November 2, 2017
The 10 Best Tempura Restaurants You Must Eat in Shinjuku, Tokyo
Shinjuku is a busy town in Tokyo. Kabukicho that is a town where has never slept is in Shinjuku, and Shinjuku has lots of good food. There are lots of expensive restaurants and small restaurants too. Today, we would like to introduce tempura restaurants in Shinjuku, top 10. If you go to Shinjuku, please visit!
It is located at 10 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot where you can enjoy meal in silent. There are 16 tatami seats and 6 counter seats in the restaurant. It has been opened since Edo period.
They use sesame seeds oil so it is healthy and it is good for female too. They don’t have particular menu, they serve seasonal tempura. They serve not only tempura but raw fish too.
They get row fish from Tsukiji market every morning. They have course meal for 7000 yen that comes with 10 kinds of tempura, row fish, small dish and dessert.
They have other curses from 3000 yen to 9000 yen but also they have lunch menu, tendon for 850 yen, bento for 1250 yen too. Please visit!
Name: Tempura Tenhide
Address: 7-12-21 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Access: 7 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Tenhide
2. Tempura Shinjuku Tsunahachi Sohonten
It is a popular restaurant in Shinjuku sanchome. There are 54 counter seats and 32 table seats, and also they have 36 tatami seats on the second floor. It has opened in 1924 and has had tradition for more than 90 years but they always try something new.
They now have 30 restaurants and 9 stores in Japan. They use original oil and adjust flour depends on the weather. Their sauce for tempura has been made for 90 years.
Also it is good to eat with salt. They have 4 kinds of salt. They also have unique menu like oyster pepper, or tempura ice cream.
Their course is from 5000 yen to 9000 yen, their lunch is from 1500 yen to 2500 yen. The restaurant is close to the station so it is easy to go!
Name: Shinjuku Tsunahachi sohonten
Address: 3-31-8 Shinjuku, Tokyo
Time: Monday~ Sunday: 11:00~ 22:30
Close: none (except new years)
Access: 3 minutes from Shinjuku sanchome
Map: Map to Tsunahachi
3. Funabashiya honten
“Funabashiya honten” is located at 3 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot and it has been opened for 130 years. You can see them cook at counter seats and they have English menu so we suggest this place to people from overseas too.
They have about 10 table seats and tatami seats on the second floor. They serve seasonal menu. Their course is from 5300 yen to 8500yen, their lunch is from 1350 yen to 2500 yen.
Their most popular menu is “Funabashiya tokusei jumbo kakiage”. They serve not only tempura but also seasonal raw fish from Tsukiji market and lots of alcohol too. Please visit!
Name: Tempura Funabashiya honten
Address: 3-28-14 Shinjuku, Tokyo
Time: 11:00~ 22:30
Access: 3 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Funabashiya
“Tenkane” is located on the first floor of Odakyu Halc. Tenkane has been opened for 110 years. They have 13 counter seats and also private tatami room and you can see chief cooks in front of you.
They also have English menu too, so it is easy for people from overseas to order. They go to Tsukiji market every morning and they serve only food they get from there.
They have lunch course from 1900 yen to 5000 yen, and dinner course from 5000 yen to 10000 yen. If you want to eat at tatami counter, it will be 15500 yen. Please enjoy!
Name: Tempura Tenkane
Address: Odakyu Halc 1F, 1-5-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Close: second and fourth Wednesday
Access: 1 minute from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Tenkane
5. Kushi-tempura Dandanya
“Dandanya” is located at 5 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot. They have counter seats where you can see them cooking both on the first floor and second floor, so it is very popular especially from guests from overseas.
They also have private rooms for small groups and room for party. They serve tempura with putting into sticks. Their tempura matches champagne. They have course with champagne from 3200 yen to 6000 yen.
They also have lunch from 1000 yen. They have Hiyashi tendon only for limited season. Please try!
Name: Kushi-tempura Dandanya
Address: 1-14-2, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Sunday, Holiday: 17:30~ 22:00
Access: 3 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Dandanya
6. Kobikicho Tenkuni
“Kobikicho Tenkuni” is located on the 14th floor of Shinjuku Takashimaya square and has been opened for 120 years. You can see them cooking tempura from counter seats. They have table seats too, so you don’t have to worry about taking shoes off.
They use mix oil of sesame seeds and corn. It is light so it is good for stomach and also it is said their side dish like raw fish and alcohol are good too.
We suggest you to try Kakiage-don that is 3240 yen. They have lunch tendon for 2160 yen. Also lunch course is 4320 yen, dinner course is 6480 yen to 10800 yen. Please visit!
Name: Kobikicho Tenkuni
Address: Takashimaya square 14F, 5-24-2, Sendagaya, Shibuya, Tokyo
Time: Monday~ Sunday: 11:00~23:00
Access: 2 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Tenkuni
7. Tenkichiya Shinjuku-ten
“Tenkichiya” has a big sign located at 5 minutes from Shinjuku station Central west exit by foot. They have counter seats and table seats.
Their popular menu is “Tenkichi-don” that comes with shrimp, cod, eggplant, squid, half row egg, green peas, and seaweed. Their original menu “Tenmabushi” is popular too. If you go to Shinjuku, please visit!
Address: Shinjuku Nomura building B2F, 1-26-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Access: 6 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Tenkichiya
8. Tempura Shun
“Tempura Shun” is located on the 7th floor of Keio Plaza hotel. They have only 20 seats mainly black colored counter seats. They serve fresh products. They change the temperature of oil depends on what they cook.
You can see chef cooking at counter seats. You should eat their tempura with salt only. Their tokusen tendon is 2800 yen, and kakiage don is 2500 yen. They have good service too. Please visit!
Name: Tempura Shun
Address: 2-2-1 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Time: 11:30~ 15:00/ 17:00~ 21:30
Access: 5 minutes from Shinjuku station by foot
Map: Map to Tempura Shun
9. Tempura dokoro Tenshun
It is located at 5 minutes from Shinjukusanchome station by foot. It is on the base floor of building on Suehiro street. They have counter seats where you can see the chef cooking and also they have table seats too.
Their popular menu is lunch tendon which is 1200 yen. Also “Shiruhitozohiru shijimijiru” is what you should order. They have teishoku from 2700 yen to 6700 yen, rice bowl from 1400 yen to 3400 yen.
It is close to the station but it is quiet and you can enjoy your meal. Please enjoy!
Name: Tempura dokoro Tenshun
Address: Ecre Shinjuku building B1F, 3-11-6 Shinjuku, Tokyo
Access: 5 minutes from Shinjukusanchome station by foot
Map: Map to Tenshun
10. Ginza Tenichi Shinjuku bekkan
“Ginza Tenichi Shinjuku bekkan” is located at Shinjuku Isetan bekkan and it is quiet that doesn’t feel like Tokyo. Their main brunch is in Ginza where lots of famous people visit, and now you can taste same in Shinjuku too.
They have table seats and counter seats in the restaurant, and also they have private tatami room too. You can eat like “tokusen tendon”, “ladies tokubetsu-zen”, or “tenpurazen” at table seats, and limited menu at counter seats.
We suggest you to eat seafood with salt and vegetables with sauce. Please visit!
Name: Ginza Tenichi Shinjuku bekkan
Address: Park city Isetan2 1F, 5-16-10 Shinjuku, Tokyo
Time: 11:30~ 22:00
Access: 1 minute from Shinjukusanchome station by foot
Map: Map to Ginza Tenichi
Let’s eat good tempura in Shinjuku!
Tempura is one of the most famous Japanese food. Seasonal food that is fried. It is good to eat with sauce or eat with salt. What kind of tempura do you like? The places we introduced today are all good. If you go to Shinjuku, please visit!