Culinary burgers are getting popular again across the western world, and in Japan as well! Tokyo is filled with restaurants, and American style diners serving delicious burgers that can definitely compete with their western counterparts? Don’t believe us? Give it a try!

1. MUNCH'S BURGER SHACK

Munch’s is one of Tokyo’s best burger places! In only 3 years the burger place out of a van, had to move to a shop and then to a larger space due to its crazy popularity. They mince their own meat to create one of the best patties in town.

Munch’s Burger Shack

Munch’s Burger Shack. From munchs.jp

Address:
2 Chome-26-1 Shiba Minato-ku, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
Mita Line – Mita Station

Website:
http://munchs.jp/

2. Reg-on Diner

This American style diner is worth a visit. For a great price you can get delicious burgers with juicy meat and perfectly ripe veggies.

Reg-on Burger.

Reg-on Burger. From Instagram

Address:
1-8-1 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
JR / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyo Metro – Shibuya Station

Website:
 www.regondiner.com

3. Frankling Avenue

Premium burger for a realistic price: Franklin Avenue serves delicious fresh burgers for under 2,000 yen a meal in the area of hotel burger places with ridiculously high prices. If you’re ever in Gotanda you must visit this place!

Franklin Avenue’s burger

Franklin Avenue’s burger. From tokyobestburgers

Address:
3 Chome-15-18 Higashigotanda Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
JR / Toei Subway Line – Gotanda Station

4. Authentic

This delicious burger place opened its doors to serve the most authentic meat patties. Made with 80% red meat and 20% premium wagyu beef, only seasoned with salt and pepper, combined without any binder. The house makes its own specialty sauce to crown the experience!

Authentic’s burger

Authentic’s burger. From Instagram

Address:
2 Chome-18-19 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo

Getting There by train:
Choyida Line: Akasaka Station
Ginza Line /Nanboku Line Tameike-sanno station

5. FELLOWS

FELLOWS Tokyo is another great restaurant in town. The charcoal grilled meat is out into classic combinations, but don’t let this discourage, sometimes the simpler is the better!

Burger at FELLOWS

Burger at FELLOWS. From tokyobeestburgers

Address:
3 Chome-8-11 KitaaoyamaMinato-ku, Tokyo

Getting There by train:
Ginza Line / Hanzomon Line / Choyida Line: Omotesando station

Website:
www.fellows-burger.com

6. BLACOWS

A great place also appreciated by the locals. BLACOWS serves wagyu beef patties in a great atmosphere. Some even say it was the best burgers they ever had! Well give it a try and taste it for yourself!

BLACOWS in Ebisu

BLACOWS in Ebisu. From tokyobestburgers

Address:
2 Chome-119 Ebisunishi, Shibuya, Tokyo

Getting There by train:
JR Yamanote Line / Hibiya Line: Ebisu station

Website:
www.kuroge-wagyu.com/bc

7. Great Burger

Great burger is not only great because of its burgers, but also because of its premium location between Omotesadno and Cat Street. There is always a big line in front of the restaurant; its popularity speaks for itself!

Great Burger

Great Burger. From Instagram

Address:
6 Chome-12-5 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Getting There by train:
JR Yamanote Line: Harajuku station

Website:
www.the-great-burger.com

8. San Fransisco Peaks

This place does not only serve delicious burgers topped with fresh veggies, but all kinds of American style breakfast and brunch foods: pancakes, eggs, and sausages. Also in a great location, San Francisco Peaks is popular among college students and young adults.

Fresh veggies and burger at San Fransisco Peaks

Fresh veggies and burger at San Fransisco Peaks. From tokyobelly

Address:
3 Chome-28-7 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Getting There by train:
JR Yamanote Line: Harajuku station
Fukutoshin Line / Chiyoda Line: Meiji Jingumae station

Website:
www.sf-peaks.com

9. Shake Tree

Located further away from stations, Shake Tree is a real hidden gem of Tokyo. With reasonable prices, a menu is well under 2,000 yen. They have special burgers such as the spicy pepper burger, with a large deep-fired onion ring inside!

Pepper burger with fires

Pepper burger with fires. From ryoko-traveler.com

Address:
Iwasaki Bldg 1F, 3 Chome-13-6 Kamezawa Sumida-ku, Tokyo

Getting There by train:
JR Sobu Line / Toei Subway Oedo Line: Ryogoku station

Website:
http://www.shaketree2011.com/

10. AS Classics Diner

Last but not least on our list is this American style diner in Roppongi. With many burger options this place is great for meat lovers, but AS Classics Diner is great to visit with a vegetarian friend as well, as they have many meat free options as well.

AS CLASSIC BURGER

AS CLASSIC BURGER. From Instagram

Address:
5 Chome-9-22 Yakumo Meguro-ku, Tōkyokyo

Getting There by Train:
Hibiya line /Ooedo Line – Roppongi Station

Website:
www.asclassics.com

 

 

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