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Hizen Ya

No.13-2 Alley 121, Section 1, Zhongshan North Road | Zhongshan Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2561 7859
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“grilled eel” (11 reviews)
“unagi” (16 reviews)
“bento” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
No.13-2 Alley 121, Section 1, Zhongshan North Road | Zhongshan Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a longstanding lunch & dinner spot in the Zhongshan District. We tried it for lunch one day right after noon. Luckily we got in right away and occupied a 5 top. The waitresses are brisk but not mean ( I speak Mandarin). The...More

Thank alina12
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Do not usually eat eels... As I find them quite fishy and awkward to eat... So apprehensively agreed to visit this eatery... No need to feel this way... It was my first time... And it was absolutely delicious!!! It won't be my last... Great service......More

1  Thank kaipk911
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Had a really decent Unagi eel here at this old establishment, the meat was soft albeit a tad boney. We arrived before opening time and managed to get a seat, and the place packed up pretty quickly so best to arrive early to avoid waiting...More

Thank Meng Yang N
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

I never had choked on unagi bones before. But this place served poor unagi that had many hard bones. Pls visit another place that serves better quality of unagi which is supposed to have softbones

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed September 14, 2017

This place is always with a long line at the door... so this time we went there 15mins before the close of lunch time (1430). we had the signature rice with grilled eel... grilled fish and pork... all were nicely done and tasty. Also the...More

Thank zayababy
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

My teacher told me to go here because it is the best unagi in taipei, he said! I gave it a try and it was so good! Ive been three times here, and always queuing, sharing table, so fast in prepare the food and the...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This restaurant owned and run by Japanese We love Eel and visiting this restaurant nearly every month for more than 30 years, it was started as a very small space across the street, this is not a deluxe or high class restaurant - no frills...More

Thank Ukulele-sam1951
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Famous for eel bento though all the dishes are good. Its crowded, you'll likely need to queue and share a table. Definitely worth the effort.

Thank DrStoat
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Went for lunch. Tourist trap with NYC prices. Still, great bowl of eel over rice, excellent braised fish chin. Under-cooked eel innards skewers. They don't skimp on portions though. Crowded little place. Prepare to share tables. Arrive early or wait on line and prepare to...More

Thank inchpebble
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This Unagi (Japanese grilled eel) restaurant had been in my pocket list for a decade, end up, we visited it in Oct 2014 firstly. At that time, there was a long queue since 6pm, so we waited for awhile. When that's our turn, large Unaju...More

Thank PeonyJade
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.13-2 Alley 121, Section 1, Zhongshan North Road | Zhongshan Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei  >  Zhongshan District
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2561 7859
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