Roppongi is a very busy district with a wide selection of yakiniku (grilled beef) restaurants. If you walk around trying to decide where to go aimlessly, you will find yourself tired. So, this article will introduce 9 yakiniku restaurants that you should visit.
It is a 4 minute walk from Roppongi Station. Their course menu features “Kagoshima Wagyu Beef (black cattle in Kagoshima prefecture)”. It costs ¥4,800 even though it is one of the finest black beef. They slice the beef after receiving the order.
A Restaurant Having Japanese Atmosphere: “Ayanokoji”
It is located just between Nogizaka Station and Roppongi Station, and a 3 minute walk from both the station. This Kyoto-themed restaurant provides a private dining room, so it is ideal for date night. The picture above shows one of the finest Kuroge Wagyu beef in Japan. It is carefully selected and tastes really good.
A Stylish Yakiniku Restaurant: “Ushigoro”
It is a 10 minute walk from Roppongi Station. This fashionable restaurant serves the very tender gyutan menu named “Kiwami no Tan (the ultimate beef tongue).
A Perfect Rice and Beef Combination: “Ju-Ju”
This well-established restaurant serves not only Tan Shio (beef tongue with salt) but also their special menu named “Ju-Ju Meshi (rice bowl with Hitachigyu beef on it)”.
A Entertaining Restaurant: “Gyu-Gyu”
It is located at the basement of the building in Nishi-azabu. The most interesting thing about this restaurant is “the world's longest beef tongue”. Technically, there are several beef tongue lined up in a row but taste really good.
A Restaurant Where You Want To Come Back Again: “Ushiwaka”
It is just a 1 minute walk from Roppongi Station. You can enjoy the various cuts of beef, all of which are more than 110 grams meet.
A Restaurant Ideal For Horumon-Yaki Lovers: “Horumon Yakiniku hachi”
It is a 10 minute walk from Roppongi Station. This stylish restaurant offers various horumon-yaki (grilled offal), so you will not get tired of eating them.
It is a 7 minute walk from both the Roppongi Station and the Roppongi-itchome Station. This restaurant is established by French chef and offers their own brand beef named “Miyabi beef”. You can enjoy their rare cuts of beef.
A Restaurant With Nice Meat And Wine: “Kintan”
It is just a 1 minute walk from Roppongi Station. They offer the yakiniku that both looks and tastes good such as dry aging beef, lean meat, and nikusashi (meat skewer) . As their name indicates, Tan (beef tongue) is highly recommended. You can enjoy your dinner with delicious wine.
Where You Can Eat A Rare Type Of Beef From Kumamoto: Tanakaya
Tanakaya is located a 7-minute walk from the Roppongi Station. There you can have a rare kind of wagyu called the Amakusa Black Beef that comes from the region of Amakusa in the Kumamoto Prefecture. The piece shown above is beautifully marbled and is served for about ¥1,000. It's so tender and juicy and comes with a special tare sauce made from a kind of Japanese bitter orange. The blend of flavors is simply amazing. You can have a ¥6000 "Roppongi Course" that comes with lots of different cuts of this Amakusa Beef. Also, they have a selection of about 100 kinds of drinks!
Roppongi has a large number of entertaining places to visit. Of course, there are so many yakiniku restaurants will cater to you. If you visit this area, try good quality yakiniku.