Most people are probably familiar with tempura bowls or tempura udon noodles, but authentic Japanese tempura is actually enjoyed by itself with some salt. In the Ginza area, there are many great tempura restaurants that serve outstanding tempura, piece-by-piece at the counter, just like sushi.
Tempura (vegetables or seafood dipped in batter, then fried) is a traditional Japanese dish and a staple in Japan. You need to try these incredibly delicious tempura restaurants in Tokyo. Let's try this golden-fried deliciousness at the best restos in Tokyo!
'Tempura Hasegawa' is a Michelin-starred tempura restaurant located near Tokyo's Kinshicho Station. The young and talented chef serves some of the tastiest and most delicate tempura around. Anyone searching for truly outstanding tempura in Tokyo shouldn't miss a chance to visit Hasegawa!
Tempura Kondo is an amazing high-end tempura restaurant in chic Ginza. The restaurant's delicate and superbly prepared tempura will astonish you, both by its presentation and taste. Make sure to call ahead of time as this restaurant requires a reservation.
Tetsuya Satome is an eccentric Japanese chef often referred to as the god of tempura, nothing less! He owns the restaurant Mikawa Zezankyo on the east part of Tokyo. If you want to see what high-end tempura is about, read this article!
Just-fried tempura and soba noodles are served at the restaurant, "Appare." This restaurant just opened on March 1st, and as their opening campaign, the two dinner time courses are offered with a 1000 yen discount.
Tempura is one of the best-known Japanese foods. Served freshly-made with a nice soy-based dipping sauce, it's hard to think of a more irresistible food. Not as greasy as most western-style deep-fried foods, the Japanese also use many types of vegetables as tempura ingredients. Some might even say that Japanese tempura is healthy for that reason. So if you happen to be in Shibuya looking for tempura, here is the lowdown of a few places worth going to for tempura.