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5-37 Kagurazaka | 1F Takamura Bldg., Shinjuku 162-0825, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5225-0173
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steamed rice” (8 reviews)
“abalone” (5 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (7 reviews)
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5-37 Kagurazaka | 1F Takamura Bldg., Shinjuku 162-0825, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This is some something extraordinary. Food and service is just fantastic. Simple as that. It’s more than a restaurant, is a memory for life, hard to find the entrance, sex seats in front of the chef and the rest is history. Absolutely brilliant!

5  Thank MG-Stockholm
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Towards the end of our spring trip, we were back at Ishikawa. We had a booking for around 9pm, second seating. This time they called at 730pm to say our table was available. Got there after 8pm and began a wonderful 9 course kaiseki. Highlight...More

Thank tuckyins
Reviewed January 10, 2018

All the dishes of "Ishikawa" are really great. There are many fine Japanese restaurants in the Japan, but there are few opportunities to meet these great dishes. All of the dishes are simply refined, deep and delicate. There are a lot of dishes finished up...More

Thank matu4
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Since I love Kohaku (their sister restaurant in Kagurazaka - the Chef of Kohaku was trained at Ishikawa) I was so looking forward to my dinner at Ishikawa. Unfortunately I was not that impressed. I could totally eat same quality food in Azabu and Ginza...More

1  Thank forestwater1
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Ishikawa on average about once a year for the past five years. This time was an extension of my birthday celebrations. It was a Monday night and the second booking slots from 9pm were also full. Chef Ishikawa doesn't seem to...More

Thank tuckyins
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This adorable place is tucked behind a temple in a residential area far far away from the tourist belt but well worth searching for as the total experience was awesome! The Chef and his staff were outstanding in their service and attention to details. The...More

1  Thank drmikewong
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited this highly rated restaurant, while on the trip to Japan. It took two weeks to secure the reservations and we were excited to try it. We were seated in the private room for 4. The staff was nice, however I expected a lot...More

2  Thank Olga S
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

I visited my daughter who lives in Tokyo. I wanted an exceptional dinner to celebrate, and this was it. This subtle, quiet, but magnificent restaurant made this very anticipated experience the cornerstone of my trip. No need to say more.

1  Thank Erasto C
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Had the best rice dish - so simple, clean but cooked to perfection. I grew up eating rice but didn't realize a vegetarian rice dish could be so sublime. I was so full after that 10+ course meal and sad about not being able to...More

1  Thank travel550
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Three Michelin Star restaurant located in an a side alley. The facade does not stand out, and it blends in so well that it is rather difficult to find. The interior is basically a long, bending hallway that has a small counter, several private rooms...More

Thank jacob708
Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around
the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in
Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a
photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old
Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this
day, and there are long-standing restaurants with
geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.
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October 2, 2018|
Response from MG-Stockholm | Reviewed this property |
I asked my hotel to contact the restaurant, I was aware though I was lucky to get a table on such short notice.
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August 1, 2018|
Response from MG-Stockholm | Reviewed this property |
I was wearing suit and shirt but no tie and felt nor under- or over dressed.
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November 1, 2017|
Response from Hungrypete456 | Reviewed this property |
I found a company that would call to make a reservation for me. Belive is was $40 USD. Company you can google is govoyagin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-37 Kagurazaka | 1F Takamura Bldg., Shinjuku 162-0825, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Yotsuya, Iidabashi
  • Neighbourhood: Yotsuya, Iidabashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-5225-0173
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