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Gen Yamamoto

#223 of 11,292 Restaurants in Minato
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1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6434-0652
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good6%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“omakase” (4 reviews)
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1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Cocktail tasting at Gen Yamamoto was so fun! (This was a TASTING menu for those who are complaining about the portion...) Very interesting set of cocktails in beautiful glasses in a cool environment. First course was with sparkling sake from miyagi prefecture, tomato with garnish...More

Thank Liz L
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I like the idea of this cocktails tasting! A bit overpriced but, come on you don't have to go every week! Each cocktail was different and tasty. Very good experience!!!

Thank Luca B
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I really wish I had read previous reviews on other peoples experiences as this was one of the most shockingly poor cocktail experiences I have ever had. I was looking forward to this so much and was completely let down. A six course cocktail menu...More

1  Thank MikeM9694
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I genuinely nearly choked when I read the previous glowing reviews on this bar. It’s a real tourist trap and you leave feeling you’ve been robbed. The bar tender is nice but: 1. There is zero atmosphere. We went on a weeknight so maybe it’s...More

Thank 1237matt
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t like this bar at all. There’s a handful of seats but there was no music and only two other people - a couple of unfriendly Americans so the atmosphere was awkward and stilted. The cocktails were tiny and there was very little alcohol in...More

Thank MelHales8
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Amazing experience. Gen is a true mixology wizard. He puts together truly unusual elements so skillfully that you end up believing they belong together. We tried five delicious cocktails all using interesting and unexpected combinations of fresh fruits, matcha, herbs, roots beautifully presented in beautiful...More

Thank MSBNY
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience! Each cocktail was a wonderful taste sensation with explanations from Gen about the ingredients. We are so glad we did this!

Thank DMP9000
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Zen Cocktails. As my hoast very aptly stated... "What this guy can do with the freshly mashed juice of a white bean is nobody's business "... the simplest if ingredients made into delicious drinking goodness by serene and talented bar master.

Thank IzzyBella17
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Gen prepares delicious and creative cocktails based on seasonal ingredients. His small 8 seat bar was carefully designed to focus on the art of the cocktail. 6 different delicious tastes served in unique and beautiful glasses. I felt lucky to experience this and would love...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I heard about this place from friends (they had been to japan before and had Gen on their list, but never went). I was super excited that I got a reservation. Gen, the owner, seemed friendly enough when I made the reservation....More

2  Thank MrBoosTraveler
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Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
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bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the
area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot
to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art
Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art
galleries.
...More
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Response from Francis E | Reviewed this property |
That really depends on the tempo of the conversation you have with your company. I'd say make space of an hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka, Roppongi
  • Neighbourhood: Akasaka, Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-6434-0652
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