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Japanese: Eel


Xiaofu Description

Xiaofu is a hidden gem located in the bustling city of Tokyo. This charming restaurant specializes in traditional Japanese cuisine, with a focus on eel and turtle dishes. Situated near Ueno, Asakusa, and Nippori, Xiaofu offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area.

The menu at Xiaofu is a true culinary delight, featuring a variety of mouthwatering dishes that showcase the skill and expertise of the chefs. One of their standout dishes is the grilled eel, which is cooked to perfection and served with a rich and flavorful sauce. Another must-try is the turtle soup, a delicacy that is both nourishing and delicious.

The restaurant itself exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere, with traditional Japanese decor and a cozy dining area. The attentive and friendly staff ensure that every guest feels welcome and well taken care of. Whether you're looking for a unique dining experience or simply want to indulge in some authentic Japanese cuisine, Xiaofu is the perfect choice.

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Xiaofu Overview

Address

1st Floor M Building 3-chōme-36-5 Yushima, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-0034

Phone

+81 (0) 3-3831-7683

Access

1 minute walk from Yushima Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line)
4 minute walk from Ueno-hirokoji Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)
5 minute walk from Ueno-okachimachi Station (Toei Subway Oedo Line)
6 minute walk from Okachimachi Station (JR Yamanote Line / Keihin-Tohoku Line)

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Tue: 11:30AM-2:00PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Wed: 11:30AM-2:00PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Thur: 11:30AM-2:00PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM-2:00PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Sat: 11:30AM-3:00PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Private Dining Room

Non-smoking

Sake Selection

Xiaofu Reviews

Xiaofu Google Average Rating

4.3

5

Google
Excellent unagi, served in a vey fun atmosphere. We sat in a private room for 11 people, around a U-shaped counter. In the middle was a koi pond.

Each part of the multi course set menu was great. The sashimi was a notable course, with a nice variety beyond the usual and very good combination of flavours and textures. Of course the star of the show was the unagi bento.

5

Google
Delicious food and good service!

4

Google
In the Kanto region, you can eat unaju, which has become rare in recent years. It is a long-established restaurant in Yushima, and of course the taste is great, but above all, the friendlyness of the proprietress and other waitresses is wonderful. The price of Unaju is reasonable, and it costs 4,000 yen for one peach on top. There are famous shops such as Izuei, but it's worth knowing about this place!

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