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Gyukatsu Motomura Shinjuku

3-32-2 Shinjuku | B1f, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3354-0171
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cutlet” (10 reviews)
“katsu” (31 reviews)
“gyu” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3-32-2 Shinjuku | B1f, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No more Pork cutlets after this experience! Crispy on the outside and So tender and juicy on the inside ! Can que for more than an hour during peak hour.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GraceC1638
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome beef katsu with affordable price. Highly recommended!!!!! Ate here 2x during a recent visit tokyo. Queue is not too long at odd hours like late afternoon before the dinner crowd start.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 96debbya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in the week of Japanese public holiday,labor thanksgiving day so I had to queue up like more than half and hour, but it's worth waiting!! The meal is great, meat is quite moist and delicious All staffs are pretty nice too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank patpeeraya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. I randomly stumbled upon this place as I was exploring the city. The price was criminally low for such outstanding food. Please please PLEASE make time on your trip to go here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joesapper
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This restaurant is small and situated in the basement. However, we have to queue up for 25 minutes before we can be seated. Superb delicious for they deep fried 10% of the raw beef and you can BBQ it in a small stone. Medium, rare...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simon W
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious beef tonkatsu. 100% worth a visit. We queued for an hour, which pushed the boundaries, but glad we stuck it out. Friendly staff and overall great experience

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

First time having Gyukatsu or beef katsu. This is a small restaurant that sits about 10 people. They only have a few options on the menu but are done very well. The beef katsu is cooked and served on the very rare side, but the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sean96823
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The texture was so soft and it was super tasty. As you eat they’re like little pouches of happiness that melts in your mouth. The wait can get a bit long as it’s a small restaurant. We went there just as it opens to reduce...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mattycq
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Went here based off the numerous positive reviews. Located right on the main street with a little entrance that goes to their shop on basement floor. Limited seating and we were lucky to not have to wait for a table. Beef melts in your mouth,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bamerone
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

As someone used to chicken and pork katsu, this gyu (beef) katsu is a new experience for me. They serve you a gyukatsu which is raw on the inside but fried and batterwd on the outside. You will then cook it on the hot stone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aloysiusp394
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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13 March 2018|
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Response from WanderingOnglaos | Reviewed this property |
Yup, no reservations accepted. We had to queue for 30 mins to get our table.
13 December 2017|
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Response from tifyC | Reviewed this property |
they served liquor/beer, so it’s non-halal?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-32-2 Shinjuku | B1f, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighbourhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3354-0171
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