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Japan is home to fantastic sushi, incredible haute cuisine, and killer ramen. Follow the lead of Chowhounds who've eaten their way through the country and find out where to go for every meal.

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by Charles Yu 8 days ago

The time has finally arrived for me to provide my friend with a list of choices so that he could use his connection i...


Ninisix commented 3 days ago

October Tokyo Trip Report

by od_sf 14 days ago

Ginza Bairin Arrived in Tokyo early afternoon and dinner was not scheduled until 9:30PM, so elected to have a late l...


Ninisix commented 3 days ago

Tokyo Michelin Restaurant

by theoracle101 11 days ago

Hi All, I'm sure this topic has been beaten to death, but I'm looking for an amazing, Michelin star Japanese resta...


op487062 commented 4 days ago

Sushi Iwa for dinner or should we go somewhere else?

by chocomel 3 years ago

We unfortunately have a last minute change of plan. Originally had reservation at sushiso masa in mid-nov but we had ...


theoracle101 commented 9 days ago

Best sushi in Tokyo 'off the beaten path' (no need to stay central)

by MattR 1 month ago

We will be in Tokyo for the Christmas period, what is a good sushi place, ideally for lunch, even if it requires a bi...


superlamer commented 9 days ago

Les Creations de Narisawa or Nihonryori Ryugin?

by Big C 7 years ago

Chowounds, I am torn between dinner @ Narisawa or Ryugin? Perhaps Narisawa for lunch? This is my first trip back t...


Bu Pun Su commented 17 days ago

Kyoto / Tokyo Trip Report (November 2018)

by NYAngeleno 25 days ago

Just returned from a trip to Japan where I was fortunate to have eaten some spectacular meals. I want to thank all t...


NYAngeleno commented 18 days ago

Tokyo Sushi recommendation for November

by hambogo 2 months ago

Planning a trip, quite late in stage, mid November for 3 days. Where should I try? All the higher ends places ar...


hambogo commented 22 days ago

Tokyo with a 4.5mo (non-family restaurants)

by vhyip 2 months ago

Hi all, I’ve scoured through all the chowhound and reddit posts regarding this, but I’m hoping to get some direct ...


Dad_Mac commented 28 days ago

Omi Cho Market tour Kanazawa

by mrmathew 1 month ago

I'm visiting Kanazawa for two days this week and plan to visit Omi Cho Market. I always like to experience a market w...


mrmathew commented 28 days ago

Best Walk-in Restaurants for family with 2 kids (Tokyo or Kyoto)

by saltysnack 1 month ago

My family (husband and I and daughters 6 and 8) is making our first trip to Tokyo in April. We are staying at a condo...


tanseaway commented 1 month ago

High End Sushi in Tokyo (or should I stick with Sawada?)

by talker32 7 years ago

I am going to Tokyo again in February and I would like to know if anyone has any strong opinions about high-end Sushi...


Ninisix commented 1 month ago

Please help - allergy concerns

by killersmile 1 month ago

I have a family trip planned to Japan in December. Unfortunately my mom is having an allergy problem, but we are sti...


killersmile commented 1 month ago

Tokyo Food and Itinerary Recommendations (with kids)

by fujamaga 1 year ago

Hi! We're going to Tokyo for the first time next week and I was hoping to get some itinerary and food recommendation...


chowbang commented 1 month ago

Tokyo, Sapporo Recs and Itinerary Help!

by endyyy 2 months ago

Hi All! Going to be headed to Tokyo for a week in Mid-December and looking for some help! After doing some rese...


od_sf commented 2 months ago

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Recommendations for Shikoku

by ChiVal 2 months ago

Hi all, we're headed to Shikoku for two weeks in the spring and I'm hoping to get some recommendations for places to ...

Where should I go for my 30th?

by Chadsie 7 months ago

I am down to four experiences and presuming I can get in where should I go for my 30th birthday? The birthday is in J...


UES Mayor commented 2 months ago

Narisawa: my first time eating a painting

by MatthewHK 4 years ago

Spoiler alert: the below review discusses some unannounced dishes which may ruin your element of surprise should you ...


Bu Pun Su commented 2 months ago