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Atsuta Horaiken Jingu

2-10-26 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya 456‐0031, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-682-5598
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  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“grilled eel” (5 reviews)
“unagi” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
2-10-26 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya 456‐0031, Aichi Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was not really expect hitsumabushi can taste like this. I did not read a lot before trying so a little awkward when asking how to. But the taste of the rice is really different after adding the soup. Great try and impressive

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Very good Unagi grilled to perfection with special soy sauce. Long queue during peak hours but worth the wait!

Thank Sabrina T
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Very good unagi, highly recommend their hitsu-mabushi. That is a famous unagi dish in Nagoya, and a regular size order costs 3,600 yen (unagi is very expensive in Japan). The menu (available in English, Chinese, and Korean) tells you how to enjoy it. There may...More

Thank bch101
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I am actually pretty scared to the eel's smell, and it's sticky texture if I cannot finish it in one bite. Guess partially influenced by its appearance - snake alike. Today, after visiting Atsuta Shrine (a well respected temple in Japan), we swing by Atsuta...More

Thank Amber C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was our third visit, and each time ordered the Nagoya specialty, Hitsumabushi. Excellent! The unagi is perfectly done and extremely tasty. English menus are available, however service with personality is rather lacking. Perhaps because of the restaurant's reputation for good food and the fact...More

Thank galewes3660
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We made lunch reservation through our guide/travel agency and did not have to wait too long for our table. The restaurant was small but my brother in law managed to drive his motorised scooter to the table. Have to say that there was a long...More

Thank SueL2012
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We had reservation for eight people and arrived on time. However, there were tons of people waiting outside the door and we were told that since they have too many guests waiting they are unable to arrange a table for us ! It is unacceptable...More

2  Thank Me y
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

The worse experience in Japan ever, we had made the reservation, but due to the waiting line was long so the reservation was cancelled and they did not make an announcement . Once we had arrived on time, the reception told us have to wait...More

4  Thank joeyzheng
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This shop has a designated carpark which is very convenient if you're driving there. If this is your first time then Hitsumabushi is the definite dish of choice. You get grilled unagi (eel) in a large wooden bowl, and they also provide instructions in English...More

Thank HappyHajara
Reviewed 2 September 2015

My wife reserached on famous Nagoya food that we had to try, and we visited this restaurant after our stroll in Atsuta Shrine area. We visited the restaurant about 4;30 pm and to no surprise, a long waiting queue already established. Staff politely informed us...More

Thank Wuthichai R
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12 August 2017|
Response from Amber C | Reviewed this property |
3 minutes walk from Tenma-cho Station, Subway Meijo Line (answer copy & paste from the official web)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-10-26 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya 456‐0031, Aichi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Aichi Prefecture  >  Nagoya
  • Phone Number: +81 52-682-5598
closed every Tuesday, and the first and second Monday in a month (except cases that the Monday is Holiday)
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