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Botan is a historic restaurant specializing in Tori Sukiyaki, located in Tokyo. Established in 1930, this charming establishment is housed in a building from the early Showa period, offering a unique dining experience that transports you back in time. The restaurant takes pride in preserving the traditional flavors of Tori Sukiyaki, a dish that has been passed down since the Meiji era. What sets Botan apart is their commitment to using traditional cooking methods, using binchotan charcoal and iron pots to ensure the authentic taste of the dish.

The menu at Botan features a variety of Tori Sukiyaki dishes that highlight the rich flavors of chicken. One of their popular courses is the Tori Sukiyaki Course, which includes four delectable dishes. Another must-try is the Tori Sukiyaki with Souvenir Course, where you can enjoy the savory Tori Sukiyaki along with a special souvenir. The restaurant also offers a unique dish called Tori Soboro, which is a sweet and savory chicken rice dish that pairs perfectly with the Tori Sukiyaki.

The ambiance at Botan is truly special, as the restaurant is housed in a designated historical building. With its traditional decor and spacious dining area that can accommodate up to 50 guests, it is the perfect place for a luxurious and memorable dining experience. Whether you're a fan of Tori Sukiyaki or looking to try something new, Botan is a restaurant that offers a taste of history and a unique culinary experience.

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Botan Overview


1-chome-5-1 Kanda Sudacho, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo 101-0041


+81 (0) 3-3251-0577


2 minute walk from Awajicho Station A3 Exit, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line.
2 minute walk from Ogawamachi Station A3 Exit, Toei Shinjuku Line.
5 minute walk from Kanda Station Exit 6, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.
7 minute walk from Kanda Station East Exit, JR Line.
7 minute walk from Akihabara Station Electric Town Exit, JR Line.
7 minute walk from Ochanomizu Station Seihashi Exit, JR Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:30AM-9:00PM
Tue: 11:30AM-9:00PM
Wed: 11:30AM-9:00PM
Thur: 11:30AM-9:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM-9:00PM
Sat: 11:30AM-9:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club, JCB

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted



Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Botan Reviews

Botan Google Average Rating



Very traditional taste and atmosphere of Japanese food experience.
Chicken sukiyaki with seasonal vegetables and tofu and 魔芋。The chicken is tender and everything is tasty though it needs some punch to be perfect. However, I do like its traditional feel.
Service is perfect. Will invite people who look for tradition of Japan.


Specializes in chicken sukiyaki instead of beef. Full of flavor for the 8000yen course. Building looks deep in history. The oyakodon at the end was the best.


A very pleasant experience at a nice sukiyaki restaurant. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. I had some issues because you have to sit on the floor close to a small table and I have long legs, but the staff provided a stool which helped somewhat. Great food, which I am told is quite rare with chicken rather than beef.

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