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Shuji Niitome



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10 / 10
on 08 Apr 2020

Second meal in as many weeks at the Master of Tempura. Slightly changed dishes, same mastery.
One needs to go there to understand what I mean.

10 / 10
on 26 Mar 2020

Back at the Master Tempura Chef. Fifth meal there and Shuji Niitome never fails to surprise. This time, of course with his bamboo, his shirao and 姫子鯛 ヒメコダイ, a rare fish from Kanazawa which is considered a by-catch but actually tastes fantastic. Finally, the sweet potatoe a complete triumph! What a meal!

10 / 10
on 28 Nov 2019

Tempura Niitome is as of the time of writing this the number 1 restaurant in Japan on Tabelog with an impressive rating of 4.80 (this a very dynamic list so it might not last long). I doubt that a tempura restaurant ever reached that position since the inception of Tabelog.
And there is a good reason for this. For starters Chef Niitome’s otsumani is fantastic. His kue sashimi can stand up to any high end Kaiseki restaurant. The ankimo (monk fish liver) melts in your mouth and leaves a faint trace... More

10 / 10
on 02 Apr 2019

This was an outstanding meal, one of the most memorable ones in 2019 and definitely one of the best meals in Japan. Shuji Niitome is the uncrowned king of tempura.

10 / 10
on 04 Dec 2018

Chef Niitome’s plays in his own league when it comes to tempura. (And his raw fish appetiser are of high end sushi quality).
His place in Nagoya became rapidly a pilgrimage for people all over Japan and the world for his marathon tempura session. Be prepared to start at 18:00 but not leave after well beyond 22:00. But this is not because of a super slow pace or an abundance of food, no the tempo is well paced and even though you have about 20+ course of deep fried food you feel stuffed to the... More

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Japan, 〒461-0001 Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi, Higashi-ku, Izumi, 2 Chome−19−11 市東 区 番号 キャスト ビル 泉 2F


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