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Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya


Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya Description

Located in Tokyo, Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya is a hidden gem in the bustling neighborhood of Sangenjaya. Specializing in eel (unagi) and sushi, this restaurant offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from the rest. The cozy ambiance of Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya provides a welcoming atmosphere for guests to enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine.

One of the standout dishes at Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya is their perfectly grilled eel, known for its tender texture and rich flavor. The skilled chefs at this restaurant use fresh ingredients to create mouthwatering sushi rolls that are as visually appealing as they are delicious. The menu also features a variety of other Japanese dishes, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a sushi aficionado or looking to try eel for the first time, Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya promises a memorable culinary journey through authentic Japanese flavors.

Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya Overview


1-chōme−41−7 Sangenjaya, Setagaya City, Tokyo 154-0024


+81 (0) 3-3422-3242

Operating Hours

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

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted


Private Dining Room

Sake Selection

Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya Reviews

Mikawa-ya Sangenjaya Google Average Rating



Excellent sushi. Had the lunch set. Sushi put directly on the counter - have never seen that anywhere before, is that a thing here? Big meaty pieces of fluke, toro, bonito, another white fish, on small knuckles of rice, a nice ratio that makes it all about the (very good) fish. Tobiko roe and tuna tartare sushi, a tuna and cucumber roll, tamago to finish things off. Beautiful long slices of pickled ginger, the longest I have ever seen. Miso soup with a filet of white fish (sea bream?), a small meal in itself.

The two chefs look almost alike - brothers? - are serious about their work. The counter service (hahaha) notwithstanding, the place feels well-worn, even a little grimy. But this was a very good lunch experience. I have eaten almost no sushi here through three months, mostly on the sense that it is a high-end, reservation-only, maybe slightly pretentious, Western-facing world. This proves me wrong. At 1400 yen, extremely good cost performance. Highly recommended.


Old school family run sushi restaurant no English speakers. Very good quality and value for money.
Best to go with Japanese speaking person.


Small corner sushi bar that no tourist will ever know.


I used to be a local, so I often had unagiju for lunch.
At that time, the price was 1,000 yen, and the amount of eel was small, but considering the price, it was reasonable and the taste was delicious.
There were a lot of local customers, so it didn't feel like high-class customer service, but I didn't feel uncomfortable at all, and I thought the customer service was reasonable and proper.
Overall, the prices are reasonable and I think it's a hidden local gem.

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