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Haramasa Description

Haramasa, a renowned Japanese restaurant located in Tokyo, is a true gem for food enthusiasts seeking an authentic and unforgettable dining experience. This award-winning establishment has been recognized for its excellence, receiving the prestigious Bronze Award from The Tabelog Awards in 2023 and being selected as one of the top 100 Japanese restaurants in Tokyo by Tokyo Hyakumeiten.

Specializing in traditional Japanese cuisine, Haramasa takes pride in offering a menu that showcases the finest ingredients and meticulous preparation techniques. From the moment you step into the restaurant, you will be captivated by its elegant and serene ambiance, with a tasteful blend of modern and traditional decor. The attention to detail extends to every aspect of the dining experience, from the beautifully presented dishes to the impeccable service provided by the knowledgeable staff.

One of the highlights of Haramasa is its carefully curated menu, featuring a variety of exquisite dishes that highlight the flavors and textures of Japanese cuisine. Whether you choose to indulge in their popular lunch set menu or opt for one of their meticulously crafted courses, each dish is a work of art that tantalizes the senses. From delicate sashimi and perfectly grilled seafood to flavorful tempura and richly flavored soups, every bite is a testament to the culinary mastery of the chefs at Haramasa.

What sets Haramasa apart from other dining establishments is its unwavering commitment to quality and authenticity. The restaurant sources the freshest and highest quality ingredients, ensuring that each dish is a true reflection of Japanese culinary traditions. The chefs at Haramasa skillfully combine traditional techniques with innovative touches, resulting in a dining experience that is both familiar and exciting.

For those seeking a truly memorable dining experience in Tokyo, Haramasa is a must-visit destination. Immerse yourself in the world of Japanese gastronomy and let the skilled chefs at Haramasa take you on a culinary journey like no other. Prepare to be enchanted by the flavors, textures, and artistry that await you at this exceptional restaurant.

Haramasa Overview

Address

4-chōme-8 Yotsuya, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0004

Phone

+81 (0) 3-5312-7307

Access

6 minute walk from Yotsuya-sanchome Station Exit 2.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 12:00PM-2:00PM, 6:00PM-12:00AM
Tue: 12:00PM-2:00PM, 6:00PM-12:00AM
Wed: 12:00PM-2:00PM, 6:00PM-12:00AM
Thur: 12:00PM-2:00PM, 6:00PM-12:00AM
Fri: 12:00PM-2:00PM, 6:00PM-12:00AM
Sat: 12:00PM-2:00PM, 6:00PM-12:00AM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Upscale

Family-friendly

Private Dining Room

Non-smoking

Haramasa Reviews

Haramasa Google Average Rating

4.3

5

Google
A fabulous dining experience over the course of 2 hours. Each dish was carefully prepared and designed to maximize the ingredients used. Not a single dish had disappointed which does not always happen even at such establishments. The rice dish at the end led to a lot of surprises with the amount of truffle that the chef was adding to it.

If you are planning to pay a visit, a reservation is a definite must.

(If you are looking through the pictures that I have posted alongside this review, then please note that I forgotten to take a couple of pictures, one of them as a result of being shocked by the amount of truffle added to the rice.)

4

Google
We had the set lunch. The entrance is unmarked and next to another noodle place. To enter you need to push the building door and walk down to B1 level. The setting is cozy and not well decorated. If you sit at the bar the counter is flat narrow. you could see everything the chef is doing. That is the good thing for some guests but the bad thing is that you do see everything and chef may handle the raw materials in front you like two ft away. When we were eating the chef was axing a large fish and I was concerned that small bones may flying to my dishes. Every dish is excellent at the place and for the price it is reasonable. Really like the monkfish liver and truffle rice. Everything is so delicious and well presented except the eel dish. The eel was grilled first and then cooked with vegetables. The fish was burned and tasted bitter, ruined the whole dish. Very disappointed. I also noticed that the order of course changed for each group (except the cutlets rice is always the last they were decided by what dishes are being cooked at the moment so guests arriving at different time will have the same dishes at the same time instead of a preset sequence. Very convenient and casual but some may not like it.

5

Google
Hall of fame meal! Service, food, everything was incredible! The clay pot truffle rice was worth the price alone. Went for lunch and had the lunch omakase and can't imagine a better meal! Probably the best value I've gotten out of a fine dining experience. Surprised this place isn't in the Michelin guide. Go!