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I would say this one not for everyone as the fish is very oily and slimmery. But do try if you are in Japan as it is a delicacy and I'm convinced you can't have a better one outside here. It's well worth it!
#Lunch at #Obana #restaurant. Established at the beginning of the #Meiji Era, this #eel restaurant draws customers from afar. #Unagi Obana certainly has charm, with its sizeable #Japanese style gate, premises home to an inari #shrine and Japanese-style architecture. Step inside to a large #tatami...More
Arrived at 10:30 am, a full hour before they opened for lunch during the week and was the first one in line! At 11:20, some lady came out to take down the number of folks in my party and I was welcomed in right at...More
Located in a rather quiet neighbourhood, the restaurant carries with it a very traditional atmosphere which I found to be a very pleasant surprise.
While the location can be a bit confusing even if you use google maps, it is a very worthwhile trip especially...More
Visited as a couple for lunch on a Saturday.
Location-wise its less than 10 minutes walking from Minami-senju JR station. There is a map outside the station--follow the Joban rail track line to find the approximate area. The restaurant complex is kind of "walled off"...More
The location is difficult to find. You need good preparation. But once you get into the restaurant, the atmosphere is traditional Japanese you like. The foods? Super delicious! You never find this quality of eel outside Japan.
I love unagi but am not a connoisseur or foodie by any means.
Having said this, I researched the best restaurants in Tokyo ahead of a family trip.
There's a debate on which restaurant has the best unagi, but all I can say is that...More