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“Always On The List When in Tokyo” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Obana

Obana
Ranked #2 of 1,182 Restaurants in Arakawa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$45 - US$90
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Singapore, Singapore
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79 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Always On The List When in Tokyo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

This is probably one of the best unagi restaurants, not just in Tokyo, or Japan, but likely, in the world!

Not cheap, but you get what you pay for and one simply cannot get the same quality of unagi outside of japan... at least, I've yet to come across anything close...

Go early because they don't take reservations, their last order is like at 19:00 or 19:30, and they also only accept cash, no cc...

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Thai first
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English first
Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent unagi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2013

The place is famous for its unagi, so you want to try to go early to avoid lines. Food is absolutely delicious and fresh, but be warned that the staff speak only Japanese. Prices are a bit steep--8000 yen for my meal--but you will by no means be let down. Nice environment with tatami mats and cushions, very traditional.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Diego S
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