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Hontosaya Overview


3-chōme-1-9 Nishiasakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0035


+81 (0) 3-3845-0138


7 minute walk from Tawaramachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.
1 minute walk from exit A2 of Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express.

Operating Hours

Sun: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM
Mon: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM
Tue: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM
Wed: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM
Thur: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM
Fri: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM
Sat: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-10:15PM

Payment methods

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

Hontosaya Description

Located in Tokyo, Hontosaya is a renowned restaurant that specializes in yakiniku, or Japanese-style grilled meat. Recognized as one of the top 100 restaurants in Tokyo, Hontosaya offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area.

The restaurant's interior is tastefully decorated, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for guests. The skilled chefs at Hontosaya use only the finest quality ingredients to create their dishes, ensuring that every bite is bursting with flavor. From succulent cuts of beef to tender pork and chicken, the menu offers a wide variety of options to satisfy every palate.

One of the standout dishes at Hontosaya is their wagyu beef, known for its exceptional marbling and melt-in-your-mouth texture. Cooked to perfection on tabletop grills, guests can enjoy the interactive experience of grilling their own meat. The restaurant also offers a selection of side dishes and accompaniments, such as fresh vegetables, kimchi, and dipping sauces, to complement the flavors of the grilled meat.

Whether you're a meat lover or simply looking to indulge in a memorable dining experience, Hontosaya is the perfect destination. With its top-notch cuisine, inviting ambiance, and attentive service, this restaurant is a must-visit for anyone seeking an authentic yakiniku experience in Tokyo.

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

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Sake Selection

Hontosaya Reviews

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Great meat, good service, loud and fun vibes. It felt as if mostly locals dine here. English menu was available.


If you are in Tokyo, this is a must visit and try!
One of the best BBQ I had.
Try to book by advance, otherwise a waiting time of 40min Avr.


Definitely favorite Yakiniku place of all times. Regardless of the place’s size and staff speaking little english, this is A MUST restaurant for experiencing authentic japanese yakiniku. 🌟🥩


Translated from Japanese:

I went to Asakusa, so I kept it for a long time, and when I called here, I was told that there was a waiting list for Class 7. Even though I was giving up, I wrote down the number and wandered around until I received a call much earlier than expected, so it turned out to be a great turn of events! It's something you can go to even if it's sudden, la...


Translated from Japanese:

A popular store in the neighborhood. Every time I passed by, I thought about going there someday. I made a reservation as if it were a New Year's gift and visited for the first time. As many posts have shown, it's a royal deliciousness that doesn't need any explanation. I breathed a sigh of joy with every bite. ...


Translated from Japanese:

Today I'm going to my favorite Yakiniku restaurant in Asakusa! It feels like it's been a while since I last saw it, and you must try the Cajun that is available only during this season! So, I decided on [Mototo Saya]! Top tongue salt...

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