Akihabara is one of the places in Tokyo where you will have countless dining options to choose from. However, for those who love to eat meat, yakiniku restaurants will always be on the top of their list.
Yakiniku, in Japanese, means grilled meat. Some people go to these yakiniku restaurants during special events and occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, and even business deals. The joy of eating as much grilled meat as you can until you can’t eat anymore is one of the simple pleasures in life that you can experience in Akihabara.
Check out these 10 yakiniku restaurants in Akihabara that everyone loves.
1. Namaiki (生粋)
Namaiki is a good place to go if you like to eat yakiniku in Akihabara. It is only a 5-minute walk from JR Akihabara Station. Their set course meals are reasonably priced for a yakiniku restaurant (they also have a la carte if you prefer single dishes). The food will be cooked in front of you with the help of a server, which will guarantee that the meat will be served in a proper way.
Address: 2F, 6-14-7 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
2. Isshin-Tansuke Akihabara (一心たん助 秋葉原店)
Isshin Tansuke Akihabara is just a 1-minute walk from JR Akihabara Station. They have an all-you-can-eat and an all-you-can-drink course that is perfect for people who can eat a LOT. They also have “Sendai Beef Tongue,” so for those who love to eat this unique delicacy, this restaurant is the place to be.
Address: 1st Bldg. 7F, 1 Kanda-Matsunagacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
3. Yakiniku Shou (焼肉 笑)
Yakiniku Shou has a good reputation for being one of the best yakiniku restaurants in Akihabara. Some of their set menu courses include an all-you-can-drink option that is perfect for people going there as a group. They also have a special set course called the “Yakiniku LOL Casual Course” (8 dishes + 2 hours all-you-can-drink) that is only available on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Address: Wels Akihabara 3F, 2-11-1 Kanda-Sakumacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
4. Kanda ENZO Akihabara (神田 炎蔵 秋葉原UDX店)
Kanda ENZO Akihabara is a 3-minute walk from JR Akihabara Station Electric Town Exit. It is located on the 3rd floor of the Akihabara UDX Building and often packed to the brim during lunchtime. Their yakiniku lunch differs by parts of meat. Even wagyu yakiniku is on their lunch menu, so it’s a great place to try wagyu beef as well. This restaurant is great for casual dining, or with the company of friends.
Address: Akihabara UDX 3F, 4-14-1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
5. Yakiniku-no-Gyuta Honjin Yodobashi Akiba (焼肉の牛太 本陣 ヨドバシアキバ店)
Yakiniku-no-Gyuta Honjin Yodobashi Akiba is just a minute walk from JR Akihabara Station. The restaurant is located on the 8th floor of the Yodobashi Akiba Building and offers a comfortable dining experience that is best suited for a group of people. Their set-menu courses have a wide array of choice-cuts beef. You can also have Kobe Beef for a la carte, and that will satisfy those who love to eat high-grade meat.
Address: Yodobashi Akiba Bldg. 8F, 1-1 Kanda-Hanaokacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
6. Daishucho (大酋長)
Daishucho is a great place to have lunch because they have 1,000 yen all-you-can-eat yakiniku that includes various parts of beef cuts, vegetables, rice, soup, ice cream, etc. For their dinner menu, they have yakiniku, shabu-shabu, fresh seafood, and crabs hot pot, sukiyaki, and even Mongolian grill! Another interesting fact about this restaurant is that it had been around for over twenty years.
Address: 1st Bldg. 5F, 1 Kanda-Matsunagacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
7. Mr. Yakiniku (ミスター焼き肉)
Mr. Yakiniku is a place where you can eat “assorted yakiniku” at a very affordable price. Their assorted set-menu include thick-cut beef, pork, and chicken meat pieces (hence, it is called assorted yakiniku). They also have Tsuboduke kalbi yaki, which is meat cut from the ribs (Kalbi) and marinated in a special sauce before being grilled to perfection.
Address: 5-2-13 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
8. FUKUJU Akihabara (福寿 秋葉原店)
FUKUJU Akihabara is has been just a minute walk from JR Akihabara Station Denkigai Exit. This restaurant has private rooms and semi-private rooms that are perfect for any kind of occasion or event. If you’re lucky, you will be able to get a table that gives you an excellent view of Tokyo. The set courses are good and quite reasonably priced, as well.
Address: BiTO AKIBA PLAZA 8F, 1-18-18 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
9. Gyu no Tatsujin Akihabara (完全個室 牛の達人 秋葉原店)
Gyu no Tatsujin Akihabara is a good place to visit if you are craving for yakiniku. Located on the 4th floor of the Akihabara SIL Building, this restaurant offers a wide variety of choice-cuts of your favorite parts of the meat. The recommended menu here is wagyu nigiri! The interior design is great, and the staffs are very helpful and polite. One of the best places to enjoy yakiniku in Akihabara.
Address: Akihabara SIL Bldg. 4F, 4-4-3 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
10. Kin-no-Jingi (金のジンギ)
Kin-no-Jingi offers one of the unique delicacies in Tokyo, and that is none other than lamb meat. It is accompanied by their special home-made sauce that brings out its rich flavor. Also called Genghis Khan, their set-menu courses give you a different dining experience compared to the usual beef yakiniku that you are very familiar in Tokyo.
Address: Shimura Bldg., 2-3-14 Kanda Sudacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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