15 Best Restaurants around Tokyo Station

Where to eat around Tokyo Station/Marunouchi/Nihonbashi

In a heart of Tokyo city, Tokyo Station is the transportation hub of the city where many of travellers terminate by train, shinkansen and bus, and it’s accessible to numbers of tourists sites. If you are looking for a place to eat around Tokyo station, this could be a little help for you. Check out the best restaurants in Central Tokyo area chosen by locals and tourists!

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1. T’s TanTan

T’s TanTan (T’s たんたん) is a vegan ramen restaurant that has several branches in Tokyo including inside Tokyo Station. Ramen is one of the most popular Japanese food among tourists but they usually contain meat.. So this is a perfect place for vegetarian/vegan to enjoy delicious ramen dishes that are made with healthy and colourful vegetables and free of meat, fish, egg and diary products. Their vegan ramen are as tasty as the regular ones and fill your appetite and body wellness at the same time.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/i1MM9QSLMtNgLpd59
Hours: 10:00 ~ 22:00
Budget: 1,000 JPY~
Genre: Ramen, Vegan

2. Okonomiyaki Kiji

Kiji is one of the most popular okonomiyaki restaurants in Osaka where the dish is a regional specialty. The authentic okonomiyaki from Kiji can be tasted while being in Tokyo as there are two outlets in Shinagawa and Marunouchi. The Marunouchi store is located inside the Tokyo Building TOKIA, standing right in front of Tokyo Station Marunouchi exit. Kiji serves Okonomiyaki with various toppings as well as other teppanyaki dishes and side dishes.

▶ Make a reservation at Okonomiyaki Kiji

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/bbwkA1UVUkbBck9v7
Access: 3 mins walk from Tokyo Station
Hours: Mon to Fri lunch 11:00〜15:30, dinner 17:00〜22:00/Sat 11:00〜23:00/Sun 11:00〜22:00
Budget: 3,000 JPY~
Genre: Okonomiyaki

3. Shima

Shima (西洋料理 島) is a Western style steakhouse located in Nihonbashi area. This family-owned steakhouse has a cozy and relaxing atmosphere and guests can enjoy the high quality dishes using carefully selected ingredients cooked by an experienced chef. Shima is a true gem and has been known as the best steakhouse in Tokyo among gourmands, especially the wagyu beef steak is a must-have dish in the restaurant.

▶ Make a reservation at Shima

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/fB3mfYsQiKvqHuUz7
Hours: 18:00~21:00
Closed: Sunday
Budget: 20,000 yen~
Genre: Steakhouse

4. Hanagoyomi Tokyo

Hanagoyomi Tokyo (花ごよみ東京) is a Japanese restaurant offering traditional yet innovative Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is located on the 15th floor of Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo and offers guests excellent service and modern and relaxed ambience with a stunning view around Tokyo Station. The lunch is served with a buffet style with a wide variety of healthy and delicious Japanese dishes. Traditional Japanese dishes are served for dinner such as kaiseki cuisine and wagyu beef dishes using selected seasonal ingredients. The selection of sake curated by a sake sommelier is also available.

▶ Make a reservation at Hanagoyomi Tokyo

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/aR5R8RDhZJ4qcMgf9
Access: 3 mins walk from Tokyo Station
Hours: Weekday 6:45~10:00, 11:00~14:00, 17:30~22:00/Weekend and Holiday 6:45~14:00
Closed: Monday
Budget: 2,000 JPY~
Genre: Japanese

5. Imayoshi Otemachi

Imayoshi Otemachi (今よし 大手町) is an upscale sushi restaurant located in Otemachi. The restaurant was originally established in 1957 and has been loved for over 60 years as the standard has been maintained through three generations. Imayoshi is now run by the third generation chef who inherited the knowledge and the taste from older generations. The sushi is served with fresh seafood products that are brought from the market everyday by the chef. The restaurant was renovated in 2017 and has counter seats and private rooms.

▶ Make a reservation at Imayoshi Otemachi

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/inw1wnrerT3ifzQv8
Access: 1 min walk from Otemachi Station
Hours: lunch 11:30~14:00, dinner 17:30~23:00
Closed: Sunday and Holiday
Budget: 15,000 JPY~
Genre: Sushi

6. Konakara

Konakara (こなから) is a restaurant specialized in oden, Japanese hot pot dish consisting of various ingredients such as boiled eggs, raddish, fishcakes and konjac stewed in soy sauce flavoured dashi broth. It’s a common, home-cooking dish in Japan, especially during winter. The restaurant is located on the 5th floor of Shin Marunouchi Buildin. At Konakara, oden is served with the original broth made of dried fish flakes, kombu and dried shiitake mushroom, and a wide variety of ingredients. An excellent selection of sake and shochu is also available on the menu.

▶ Make a reservation at Konakara

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/qPEXftA56839tZDq6
Access: 2 mins walk from Tokyo Station
Hours: lunch 11:00~15:00, dinner 17:00~23:00 (16:30~22:00 on Sunday and Holiday)
Budget: dinner 5,000 JPY~
Genre: Oden

7. Restaurant Prunier

Restaurant Prunier (レストラン プルニエ)  is a one-Michelin starred, fine dining French cuisine restaurant. It’s located inside Tokyo Kaikan, a hospitality complex with restaurants, banquet halls, and wedding facilities that reopened in 2019 after an extensive renovation.  Prunier is one of the oldest French restaurants in Tokyo which was established in 1934. It offers an exquisite dining experience with classic yet modern French cuisine created by the chef Hiroyuki Matsumoto using carefully selected seasonal ingredients.

▶ Make a reservation at Restaurant Prunier

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/dTgkxBGsLYJ2uFxo8
Access: 5 mins walk from Yurakucho Station
Hours: lunch 11:30~14:30, dinner 17:30~22:00
Budget: 20,000 JPY~
Genre: French

8. Nemuro Hanamaru

Nemuro Hanamaru (根室花まる) is a franchised conveyor belt sushi restaurant from Hokkaido. There are currently over 20 branches in Hokkaido and Tokyo. The restaurant is popular and known for generous portion sushi using fresh seafood products from Nemuro City, the famous fisherman’s town in Hokkaido. Despite the quality and size of products, they offer surprisingly reasonal price. It’s one of the most popular sushi restaurants in the area so be ready to queue up!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Tck9Cp8hPsibPuoLA
Access: 1 min walk from Tokyo Station
Hours: 11:00~22:00
Budget: 3,000 JPY~
Genre: Sushi

9. Nadaman Shangri-La Hotel

Nadaman (なだ万) is a Japanese restaurant offering refine Japanese cusine with excellent hospitalty since 1830. There are currently 30 outlets in Japan and overseas and one of them is located inside the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo. The restaurant serves premium Japanese dishes such as kaiseki course meal, sushi, teppanyaki and wagyu beef dishes in an elegant Japanese dining venue with a panoramic city view from the 29th floor of the building. You can also enjoy a variety of special designation sakes from Japan, and fine wines from around the world.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/5zDhmnyfxNYMGAd47
Access: 2 mins walk from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Hours: Lunch 11:30~15:00, Dinner 17:30~22:00
Closed: Wednesday and Thursday (Except holidays)
Budget: 20,000 JPY~
Genre: Japanese

10. Tsujihan

Tsujihan (つじ半) is a restaurant specializing in kaisendon dishes, rice bowl topped with fresh seafood. The restaurant serves 4 types of kaisendon from Ume (basic) to Tokujo (premium) rank with various combinations of ingredients such as tuna, sea urchin, salmon roe and crab that are piled up on a bowl of rice like a mountain. Additional topping can be also ordered if you want to make your dish even more gorgeous. Since their kaisendon is high quality yet affordable, the restaurant is really popular and there is usually a long queue during lunch time.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/9CRrk3w75EmcmQ6u5
Access: 5 mins walk from Tokyo Station
Hours: 11:00 ~ 21:00
Budget: 2,000 JPY~
Genre: Seafood

11. Rokurinsha

Rokurinsha (六厘舎) is a popular tsukemen restaurant with several branches in Tokyo. Tsukemen is a type of ramen with soup and noodles served separately and can be enjoyed by dipping noodles into the soup. Rokurinsha is known for their rich and aromatic umami-packed soup made of slowly simmered broth from chicken, pork and fish. It’s served with thick noodles and various toppings such as boiled egg, pork shashu and bamboo shoot. The main branch of Rokurinsha is situated at Tokyo Ramen Street, the coridor on the basement of Tokyo Station dedicated to ramen and several ramen shops gather.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/uHceniEvC5ndiy428
Access: B1F of Tokyo Station
Hours: 7:30~10:00, 10:00~23:00
Budget: 1,000 JPY~
Genre: Tsukemen

12. Yonezawagyu Oki

Yonezawa Beef or Yonezawagyu is a premium wagyu beef brand of Japanese black cattle raised in Yonezawa area in Yamagata Prefecture. Yonezawagyu Oki (米沢牛黄木) is a long established meat company from Yonezawa City that has been dealing with the top quality Yonezawa Beef since 1923. Okinow has two restaurants in Tokyo (Tokyo Station and Ginza), where directly delivered premium Yonezawa Beef from the main store can be enjoyed as various dishes such as steak, shabu shabu and sukiyaki. Besides the wagyu beef, the restaurant serves various local ingredients from Yamagata Prefecture cultivated from its rich nature.

More info: Yonezawagyu Oki : Yonezawa Beef Restaurant in Tokyo

Map: http://bit.ly/2MAebNa
Access: Direct access from Tokyo Station Yaesu North Exit
Hours: 11:00~23:00 (Lunch 11:00~16:00)
Budget: Lunch 2,000~/Dinner 6,000 yen~
Genre: Wagyu

13. Tamai

Tamai (玉ゐ) is a long-established Japanese restaurant specializing in anago (conger eel) dishes. There are several branches in Tokyo and their main store is located in Nihonbashi. Tamai serves high quality conger eels that are purchsed from the best location according to the season and their skilled chefs prepare the dishes to bring out the best flavour of conger eels. Conger eels are served in a box called Hakomeshi with a choice of two different finishes, Niage (simmered) for fluffy texture or Yakiage (grilled) for smoky flavour. The restaurant is a traditional Japanese house that was built as a liquor store shortly after the end of the war in 1953 and offers a historic and nostalgic atmosphere.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yQgJp3AbsEvGCErS9
Access: 8 mins walk from Tokyo Station
Hours: Weekday 11:00~14:30, 17:00~21:30/Weekend and holiday 11:00~15:30, 16:30~ 21:00
Budget: 3,000 JPY~
Genre: Conger eel

14. Kaneko Hannosuke

Kaneko Hannosuke (金子半之助) is a popular tendon restaurant in Nihonbashi area.  The restaurant serves authentic Edo style tendon dish (tempura on rice bowl) with high-quality ingredients and affordable price. Their tendon dishes are served with a large portion and a variety of tempura toppings such as prawn, conger eel, squid and soft boiled egg. The fresh ingredients are brough daily from Toyosu market and deep-fried in sesame oil to be golden and crispy. The bowl of tendon is topped with the secret sauce based on a recipe from Kaneko Hannosuke, the legendary tempura chef who is a grandfather of the restaurant owner.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Ab5sfH6RJnf3uL7HA
Access: 1 min walk from Mitsukoshimae Station
Hours: Weekday 11:00~22:00/Weekend and holiday 10:00~21:00
Budget: 1,000 JPY~
Genre: Tendon

15. Kaiseki Ryori Hashimoto

Kaiseki Ryori Hashimoto (懐石料理 はし本) is a Japanese restaurant where you can enjoy delightful kaiseki dish (traditional Japanese multi-course meal). The dishes are made and prepred by a skillful chef who has many years experience in working in high-class restaurant. The carefully chosen seasonal ingredients are presented on the plates beautiflly which can be induldged not only by its taste but with the five senses. If you wish to have an authentic Japanese dining experience, Hashimoto is definitely one of top recommendations around the area.

▶ Make a reservation at Kaiseki Hashimoto

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/6DxLB7pznjgxbHAXA
Access: 2 mins walk from Mitsukoshimae Station
Hours: lunch 11:30~14:30, dinner 17:00~22:30
Budget: 10,000 JPY~
Genre: Japanese, Kaiseki

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