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Asakusa Unatetsu

) #125 of 3,999 Restaurants in Taito $$ - $$$ Japanese
1-43-7 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3841-1360
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“unagi” (5 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“tare” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1-43-7 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early (the place opens at 11) to avoid a queue! We went at 11.30 and waited for about half an hr. We tried the unagi in the rice pot, both sauce and salt version. I prefer the sauce version as it brings out the...More

Thank FangYing Y
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

While visiting the Asakuba area, we made a point to eat at Unatetsu for its eel. The menu offers two types of eel over rice: sauce (typical) and salt. You can have an individual serving of each or a bigger bowl for several people. We...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Awaited 40 mins for a table, went to upstairs with my friend, but the waiter (young guy)was snatched an English menu from my hand, and said no lunch special menu today...(shown his hands only) I was shocked. He was sooooooo rude to me. They must...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We sat at counter but tables can seat you towards the river. Eel is first steamed then grilled to perfection. I am super picky on the rice and was disappointed on rice and the "tare" or sauce that is used to grill the eal. The...More

Thank 737cardon
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a nice two floor restaurant at Asakusa. They have many options. Portions are quiet big. Service is good.

Thank crownvict
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Delicious lunch. We took the 0.8 eel menu. We didn't have to wait, we were seated when we arrived (around 3 pm). The service is ok and there's an English menu.

Thank BigHajjar
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The eel was excellent. English menu and instructions are provided on how to best enjoy your meal. The salt eel was the highlight! Service was very good and I didn't experience any rudeness from the staff. Highly recommended.

Thank 9cj
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Decided to visit this restaurant on the way to Sensouji Temple as we saw a reliably large queue forming outside waiting to get the lunch set which seemed very good value for what was on offer. After queueing for around 20 minutes we were politely...More

Thank taddo
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

This is the best unagi restaurant ! Little bit pricey but it was worthed every single penny. Definitely best unagi donburi i have ever ha

Thank 132kihyunk
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My daughter and I had dinner there. We loved the food quite well. What I did not like was the service. Most of the staff were men. They did not smile or anything and just following manual. I thought they were a bit too unfriendly.

Thank FantasticJade
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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USD 9 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 1-43-7 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighbourhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3841-1360
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