be one of the most satisfying meals you will ever have. You should try their grand course of abalone and beef!

Price: From 22,000 yen

Hours: 12 - 2 PM, 5-10 PM (Monday to Saturday)

Contact: +81 3-3544-5252

Location: 5 Chome−15−8, Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

2. Bistro Fukumimi Corridor (Izakaya)

If you’re looking to experience something local, there’s no better way to do it than visiting an izakaya, a traditional pub. Japanese pubs are not just about alcohol. Bistro Fukimimi Corridor serves a range of delectable food options in a traditional pub setting. Whether you’re in a group or solo, this is a must!

Price: From 700 yen

Hours: 4 - 11:30 PM (Monday to Sunday)

Contact: +81 3-6274-5533

Location: 6 Chome-2 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

3. Ushigoro S. Ginza (Yakiniku Restaurant)

For your Japanese grilled meat craving, head over to Ushigoro where you get to try a range of high-end yakiniku. From Wagyu beef to abalone to softshell turtle soup, you get them all here.

Price: From 10,000 yen

Hours: 5 - 11:30 PM (Monday) | 12 - 2 PM, 5 - 11:30 PM (Tuesday to Sunday)

Contact: +81 3-3289-1129

Location: 6F ADC Building, 7 Chome−7−7, Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

4. Shinohara (Kaiseki Restaurant)

If you’re looking for full-course traditional dining in Tokyo, Shinohara is one of the best there is. This kaiseki restaurant lets you experience what traditional full-course dining feels like, complete with its Kappo atmosphere.

Price: From 10,000 yen

Hours: 5 - 11:30 PM (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) | 12 - 3 PM, 5 - 11:30 PM (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

Contact: +81 3-6263-0345

Location: 2 Chome-8-17 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

5. Bills (Australian Cuisine)

If you are looking for restaurants outside the Japanese cuisine realm, you will find a bunch of them in Ginza. From Italian to Spanish to French, your options are varied. But among the standouts is Bills, an Australian restaurant where you can get a delightful menu and a laidback ambiance.

Price: From 7,000 yen

Hours: 8:30 AM - 11 PM (Monday to Sunday)

Contact: +81 3-5524-1900

Location: 12F Okura House, 2 Chome−6−12, Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan


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