Restaurant: Chikuyoutei Ginza-ten (竹葉亭 銀座店)
Address: 5-8-3, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Nearest Station:Tokyo Metro Ginza Station (Ginza Line, Hibiya Line, Marunouchi Line), Exit A5
Open Hour: [Mon - Fri] 11:30-14:30, [Mon - Fri] 16:30-20:00,
[Sat, Sun, Holiday] 11:30-20:00
Close: Mondays, New Year
Price Range: [Lunch]￥2,000～￥2,999, [Dinner]￥3,000～￥3,999
Credit Card: (VISA, JCB, AMEX)
Seats: 70 seats (BF table 24 seats, 1F table 18 seats, 2F Japanese Style Zashiki 28 seats)
Here is another long standing restaurant called Chikuyoutei, which was founded 150 years ago in Edo period, in Ginza where it serves the the exceptional broiled eel in a very reasonable price. The recommendation here is definitely the "Unaju" (3600 yen) that has the first class broiled eel well dipped in the sweet soy based tasty sauce on top of the relatively harder fresh white rice. The skin of the eel is carefully grilled by the masters of Unagi to make it pleasantly crispy which gives you a nice savory smell of the eel that spurs your appetite even more. The perfect harmony of the delicious tender eel and the rice is just breath taking that is, indeed, pleasure to remember. Chikuyoutei's eel which has been loved by the locals for more than 150 years, definitely deserves to win reputation as the best Unaju restaurant around Ginza area.
・Total distance: 20m, 1 min （on foot）
・Starting Point : Tokyo Metro Ginza Station (Ginza Line, Hibiya Line, Marunouchi Line), Exit A5
・Steps to follow : 1 - 4
1. Let's start your way from Tokyo Metro Ginza Station (Ginza Line, Hibiya Line, Marunouchi Line), Exit A5.
2. When you reach upstairs, face the exit and turn around to follow the arrow.
3. Walk straight for 15m and you will find your destination to your right.
4. Enjoy your meal at Chikuyoutei Ginza-ten (竹葉亭 銀座店)!