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Birdland

4-2-15 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5250-1081
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“yakitori” (39 reviews)
“chicken” (38 reviews)
“liver” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4-2-15 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite lots of reviews telling us it’s not the best we went. For the experience and service alone it’s 5 star worthy but the food was not quite as tasty as we expected. The chicken was a bit bland. Loved the tofu! There are other...More

Thank MaddieH3663
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quality of food was terrible and service was severely under par. I've been to many michelin star restaurants and I do not think this place deserves a star. I am 100% on board for sparse seasoning to let the beautiful ingredients shine. However the...More

Thank Jaime K
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We chose to try Bird Land because of a Travel Channel episode with Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods. It was awesome! Real yakitori, not just pieces of regular chicken. My husband and I shared a 14-course dinner of small bites of many different grilled items,...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Our dining experience has been consistently excellent at this long standing establishment. So much so, we make it a point to dine at Birdland during each of our visits to Tokyo. Our must have items have been the chicken thighs and skin. Actually, you cannot...More

1  Thank William60713
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This one really confuses me. I go to many fantastic Yakitori restaurants, at least once per week, and this one is well below the quality of a good standard place. Why a Michelin? Have no idea. Try the other much better, and cheaper, places I...More

2  Thank TokyoConnoisseur
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Sitting next door to the now famous Sukiyabashi Jiro is a small and unassuming yakitori restaurant. It is a gastronomic temple of all things chicken. Each seprate part, masterfully grilled by the chef. The place is small, but typically packed. Michellin starred chicken skewers...who would...More

Thank bobbybobby675
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is in the basement opposite to the famous Jiro Sushi restaurant. This was my second visit. Meat dishes are various parts of chicken. They are all delicious especially grilled chicken skin and wings. Seasonal vegetables are in the menu and I particularly liked shiitake...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place was perfect... Casual environment, quick service, and the food was amazing. People are leaving reviews that this chicken is raw are ignorant... Some of the chicken is dark meat / thighs therefore it's juicier and softer, but it's not raw. If you want...More

1  Thank illona a
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Decor was great, think they need to do a few new photos up here its MUCH nicer than the photos up here. indicate A different mix of peops, few foreigners, cpl of hipster, usual well heeled sal- la- lee men, cpl of smoking Ginza hosties...More

Thank wasakun76
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We only had 2 days in Tokyo and had booked this place 6 months ahead of time as we were eagerly looking forward to celebrating a milestone birthday at this Michelin-start restaurant. Totally unspecial and very ordinary!! We can't understand how the star was earned...More

1  Thank Karen A
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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's
also a downtown area with shops that were founded over
a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury
boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
...More
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sherryhanna2003
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Response from William60713 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as a matter of fact, there were children seated at one of the tables during our last sittting.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-2-15 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-5250-1081
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