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Japanese: Eel


Ayame Description

Located in the neighborhood of Kiba in Tokyo, Ayame is a hidden gem that specializes in the art of eel cuisine. With a cozy and inviting atmosphere, this restaurant offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area.

Ayame takes pride in their mastery of cooking eel, and their menu showcases a variety of dishes that highlight the delicate flavors and textures of this prized ingredient. From the classic kabayaki (grilled eel) to the indulgent unaju (eel served over rice in a lacquered box), each dish is meticulously prepared to perfection. The eel is tender and succulent, with a rich and smoky flavor that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate.

In addition to their eel dishes, Ayame also offers a selection of other traditional Japanese dishes, such as sashimi and tempura, made with the freshest ingredients sourced from local markets. The attentive and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to provide recommendations and ensure that every guest has a memorable dining experience. Whether you're a fan of eel or simply looking to explore the flavors of Japanese cuisine, Ayame is a must-visit destination for food lovers in Tokyo.

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Ayame Overview

Address

2-chōme-1-3 Miyoshi, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0022

Phone

+81 (0) 3-3630-5597

Access

5 minute walk from Morishita Station
5 minute walk from Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:30AM-1:30PM, 5:00PM-7:30PM
Mon: 11:30AM-1:30PM, 5:00PM-7:30PM
Tue: 11:30AM-1:30PM, 5:00PM-7:30PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: 11:30AM-1:30PM, 5:00PM-7:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM-1:30PM, 5:00PM-7:30PM
Sat: 11:30AM-1:30PM, 5:00PM-7:30PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Ayame Reviews

Ayame Google Average Rating

4.1

5

Google
It was around 11pm on a weekday and I was the only customer.
Considering the eel price is around 3,000 yen, the quality and quantity are satisfactory.
I received yuzu radish as a service,
The pickles were also delicious.
The couple seemed to be having fun talking and the atmosphere was good.

4

Google
You can eat the highest quality eel in Tokyo. The fresh incense is also exquisite! And the price is also reasonable.

5

Google
(210920) 7-8 minutes walk from Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station. This area is a temple town, and because it is in the middle of the equinox, there is a constant stream of people visiting graves. “Ayame” is also very busy! ️This restaurant is popular for its delicious and relatively cheap eel dishes.
The husband and wife run the business, and the stubborn Ittetsu father, who is from Fukagawa, continues to bake kabayaki for half a day from morning, even though he is caring for his injured back, and the mother works all day, from serving the customers to the counter. Well, sometimes I get in a bad mood. I hope the customers understand this too. Once you start talking, you will find that they are a wonderful couple with a tasteful Edo style.
The sauce is sweet but slightly spicy, and the grilled meat is fluffy. This unagiju is irresistible.

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