Akasaka, Tameike-Sanno
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This guide covers the area including Aoyama 1-chome, Akasaka-Mitsuke, Akasaka station, and Tameike-Sanno. Listings near the Hotel New Otani can be found in the Kioicho section of the Iidabashi page.
This guide covers the area including Aoyama 1-chome, Akasaka-Mitsuke, Akasaka station, and Tameike-Sanno. Listings near the Hotel New Otani can be found in the Kioicho section of the Iidabashi page.
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Akasaka-Mitsuke

Note: Restaurants in or near the Hotel New Otani can be found in the Kioicho section of the Kagurazaka/Iidabashi page.

East of Sotobori-dori

Zipangu - International: Akasaka
Open 5pm-2:30am (LO) daily.
Japanese fusion, sushi, sake and drinks in a very spectacular, fun setting. Budget around Y10,000 for dinner and drinks.
Open 5pm-2:30am (LO) daily.
Ninja Akasaka - International: Akasaka
Open 5pm-2am daily.
You might go only once for the novelty factor, but this entertaining ninja-themed restaurant has better food than one might expect. Multi-course tasting menus are Y5,555-15,000 and feature dishes...
Open 5pm-2am daily.
Kushinobo (Akasaka TokyuPlaza) - Kushiage: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 5-9:30pm daily.
Good deep-fried meat and vegetables on skewers from this popular chain.
Open 11:30am-2, 5-9:30pm daily.
Kita Oji - Kaiseki: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
The excellent Y2000 bento lunch served in an elegant private room at Kita Oji feels like one of Tokyo's very affordable luxuries. Yes, it's all individual rooms for parties of 2-70, furnished with...
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.

West of Sotobori-dori

Spain Club Ala - Spanish: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30pm-2am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Tasty tapas and main dishes and reasonable Spanish wines from the popular Spanish chain.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30pm-2am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Chinese Cafe Eight - Chinese: Akasaka
Open 24 hours a day.
You'll find great Peking Duck here - just Y3680 for a portion big enough for three or four people - plus a big menu of surprisingly inexpensive dumplings and small-plate dishes.
Open 24 hours a day.
Craft Beer Server Land - Beer bar: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Craft Beer Server Land is popular for their wide selection of reasonably priced beers (they have 31 taps). There's also a small snack menu featuring eel fish and chips, home-made bacon and corned...
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Ajirutei - Wine bar: Akasaka
Open 5-11:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Somewhere between bistro and beer hall lies the ambiguous territory of the wine izakaya. Ajirutei occupies a space that looks as though it was once a sports bar. Despite the cheerful red walls and...
Open 5-11:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Schmatz - German: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
This casual German beer bar started life as a food truck at the Aoyama Farmers Market, and the kitchen offers a well-executed menu of schnitzel, sausages and other meaty German fare to go with your...
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Rokuhara - Kushiage: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Top-quality seafood, meats and vegetables go into the kushiage here, and while the average dinnertime budget is around Y6000, lunch is a real bargain at just Y1000. The set lunch features eight...
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Umaya - Japanese: Akasaka
Open 11am-1:30, 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
A beautiful rustic-style restaurant opened by famed kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke. Lunches start from Y1000, dinners from Y3000. Food includes homemade tofu, and the drinks menu features Kyushu...
Open 11am-1:30, 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Spajiro - Yoshoku: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-11pm daily.
One of the draws of this retro-style Japanese spaghetti chain is the ability to customize your bowl almost endlessly. Spaghetti comes in tomato-based, cream-based and Japanese-style (soy...
Open 11:30am-11pm daily.
Gaburi Chicken - Chicken: Akasaka
Open 5pm-5am daily.
With numerous branches all over Tokyo, this Nagoya-based fried-chicken chain must be doing something right. Their chicken tends to be on the oily end of the spectrum, juicy rather than crisp, fried...
Open 5pm-5am daily.
511 - Steak house: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 6-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
The concept at this steak specialist is kaiseki-style cuisine showcasing the highest grades of Kobe beef, grilled to perfection in the kitchen's specially made brick ovens. Prix-fixe dinners run...
Open 11:30am-2, 6-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.

Akasaka station

Tokyo Oven - Grill: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10pm (LO; Sat -9pm). Closed Sundays.
Meaty dishes like roast chicken, pork chops and sirloin steak are at the heart of the European-centered international menu here, supplemented by pub starters like shrimp ajillo and charcuterie...
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10pm (LO; Sat -9pm). Closed Sundays.
Tinun - Thai: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 6-11pm. Closed Sundays.
Inexpensive Thai noodles.
Open 11:30am-2, 6-11pm. Closed Sundays.
Zanmai - Yakitori: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-11:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Very good yakitori and game-bird cuisine along with a respectable sake list. Budget around Y7000 for dinner, Y1000 for lunch.
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-11:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Yomo - Liquor shop: Akasaka
Open 10am-1am (Sat 10-9, Sun 12-8) daily.
Going strong since 1624, Yomo offers a very nice selection of sake and shochu on the first floor and an impressive collection of mainly French wines down in the basement.
Open 10am-1am (Sat 10-9, Sun 12-8) daily.
Safari - African: Akasaka
Open 11am-3, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Home-style African dishes from across the continent and a great soundtrack of African music are the draws at this festive little bar-restaurant. The menu covers the range from simple kebabs, pilafs...
Open 11am-3, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Mixology - Bar: Akasaka
Open 6pm-2am (Sat 5-11). Closed Sundays.
Codename Mixology serves inventive, wonderfully oddball drinks, and just might be our favorite cocktail bar in Tokyo. The bartenders make use of fresh herbs, seasonal fruits and vegetables, artisanal...
Open 6pm-2am (Sat 5-11). Closed Sundays.
Den Den Den - Kyushu: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-11pm. Closed Sundays.
Free-range chicken dishes and other specialties from Miyazaki Prefecture in southern Kyushu, plus shochu and microbrew beers from down there. The atmosphere is funky-casual izakaya-style.
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-11pm. Closed Sundays.
Bikini - Spanish: Akasaka
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
Despite the casual setting - diner-style tables, a big counter and an open kitchen behind it - the menu offers a serious exploration of modern Catalan Spanish cuisine, with dishes like codfish...
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
Delirium Cafe Reserve - Belgian rest/beer bar: Akasaka
Open 11am-2, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
A half dozen or so Belgian and domestic beers are served on draft here, with dozens more by the bottle. The simple menu includes pastas, Flemish-style beef stew, and of course mussels. The big,...
Open 11am-2, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Zakuro - Japanese: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-9:30pm (LO) daily.
This "Japanese folkcraft restaurant" specializes in expensive domestic beef dishes served in old-fashioned private dining rooms. Shabu-shabu dinners are priced Y9,300-15,500 and sukiyaki is Y16,500....
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-9:30pm (LO) daily.
Do-zo - Izakaya: Akasaka
Open 11am-10:50pm (LO) daily.
This self-consciously casual drinking spot offers a wide food menu - everything from Okinawan pork stews and stir-fries to udon noodles carbonara and brown-sugar creme brulee.
Open 11am-10:50pm (LO) daily.
Hainan Chi-fan - Singaporean: Akasaka
Open 11am-11pm daily.
A cozy little shop specializing in the famous Singaporean chicken-rice dish and a surprisingly big menu of other street-stall dishes; some take-out is available.
Open 11am-11pm daily.
Zum Eichen Platz - German: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
An impressive food menu and a decent selection of German beers, specializing in Spaten, Franziskaner and Flensburger.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Yamaya - Liquor shop: Akasaka
Open 10am-10pm daily.
A discount wine retailer with a good selection.
Open 10am-10pm daily.
Uotami - Izakaya: Akasaka
Open 5pm-5am daily.
An inexpensive and lively chain of izakayas with very convenient hours and all private dining rooms.
Open 5pm-5am daily.
Hanamasa (Akasaka) - Retail: Akasaka
Open 24 hours a day.
Relatively inexpensive meats and produce, 24 hours a day.
Open 24 hours a day.
Jubako - Unagi: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-8pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
This top-class traditional ryotei occupies a beautiful stand-alone house in the middle of Akasaka, and has been serving fine unagi-centered meals for 200 years. Prix-fixe lunches from Y13,000,...
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-8pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Aozai - Vietnamese: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2:30, 4-9:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays and holidays.
Respectable mid-level Vietnamese dining from an old neighborhood standby.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 4-9:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays and holidays.
Authentic - Burgers: Akasaka
Open 11am-2, 5-9pm (LO) daily.
This cozy backstreet diner serves a menu of American-style gourmet burgers and sandwiches, to stay or to go. The unusual broccoli cheeseburger (Y1270) is one of our favorites - the slightly crunchy...
Open 11am-2, 5-9pm (LO) daily.
Kikunoi - Kaiseki: Akasaka
Open noon-1, 5-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Third-generation kaiseki chef (and sometime TV celeb) Yoshihiro Murata is known for his innovative approach to kaiseki cuisine, drawing on French cooking techniques and ingredients. He has two...
Open noon-1, 5-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Comme a la Maison - French: Akasaka
Open 6-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
If you don't mind spending around Y10,000/person for bistrot-style seating and a fairly limited menu, the food here is pretty good - well-prepared regional dishes from the southwest of France.
Open 6-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Django - International: Akasaka
Open 6-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
This small neighborhood spot serves good, original California-style cuisine and reasonably priced New World wines, and is popular with the international community. The fusiony menu is full of...
Open 6-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Hot Pepper - Thai: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-11pm. Closed Sundays.
A small, friendly shop with good inexpensive Thai food.
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-11pm. Closed Sundays.

Tameike-Sanno

Shunju - Japanese: Tameike
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Seasonal Japanese cuisine is the specialty here, with excellent charcoal-grilled meats and fish, interesting sushi and sashimi plates, and Italian and French wines as well as sake and shochu to...
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Yonpachi Gyojo - Izakaya: Tameike
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-10pm (LO). Closed weekends.
This bustling basement izakaya offers good seafood and a decent selection of sake and shochu at very reasonable prices. The fish and seafood come straight from fishing ports all over Japan, and the...
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-10pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Bonne Femme - French: Tameike
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-9:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
This long-running neighborhood spot serves reliable, classic French cooking in a bistrot-style setting. Lunch ranges from Y1,300 (just a main dish and coffee) to Y5,000, prix-fixe dinners are...
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-9:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Antwerp Port - Belgian rest/beer bar: Tameike
Open 11am-10pm (Sat, Sun -11pm). Closed Sundays.
This branch of the popular Belgian Brasserie Court chain offers a line-up of ten beers on tap and a big bottle selection, while the food menu features a typical Belgian lineup of frites, steamed...
Open 11am-10pm (Sat, Sun -11pm). Closed Sundays.
Gin Khao - Thai: Tameike
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:15pm (LO Sat -8:30pm). Closed Sundays.
California-style Thai cuisine is the intriguing specialty at Gin Khao, and we found it a nice change of pace from the Bangkok street-stall fare that's more usual for Tokyo. In addition to tom yum...
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:15pm (LO Sat -8:30pm). Closed Sundays.
Ali-Bab - French: Tameike
Open 11:30am-1:45, 6-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
This cozy French bistro serves a diverse range of country-style French dishes, from beef ragout with Alsatian spaetzle to gallettes and cous cous. A three-course petit menu at lunchtime runs Y1290,...
Open 11:30am-1:45, 6-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
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Updated 2023-10-28