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Gen Yamamoto

#154 of 10,632 Restaurants in Minato
1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6434-0652
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“tasting menu” (5 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 12 February 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

1  Thank MrBoosTraveler
Reviewed 18 September 2017

One of the best tasting experienced. Gen Yamamoto is truly a master. A very unique experience and loved the spicy gin cocktail with tomato.

1  Thank arenski
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Gen Yamamoto is the cocktail master. Enjoyable 6 cocktail tasting menu with his personal selection. It is a small place, to be enjoyed with other visitors. There are only 8 seats. Good experience.

Thank Am M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Intricate, unique, seasonal cocktails that are carefully made by Gen, virtuoso of the cocktail universe. It's a pleasure to sit at the old, large bar and watch him put his ingredients together while he explains where each came from. I still dream of a pear-sake...More

Thank momo-colorado
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Gen Yamamoto provides a one of a kind experience. Cocktails come omakase style and the creativity shines through. Worth a trip!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

All I can say is Go! Go see Gen! Go try his delicious cocktail tasting menu! Go chat him up about local seasonal ingredients! Go get a buzz on! Attention to detail and creativity are on point. Some options are simplistic but that is part...More

Thank christopher g
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Incredible atmosphere and experience. The bar is a quiet beautiful wood counter in Azabujuban. Gen the bartender makes each drink himself, using seasonal fruit and vegetable juices and regional sake and alcohol to concoct a unique tasting flight. He is personal and instructive, explaining the...More

Thank perlin310
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have to agree with the other reviewers that this place is clearly for tourists / expats. It's a small place offering approximately 10 seats and Gen the owner / bartender makes the drinks in front of you while talking you through it. It was...More

2  Thank Stella0707
Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants,
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
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Roberto Z
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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.
28 May 2016|
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Response from Dan W | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a stated dress code but I think you'd feel weird if you weren't a bit put together. I wore khakis and a button up. You'd be OK in nice jeans and a button up as well.
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
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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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