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Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten

4-8-5 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 120-428-485
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kurobuta” (49 reviews)
“black pork” (20 reviews)
“loin” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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4-8-5 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The pork is flavorful - in the way that only Japanese pork is, and the crust, oh, the crust, is so, *so* light, crunchy, and texturally perfect. The "sets" come w/ unlimited rice and cabbage - something that you might not think you'll need, but...More

Thank dieswaytoofast
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spend a few minutes to read the explanation of the different type of meat available. If you can, go at lunch time to try the very limited supply of special pork from around Japan Come on an empty stomach, leave satisfied and happy!

Thank faasleader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Growing up in Hawaii, you learn to love all kinds of katsu. Tonkatsu is what I have always thought of as Japanese comfort food. Deep fried and crispy on the outside and juicy and tender pork on the inside. Slathered in a tangy yet sweet...More

Thank rialoha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main restaurant is located in a residential neighborhood in Harajuku about a 10 min walk from Takeshita dori. With the help of Google Maps, we found it easily and waited about 10 minutes during lunch. We were seated upstairs in the tatami room. Service...More

Thank Oski85
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Was originally recommended another place by a friend who frequents Japan as much as I do. However, as it was a family trip we instead opted for another place, and this was the result. It is in one of those typically Japanese small streets, which...More

Thank Curtis W
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I was by myself and the restaurant looked a little fancier than I was dressed for. The take away booth right out front their door was a fast and convenient experience. It was 770 yen for the Tonkatsu and damn good.

Thank FarangFriendly
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Katsu anywhere else is nothing like it is in Japan. Tender, flavorful and not oily. This might be my favorite thing to eat there even more than sashimi or tempura. Ok I guess the A5 wagyu is up there too. Again we ordered way too...More

Thank dmax808
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

It was our first meal in Japan, and it was lovely. We were seated almost immediately after entering the restaurant. The waiter served us drinks after providing us with the menu. I ordered the Chicken Katsu which comes with barley rice, miso soup, as well...More

Thank hizelda
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Had a great experience here, we had the Tonkatsu and it really was superb probably one of the best I have had in Japan. When I return to Tokyo I would certainly go again. Food was cooked to perfection, chicken was very tender and moist.

Thank leeds8989
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went here one lunch time and there was a bit of a queue and had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. Me and the hubs went for the set lunches (one with pork loin and one with minced pork meat). The set lunches...More

Thank LHung86
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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the
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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.
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HiloAmy
4 August 2017|
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Response from nrzou | Reviewed this property |
About 10-15min walk from harajuku station. You can take different route to get there, as it's not off the Takeshita dori. I would avoid going that way as it's too crowded- unless you want to tour through Takeshita dori on... More
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HiloAmy
27 July 2017|
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Response from aejook | Reviewed this property |
It's located behind the Omotesanto Hills complex. This used to be a bath house long time ago. When u come out of the Omotesanto st. on the Omotesanto Hills side, u can find a big arch going into the back streets where... More
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ivykop
28 April 2017|
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Response from yingzzzjo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ivy, Apologies for late response, didn't get notified! I can't remember exactly but probably no fish, chicken maybe... :) I think they do have prawn or seafood choices, very limited though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$37
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-8-5 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya, Harajuku, Ebisu
  • Neighbourhood: Shibuya, Harajuku, Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 120-428-485
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