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Ogakiku

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3-22 Nakacho, Kawagoe 350-0065, Saitama Prefecture
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+81 49-222-0034
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for the first time, and found that the quality of UNAGI here is sometimes better than some of the famous first class UNAGI restaurants in Tokyo, especially in terms of the best combination of crispness outside and softness inside.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

They close at 2pm and reopen at 4pm. I happen to arrive at 1.59pm and they still accept food orders but strictly refuse all other customers who arrives at 2pm. Nothing special for the unagi. Doesnt live up the hype. Unagi is good but could easily find a similar standard one anywhere in tokyo.

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Thank jervenec
Santa Clara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at 1pm on Friday. Had to wait a bit. Lots of tourists and some Japanese. Was recommended by tourist info office at Kawagoe Station. 3400Y for large unajyu. Taste was OK but I preferred the crispy eel I had in Kyoto. Eel intestines in soup was chewy and interesting. Pickles were too salty. Cash only. Surprising considering the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Even though it wasn't a busy day we had to wait for 20 minutes to be seated. The staff who greeted us was friendly and asked what country we came from since the name we wrote was the only English one. Since it was our first time they suggested we seat at the 2nd floor were he said the room... More 

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Thank Paula U
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

It was hands down the best Unagi I had in Japan. Atmosphere was rather very quiet. Three sizes of Unagi were offered. I chose the regular and it was plenty enough. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank Raymond K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

The best ever unagi I have.. Thanks to tripadvisor for the recommended. And the sake to come with it it's a haven. Service crew with smile all the time. Thank you.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

We had the regular size unaju (eel on top of rice) for 2,800 yen. It came with a soup. Tasty and filling. Lots of families with older crowds were eating there. There might be a line during peak time of the day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-22 Nakacho, Kawagoe 350-0065, Saitama Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Saitama Prefecture  >  Kawagoe
  • Phone Number: +81 49-222-0034

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