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Gyukatsu Motomura Shinjuku


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so lucky that we arrived just before dinner peak time. Waiting was only around 10 minutes! Serving way is unique so we can reheat the beef katsu until cooking level as we like. Be careful not to cook the breaded part too much....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neni M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend this. you will never taste any katsu the same after eating this. Although there's a wait but to taste the best beef katsu in the world it is worth it. MUST TRY when you in Japan.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 168any
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If there was one thing that you can eat for your whole trip to Japan, I would recommend this. I will never taste any katsu the same after eating this. The 45 minute queue was nothing and so worth it. Just wait in line and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank psmichaelgunawan
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

No more Pork cutlets after this experience! Crispy on the outside and So tender and juicy on the inside ! Can que for more than an hour during peak hour.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GraceC1638
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Awesome beef katsu with affordable price. Highly recommended!!!!! Ate here 2x during a recent visit tokyo. Queue is not too long at odd hours like late afternoon before the dinner crowd start.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 96debbya
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

I went in the week of Japanese public holiday,labor thanksgiving day so I had to queue up like more than half and hour, but it's worth waiting!! The meal is great, meat is quite moist and delicious All staffs are pretty nice too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank patpeeraya
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Wow. I randomly stumbled upon this place as I was exploring the city. The price was criminally low for such outstanding food. Please please PLEASE make time on your trip to go here.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank joesapper
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This restaurant is small and situated in the basement. However, we have to queue up for 25 minutes before we can be seated. Superb delicious for they deep fried 10% of the raw beef and you can BBQ it in a small stone. Medium, rare...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hmsimonwong
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious beef tonkatsu. 100% worth a visit. We queued for an hour, which pushed the boundaries, but glad we stuck it out. Friendly staff and overall great experience

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

First time having Gyukatsu or beef katsu. This is a small restaurant that sits about 10 people. They only have a few options on the menu but are done very well. The beef katsu is cooked and served on the very rare side, but the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sean96823
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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13 March 2018|
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Response from WanderingOnglaos | Reviewed this property |
Yup, no reservations accepted. We had to queue for 30 mins to get our table.
13 December 2017|
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Response from tifyC | Reviewed this property |
they served liquor/beer, so it’s non-halal?
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