Familiar teppanyaki dishes include steak, yakisoba, shrimp, monjayaki, and okonomiyaki. In recent years, special dishes made of beef, scallops, chicken, lobsters and assorted vegetables are added to the mix to create mouth-watering dishes that is guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
Although Ginza is considered as one of the most luxury shopping, dining and entertainment district in Tokyo, it doesn’t change the fact that there are plenty of restaurants that are open almost everyday of the week. With that said, this article will guide you to the most well known Teppanyaki restaurants in Ginza.
1. Teppanyaki Ten (鉄板焼き 天)
Well seasoned and perfectly cooked teppanyaki is a specialty of Teppanyaki Ten Restaurant. Their Okonomiyaki is also a favorite by many people and deemed to be one of the best in the city. It is also one of the highly recommended teppanyaki restaurants in the area.
Address: 6-14-5 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Website: http://www.teppanyaki-ten.com/index.html (Japanese Only)
2. Heki Ginza Mitsukoshi (碧 銀座三越)
Heki Ginza Mitsukoshi is one of the few restaurants in Ginza that emits a simple yet outstanding dining experience. Don’t expect any fancy moves from the chefs as they cook the food for you. The dishes are presented beautifully and gives off a superb and delightful taste.
Address: Tokyo-to, Chuo-ku, Ginza 4-6-16, Mitsukoshi Ginza Store Annex 12th Floor
3. Gomei (五明)
Gomei is managed by Eiji Nishiyama and their beef and other ingredients are sourced from the region of Akita. The restaurant offers set “seasonal ingredients” that is custom made for each customer. This kind of set-up can only be achieved by chef’s that are confident in their skills and food preparation.
Address: B1F Maxi de Pia Building, 6-4-18 Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo
4. Teppanyaki Miyachi (鉄板焼き 宮地)
With reasonable prices and a relaxing atmosphere, this restaurant is a must visit if you ever find yourself in Ginza. The difference between Teppanyaki Miyachi and other restaurants is their specialty dish which is their “Hamburg Steak”. The juicy and mouth watering steak that is cooked to perfection is the most popular dish in Miyachi Restaurant.
Address: Tsukamoto Fudosan Bldg 6F, 5-5-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku Tokyo
Website: http://ginza-miyachi.com (Japanese Only)
5. Teppanyaki Kaika (鉄板焼き かいか)
The interior design of Teppanyaki Kaika is of the famous Sukiya architectural design, which gives off an atmosphere of beauty that is uniquely Japanese. Feel free to try the set menus accompanied by seasonal seafood specialties like fatty tuna, lobsters, and organic vegetables. Steaks made from Matsuzaka Beef and Chateaubriand are a great recommendation for first timers who visit this restaurant!
Address: 6 Chome-8-7 Ginza Chuoku, Tokyo
6. Ginza Fujiya Miyachiku Teppanyaki (銀座不二家 みやちく鉄板焼き)
Finding Ginza Fujiya Miyachiku Teppanyaki may prove difficult for some people because it is located on the 3rd floor of a building right next to Uniqlo in Ginza. The chef is quite skillful and the pace in which he prepares a variety of dishes to serve to the guests is very impressive as well. You will enjoy the delightful appetizers as you wait for the main dish, which is of course the Beef Sirloin or Tenderloin of Miyazaki Beef.
Address: 6 Chome-9-3 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.fujiya-fs.com/miyachiku/ (Japanese Only)
One of the perks in dining at Colza is that some of the staff can understand and speak English. Once you’re there, you can enjoy the set course that is lined up with appetizing seafood before going for the main dish. The beef is well cooked and will leave you very satisfied with your choice. If you’re still hungry, you can enjoy a cake or ice cream teppanyaki as dessert.
Address: Nogakudo Bld B1F, 5-15 Ginza6-Chome, Chuo-ku,Tokyo
8. Bifuteki no Kawamura (ビフテキのカワムラ)
Beef Steak Kawamura is a famous restaurant that serves Kobe Beef. It is also one of the few restaurants in Japan who holds the title of serving the “Best Steak in the World”. Naturally, since the restaurant holds this prestigious title, the price of the menu is quite expensive.
Address: 6 Chome-5-1 Ginza Chuoku, Tokyo
9. Ginza Ukaitei (銀座 うかい亭)
Eating at Ginza Uktaitei is bound to be a delicious experience. Upon entering the restaurant you’ll notice that it is a place to enjoy fine dining. Albeit the price is a bit expensive, the food and the service is worth every bite.
Address: Jijitsushin Building, 5-15-8 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
10. SagagyuKira Ginza (佐賀牛 季楽)
If you are looking for the best tasting beef teppanyaki in the city then look no further! Sagagyu kira Restaurant in Ginza is well known for their “Saga Cow Beef” that is said to be the highest level among the many Japanese Beef brand. Their specialty dishes mixed with seasonal vegetables brings out a unique and distinct flavor!
Address: 5-4-6 Ginza Chuo Tokyo
Data is as of October 2016
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