The Ultimate Guide To The BEST Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) Restaurants in Tokyo!
Yakiniku, or Japanese BBQ is one of the most popular food in Japan, which you can't miss while in Japan! Here is the ultimate list of the best yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo. It includes restaurants in major areas such as Shibuya and Ginza, and also restaurants of various price ranges from high-end to cheap. Surely you'll find one that fits your need.
They have two courses, one is 7,500 yen and the other is 9,500 yen. Both are highly recommended as you can enjoy their selected exquisite yakiniku as well as side dishes. You can try the rare parts of beef which are unbelievably flavorful and tender.
SATO Buriand <Asagaya>
The secret of their popularity is the "Chateaubriand" wagyu (Japanese beef) steak which is the thickest part of a fillet. You will feel as if you are in a dream when you see the beautiful large cut of steak and eat the tenderest beef steak! The courses are around 10000-15000 yen.
Yakiniku Jumbo <Shirokane>
You can try the highest ranked wagyu, which is very juicy and flavorful. One great thing is that they also have a wide variety of menu items so you can enjoy the quality beef in different ways! People usually spend 8,000-9,000 yen.
You can have a variety of high-quality beef yakiniku which will melt in your mouth. Their courses are priced from 6,800 yen to over 10,000 yen which are great value for money. You also should try their creative menu items such as wagyu sushi.
10 minutes walk from Hiroo station.
They offer "shabu-shabu" and "sukiyaki" (both are Japanese hot pot dishes) as well as yakiniku. They bring you beautiful cuts of meat that you can cook yourself at the table. There are many courses to choose from, the most popular being the all-you-can-eat yakiniku course. Lunch sets start at around 3,000 yen and evening ones are around 7,000 yen.
2 minutes walk from Shinjuku Nishiguchi station.
You can have wagyu sets here for cheap (1,600 yen or less) during lunch time and you also get a large size bowl of rice for free with set menu orders. For dinner, you can expect to pay around 5,000 yen if you order drinks too, which is still affordable. The meat is tender and great enough!
Yakiniku Ponga <Meguro>
You'll also find the traditional kimchi and other side dishes that make meat so great because they go very well with each other. You can also find some rare cuts of beef and pork. Expect to pay around 5,000 yen for a nice dinner.
Wagyu Horumon Yuji <Shibuya>
Yuji not only offers you a great and fresh horumon, it also grills the horumon in the best. The textures and flavors of horumons are very unique, so just give it a try and see if you like or not!
Yakinku Panga <Ueno>
You can have some very affordable meals of tasty halal-certified meat. You can easily spend around 1000 yen for a filling yakiniku set meal for lunch, and 5000 yen for yakiniku dinner course!
Gyukaku (All around Tokyo)
They offer great meat cuts which are reasonably priced. There are also a variety of side dishes which go well with the yakiniku.
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