10 Reccomended Tempura Shops in Asakusa

Tempura shops in Asakusa are in a heated battle, so there are many famous Tempura shops here.Try out the delicious Tempura shops recommended by the locals after a tour of Asakura!


Food & Drinks


If you come to Japan, you must eat tempura! There are so many people think that way.  This time, we will introduce to you delicious tempura in Asakusa.

1.Masaru (まさる

If we talk about the most popular tempura restaurant in Asakusa is “Masaru”. So many famous people visit this place and has been introduced several times on television. Our recommendation is Tendon – tempura bowl. This Tendon is serve with the traditional sauce that made you want to eat it again.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13003673/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-yo Taito-ku Asakusa 1-32-2

2.Tentake (天健)

“Kakiage-don” is Tentake’s popular dishes, no, we think it’s not too much if we say it is Asakusa’s popular dishes. The “kakiage-don” with satisfying volume has quite high price, which is 2,200 yen, but we guarantee that the price is worth with the taste.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13010522/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa 2-4-1

3. Tempura Tenfuji (天ぷら 天藤)

”tempura Tenfuji” is a non-smoking restaurant and for customers who weak to cigarette can come with safe feeling. Our recommendation is Tendon – tempura bowl and you might overwhelmed by its volume that make the lid cannot be closed. You might think that you will feel so full after eat so many oily food but apparently the aftertaste is fresh. This is the technic of famous restaurant.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13095480/ (Japanese Only)

東京都台東区浅草1丁目41-1 Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa Icchome 41-1

4. Tempura Nakasei (天麩羅 中清)

“tempura Nakasei” is established since the 1870. It means this restaurant has been operating since 145 years ago. Inside the restaurant made us feel the “Wa-Japan” that valued the traditional since a long time ago is very famous among the foreigners. You might want to come to this restaurant to taste the historical feel.

http://www.nakasei.biz/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa 1-39-13

5. Kasuga (春日)

“Kasuga” is the famous restaurant that everybody knows in Asakusa. Although the price is high, inside the place is overflow with clean feeling and you will definetly understand after you see the fine dishes. The restaurant has so many parts that veiled in mystery and it’s also the most high-class restaurant that hard to take reservation.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13003709/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-yo Taito-ku Kaminarimon 1-2-11

6.Daikokuya tempura Honten (大黒家天麩羅 本店)


Kyle Welsby/Flickr

“Daikokuya tempura Honten” has tempura that you might want to eat in Asakusa. They have established more than 100 years but you can visit this place without being too elegant. Their tempura that fried with only sesame oil has the pride original delicious taste.

http://www.tempura.co.jp/index.html (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa 1-38-10

7.Tempura Seiko (天麩羅晴光)

The Asakusa’s old-restaurant “tempura Seiko” is a grown-up’s tempura restaurant. The reason is, in this place you will eat tempura with salt instead of tentsuyu – tempura dipping sauce. The lighter taste compare to when you eat with tentsuyu will felt like there is something missing, but it’s no doubt that you will crazy about it.

http://tenpuraseikou.blog78.fc2.com/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa 1-14-8

8.Tokusen Asakusa (徳仙 浅草)

“Tokusen Asakusa” is an old-restaurant that has been operating in Asakusa from a long time ago. The appearence is quite old and you will feel the old-restaurant taste. This place is not tempura specialty restaurant but the tendon-tempura bowl has reputation in Asakusa. Furthermore, although it’s not tempura, the “ajifurai – horse mackerel fried” is also superb.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13061441/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa 2-4-4

9.Kanenoya (金野家)

”Kanenoya” is a wonderful restaurant with a friendly owner. Inside the restaurant that overflown with historical atmosphere is the old Japanese culture that left into the present time. Not only tempura, they are also have many simple dishes, you might want try to order various foods.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13081742/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Asakusa 1-12-6

10. Akashi (あかし)

If we talk about tempura restaurant in Asakusa, many impression said that only elderly people who visit, but “Asakusa” is a restaurant that popular among females and young people. You can enjoy the course in the night and when lunch time you can eat tempura with reasonable price. Although in so many times people lined up to come to this place, but we think it’s worth if you are also try to line up.

http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13016810/ (Japanese Only)

Tokyo-to Taito-ku Kaminarimon 1-16-1

How was it? Eat tempura after sightseeing Asakusa with old atmosphere overflown is especially. When you come to Japan, you might want to visit these places once.

Kanto Feature

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

About the author

  • tsunagu Japan Travel - Check out our writers’ top Japan travel ideas! CLICK Here!

Restaurant Search