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Robataya

#210 of 9,919 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
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Akasaka / Roppongi
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4-4-3 Roppongi | 1F Field West Kyowa Bldg., Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3408-9674
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, this is a robata sushi experience. It has wonderful robata styled grilled items, such as veggies, mushroom etc, with great sashimi...and super beer and sake....the servers cook your food and then they use something like a very long boat oar that reaches across the room to bring your food order to you. Lots of good fun and noise. It... More 

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1 Thank Eric M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Robataya was recommended by our hotel and we were go glad we went. Looking at some of the other reviews - yes it is pricey and there is a lot of noise - but to witness the food being cooked right in front of you and then served to you on what looks like a boat oar is something you... More 

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1 Thank VacayMyWay
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, agreed, this is quite an expensive restaurant. Yes, it is probably a bit too noisy for some as the staff shouts the orders across the small place. However, exquisite experience, perfect food, whether fish, meat or vegetables and a very fun place as well. This doesn't get much better.

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1 Thank Malifrangis
Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The food is OK, but the prices are ridiculous, 8US Dollars for a slice of onion, 100 Dlls for a small fish, 40 Dlls for a shrimp, plus 7 Dlls just for the seat, plus tax plus 10% service charge. I would NOT recommend this place.

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Thank lasalsaverde
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

An Amazing cooking experience. The staff are very enthusiastic. Everything is made fresh and live in front of you.

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1 Thank maitha341
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Food is great: fresh and prepared in front of you! Sashimi appetizer is beautifully prepared ( flavour and presentation). Then the "show" begins. The staff (they do everything and they do it fluidly) have a real synergy and work well off each other. The entertain you and they love what they do. This was tons of fun and the food... More 

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1 Thank Malcolm E
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Roppongi Robataya serves robatayaki, which simply put is grilled food. This restaurant is located on a side street off the main road in Roppongi and is quite difficult to find - but the internet solved the problem. It is quite a small restaurant with a capacity of 28 seats (just a count by sight). The decoration is rustic and like... More 

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beverly hills
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Roberta is a nice concept. Raw food is displayed in front of you and you pick up what you want to eat. I didn't see a menu here. Certainly, none was given to us and I didn't see anyone else with one (in English or Japanese). Anyhow, we pointed to a normal size (for one) snapper fish. It turned out... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Staff is really gentle and entertaining. Food is very tasty and the prices are reasonable. They grill everything in front of you. Highly recommend this place!

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1 Thank DeniseV25
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Interesting and fun concept, entertaining cooks, good food, small portions, unbelievably expensive. The server will explain how it works, and will rattle off the prices and sizes of everything very quickly, if you ask. There are no menus though (as the raw food is all out in front of you to select), and good luck remembering those prices that were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-4-3 Roppongi | 1F Field West Kyowa Bldg., Minato 106-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighbourhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3408-9674

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.
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