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Nihonryori RyuGin

7-17-24 Roppongi | eisu bldg.1F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3423-8006
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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7-17-24 Roppongi | eisu bldg.1F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. The reservation process is extremely annoying. Not only do they have a long list of don’t (no perfume, no photo taking out of the seat ), they required the hotel to book it and make us fill pages and pages of consent. Who do...More

Thank yiunint
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The sheer number of great restaurants in Tokyo alone is such that one would need a lifetime (or several) to try them all. It makes it difficult to argue that one restaurant is the best, because it is impossible to experience all other contenders. This...More

1  Thank Thomas077
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

It's a twisted Japanese restaurant. Not fusion, but not in a very traditional way of cooking. Using all Japanese elements and ingredients and combine them together. Utensils are important in Japanese cuisine and I love what they use as I know Yamamoto San the chef...More

Thank Nyson
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Our most delightful waitress explained every dish to us in great detail, even down to the source of the ingredients. The service only made the dining experience that much more special. The food was so carefully prepared and thoughtfully presented. It seemed as though every...More

1  Thank DuaICitizen
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong it is a great restaurants but coming from Europe the expectations towards a 3 Michelin star restaurants are way above. The rice dish at the end of the meal is far from acceptable. The meat was dry and the rice untasty....More

1  Thank Luis S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been working our way though the top 50 restaurants in the world. RyuGin has been on the list for a few years. Definitely worth the ranking. Everything was perfect in every way. Creative, yet traditional. Chef Seiji Yamamoto came out...More

Thank D B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The food is what you care about most, and it was good. A couple misses, some incredible successes. But the service was easily the best I've ever had at a restaurant, and what makes their stars worthy. Each detail was attended to, from the selection...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you are looking something which is going to wow you with fireworks and heavy flavour, maybe dance shows or the ilk, I can think of plenty of other places you should try first. But if what you're seeking for, is the ultimate symbol of...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Had high expectations for this place, based on it being so high in San Pellegrino listing and 3 Michelin stars. Left the restaurant $800 lighter and feeling underwhelmed and quite frankly, ripped off. The restaurant was dingy, dated and more like a restaurant from 1985....More

2  Thank Maxine G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Me and my husband had a wonderful experience at this restaurant. First of all we did not expect to get a table in short notice (the first call from the hotel indicated tables had to be booked one week in advance) but finally a senior...More

1  Thank BCN_hatter
Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants,
bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the
area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot
to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art
Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art
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14 March 2017|
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Response from HolidaygirlBrisbane | Reviewed this property |
They are unlikely to agree but you could ask. There is a 5 page contract that you have to sign which tells you no changes . You can only book through your hotel concierge, so perhaps have them call and ask about changes to... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from Kozy A | Reviewed this property |
I had my Japanese friend make a reservation before I arrived there. Ryugin will call you to confirm your reservation and ask if there'd be anything you can't eat, etc. If I didn't have a Japanese friend, I would have had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$226 - US$316
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-17-24 Roppongi | eisu bldg.1F, Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighbourhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3423-8006
We are a small Japanese restaurant on a corner of Roppongi and openned our restaurant on December 23, 2003.

To prepare Japanese cuisine and present the amazing ingredients of Japan to customers daily is sharing the spirit of "Wa (harmony)" with many people and convey the richness of the whole of Japan, and provide a space to admire a moment of a delicious banquet together.

The dinner and the preparer resonate with each other through the food and recognize the preciousness of the richness of Japan...
To be able to convey this everyday with pride to people might be akin to doing our important "national duty" for Japan.

As a Japanese cuisine chef with this sense of a self imposed mission I felt during my training, I opened this small Japanese restaurant on December 23, which is a special day in Japan with the feeling of raising the flag of Japan.

The origin of our name "RyuGin" comes from the words of "Zen", and is derived from "龍吟雲起(RyuGin-Unki)".
During my training, I came across a book of “Zen” and within it, a hidden meaning of "龍吟雲起(RyuGin-Unki)"...

"When a heroic person makes a decision and takes action, his comrades will mutually resonate and gather there..."

That lesson moved my heart, and made me decide on the name of my restaurant.
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