We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elio Locanda Italiana

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Neighbourhood:
Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
2-5-2 Kojimachi, Chiyoda 102-0083 , Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3239-6771
Website
Today
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 67: English reviews
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting the restaurant on recommendation from a friend and was thoroughly pleased with the service and quality of the dishes. Will certainly be back again very soon!

Helpful?
Thank TK6
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went there twice during my stay of 4 days in Tokyo and they were the best meals I had. I travel to Italy regularly 4 or 5 timed a year and have done for the last 30 years and I would say these meal were some of the best Italian meals I have ever had The service was excellent, the... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kapaa, Hawaii
Level Contributor
74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Everything is genuinely Italian, from the service to the food. Everybody is very friendly, you can feel the Italian atmosphere and the typical Italian food aromas expanding around... Considering all the other Italian places where I have eat abroad, this is one of the best! and I wouldn't complaint about the prices at all, considering the quality of the food... More 

Helpful?
Thank Isabella S
Montevideo, Uruguay
Level Contributor
92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

You cannot see inside from the street so once inside it feels like you've arrived in Italy. The ambiance is very very Italian and so are the cooks and waiters. The food is ok, not the best in Italy but certainly a welcome break from the Japanese... Reservations encouraged. Use google maps or something, taxi couldn't find exact street!

Helpful?
Thank Gabriella G
Haifa
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Sometimes western palates need a break from the rxcellent though so different Japsnese food. The very melodic Bonna Serra that welcomed us was a positive start, and the food adhered. A great dinner experience, after which one is ready again for the local cuisine

Helpful?
Thank David Y
Level Contributor
54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We eat dinner with an apperitive and a glass of wine and it was more then 12000 yen for two person and that's the average price. The food was good but we shell not go again because of the price

Helpful?
Thank Bella B
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Whenever you are in Tokyo and are after some authentic italian you MUST visit this beautiful restaurant. We are italian and this food made us feel at home. Luciano it was lovely to meet you thank you for taking care of us and our girls, you made our night very special. And to the chef Germano thank you taking the... More 

Helpful?
Thank davina308
San Francisco, California, USA
Level Contributor
561 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I heartily agree w/ so many other TA reviewers. This is an exceptional restaurant featuring authentic &very traditional dishes and some unique Italian fare. The pasta was delicious - generous portions and very very tasty. Also, quite a few options for a multi-course meal w/ daily specials @ a very reasonable price. The staff is VERY personable and attentive too.... More 

Helpful?
Thank HaljoHal
Switzerland
Level Contributor
272 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I went here based on a Trip Advisor review. We were not disappointed. The staff are welcoming and very well trained, except that our second bottle of red was not poured into fresh glasses. The food was very good. Great veal with anchovies sauce. Excellent beef. Three blackouts for happy birthday songs was a bit much, but hey, who can... More 

Helpful?
Thank IOWman
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I go to Elio Locanda everytime I visit Tokyo. The food is delicious and authentic Italian food. The owner, Elio, is from Calabria, Italy. This place is always crowded so I would suggest making reservations. The food is delicious and the service is fantastic. The first dish I would recommend is the Canape N'Duja which is a real specialty dish... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brooklynexpat65

Travellers who viewed Elio Locanda Italiana also viewed

 

Been to Elio Locanda Italiana? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Thursday
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Friday
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Saturday
11:45 - 14:15
17:45 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-5-2 Kojimachi, Chiyoda 102-0083, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Yotsuya / Iidabashi
  • Neighbourhood: Yotsuya / Iidabashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3239-6771

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Elio Locanda Italiana and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Elio Locanda Italiana staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Yotsuya / Iidabashi

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood