Roppongi is well-known for its active and lively nightlife. It is one of the most upscale entertainment districts in Tokyo and home to many interesting places. It is also littered with many restaurants, cafes and other dining establishments that cater to a wide range of people.
For those who love to partake in yakiniku, Roppongi offers you many options to choose from. You can enjoy the experience knowing that you are only served with the best grade of meat that is available. Invite some of your friends and enjoy these 10 yakiniku restaurants in Roppongi for a yakiniku feast!
1. Ushigoro S. Nishiazabu (うしごろエス 西麻布)
Ushigoro S. is one of the highly recommended yakiniku restaurants among the “high-class restaurants” in Roppongi. It is highly recommended to make a reservation or to come here as a group, and take advantage of their private rooms. They also serve special delicacies like sea urchin, crabs, shark fin and even some rare turtle soup.
Address: Barbizon73 B1F, 2-24-14, Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
2. Yakiniku Ushigoro Nishiazabu (焼肉うしごろ 西麻布)
Yakiniku Ushigoro is a very popular restaurant because of their succulent and delicious A5 Rank Wagyu Beef. Staffs are prompt and attentive in their services. Some of the highly recommended items are the Misuji, Zabuton, Beef tongue, Beef tartare, and a few more side dishes that will make this a feast for everyone. Make sure to make reservations in advance!
Address: Barbizon73 1F, 2-24-14 Nishi Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
3. Hakata Yakiniku Genpukan Ryu (博多焼肉 玄風館 龍)
Hakata Yakiniku Genpukan Ryu is well-known for their secret, ripened sauce that makes their beef delicacies finger-licking good. This special sauce goes well with all kinds of meat, and you will find it to your liking. This restaurant is also an izakaya so you can have your favorite alcoholic drinks. There are also plenty of side dishes that will make your dining experience more memorable.
Address: Roppongi Park Bldg. 2F, 3-10-4 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
4. Nikusho Horikoshi (肉匠 堀越)
Nikusho Horikoshi is quite unique among the other yakiniku restaurants in Roppongi. Why? They stock High-Grade Beef from all over Japan. Their menu changes from time to time, depending on the ingredients that they procure on that day. Simple delicacies like grilled meat, heart sashimi, beef tongue and Yukke bowl with raw meat are among the things that they are known for. Their private rooms can accommodate 4-10 customers, so it’s an excellent place to dine with a few of your friends and acquaintances.
Address: HT Minami-Aoyama Bldg. 2F, 7-11-4, Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://nikushou-horikoshi.com (Japanese Only)
5. Yugentei Nishiazabu Honkan (幽玄亭 西麻布本館)
Yugentei Nishiazabu Honkan has a very luxurious interior design that will give people a good impression. Feel free to try their Yakiniku Kaiseki multi-course and savor the flavors that go with it. Make sure to add the JOJOEN salad and their green tea flavored ice cream for an enjoyable experience.
Address: Jojoen Bldg, 3-24-18, Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
6. Ushiwaka Roppongi (牛和鹿 六本木)
Ushiwaka Roppongi is just a minute walk from the Exit 4A of Roppongi Station. The menu here is reasonably priced, hence the reason why they have a lot of repeat customers. You can enjoy various cuts of beef, especially their Kuroge Wagyu beef tongue that is surprisingly delicious. Due to it’s convenient location, it will not be hard to find it if you ask around.
Address: NO. 12 Niikura Bldg. 4F, 7-14-11 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
7. Nikusho Nakata (肉匠 なか田)
Nikusho Nakata is well-known for their Kuroge Wagyu Beef that is seasoned by seven different kinds of salt. The classic interior design gives a high-class ambiance that sets the mood for a fine dining experience. Make sure to order their set courses and enjoy the delicious feast that they had prepared for their guests.
Address: NK Aoyama Homes 1F, 2-2-2 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
8. Tokaitei (東海亭)
Tokaitei has a quiet and warm atmosphere that is suitable for yakiniku dining. The meat that they serve is good, and the staffs are attentive. The restaurant is open until 3:00 A.M. on Fridays and Saturdays, so you can drop by after a night of partying.
Address: 1-13-16 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
9. Gazan Garden (雅山GARDEN)
Gazan Garden is one of the most up-scale, high-end yakiniku restaurant that you will ever see near Roppongi. That also means that you can be assured of the quality of the ingredients they use for their yakiniku. They stock Yonezawa beef, one of the famous kinds of wagyu beef from Yamagata Prefecture.
Those who are also interested in trying something different, feel free to try their “salted sukiyaki” which is very light and doesn’t overpower the taste of the meat– a perfect place to spend special events like birthday and anniversaries.
Address: Iikura Hills 2F, 3-5-5 Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
10. Daruma Roppongi (だるま 六本木)
Daruma is a very popular restaurant in Roppongi that serves Genghis Khan BBQ. It is one of Hokkaido’s specialty dishes where you grill lamb and vegetables together. The restaurant is just a minute away from the station and gets crowded very easily during peak hours. The all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink course will blow you away.
Address: 4-12-4 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Data is as of August 2019
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