Let's Eat Juicy Meat in Tokyo! 8 Yakiniku Restaurants in Shinjuku

All of these yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) restaurants in Shinjuku offer a pleasant dining experience and high-quality meat. If you're curious about places where you can eat carefully-selected, juicy meat, then please visit these spots!


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1. Taijuen Nishi Shinjuku Branch

This popular yakiniku restaurant serves domestic A5-ranked Kuroge Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef). All the meat is cut in chunks, making every bite satisfying. Their Edomae sushi with special Wagyu (another type of high-quality beef) on top is a perfect way to finish off any meal. Savor excellent yakiniku in this high-class restaurant!

Open: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

Closed: None

HP: www.taijuen.co.jp (Japanese Only)

Address: 7-15-12, Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

2. Choushunkan

Choushunkan is a long-established and incredibly popular yakiniku restaurant that was founded in 1954. There are only four tables in the restaurant. Here, you can enjoy grilling top-quality meat on shichirin (portable clay cooking stove) and eating it with their secret sauce. The kind of meat you'll get to eat here is the incredibly delicious kind that can only be provided by a well-established restaurant.

Open: 11:30 am - 1:00 am

Closed: None

HP: www.choushunkan.co.jp (Japanese Only)

Address: 3-8-10, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

3. Shinjuku Horumon

Shinjuku Horumon is a popular offal restaurant in Shinjuku. It is known for its extensive menu that has more than 50 kinds of dishes. They serve horumon (offal) platters that let you eat a variety of fresh offal, as well as a variety of delicious sashimi made from rare parts at reasonable prices. This is a perfect restaurant for those who can't get enough of offal!

Open: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Closed: None

HP: ishii-world.jp (Japanese Only)

Address: 1F, Fujiwara No. 2 Bldg., 3-12-3, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
東京都新宿区新宿3-12-3 藤原第二ビル 1F

4. Teji Tokyo Main Branch

Teji Tokyo is famous for its samgyeopsal (grilled pork belly) made with the highest-quality Bellota pork. Just watching the staff grill a whole block of meat in front of you will make you happy. Here, you can savor top-quality branded pork from all over the world in a stylish restaurant that does not seem like a typical yakiniku restaurant. Thanks to this, it is quite popular for dates and other special occasions.

Open: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Closed: None

HP: www.teji-tokyo.com (Japanese Only)

Address: 1F, No. 6 Honma Bldg., 2-21-3, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
東京都新宿区歌舞伎町2-21-3 第6本間ビル 1F

5. Nikuya no Daidokoro Shinjuku Meat

This is a popular restaurant where you can eat around 80 kinds of meat in an all-you-can-eat style, including carefully-selected Kuroge Wagyu. They also have an all-you-can-eat course with 100 kinds of meat, including rare kinds. A5-ranked meat is included as well, so you can enjoy high-quality meat at a reasonable price. The interior is clean and welcoming, so feel free to enjoy eating meat and drinking alcohol!

Open: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Closed: None

Address: 2F, No. 2 Shori Bldg., 1-6-14, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
東京都新宿区歌舞伎町1丁目6−14 第2ショーリビル 2F

6. Yakiniku Onuki 

At this long-established yakiniku restaurant that uses premium meat selected by its owner, the thickly-sliced beef tongue is especially recommended. It's incredibly juicy and the staff grill it perfectly. It's especially exquisite with their secret sauce! Why not kick back and savor some amazing yakiniku at this calm and welcoming restaurant?

Open: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Closed: None

Address: 2-18-1, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

7. Mirakutei 

Dig into yakiniku at this retro restaurant! Their spicy meat is especially popular. You can choose from 4 levels of spice: mild, normal, a little spicy, and really spicy. So, why not enjoy some carefully-selected, delicious meat whose spiciness has been adjusted to a level that's perfect for you? Gulp it down with as much alcohol as you want!

Open: 4:00 pm - 3:00 am

Closed: None

Address: 1F, No. 1 Honma Bldg., 2-23-10, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
東京都新宿区歌舞伎町2-23-10 第1本間ビル 1F

8. Tokaien Main Branch

Another long-established yakiniku restaurant that's considered famous is Tokaien. Established more than 50 years ago, it serves up delicious yakiniku that shows off its expertise. Many people love it for its affordable all-you-can-eat of carefully-selected, premium meat. If you're looking for a reasonably-priced place to enjoy delicious yakiniku, try them out!

Open: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

Closed: None

Address: 8F, Tokaien Bldg., 1-6-3, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
東京都新宿区歌舞伎町1-6-3 東海苑ビル 8F


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