Central Tokyo Restaurant Guide-vol.8: Nihombashi Tamai

Tamai (玉ゐ) is one of the rarest Japanese restaurants serving only anago dishes. Anago in English is “conger eel” or “fresh water eel” and…


Tamai (玉ゐ) is one of the rarest Japanese restaurants serving only anago dishes. Anago in English is “conger eel” or “fresh water eel” and it’s one of food often refer to the traditional Edo style dishes. Established in 1953, Tamai has been serving a variety of dishes with only wild anago. The restaurant looks very traditional and nostalgic as they has not re-constructed since opening.

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How to reach: 8 mins walk from Tokyo station Yaesu Exit

Hours: Lunch 11:00~14:30, Dinner 17:00~21:30 (Weekdays)/Lunch 11:30~15:30, Dinner 16:30~21:00

Budget: Lunch 1,000 JPY~/Dinner 3,000 JPY~

Genre: Anago

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