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Ishibashi Description

Located in Tokyo, Ishibashi is a renowned restaurant that specializes in sukiyaki, a traditional Japanese hot pot dish. With a history dating back to the Meiji era, this establishment has been serving its loyal customers for over a century. What sets Ishibashi apart is not only its long-standing reputation but also its commitment to preserving the traditions and flavors of sukiyaki.

Stepping into Ishibashi is like stepping back in time, as the restaurant is housed in a charming Japanese-style building with a nostalgic ambiance. The skilled female proprietress and waitresses expertly prepare and cook the sukiyaki right in front of you, ensuring that every bite is a culinary delight. The highlight of the menu is the thick and tender slices of wagyu beef, which are beautifully marbled and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The secret recipe for the sukiyaki sauce has been passed down through generations and is known only to the proprietress, adding a unique and authentic touch to the dish.

Ishibashi's dedication to quality and tradition has not gone unnoticed, as it has been consistently awarded Michelin stars since 2010. Whether you're a sukiyaki enthusiast or simply looking to experience a taste of authentic Japanese cuisine, Ishibashi is the perfect destination. Immerse yourself in the rich history and flavors of sukiyaki at this iconic restaurant in Tokyo.

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Ishibashi Overview


3-chōme-6-8 Sotokanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0021


+81 (0) 3-3251-3580


1 minute walk from Suehirocho Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Exit 3)
10 minute walk from Akihabara Station (JR Sobu Line, Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Electric Town Exit)
13 minute walk from Akihabara Station (Tsukuba Express, Exit A2)
14 minute walk from Akihabara Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Exit 3)

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 5:00PM-9:30PM
Tue: 5:00PM-9:30PM
Wed: 5:00PM-9:30PM
Thur: 5:00PM-9:30PM
Fri: 5:00PM-9:30PM
Sat: Closed

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Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Private Dining Room


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Ishibashi Reviews

Ishibashi Google Average Rating



We had a great sukiyaki dining experience at Ishibashi restaurant. The staff's warm welcome and accommodating nature added a personal touch to the experience. The sukiyaki itself was outstanding with each dish cooked to perfection by the skilled staff - very fresh and juicy! It was a memorable evening that showcased the restaurant's commitment to delivering a top-notch dining experience.


Had a wonderful dinner experience at Ishibashi with my wife. It was our first dinner in Tokyo and one of the most memorable of our trip to Japan. Admittedly the restaurant is not very easy to make reservations for if you're not Japanese, but we were able to have our hotel concierge call for us in advance to book our dinner.

Your only options for dinner are to pick whether you want lean or marbled beef. We got one of each but they're both pretty marbled as you can tell from the pictures. The meal comes with a small salad and appetizer, pickled vegetables, an egg and rice dish, and fruits. The meat is cooked slowly and a member of the restaurant staff is with you the entire meal to cook. The meat is very rich and served with a raw egg and shoyu sauce (I think). You will have more than enough food and my wife was not able to eat her portion of the egg and rice.

The entire dinner was memorable. We were taken upstairs to a private dining room with tatami mat flooring, which we did not expect. The building itself is very historic and it feels like you are transported to a time in the past. The staff member that was with us for our meal, Haru, cooked our food perfectly and tried her best to answer our questions despite the language barrier. She took great care of us and made our experience extra special! She even wrote us a kind note before we left. Thank you so much!


One Michelin star sukiyaki in Tokyo. To me what differentiate them from other fancy sukiyaki restaurants is size and quality of the wagyu. The beef is so beautiful and photogenic!! The staff will take care every step of preparing and serving which it’s much less fun than usual sukiyaki meal LOL. At the end they will serve the rice cooked with egg that my stomach can’t deal with that big portion of carb.

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