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Japanese: Eel


Kigawa Overview


1F 2nd Dic Building 2-chome-16-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0021


+81 (0) 3-3253-3210


8 minute walk from Ochanomizu Station.
5 minute walk from Suehirocho Station on the Ginza Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Tue: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Wed: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Thur: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Sat: Closed

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, JCB

Kigawa Description

Located in the heart of Tokyo, KIGAWA is a renowned restaurant that specializes in traditional Japanese cuisine, with a focus on eel dishes. Situated near the famous Kanda Shrine, this establishment offers a unique dining experience that combines exquisite flavors with a charming atmosphere.

What sets KIGAWA apart from other dining establishments is their mastery of the art of cooking eel. The chefs at KIGAWA have perfected the technique of grilling eel to perfection, resulting in tender and flavorful dishes that are simply irresistible. Whether you choose their signature Unagi Kabayaki, which features perfectly grilled eel glazed with a sweet and savory sauce, or their Unagi Chirashi, a bowl of rice topped with grilled eel and various toppings, each bite is a true delight for the senses.

The restaurant itself exudes a traditional Japanese ambiance, with its elegant decor and warm lighting. The attentive and friendly staff ensure that every guest feels welcome and well taken care of, adding to the overall dining experience.

If you're looking to indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine, particularly eel dishes, KIGAWA is the place to be. With their exceptional culinary skills and inviting atmosphere, this restaurant promises a memorable dining experience that will leave you craving for more.

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted


Private Dining Room

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We were passed by it, and accidentally chose to go there and have lunch.
That was nice coincidence, because I've ate one of the best food during my life.
It was a bit pricey but it worth it of course I recommend it if you wanna tase a super delicious eel.


うなぎis fresh and tasty but it will not too heavy even order a big one.


Nice and cozy!


Translated from Japanese:

It is located at the bottom of the stairs behind Kanda Myojin Shrine. I ordered unagiju for lunch. The pickles have just the right amount of seasoning. The eel is Kanto-style and fluffy, and the not-so-sweet sauce allows you to enjoy the deliciousness of the eel's fat. I also like rice...


Translated from Japanese:

On August 4th, a very auspicious day, I went to pray at Kanda Myojin Shrine. At noon, I stopped by an eel restaurant under Myojin. The wait was about 20 minutes at lunchtime. It was an old-fashioned restaurant that was popular among office workers for lunch. Unaju plum 400...


Translated from Japanese:

The eel is plump and well soaked in the traditional sauce and is delicious, but there is also a wide variety of sashimi, grilled and simmered dishes, and the side dishes are also delicious. We also offer sake from all over the country, including Denzake, Juyondai, and Hiroki...

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