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5-37 Kagurazaka | 1F Takamura Bldg., Shinjuku 162-0825, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5225-0173
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steamed rice” (8 reviews)
“abalone” (6 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 10 January 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 10 January 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

Thank forestwater1
Reviewed 19 December 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 21 October 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

Thank drmikewong
Reviewed 13 October 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

1  Thank Olga S
Reviewed 10 September 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 20 August 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

Thank travel550
Reviewed 19 August 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
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely understated yet highly rated restaurant in a nice little district of Tokyo. Book months on advance( we asked our hotel concierge). 9 course chefs menu with fresh tasty ingredients of the day- Heavily weighted towards exquisite seafood and seasonal vegetables. Paired nicely with well...More

Thank NataliePatricia
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

During a recent Tokyo visit I tried to secure a seat at Ishikawa, which unfortunately was closed for Golden Week in Japan. So I tried again for my next visit 6 weeks later and was successful. I highly recommend the Japanese sparkling wine for either...More

Thank msprenger001
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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An B
1 November 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
17 March 2017|
Response from sannywon | Reviewed this property |
I can remember how tasty the meat and seafood in the dinner, but have no memory of the vegetables, everything was so good but if your friend are vegetarians, I think they should save the money for other kind of meals. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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