9 Good All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffets in Ginza
From time to time overseas visitors remark how portion of meals are small in Japan. But fear not, there are some good lunchtime deals of all-you-can-eat buffets across Tokyo. We have selected 10 restaurants serving buffet lunch in Ginza, one of the poshest districts in Tokyo.
Oct 12 2015 (Jul 28 2018)
1. Yasai no Ohsama「やさいの王様」hirotomo/Flickr
The name of the restaurant translates as 'the King of Vegetables'. Naturally it serves dishes using plenty of vegetables such as vegetable curry. Together with Western cuisine Japanese inspired dishes like grilled fish and pumpkin croquette are also on offer. Choices may not be vast but satisfaction guaranteed.
Ginza Southern Building 7F, 8-10-17, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
2. Nouka No Daidokoro Ginza Shop「農家の台所 銀座店」
Another good, popular eatery if you are craving for fresh vegetables. Salad bar at the buffet counter is full of freshly chopped vegetables with members of staff talking happily about the vegetables they dote on and cherish to bits. There are even notes indicating where those veggies were grown.
Arubore Ginza 7F,2-4-18, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Kyusaikou is 5 minutes away from Ginza Station. It offers authentic Szechuan cuisine. Along with standard lunchtime menu, buffet style lunch is also available. There are extensive dishes on the buffet counter from steamed dumplings to rice, noodles, salads, and even desserts.
New Ginza Building No.1, 2F, 7-3-13, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
4. Singapore Seafood Republic Ginza Marronier Gate「シンガポール・シーフード・リパブリック 銀座マロニエゲート」
This is a collaborative outlet of 4 long standing establishments in Singaporean cuisine. Its Khao Man Gai, one of the most famous dishes from Singapore, is second to none. The buffet counter at lunchtime is never short of hot dishes. Fresh salads and fruits are also available. It's a perfect eatery for the first-timers to try Singaporean food.
Marronier Gate 11 F, 2-2-14 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
http://singaporeseafood.jp/ (Japanese only)
5. ALL DAY DINING Nico GINZA, Millennium Mitsui Garden Hotel Tokyo「ミレニアム 三井ガーデンホテル 東京」
Opening its door in December 2014, Millennium Mitsui Garden Hotel has its restaurant located on the basement floor. During lunch hours there are around 12 to 13 dishes on the buffet counter at all times. There is a separate counter for breads, sweets and salads. It's a decent lunch buffet in a sophisticated hotel setting.
5-11-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
6. Trattoria Kodama「トラットリア コダマ」
Salad, antipasto, and soft drinks are offered at the buffet counter during lunch with your order of main or a pasta dish at this popular Italian restaurant. Delicious soup and bread also come as part of the lunch deal so it's quite a bargain. Kodama buys its meat directly from the butcher so freshness is guaranteed.
3-7-13, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
7．Bangkok Kitchen Yurakucho Shop「バンコクキッチン 有楽町店」
Thai cuisine is becoming increasingly popular and so is this restaurant. Lunchtime buffet at Bangkok Kitchen offers extensive range of foods and desserts. Hot dishes are supplied constantly. Its green curry and chicken curry with Thai jasmine rice are sublime. Because it gets busy with many customers who are after this lunch buffet, be sure to arrive early. In addition, there is a discount for ladies on Tuesdays.
Ginza Glasse 8F, 3-2-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
http://www.bangkok-kitchen.com/yurakucho/index.html (Japanese only)
8．Churrascaria Bacana Ginza「シュラスカリア バッカーナ銀座」
Churrasco is the national dish of Brazil. Here at Bacana all-you-can-eat salads and free-flowing soft drinks are on offer at weekday lunchtime. You can add dishes of grilled meat or even a fully-fledged Churrasco with extra charge.
Dai-7 Central Bldg. B1F, 8-8-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
http://bacana-ginza.jimdo.com/ (Japanese only)
9．Monsoon Cafe G-Zone Ginza「モンスーンカフェ G-Zone 銀座」
Monsoon Cafe is a stylish, oriental resort-themed restaurant offering healthy, spicy and exotic ethnic cuisines. Because it puts emphasis on serving healthy foods, ingredients are selected with attention to detail and they are cooked with bare minimum amount of oil. Recently it has started serving Enzyme Brown Rice (酵素玄米) which is packed with full of goodness, a must-try for health conscious people.
G-Zone Ginza, 1-2-3 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
(The above information is accurate as of June, 2015)
The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.