100+ Years of Making Delicious Unagi (Eel) at 'Ishibashi' in Tokyo
Ishibashi is an unagi (eel) restaurant with a Michelin star and a long, storied history in the middle of Tokyo. The restaurant is in a beautiful building that was rebuilt after the war using pieces of the original Meiji-era building that was burnt down. This is an amazing option for those looking to try some of the best unagi in Tokyo in a beautiful setting.
The restaurant itself is in a beautiful building with traditional Japanese scenery and includes private dining rooms for parties who reserve one of the course meals. The atmosphere, service, and food combine to give guests an unforgettable meal in the center of Tokyo.
The lunch course is ¥15,000, and the dinner courses are ¥15,000, ¥18,000, and ¥20,000.
Reservations and Access
Note that it is requested that children younger than grade-school age are not brought to the restaurant, so if you have young children, you'll need to find someone to look after them while you're out.
Ishibashi is located about 3 and a half blocks from exit 4 of Edogawabashi Station on Tokyo Metro's Yurakucho Line. Look for the brick entrance gate shown above.
For some of the best unagi you'll ever try, Ishibashi is highly recommended.
- I live in west Tokyo and spend most of my time thinking about food or going bouldering.