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Chanko Tomoegata

2-17-6 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3632-5600
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot pot” (7 reviews)
“chanko” (14 reviews)
“stew” (5 reviews)
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2-17-6 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re wanting an unpleasant experience with segregated eating, please choose Tomoegata. I speak decent Japanese, so I was mistaken to be a national. I was swiftly told to go to the second floor, where I was greeted and led to a table. I was...More

Thank Jaimie O
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Chankonabe is the quintessential Japanese winter meal. Delicious, comforting, super healthy, and an eating experience even the pickiest foodie would love. And Chanko Tomoegata, a ten minute walk from Ryogoku Station, does it spectacularly well. Started decades ago by a former top sumo wrestler this...More

Thank John C
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We didn't not expect anything that happened inside. Were amazed. The place is super nice and traditional, you seat on the floor and for 1300~ yen you get a meal with chanko nobo and 5 small side dishes. Every thing we ate was tasty. The...More

Thank Yonatan B
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Came on a weekday, so took advantage of their weekday lunch special at 840 yen. Rice, chanko stew with napa cabbage and bacon, small noodle salad and pickles. Was delicious and totally enough to satisfy. Husband had the fuller meal which included a small katsu...More

Thank revett2016
Reviewed June 24, 2017

After attending our very first sumo tournament, the four of us shared the special wagyu beef chanko nabe. The food was delicious, the service was very good, and the staff was very friendly (they even gave us two free umbrellas after our meal, since it...More

Thank VirginiaMitch
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Really nice staff, food was really good and a very good experience. Ambiance very agreeable too.....

Thank Caroline I
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Our business group went out to dinner with our local Japanese hosts. They took us to this great restaurant which has a Sumo theme to it. The food was excellent and the hot pot cooking was quite unusual. As a first time visitor to Tokyo...More

Thank F B
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Set lunch for about 1200 yen. Although it is a small portion compared to actual sumo portion, but gives you an idea of their diet. Menu available in English. Excellent service.

Thank springgggg
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

I must say it was a most pleasant experience eating at this restaurant. We thought we'd better be early and at 1115, we were the fourth family there. First impressions was the requirement to put our shoes in locker which has large wooden keys. Though...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant grants a great experience in a traditional Japanese way. The food is awesome, with a fair price. You can choose between normal chairs and tables or eating at the tatame.

Thank Matheus B
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Cameron L
August 18, 2017|
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Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
If you go slightly earlier- 11ish, you need not book. The place doesn't fill up till past 1130. Cheers!
January 11, 2017|
Response from Nadya A | Reviewed this property |
We just walked in. No reservation was made prior.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-17-6 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Sumida
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3632-5600
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