In 2010, Tokyo surpassed Paris as the city with the most Michelin-Star rated restaurants, the paragon of restaurant awards in the culinary world. Experience some of Japan's culinary excellence at one of Tokyo's ten Michelin-Star-rated dining establishments!
This three-star restaurant is located in the Hills Aoyama building in Shibuya. It is one of the best priced Michelin-rated eateries in Tokyo and is open for lunch.
B1 Hills Aoyama Bldg, 3-39-9 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
Located in Akasaka, Sushi Saito is referenced as a favorite of Jean-Luc Naret, the director of the Michelin Guide.
1F Nihon Jitensha Kaikan, 1-9-15 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo
This newly awarded three-star restaurant features dishes inspired by the cuisine of Kyoto. It is located in the upscale Azabujuban area of Tokyo.
3F, 1-5-5 Azabujuban, Minato, Tokyo
The first izakaya to be featured in the Michelin Guide, Rokkaku exhibits a fun and sleek pub-style environment with the delicious fare typical to Japanese bar foods.
4F, 1-5-5 Azabujuban, Minato, Tokyo
As the first restaurant in the Guide to feature kushiage, or Japanese kabobs, Rokukakutei is a great place to enjoy some local Tokyo fare paired with your favorite wine.
4F Kojun Bldg, 6-8-7 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo
One of the newer yakitori restaurants to make the Michelin list, Takahashi boasts a head chef masterfully trained in French cuisine, so expect some delicious western influences throughout your meal.
F Libio Gotanda Praguma G Tower, 1-7-1 Gotanda, Shinagawa, Tokyo
This Ginza-based restaurant boasts some of the most delectable uses of poultry in Tokyo. Expect some amazing yakitori-style dishes, and don't forget to try the homemade pate.
B1F Tsukamoto Suzan Bldg, 4-2-15 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo
This renowned French chef decided to take his delicious cuisine to Japan, where many of his various restaurants and cafés reside. With everything ranging from traditional French to Japanese fusion, Joel Robuchon's mastery of cuisine has been attracting new fans to Tokyo since their inception.
Ebisu Garden Place, 1-13-1 Mita Meguro-Ku, Tokyo
Travel to the bustling Omotesando area to find Ukai-tei, a teppanyaki restaurant in Shibuya. Michelin rated for its ornate design and masterful food simplicity, Ukai-Tei is not to be missed.
Fifth Floor Gyre Bulding, 5-10-1 ,Jingumae, Shibuya-ku
To research some of Japan's top restaurants, visit GourNavi, a great website that allows travelers to plan which restaurants to visit during a trip. http://www.gnavi.co.jp/en/