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Gyukatsu Motomura Shinjuku

3-32-2 Shinjuku | B1f, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3354-0171
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cutlet” (9 reviews)
“katsu” (29 reviews)
“gyu” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3-32-2 Shinjuku | B1f, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is small and situated in the basement. However, we have to queue up for 25 minutes before we can be seated. Superb delicious for they deep fried 10% of the raw beef and you can BBQ it in a small stone. Medium, rare...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious beef tonkatsu. 100% worth a visit. We queued for an hour, which pushed the boundaries, but glad we stuck it out. Friendly staff and overall great experience

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time having Gyukatsu or beef katsu. This is a small restaurant that sits about 10 people. They only have a few options on the menu but are done very well. The beef katsu is cooked and served on the very rare side, but the...More

Thank sean96823
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The texture was so soft and it was super tasty. As you eat they’re like little pouches of happiness that melts in your mouth. The wait can get a bit long as it’s a small restaurant. We went there just as it opens to reduce...More

Thank mattycq
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Went here based off the numerous positive reviews. Located right on the main street with a little entrance that goes to their shop on basement floor. Limited seating and we were lucky to not have to wait for a table. Beef melts in your mouth,...More

Thank Bamerone
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

As someone used to chicken and pork katsu, this gyu (beef) katsu is a new experience for me. They serve you a gyukatsu which is raw on the inside but fried and batterwd on the outside. You will then cook it on the hot stone...More

Thank aloysiusp394
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered the 130g with one side order. The meat was perfect. The meat was raw, we have to grill it with a small grill provided. The sauce was delicious. Because we have to grill out own meat, we can have the meat as we...More

Thank AdrianSarwono
Reviewed 17 September 2018

we were lucky we chose to go to Shinjuku because the line is shorter. you order before you get a table and pay for your meal. the entrance is quite small, stairs going down and you see the menu on the right side. Gyukatsu Motomura...More

Thank macariosakay
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Got a big expectations on this one and boy, it did not disappoint. The meat was tasty, and all the side dishes make it a perfect meal.

1  Thank andre a
Reviewed 9 August 2018

the food was very good. I didn't have to wait for the table. Best time to go to this place before the lunch time.

Thank Stephanie T
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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13 March 2018|
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Response from WanderingOnglaos | Reviewed this property |
Yup, no reservations accepted. We had to queue for 30 mins to get our table.
13 December 2017|
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Response from tifyC | Reviewed this property |
they served liquor/beer, so it’s non-halal?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-32-2 Shinjuku | B1f, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighbourhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3354-0171
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