Mar 30, '13

50 best restaurants in Tokyo by Tabelog

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Click here for the updated list (21/08/13)
 
Here is a list of 50 best restaurants in Tokyo (as of today, 30th of March , 2013) according to  http://tabelog.com/ users (an influential Japanese restaurants site). 19/50 of the restaurants are overlapping with Michelin selection, while the rest are not mentioned on the guide.(I read somewhere that Kyo Aji chef refused to be in the red book.) Finally I think Michelin Tokyo is not that bad, considering that many of the places listed on Michelin are on the higher end , while on tabelog.com you will also find cheaper and more “every day ” places.What is great about  http://tabelog.com/  though is that it’s recommendations are very local as it’s users are mainly Japanese or foreigners fluent in Japanese…
P.S. Please correct me if I am wrong in translating the restaurants’ names!
The full English online version of Michelin Japan 2013 can be found here
 
1. L’Equateur (French) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1307/A130702/13121866/
http://equa-teur.com/up/?page_id=489
2. Den (modern kaiseki,2*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1310/A131003/13046855/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130141/
3. Kyo Aji (kaiseki) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13002887/
4. Chez Inno (French)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1302/A130202/13000510/
http://www.chezinno.jp/restaurant/inno_index.html
5. Takajo Kotobuki (game) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13003661/
6. Quintessence (modern French/kaiseki,3*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/0/0/lst/COND-0-0-2-0-0-0-0-0/D-rt/  http://quintessence.jp/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130063/
7. Apicius (French)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130102/13000145/
http://www.apicius.co.jp/
8. La Tour D’Argent (French)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1308/A130803/13000288/
http://www.newotani.co.jp/en/tokyo/restaurant/tour/
9. Restaurant Bacar (French) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1303/A130301/13059355/
http://www.restaurant-bacar.com/
10. Ishikawa (creative kaiseki,3*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1309/A130905/13004079/
http://www.kagurazaka-ishikawa.co.jp/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130016/
11. Matsukawa (kaiseki)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1307/A130701/13124391/
12. Kawamura (steakhouse) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13016506/
13. Joel Robuchon (French) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1303/A130302/13009310/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130099/
14. Florilege (French)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A130603/13093814/
http://www.aoyama-florilege.jp/en/chef.html
15. Saito (sushi,3*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1308/A130802/13015251/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130109/
16. Fukuji (fugu) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13004009/
http://www.fukuji.jp/
17. Kurogi (Japanese) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131101/13094789/
18. Les Saisons (French,1*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130102/13002294/
http://www.imperialhotel.co.jp/e/tokyo/restaurant/38
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130236/
19. Aimee Vibert (French,1*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1308/A130803/13017129/
http://www.aimeevibert.com/aimee/english/index.html
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130044/
20. Sancular Bar http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1309/A130905/13112228/
21. Hashiguchi (sushi) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1308/A130801/13134517/
22. Yotsuha (kaiseki) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1319/A131906/13001131/
23. Ichikawa (sushi,1*)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1317/A131715/13140619/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130021/
24. Miyako ( sushi) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1302/A130204/13018162/
25. L’Effervesence (French,1*)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A130602/13116356/
http://www.leffervescence.jp/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130237/
26. Crescent (French,2*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1314/A131401/13001521/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130076/
27. Torishiki (yakitori,1*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1316/A131601/13041029/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130145/
28. Kadowaki (kaiseki,2*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1307/A130702/13001664/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130060/
29. Chawanbu (kaiseki) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1309/A130903/13122364/
30. Teika Daipaiton (Chinese) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131105/13095915/
http://www.teika-daipaiton.com/
31. Yakiniku Jambo (yakiniku) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1310/A131004/13110601/
http://yakiniku-jambo.com/
32. Morikawa (kaiseki) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1310/A131004/13110601/
33.  Il Teatrino da Salone (Italian) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1307/A130703/13110652/
http://www.ilteatrino.jp/
34. Sawada (sushi,2*) (http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13001043/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130087/
35. Sushi Ono (sushi) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13024790/
36. Shinbashi Hoshino (kaiseki,1*)http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13136847/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130102/
37. Sakura Nabe (horsemeat) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1324/A132401/13107961/
http://sakuranabe.com/kanemura/
38. Shichirin ( yakiniku) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1324/A132401/13021180/
39. Kohaku (modern Japanese,2*)  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1309/A130905/13049130/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130082/
40. Bingo  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1307/A130703/13016523/
41. Sanchakuya Taka  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1303/A130301/13008327/
42. 81  http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1322/A132202/13153383/
43. Côte d’Or (French,1*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1316/A131602/13001681/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130080/
44. Ristorante Aso (Italian) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1303/A130303/13003356/
http://www.hiramatsu.co.jp/eng/restaurants/aso/
45. Gorio (steakhouse,1*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13002356/
http://www.gorio.jp/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130084/
46. Virbius (French) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1320/A132002/13142890/
47. Ginza Okamoto (kaiseki,2*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13144115/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130071/
48. Garyuu (sushi) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1309/A130903/13127957/
49. Hommage ( French,1*) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13008700/
http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/shop/0120130053/
50. Kabuto (unagi) http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1305/A130501/13016660/

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