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Hizen Ya

No.13-2 Alley 121, Section 1, Zhongshan North Road | Zhongshan Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2561 7859
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled eel” (11 reviews)
“unagi” (14 reviews)
“egg rolls” (4 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
5:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
No.13-2 Alley 121, Section 1, Zhongshan North Road | Zhongshan Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is always with a long line at the door... so this time we went there 15mins before the close of lunch time (1430). we had the signature rice with grilled eel... grilled fish and pork... all were nicely done and tasty. Also the...More

Thank zayababy
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My teacher told me to go here because it is the best unagi in taipei, he said! I gave it a try and it was so good! Ive been three times here, and always queuing, sharing table, so fast in prepare the food and the...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This restaurant owned and run by Japanese We love Eel and visiting this restaurant nearly every month for more than 30 years, it was started as a very small space across the street, this is not a deluxe or high class restaurant - no frills...More

Thank Ukulele-sam1951
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Famous for eel bento though all the dishes are good. Its crowded, you'll likely need to queue and share a table. Definitely worth the effort.

Thank DrStoat
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Went for lunch. Tourist trap with NYC prices. Still, great bowl of eel over rice, excellent braised fish chin. Under-cooked eel innards skewers. They don't skimp on portions though. Crowded little place. Prepare to share tables. Arrive early or wait on line and prepare to...More

Thank inchpebble
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This Unagi (Japanese grilled eel) restaurant had been in my pocket list for a decade, end up, we visited it in Oct 2014 firstly. At that time, there was a long queue since 6pm, so we waited for awhile. When that's our turn, large Unaju...More

Thank PeonyJade
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always packed and a long waiting line. Unexpectedly, not a long line when we came (a long line again after we got in). We ordered the famous eel rice with fried kettle fish, fried shrimp (tempura one is far better) and omelet....More

Thank David H
Reviewed 11 May 2016

the only good thing is that it's cheap for an unagi dish and you get quite a big piece of eel for the price, but it's not of high quality. the way the eel is grilled is also not very good. the restaurant cramped.

Thank Janegira J
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The Unagi Don here is a MUST HAVE dish when you visit. Grilled to the right texture and with a pretty generous portion of Unagi and rice, this. Other popular dishes include the yasai Itame, grilled squid, saba. Do go earlier during the opening hours...More

1  Thank jassyl
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We were back in Taipei and wanted to meet up with a friend for lunch. H.Y. did not disappoint. Same as always. Crowded, had a 15 minute wail in line at 11:15am. This is actually considered a short wait. Line gets much longer as you...More

Thank citywayne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.13-2 Alley 121, Section 1, Zhongshan North Road | Zhongshan Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2561 7859
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