2024 Michelin Tokyo Japanese Restaurant : Tanimoto (1 star)

updated: June 03th, 2024

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    "Tanimoto" is a restaurant located in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.
     The establishment is conveniently situated a 3 to 4-minute walk from the B4a exit of the Tozai Line, Yurakucho Line, Oedo Line, and Namboku Line.
     It is also just 324m away from Iidabashi Station.
    Inside the restaurant, you will find a calm atmosphere with an 8-seat counter.
     Operating hours are from 18:00 to 20:30 and 20:45 to 23:15 from Monday to Friday, 12:00 to 14:30 and 18:00 to 20:30 and 20:45 to 23:15 on Wednesdays, and 12:00 to 14:30 and 17:30 to 20:00 and 20:15 to 22:40 on Saturdays and public holidays.
     The restaurant is closed on Sundays.
    At Tanimoto, they serve exquisite cuisine where you can savor the delightful combination of crispy skin and tender, juicy meat.
     The dishes are highly praised, with frequent expressions of gratitude such as "thank you for the delicious meal.
    "Moreover, Tanimoto offers unique dishes that you won't find at other Japanese restaurants.
     Their original charcoal grilling, in particular, is highly recommended for those who want to enjoy thoroughly prepared dishes.
    Previously located in Araki-cho, Tanimoto was known for offering reasonably priced dishes using extravagant ingredients.
     However, after the relocation, the course prices have increased to around 30,000 yen.
     In return, they provide course meals that showcase their considerable culinary skills.
    Tanimoto not only provides delicious Japanese cuisine but also offers a high-class atmosphere in its establishment.
     With ample seating and a spacious kitchen, they serve a range of dishes such as "Steamed Sushi with Shirako and Kaga Lotus Root," "Fresh Tuna Sashimi," and "Matsuba Crab with Taro and Mibuna Soup.
    "Even after moving to Kagurazaka, Tanimoto continues to attract customers with its delicate seasoning and upgraded ingredients.
     While the surrounding Kagurazaka area has seen an increase in cheap chain restaurants, Tanimoto allows you to enjoy the calm ambiance of a well-established establishment.
    The chefs at Tanimoto pride themselves on their culinary skills and their ability to enhance the flavors of the ingredients.
     Their "White Rice in a Clay Pot" is exquisitely cooked, with a delightful sweetness.
     The fish and meat dishes also taste exceptional, and the course composition and content are highly regarded.
    Tanimoto has been awarded one Michelin star and is well-known for its serene atmosphere and outstanding cuisine.
     The tranquil Japanese-style interior allows you to witness the delicate cooking process up close from the counter seats.
    At this restaurant, you can savor kaiseki cuisine that highlights specialty dishes from Miyazaki Prefecture and seasonal ingredients.
     They serve visually appealing dishes such as "Selected Wagyu Beef Grilled Dish," "Sashimi with Fresh Seafood," and "One-Plate Dish with Locally Sourced Vegetables.
    "The chefs at Tanimoto combine traditional techniques with contemporary elements to create a unique taste.
     The attentive service from the staff is also a notable attraction.
     The restaurant operates on a strict reservation-only basis, so advance booking is necessary when visiting.
    Tanimoto is recommended for those who wish to quietly enjoy high-quality Japanese cuisine.
     We invite you to visit and experience it for yourself.


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