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Japanese: Eel


Unagi Edoichi Description

Unagi Edoichi is a hidden gem located in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in the art of unagi, or freshwater eel. This charming restaurant is nestled near the Zoshigaya Station, making it easily accessible for locals and tourists alike. What sets Unagi Edoichi apart from other dining establishments is its dedication to preserving the traditional methods of cooking unagi, passed down through generations.

As you step into Unagi Edoichi, you'll be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere. The interior is tastefully decorated with a blend of modern and traditional elements, creating a cozy ambiance that enhances your dining experience. The skilled chefs at Unagi Edoichi take pride in their craft, meticulously preparing each dish to perfection.

The menu at Unagi Edoichi features a variety of mouthwatering unagi dishes, showcasing the delicate flavors and tender texture of this prized ingredient. One of their standout dishes is the Unagi Kabayaki, where the eel is grilled to perfection and glazed with a sweet and savory sauce. Each bite is a harmonious blend of smoky, caramelized flavors that will leave you craving for more.

Whether you're a fan of unagi or looking to try it for the first time, Unagi Edoichi is the perfect destination to satisfy your cravings. With its authentic flavors, cozy ambiance, and dedication to preserving tradition, this restaurant is a must-visit for any food lover seeking an unforgettable dining experience in Tokyo.

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Unagi Edoichi Overview

Address

Una Park Minami Ikebukuro 4-chōme-7-11 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima City, Tokyo 171-0022

Phone

+81 (0) 3-3983-6319

Access

3 minute walk from Zoshigaya Station (Toden Arakawa Line) - Zoshigaya Stop
5 minute walk from Kishibojinmae Station (Toden Arakawa Line) - Kishibojinmae Stop
5 minute walk from Zoshigaya Station (Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line)

Operating Hours

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

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Private Dining Room

Sake Selection

Unagi Edoichi Reviews

Unagi Edoichi Google Average Rating

4.5

5

Google
Unagi kimo (eel liver) is amazingly good! Sweet sauce that is also slightly bitter because it has been grilled mixed with a rich liver taste. If you make a reservation, let them know you plan on ordering the kimo. The unagi is soft and tasty and worth going to this slightly out of the way place.

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Google
Very delicious UNAGI (eel) restaurant in Tokyo area. I tried KIMO YAKI (well liver) and extra Large size of UNAJYU (eel volume is extra large, rice volume is same as other sizes).
The location may not be easy to find but you can walk from ZOSHIGAYA station by SAKURA TRAM.

5

Google
Fantastic Traditional Unagi Dinner

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