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Tensuke

3 22-7 Koenjikita, Suginami 166-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3223-8505
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tempura” (9 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Japanese
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££ - £££
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3 22-7 Koenjikita, Suginami 166-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This place has incredible tempura for a very reasonable price. The chef is super nice and is able to offer some recommendations in English. The food is freshly prepared right in front of you, and every dish was delicious and beautifully presented. In a city...More

Thank tdu2010
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Tensuke is reason alone to visit the cool, off-the-beaten track neighborhood of Kōenji. Super local place, definitely worth the wait - line moves fast. Just order the “egg tempura” and you get a full course of various types of tempura served up straight from the...More

1  Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Second visit here, often a queue but worth the wait. The nettle with squid is stunning, the prawn mess just perfect and the egg amazing! The head chef a proper character too. Hugely enjoyable

Thank Bernhard P
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is an absolute must of a place to visit. We patiently waited in a short line with locals and a couple of like minded tourists before being invited in and trust me - it was worth the short wait. Just sit back, relax, accept...More

1  Thank KrisNeskovski
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't think you could tempura an egg but you can with real style and eggshells flying through the air. Great food and brilliant chef.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a very tiny restaurant. Max capacity is probably 10-14pax? Anyway, we came here before the lunch opening hours but had to wait for a while but it was well worth the wait! There's a chef who can speaks English & Mandarin (I think)...More

1  Thank wanderlust_cz
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Who would've thought tempura egg tasted so good! We waited in line for about half an hour but it was well worth the wait. The chef speaks English and catered for seafood allergies and a vegetarian by swapping with more tempura vegetables. It's a show...More

Thank WWH227
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The tempura here is delicious. They are obviously using fresh food and the batter is crispy but not overwhelming. The rice was sort of sweet, and there was plenty to fill up on. The main chef was extremely charismatic and friendly. This is an intimate...More

Thank Kyren-tan
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

1600 yens menu. Food is good. The boss speaks a little bit of english. He s also quite funny. The place is small, you eat at thé bar in front of the kitchen.

Thank Antoine20142014
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

In the heart of Koenji (IMO the best Tokyo neighbourhood) sits this amazing tempura bar. Great service, great value and most importantly great food! A must try!

Thank Oliver O
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Saman I
6 April 2018|
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Response from Bernhard P |
I'm not certain but we have always had to join the queue. Currently closed for Las couple of weeks and not sure when he's reopening
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 22-7 Koenjikita, Suginami 166-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Suginami
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3223-8505
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