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Japanese: Eel


Mikuniya Description

Mikuniya, located in the Nihonbashi Takashimaya department store in Tokyo, is a hidden gem for lovers of traditional Japanese cuisine. Specializing in eel (unagi) and bento boxes, this restaurant offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area.

The menu at Mikuniya features a variety of eel dishes, prepared with precision and expertise. From grilled eel over rice to eel sushi rolls, each dish showcases the delicate flavors and textures of this prized ingredient. The eel is sourced from the finest suppliers and cooked to perfection, resulting in a melt-in-your-mouth experience that will leave you craving for more.

In addition to their eel specialties, Mikuniya also offers a selection of beautifully crafted bento boxes. These traditional Japanese lunch boxes are filled with an assortment of seasonal ingredients, carefully arranged to create a visually stunning and delicious meal. Whether you choose the eel bento or opt for one of their other options, you can expect a satisfying and well-balanced meal that will leave you feeling nourished and satisfied.

The restaurant itself exudes a sense of tranquility and elegance, with its minimalist decor and warm lighting. The attentive and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to guide you through the menu and offer recommendations, ensuring that your dining experience is nothing short of exceptional.

If you're looking for a taste of authentic Japanese cuisine in a refined setting, Mikuniya is the place to be. With its focus on eel and bento boxes, this restaurant offers a unique and memorable dining experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for Japanese gastronomy.

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Mikuniya Overview

Address

2-chōme-5-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-6199

Phone

+81 (0) 3-3271-3928

Access

3 minute walk from Nihonbashi Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-3:00PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Non-smoking

Mikuniya Reviews

Mikuniya Google Average Rating

4.2

5

Google
First time trying eel! Want to come here again, so tasty!

4

Google
The staff is so pleasant and kind! The food is very good, as well.

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