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Japanese: Eel


Umeda Description

Located in Ningyocho Umeda, Umeda is a charming restaurant that specializes in serving delicious eel dishes. With a cozy and inviting atmosphere, Umeda offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area.

The menu at Umeda features a variety of mouthwatering eel dishes that are expertly prepared by skilled chefs. From grilled eel served with a flavorful sauce to eel sushi rolls, each dish is made with the freshest ingredients and attention to detail. The eel is cooked to perfection, resulting in a tender and succulent texture that melts in your mouth.

What makes Umeda truly special is their commitment to providing an authentic Japanese dining experience. The restaurant's decor is inspired by traditional Japanese aesthetics, creating a serene and elegant ambiance. The attentive and friendly staff ensure that every guest feels welcome and well taken care of.

Whether you're a fan of eel or looking to try something new, Umeda is the perfect place to indulge in a delicious and satisfying meal. With its unique atmosphere, delectable menu, and exceptional service, Umeda is a must-visit restaurant for any food lover in the Ningyocho Umeda area.

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Umeda Overview

Address

Daiichi Shiroishi Building, 3-chōme-4-2 Nihonbashiningyōchō, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0013

Phone

+81 (0) 3-3661-0160

Access

1 minute walk from Ningyocho Station (Exit A5) on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and Toei Asakusa Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:00AM-1:45PM, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-1:45PM, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-1:45PM, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-1:45PM, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-1:45PM, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-1:45PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club, JCB

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Upscale

Non-smoking

Sake Selection

Umeda Reviews

Umeda Google Average Rating

4.2

4

Google
It is a very small shop that sells grilled eels and it was quite cold that day in Tokyo and having a freshly grilled and hot eels was one of the best thing that I have enjoyed. The shop has been around since Showa 49 years, that is 1974 and currently being run by the second generation.

5

Google
Since I was bringing an infant with me, I asked if a stroller was possible and made a reservation in advance.
I was a little nervous since it was an eel restaurant, but everyone at the restaurant, including the owner, was very kind.
We had a seat prepared for us with a stroller, so we were able to eat without any problems.

I had the Umeda bowl, and it was refreshing, and the eel was crispy on one side and fluffy on the other, and I really liked the taste and doneness.

The staff and the eel bowl are amazing! ! !
thank you very much.
I would like to visit you again.

5

Google
At my mother's request, "I saw eel on TV and it looked delicious, so I wanted to eat it," so we went to Ningyocho Umeda.
More than 10 years ago, I ate ``Unagidon with plums on top of the rice under the eel'' at this restaurant and was very impressed. Every time I pass by the store and look at the price, the price has gone up year by year, and I never go back until today.
However, when I went there for the first time in a while and ate it, it was even more delicious than I remembered.
Ehime's farmed eel, which is steamed until plump and aromatically grilled over binchotan charcoal, is flavored with dashi soy sauce instead of the kabayaki sauce. The combination of fragrant soy sauce-flavored eel, shredded nori, pounded umeboshi and green onions, and delicious rice was enough to make a bowlful of eel and rice go by in no time.
In fact, even my mother, who has never been a fan of eel, enjoyed eating it and said, ``It's delicious. It's full of energy!''
The liver soup, pickles, and dessert of boiled red beans were all delicious. I made a reservation for 13:00 and went there, and it was nice to be able to eat quietly as it was private. My mom and I went out to eat at a lot of places, but this was our favorite restaurant for both of us. The only disappointing thing is that photography is not allowed inside the store. But I want to go eat there again.

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