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BLACOWS

#27 of 6,838 Restaurants in Shibuya
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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1F, 2-11-9 Ebisunishi, Shibuya 150-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3477-2914
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Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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197 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not mediocre. Just 'very good' like TripAdvisor puts it. Maybe I had high expectations? Probably. I mean, after trying wagyu steak in Japan, heck yeah I have high expectations for anything that is wagyu. I tried their cheeseburger with an egg, it was good, but my mind wasn't blown. Well, I'm not saying that my mind should have been blown... More 

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Thank Abzollo
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to go for burguers in Tokyo Mita-Shibuya area. Only 7mins walk from JR Ebisu station, the meals are quiet big and delicious. Staff very attentive (Japanese standard) the place is not very big so you might wait to be seated. Price reasonable but not cheap. All the food amazing

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Thank Karley H
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

To start off, this burger joint, is really on its own turf. The burger selection are really something to be amazed of. You can customize your burger with the ingredients(other than bun and meat patty) like adding your veggies, extra bacon, cheese and so forth. The patty is really juicy. One bite and you will feel the juices flow out.... More 

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London
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We headed for this place on a Wednesday evening and arrived at around 9.30pm, but unfortunately they closed at 9pm so that's worth noting. We went back on Friday afternoon for lunch, the place had a nice buzz to it and the staff were amazingly friendly (as with everywhere in Tokyo) but the star here are the burgers, they are... More 

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1 Thank Rick P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very juice meat. You can add what ever you want on your burger. The service was great too. A but pricy for a burger. But worth it to try it out

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1 Thank Ronald M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I bought the burger with cheese, avocado, lettuce, grilled onions, and tomato. We thought it was delicious, but what sealed the deal were the fries! It's oftentimes hard to find an establishment with a good burger and good fries, but Blacows fits the bill. I would definitely recommend giving it a chance if you want a great... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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183 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I came here based on numerous glowing reviews, some calling it the best burger in tokyo. maybe because i came with such high expectations, i was left disappointed. I ordered their most basic hamburger, to better judge it: the patty, the buns. It came without any vegetables (okay some finely minced onion and a separate pickle), and a measly portion... More 

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Spain
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132 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place offers very good burgers made of Japanese black beef. even if it is a bit expensive. All kind of toppings are possible. Open all day, it is better to go out of regular lunch and dinner times. The service is good and we enjoyed the burger with avocado and other hot chili burger. It is a good place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Really tasty burger, comes with sauce, pickles and potato wedges. You can buy extra toppings for the burger at a small additional cost. All burgers are wagu beef cooked pink which is perfect for me! Great service, couldn't fault it. Would definitely visit again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

There are so many trendy burger joints opening nowadays and, let's be honest, they're much of a muchness. It's hardly a complicated recipe - bread, meat, toppings! This place, though, takes it up a notch and it's all down to one thing - the beef. Melt in the mouth tender, juicy beef so full of flavour that only a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1F, 2-11-9 Ebisunishi, Shibuya 150-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Neighbourhood: Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3477-2914

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Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

Neighbourhood Profile
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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