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Unagi Shirakawa Joshin Honten

#7 of 15,347 Restaurants in Nagoya
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4-20-12 Josai, Nishi-ku, Nagoya 451-0031, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 52-524-1415
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove by Nagoya and had dinner in this restaurant. Cossy environment. The Unagi meal is absolutely delicious.

Thank yxtong21
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We were certainly delighted by the crisp unagi layered on top of perfectly flavored rice with sauce. Pouring soup on the rice at the end of the meal was a pleasant ending to the delightful meal. It is certainly nothing close to the typical unagi that u get at the supermarket. We went to the Meitetsu outlet and no need... More 

Thank Stephanie G
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

As a regular visitor to Japan, I cannot but highly recommend the unagi meal at this specialist restaurant. There is unagi and there is unagi in Unagi Shirakawa Joshin Honten. We managed to find our way to this quaint and quite suburban feel restaurant with ample car park . Drving there was a cinch with the navigation. The restaurant staff... More 

Thank Godzilla5
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This is our first ever Hitsumabushi cuisine in Nagoya. We were introduced the 3 ways to savour the unagi i.e. 1/3 unagi, 1/3 unagi with rice & condiments and 1/3 with the special soup over the unagi & rice. The price is reasonable given the quality of the meal and extremely personable service. Please put this on your itinerary whenever... More 

Thank dsmyip
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

It was really packed when I reached there around 7pm, there was quite a decent number of people waiting at the counter for places to sit. My Japanese friend made reservation beforehand so we didn't have to wait for places to sit. They are famous for their Hitsumabushi, which is unagi rice. I was blown away by the taste of... More 

Thank janicesn0w
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended this place for Unagi lovers. Best meal I had in Nagoya. They don't speak a word of English but at least they have a English menu.

Thank Jav A
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

If you don't read japanese, this restaurant can be challenging. But we went for food , not for a conversation and the fact that we did not understand a word didn't matter to the hosts, who would explain carefully all the beauty of their food ( I suppose that was the subject of the speeches). Food is great, the local... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-20-12 Josai, Nishi-ku, Nagoya 451-0031, Aichi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Aichi Prefecture  >  Nagoya
  • Phone Number: +81 52-524-1415

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?