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Yamanekoken Description

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Marunouchi in Aichi, Yamanekoken is a hidden gem that offers a unique dining experience. Specializing in creative cuisine, this restaurant takes traditional Japanese flavors and elevates them to new heights.

Step into Yamanekoken and 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 and intimate setting. The attentive staff ensures that every guest feels welcome and comfortable.

What sets Yamanekoken apart from other dining establishments is its innovative menu. The talented chefs here are masters at combining unexpected ingredients and flavors to create dishes that are both visually stunning and incredibly delicious. From their beautifully presented sashimi platters to their mouthwatering grilled meats, every dish is a work of art.

One of the standout menu items at Yamanekoken is their signature dish, the 'Yamaneko Roll.' This delectable creation features fresh seafood wrapped in thinly sliced cucumber, topped with a tangy sauce and garnished with microgreens. The combination of textures and flavors is simply divine.

Whether you're a food enthusiast looking for a unique dining experience or simply craving a taste of Japanese cuisine with a twist, Yamanekoken is the place to be. Prepare to embark on a culinary journey like no other as you indulge in the creative and delicious offerings of this extraordinary restaurant.

Yamanekoken Overview


1-chōme-5-17 Marunouchi, Naka Ward, Aichi 460-0002


+81 (0) 90-6574-1242


2 minute walk from Marunouchi Station Exit 8

Operating Hours

Sun: 6:15PM-10:30PM
Mon: 6:15PM-10:30PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thur: 6:15PM-10:30PM
Fri: 6:15PM-10:30PM
Sat: 6:15PM-10:30PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Craft cocktails



Sake Selection

Yamanekoken Reviews

Yamanekoken Google Average Rating



It's like my standards for what is delicious have changed, and it feels like it's clearly different from what I've felt before.
Rather than just saying something tastes good to your tongue, it's more like something that makes your body happy and tells you that it's delicious. Even though I had never eaten it before, my body felt like it knew it.

First of all, as a first-time system for Yamanekoken, first do some preliminary research. Before making a reservation, carefully read reviews, Facebook, the homepage, and the description section of Tabelog. This survey is very important because it creates readiness and expectations. Speaking of ``Yamanekoken'', it is famous for its name as ``a restaurant with many orders.'' I mean, that might be the case.
Gather at 18:15 on the day. Punctuality. As you sit down, listen to the owner's passionate passion for cooking, which is similar to his religious views, and his explanation of how to order alcoholic beverages. (About 30 minutes) There is no problem even if you do not particularly agree with the opinions expressed at this time. Either way, I think you should decide after eating the food.
Some people may be turned off by that idea, but there is no real harm in the first place. It seems like the words are overflowing with passion for cooking delicious food, and the words contain a little bit of aggression, but in the end it's just being reduced to delicious food. It seems that the correct answer at this time is to get excited about the heat.
After an explanation of the sake (glass) and a short demonstration, it was time to start cooking.

I forgot to explain the price, but the best choice is the standard course (must be this for the first time) for ¥15,000, and the all-you-can-drink option for ¥3,000. If you're particular about wine or are extremely knowledgeable about it, it seems like you'll be happier if you order the all-you-can-drink course, which costs more, but the cost performance of the basic course is amazing, so try this one first. You'll end up ordering dessert, etc., so it's OK if you consider the initial payment to be ¥21,000 per person. No cards accepted, cash only.
Sparkling wine, Japanese sake, white and red wine are served to match the food. It's a perfect system for people who want to drink a variety of drinks, as it allows you to refill and refill a total of about 15 bottles as you like. Personally, I want it to spread throughout Japan.

The owner starts explaining each time the food is served. The attention to ingredients and cooking methods is unusual, maniacal, and to some listeners, it may even sound religious, and as soon as you listen to their explanations of their dishes, your expectations and doubts about the cuisine will skyrocket. I think there are many differences from the cooking theory that each individual has learned so far, so it doesn't matter whether you feel positive or negative here. It's fun to eat the food and check the answers.

It's most wonderful and fun to hear the explanation of each dish from the owner, so I'll just give my overall impressions.
Anyway, the dehydration and pasteurization of the material is amazing. I think that because they are so particular about the ingredients they use, their cooking methods are simple and make the most of the ingredients, but I think each item is incredibly neat. The gradation of texture and aroma when you eat it is amazing.
Also, as for the taste, I particularly like the balance between the salty and sweet flavors of soy sauce. I have no idea how they can make soy sauce without killing its aroma.
I drink a lot of alcohol. Normally, I'd feel hungover and full, but the next day I'd feel hungry and full.
I can't sum it up in one word, but I feel like something like healthy and nutritious food fits me best.

This is a review from a beginner at Yamanekoken, who is currently on his second time on the standard course, so I'm not sure if he really understands it, but above all, it's extremely delicious. I would love to go again.


This is a store I have visited many times.
This is my first post😊

I was able to enjoy the same level of excellence.

The last meal was ``Mishima Beef Beef Bowl.'' Mishima Beef is a meat that you almost never have the chance to eat in your life, so I'm very grateful to you 😊🤤 (I made a collaboration by boiling eggs here) During the blissful moments, my brain is in a state of festivity.)

The Japanese pepper hits the spot. Mapo tofu❣️
Serving it with aged sake is a really dangerous combination.
(The image is that aged sake is closer to mirin, which is full of sweetness)
I enjoyed it and wondered what it would be like to meet someone new.

Other than that, once I start writing, I can't stop...
Please enjoy it first (^-^*)RemoRemo♪


I went to a shop that I heard about for the first time.
It takes a long time anyway...
Before we started eating, the owner explained the restaurant for about 30 minutes...
Once this is done, the dishes will come out one after another.
When I said that, I think there were 15 to 16 dishes served.
There will be a drink that goes well with each dish.
If you order that style, you can get a drink for 3000 yen.
There are drinks that cost over 5,000 yen and 10,000 yen,
Something worth 3000 yen is enough.
Each dish is carefully explained,
Many of the dishes are elaborate.
By the time the last dish came out and we left the restaurant, it was 23:30...
I thought it would be a good idea to go once every 1-2 years.
It was a wonderful restaurant where they put a lot of passion into their food.

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