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Japanese: Eel


Mahoroba Description

Located in the heart of Tokyo, Mahoroba is a hidden gem that offers a unique dining experience. Specializing in traditional Japanese cuisine, particularly eel dishes, this restaurant is a must-visit for food enthusiasts looking to indulge in authentic flavors.

The interior of Mahoroba is tastefully decorated, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The traditional Japanese decor, with its wooden furnishings and soft lighting, adds to the overall charm of the restaurant. As you step inside, you'll be transported to a serene and elegant space, perfect for enjoying a memorable meal.

One of the standout features of Mahoroba is its extensive menu of eel dishes. From grilled eel served with a rich and flavorful sauce to eel sushi rolls, each dish is meticulously prepared using the freshest ingredients. The eel is cooked to perfection, resulting in a tender and succulent texture that melts in your mouth. For those looking to explore beyond eel, Mahoroba also offers a variety of other traditional Japanese dishes, ensuring there is something to satisfy every palate.

What sets Mahoroba apart from other dining establishments is its commitment to preserving the essence of Japanese cuisine. The chefs at Mahoroba have mastered the art of preparing eel dishes, showcasing their expertise and dedication to their craft. Whether you're a connoisseur of Japanese cuisine or simply looking to try something new, Mahoroba promises a culinary experience that will leave you craving for more.

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Mahoroba Overview

Address

1f 2-chōme-2-4 Shinbashi, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0004

Phone

+81 (0) 3-6268-8007

Access

2 minute walk from Uchisaiwaicho Station on the Toei Subway Mita Line.
4 minute walk from Shimbashi Station Hibiya Exit on the JR Yamanote Line and Keihin-Tohoku Line.
5 minute walk from Shimbashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:15AM-2:00PM, 5:15PM-10:00PM
Tue: 11:15AM-2:00PM, 5:15PM-10:00PM
Wed: 11:15AM-2:00PM, 5:15PM-10:00PM
Thur: 11:15AM-2:00PM, 5:15PM-10:00PM
Fri: 11:15AM-2:00PM, 5:15PM-10:00PM
Sat: Closed

Payment methods

Cash, AMEX

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Non-smoking

Sake Selection

Mahoroba Reviews

Mahoroba Google Average Rating

4.4

4

Google
I liked here! Very nice. You can taste various kinds of see eal part.
You also can take as to go!

4

Google
Eel (Unagi) becomes more and more expensive these days, but this restaurant servces unagi quite reasonably. Atmosphere is more like Izaka-ya rather than authentic unagi restaurant, but you can expect decent quality unagi at nice price. Will come back.

5

Google
Mahoroba's first visit. It is located about 5 minutes walk from Shinbashi Station. This is an irresistible restaurant for eel lovers.
The menu includes not only unaju, but also eel menus such as shirayaki, salt-grilled, soy sauce-grilled, and liver-grilled, as well as side menus such as salads and toriwaza. They have a variety of alcoholic beverages, but their favorite is potato shochu.
As for the eel I received, all of the menu items are simply delicious! First of all, I was waiting for the eel with bone crackers and beer, but first of all, I couldn't stop eating this bone cracker (lol)
While enjoying grilled liver and fillet skewers, grilled soy sauce appeared at just the right time. This is the best match for snacks with alcohol. There is no doubt that it will go well with potato shochu.
Finally, one and a half eel. A little less rice? I thought, but by the time I finished eating, this was just the right amount. The way the eel is grilled, the rice cooked, and the sauce coated is all exquisite!
Even though we ate and drank so much eel, the CP for each person did not exceed 10,000 yen. The BGM has a Showa feel and is very comfortable. It was a blissful moment.

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