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Komagata Dozeu Asakusa

#5 of 3,894 Restaurants in Taito
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ueno, Asakusa
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1-7-12 Komagata, Taito 111-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3842-4001
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Its like no other experience. The fish was braised with sake creating superb flavour. The building was in its traditional form as well. Totally recommend!!

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Thank Van B
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, amazing food. If you want to experience authentic Japanese cuisine, this is the place. Unfortunately our feast was cut abruptly short by the impatient staff signalling that they were closing and we needed to get out. It was 9.15. We'd been there barely 40 minutes. After being frogmarched to the till to pay our ¥11,000 (£80) bill not long... More 

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Thank David M
Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Autentic Japanese food if you want any thing else than sushi. Tumbs up for atmosphere and style. Highly recommended!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Edo period food. Delicious menu and very authentic. Great interiors and friendly staff. Totally recommend it

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Thank Elisa P
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Komagata Dozeu is located near Asakusa area and it takes about 5mins on foot from Asakusa station. "Dozeu" madns "loach" in Japanese and it pronounces "Dojyo". This restaurant offers loach-pod as my pictures shows. Although we Japanese does not eat "Dojyo" as usual but in Edo period we did. This restaurant was established in 1801!! and it has been offered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This place has become a 'must go' every time I visit Tokyo. First with my granddad and now as a memory to granddad I go with my 94 year old grandmother. The only restaurant of it's kind in Tokyo. It serves eel-like freshwater loaches, challenging for the first timer but an absolute delight. Make sure you order extra goboo (burdock... More 

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Hakone-machi, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I was born in Hokkaido, so I've never seen and eaten Dojou(written in Dozeu). Firstly, I was kind a shocked with the shiny skin of the fish. I could not open the chopstick because I had no idea how we eat this. My bf had one experience before. Luckily, he served a plate for me, and eat before I eat.... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nice authentic dinner in this 200 years old restaurant. Popular Unagi eel dish. Tatami seating might be awkward and cramped but the setting is worth the inconvenience. Will come back.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I wanna say sorry to these reviewers here, but my tounge is not suitable for this kind of menu. The taste is very tasteless and strange. OMG,I cant eat at all. The fish is so weird for me. And the price is so over. You need to pay 2500 yen per person. Not worth it. Moreover we need to queue... More 

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Thank Caprine K
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

200 years history. Authentic simple dishes prepared with care. Kind service. Old Japanese house. Great time with true friends. One kind of cold sake : Good taste, served in cedar wood box. You can chose to be seated at table (not authentic) or on tatami mat (authentic ). Go for it.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-7-12 Komagata, Taito 111-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighbourhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3842-4001

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Staying in Ueno, Asakusa

Neighbourhood Profile
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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