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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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1-12-10 Nihombashi, Chuo 103-0027, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3271-2465
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tbh the woman at the front table was quite scary haha ppl like us who can not speak jap that well was a little bit overwhelmed but staffs were so nice to us, and they even have english menu. Also the omlete is just so good especially the tanpopo one, just soo good. The place is actually not that beautiful... More 

Thank 다인 지
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is hidden among financial buildings at Nihonbashi area. A very short walk out of subway (exit C5). English menu is offered when asked. Cash only.

Thank Sherman Y
Raleigh, North Carolina
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181 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Among our group was someone familiar with this establishment who ordered a varied sampling a la carte. Everything was tasty, some things notable, among them the borscht, anything with prawns (they are enormous and flavorful), egg salad, cole slaw, and potato salad. Make sure you know the the proper way to eat the omu rice; we found it very good,... More 

Thank UglyBuffalo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Omurice taste good... environment comfortable... staff are helpful and friendly.... English menu available Price is slightly expensive...

Thank Lee wan G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A household name, Taimeiken attracts a variety of clients. Mostly businessmen from surrounding areas frequent here. The service is prompt and the beef is delicious. Other than that, no great shakes and you would be able to find better restaurants in Tokyo. Try it once at least.

Thank rrahim2015
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Omurice costs 1700 - 2600yen each at this place on the first level (the casual section). Evidently, prices are even higher on the second level. I simply cannot fathom what is the deal with this place or why it is so popular. Maybe it's hyper from the movie tampopo?

Thank LindyMeow
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67 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered this course which is ¥8,000. There were so many dishes and every one of them was beautiful and delicious.

Thank Jittima P
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The taste was excellent but the price is a bit high so overall, very good ! (for mine Omu Rice the price is 1980yen) so if anyone like excellent taste of Omelette rice. I recommended here!

Thank Peerayu S
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

So, my wife and I were craving rice, any dish with rice, and we decided that we would give this place a try. I wanted to know what all the fuss was about anyway, regarding their famous omelette rice. It's a bit of a wait, but not too bad, I'd say about 30-45 minutes. We came here back in January,... More 

Thank asianamericanguy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Extremely good omu rice. Things to note: - Price is about 2,000yen for special omu rice (tampopo). - Went on a weekday, 1pm, queued for 15mins. Queue might seem daunting, but moves fast. - A waiter will come out periodically for a mini announcement. He's saying there is the upstairs option where you don't have to wait, but it costs... More 

Thank Bryan X

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-12-10 Nihombashi, Chuo 103-0027, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3271-2465

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 with anyone looking for a night out.
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