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Zauo, Shinjuku

3-2-9 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3343-6622
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“flounder” (13 reviews)
“sea bream” (18 reviews)
“sashimi” (37 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
$$ - $$$
3-2-9 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cool place to have dinner, where you eat what you catch. Some are easier to catch than others and it gets busy at times. No catching during lunch which is a bummer but for dinner is fine. We caught the sea bream...More

Thank Romeo C
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A fun time for the family. Fish were large and not too hard to catch. The fish were well prepared. Staff helpful even when we accidentally caught the pet shark.

4  Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Ok... food wise is good. The price is not bad, and it’s cheaper if you “fish” your own fish. The cooked food are uninspiring, but the raw stuff is really amazing, especially the abalone. Well, since you did just yank the the fish out of...More

2  Thank Gabriel K
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went here last night and got lucky because someone cancelled their reservation. We were surprise that they are already fully booked till the 29th of December! Didn't bother to ask the following days as we will only stay in tokyo till 29th. Sea bream is...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We made a online reservation via their site and it was a fair 10 to 15mins' walk from Shinjuku JR station. The place was crowded with families and groups of friends when we arrived around 7.30pm. The fishes which we saw were quite actively swimming...More

Thank Alfred F
Reviewed 25 December 2017

They have live tanks all over. You get a discount for catching your meal Lots of seafood to choose from. Don't wear something you might get dirty. The staff aren't very focused at times.. make a reservation!

1  Thank TravellingSoon87
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My daughter chose this restaurant as we can fish and eat Japanese seafood at the same place. Positives: 1) Testing our own fishing skills and Enjoy fishing / dining at the same time, same place. 2) Reasonable price. 3) Many varieties of fish with other...More

Thank 529dominicc
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Staff were very friendly and helpful. And there were English speaking staff, who will be able to walk you through every step, from choosing the right menu set, how the fishing worked, what might be the best value for your money. We told the staff...More

2  Thank Wallace S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is seriously our favorite restaurant during our stay in Japan, and we'll most definetly be going back once we return! Not only do you catch your own fish, you can choose how the fish is prepared! However, be warned that whatever you catch- you...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 7 November 2017

OK, I would probably recommend friends and colleagues come here just for the unique experience of "catching" your own fish with a simple fishing line and nasty little anchovy(?!) bait! Detracting two stars because my boyfriend and I were greeted at the restaurant at opening...More

3  Thank Tian H
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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2 February 2018|
Response from 529dominicc | Reviewed this property |
The price range differs from the seafood which u choose. We are lobster, abalone, one raw fish and clam cost us 35,000 yen for 4 adults.
Samson C
15 June 2017|
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Response from MohammedAhassan | Reviewed this property |
English is fairly understood. If you keep it simple and pointing to what you need. You will enjoy ur time there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-2-9 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighbourhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3343-6622
  • E-mail
『 Let's enjoy fishing 』 Fished by yourself is an exceptional taste. Still eat fish fishermen landed on the ship! It is a restaurant you can experience such presence! If you catch the fish yourself, it's cheaper!? We can fish for our own fish and eat it fresh at a discount price. We hope you will use this system to enjoy fishing and eating fresh, flavorful fish!
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