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The Imperial Viking Sal

#26 of 6,290 Restaurants in Chiyoda
Certificate of Excellence
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Uchisaiwaicho | 17 Fields, Main Building Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Chiyoda 100-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3539-8187
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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216 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good variety of dishes to choose from, great service, and good wine as well. It is not a "Vegas" style buffet which is overwhelming, but a decent size with good options.

Thank Daba2010
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many years back, I had stayed at the Imperial Hotel. Fond memories still remained till this day. Recently, I had brought my wife and daughter for a nice lunch at the Viking. This was their first visit to Tokyo. The food was nice. We liked the soups, beef and practically everything else. Service was pathetically poor and did not commensurate... More 

Thank TakMeng
Melbourne, Australia
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138 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to The Imperial Viking Buffet at The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo for dinner and then returned the next morning for breakfast. Both meals were superb with a huge variety of dishes on offer. If you couldn't find something to eat you would be very picky.

Thank Patricia D
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We use to stay at imperial hotel each time we come to Japan and Viking restaurant is our best place for breakfast for sure

Thank Sophie D
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50 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Breakfast was included in my hotel package but if you are paying yourself it is 3,800 yen for breakfast (a bit pricey). Breakfast time is 7-9:30am. The first day went around 7:15am and was seated right away but the 2nd day came around 7:45am and had to wait for around 25 minutes so plan accordingly! The Imperial Viking is located... More 

Thank Tinichan
Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here each morning during our weeklong stay in Tokyo. Breakfast was included in our room rate at the Imperial Hotel. Nice selection of Japanese and European foods. Fresh baked pasteries and fresh fruit were highlights. Attentive staff, and great views from the 17th floor windows.

Thank Vinalhaven65
Dili District, East Timor
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

In Japanese restaurants, the term "Viking" refers to a buffet. The Imperial's buffet was impeccable, each table set perfectly, many with gorgeous views of the city. The food selection was quite varied and included both western and eastern dishes. There is an custom omelet bar, a vegetable/salad station, pastries, cheeses and cold cuts, the list is endless. They also serve... More 

Thank athenagraeme
San Jose, California
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This is a large buffet with Japanese, European, and American items. The setting is beautiful and the room is well staffed. As the buffet was included in our room package I was content. However it was not the great buffet of a top hotel; if I had cone in from the outside and paid for the meal I would have... More 

Thank cpayne59
Perth, Australia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The breakfast Buffet has a great selection of both western and japanese breakfast choices. I found the fruit and other choices outstanding

Thank Stewartbazzica
Medellin, Colombia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The breakfast selection is incredible! Delicious. Dinner buffet was also good but slightly overpriced. Our main issue was with times, breakfast opens at 7 until 9:30. Dinner ends at 9:30.

Thank alicialondono

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 45 - US$ 89
International, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uchisaiwaicho | 17 Fields, Main Building Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Chiyoda 100-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3539-8187
  • This restaurant is at Imperial Hotel Tokyo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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