15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo

Publish-date: Dec 21 2017 Update-date: Jun 15 2020
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo

Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) is a type of food that you’ll definitely want to try when in Tokyo. There are many restaurants in Tokyo where you can enjoy great yakiniku at reasonable prices. Savor Japan introduce 15 of the best yakiniku restaurants that enjoy well-deserved popularity on famous Japanese gourmet sites.

1. HANURI Shimbashi

HANURI Shimbashi cuisine
HANURI Shimbashi floor
This restaurant offers authentic Korean Yakiniku along with Korean cuisine, recognized by the Korean government. The owner procures the ingredients every morning on his own to serve the best; the meat is qualified A4 ranked wagyu beef. The interior provides a stylish, comfortable, and clean feeling. As it is on the 8th floor of the building in the city of Shimbashi, Tokyo, you will be able to admire the nice city view of Tokyo. With its great location and quality food at a fair price, you can expect your satisfaction rate to be high. 

HANURI Shimbashi

Open: 11:30 am - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
11:30 am - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY
Access: 12-minute walk from the Karasumori Exit of [Shimbashi Station]
Address: 8F, eatus shimbashi, 3-13-4, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

2. Yakiniku Okuu Shinbashi branch

2. Yakiniku Okuu Shinbashi branch
Yakiniku Okuu Shinbashi branch floor
Enjoy the marriage of Yamagata beef, a brand black hair wagyu beef specially grown in Yamagata, and exceptional sake (Japanese rice wine) selection, collected from all over Japan with the owner’s choice. At Yakiniku Okuu near Shimbashi Station, the restaurant specially procures the whole cattle of Yamagata beef so that they can be sure to offer the quality meat including the cuts of rare parts hardly found at any other restaurant at a reasonable price. The restaurant is located at just a 2-minute walk from Shimbashi Station. It is worth a try.

Yakiniku Okuu Shinbashi branch

Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:00 - 15:00 (last order 14:30) / Dinner 17:00 - 24:00 (last order 23:15) [Saturday, Sunday, Holidays] Lunch 11:00 - 15:00 (last order 14:30) / Dinner 17:00 - 23:00 (last order 22:30)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,200 JPY
Access: Walk west for 2 minutes from the Hibiya exit of Shimbashi Station. It is very close to the Shinbashi Nichome intersection.
Address: B1F EXCEL Shinbashi , 2-5-1 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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3. Niku no Machi (Ikebukuro)

1. Niku no Machi (Ikebukuro)
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
Niku no Machi is a restaurant that's just 5 minutes on foot from Ikebukuro Station. It is popular for its all-you-can-eat plans of carefully selected, quality meat. The best one among them is the [Tegoro Tabehodai 27-hin (90 minutes, 1,780 JPY)] with 27 different ingredients available, such as kalbi, skirt, loin, beef offal, meats, vegetables, soup, and rice, that customers can partake in within a period of 90 minutes. There is a variety of other all-you-can-eat plans with different contents, so choose the one that better suits your schedule and budget, and enjoy yakiniku to your heart's content!

Niku no Machi (Ikebukuro)

Open[Lunch] 11:30 am - 4:00 pm [Dinner] 4:00 pm - 00:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 2F, Mie Bldg., 1-39-7, Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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4. Koshin (Sunamachi)

2. Koshin (Sunamachi)
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
Prides itself both on the taste of their expertly selected meats and on their reasonable pricing. On weekends, there are often lines of people waiting to enjoy quality meat at affordable prices. Among their various menu items, the [Kara Gopchang (small intestine) (730 JPY)] is especially worthy of mention. It is selected and prepared by a seasoned butcher, making it an outstanding dish that even people who usually dislike offal can enjoy. If you want your fill of quality meat, it is recommended to order their [Kyukyoku Mori (4,800 JPY)] that includes sirloin, high-grade skirt, and filet.

Koshin (Sunamachi)

Open: [Monday, Wednesday - Friday] 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed: Tuesday (if a national holiday falls on Tuesday, the restaurant is closed the next day instead)
Average price: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY
Address: 4-31-17, Kitasuna, Koto-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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5. GYUMARU Shibuya Main Branch (Shibuya)

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15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
Japan's most famous brand name beef is probably Matsuzaka beef. The Shibuya Main Branch of GYUMARU enables its customers to enjoy this famous high-grade meat from Matsusaka City in Mie Prefecture at reasonable prices. [Wagyu 3-tenmori (2,980 JPY)] is recommended for those who want to thoroughly enjoy the flavor of wagyu beef. It includes high-grade kalbi, high-grade loin, and a special skirt to let you sufficiently enjoy the authentic taste, aroma, and texture of wagyu beef at an affordable price. If you want some volume, you can order the [A5 Geta Kalbi (1,580 JPY)] - a thick piece of kalbi that barely fits on the grill due to its enormous size!

GYUMARU Shibuya Main Branch (Shibuya)

Open: [Weekends, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm[Monday - Thursday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 4:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 00:30 am)
[Friday, Saturday, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 1,980 JPY / [Lunch] 2,980 JPY
Address: 8F, Shibuya Jow Bldg., 30-5, Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

6. Kaen Shinjuku East Exit Branch

Yakiniku & Seafood Kaen Shinjuku East Exit Branch cuisine
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
You can thoroughly enjoy both meat and seafood with Japanese style BBQ. This restaurant is offering the best quality A5 grade Japanese wagyu beef and the fresh savory seafood, which you will be grilling on top of the [Shichirin], the Japanese traditional char-grilling clay stove. Enjoy a luxurious time to enjoy the moment. The restaurant is located in the middle of Shinjuku and keep providing delicious Japanese style BBQ cuisine with relaxing, joyful time and space. 

Yakiniku & Seafood Kaen Shinjuku East Exit Branch

Open: Monday-Friday 16:00-24:00 (last order 23:00) We are happy to have welcome and leaving parties, please contact us for details! Saturday / Sunday / Holidays 15:00-23:00 (last order 22:00)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,800 JPY
Access: A short way from the back alley of Bicqlo.
Address: Keystone Bldg. 4F, 3-28-7 Shinjuku , Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

7. Sumibi Yakiniku Sharaku

Sumibi Yakiniku Sharaku cuisine
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
The owner’s experience and skill acquired through his more than 16 years of dedication to yakiniku create this restaurant’s quality and class. The restaurant strictly offers the proudly hand-made delicious side dishes and quality meat procured with the owner’s good eye, which is best at the time along with the season. Enjoy the quality yakiniku dinner time provided by the professional.

Sumibi Yakiniku Sharaku

Open: Normal hours: 5:00 pm to 12:00 pm (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 4,000 JPY
Access: A five-minute walk from Oimachi Station. Head toward Omori Station; it is at the rear of the Viainn Tokyo-Oimachi business hotel.
Address: Hatano Bldg. 2F, 4-2-4 Oi , Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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8. Yakiniku AJIMI

8. Yakiniku AJIMI
Yakiniku AJIMI floor
[Yakiniku AJIMI] is a chic and modern restaurant, well known for high-grade meat yakiniku and wine presented by the master chef, who is known as [magician of meat]. Along with the great selection of quality meat, the restaurant also serves wine and sake, which goes well with a meat dish, as well as the delicious side dish menu in variety. This fine restaurant suits for any occasion as well.

Yakiniku AJIMI

Open: [Weekdays, Days before National Holidays] Lunch: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm / Dinner: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 11:00 pm) [Saturday] Dinner: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: [Dinner] 4,000 JPY / [Lunch] 900 JPY
Access: 3 minutes walk from A5 Exit of Hacchobori Station on Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. Next to Shutoko Muromachi Ramp Exit
Address: 1F, Kyoei-Yaesu Bldg., 1-1-3, Hacchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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9. Teniwoha (Akasaka)

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15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
mere 30-second walk away from Akasaka Station in the middle of Tokyo, Teniwoha is a yakiniku restaurant where you can enjoy soft Japanese Black wagyu, which the restaurant purchases as whole cows. The [Umaka Plan (with all-you-can-drink) (*From 4,980 JPY (plus tax))] is a recommended course that consists of 12 items, including bottom flap steak and 2 hours of all-you-can-drink! There are other plans at great prices, so let the staff know your budget and ask for their recommendations. If you are ordering a la carte, the [Teniwoha Shifuku-mori (2,490 JPY (plus tax))] with generous servings of 5 rare parts is recommended for you.

Teniwoha (Akasaka)

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 00:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)[Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed: Sunday
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: B1F, Ichigo Akasaka Gochome Bldg., 5-4-9, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo

10. Inoue Kichijoji Branch (Kichijoji)

Yakinikuinoekichijojiten cuisine
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
A5-ranked Japanese Black wagyu is the highest quality beef in Japan, and the Kichijoji Branch of Inoue is a yakiniku restaurant where you can enjoy this fantastic meat. Its signature menu item, [Inoue Loin (1,280 JPY (plus tax))], is an outstanding dish wherein the best A5 rank part (chosen daily) is marinated in a homemade sweet soy sauce. It tastes like heaven, melting in your mouth! Another recommended item is the [Ajiwai Kisho 3-ten Moriawase (3,000 JPY (plus tax))] - an assortment of 3 rare parts procured that day - such as the bottom flap, which is the highest quality rib meat, and the chuck rib, of which only a little is available from each cow. This dish is a testament to the owner's sharp eye, and no yakiniku lover can possibly resist its taste.

Inoue Kichijoji Branch (Kichijoji)

Open:  [Weekends] 11:30 am - 00:00 am[Tuesday - Friday] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
[Tuesday - Friday] Dinner 5:00 pm - 00:00 am
Closed: None (closed for lunch on Monday and the day after consecutive national holidays)
Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 3F, 1-8-10, Kichijoji Hon-cho, Musashino-shi, Tokyo (Map)
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11. Nandaimon Higashi Nihonbashi Branch (Ningyo-cho/Hama-cho)

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15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
When people think of the birthplace of yakiniku, they think of Korea. Nandaimon in Higashi Nihonbashi is the talk of the town among yakiniku lovers. This restaurant is run by a skilled Korean chef who actually trained in Korea. The popular menu item, [Sandanbara Set (1,080 JPY)], is a traditional Korean grilled dish, samgyeopsal, that is also popular in Japan. The Korean way is to wrap the grilled meat in Korean lettuce or Korean perilla leaves. There is also a wide selection of a la carte yakiniku items, such as [Wagyu Jo Kalbi (1,480 JPY)], [Jo-Tan (1,180 JPY)], and [Tontoro (480 JPY)]. They are available at reasonable prices.

Nandaimon Higashi-Nihonbashi branch

Open: [Weekday,Saturday] Dinner 17:00 - 00:00 (last order 23:30)Lunch 11:30 - 17:00 (last order 16:30)[Sunday,Holidays] Dinner 17:00 - 23:30 (last order 23:00)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY
Address1F/2F, Libra Higashi-Nihonbashi 8 Bldg., Higashi Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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12. Satsuki

12. Satsuki
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
Head to [Tokyo Otsuka Norengai], a district of bars and izakaya restaurants built inside the renovated old houses, located at 1-minute walk from Otsuka Station. Their fun, inviting atmosphere will loosen your heart and get you ready to enjoy special dinner time with your friends and family. At [Satsuki], you can casually enjoy the quality yakiniku at a reasonable price. This izakaya style yakiniku restaurant will satisfy your curiosity on a cultural and culinary quest.


Open: Dinner 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,000 JPY
Access: Walk 1 minute from the North Exit of JR [Otsuka Station]. Located in the middle of Tokyo Otsuka Norengai.
Address: 2-28-4, Kita Otsuka, Toshima-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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13. Yakiniku 291 Nikuichi

13. Yakiniku 291 Nikuichi
Yakiniku 291 Nikuichi floor
With the owner’s passion for introducing the extremely high-quality wagyu beef to as many people as possible, this restaurant made it possible to offer high-quality wagyu beef at such a bargain price. The exterior and interior of the restaurant are casual and have non-fancy, izakaya like atmosphere, yet their cuisine is extraordinary. Try and enjoy their A5 ranked wagyu beef yakiniku and all delicious side dishes, all proudly selected and produced by the chef.

Yakiniku 291 Nikuichi

Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm *May close earlier as the number of dishes served during lunch are limited.[Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: Monday
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY
Access: 2-minute (232m) walk from Shin-Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line. From the station, head west and turn north upon reaching the first corner.
Address: 2-5-1, Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

14. Shozantei Jimbocho Branch (Ochanomizu/Jimbocho)

14. Shozantei Jimbocho Branch (Ochanomizu/Jimbocho)
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
Shozantei is a restaurant where you can enjoy yakiniku in a stylish setting that's similar to a high-end ryotei (restaurant). It procures its Japanese Black wagyu beef as whole cows to offer the highest grade beef - such as [Jo-tan (1,800 JPY (plus tax))] (high-grade tongue), [Jo-Harami (1,800 JPY (plus tax))] (high-grade skirt), and super high-grade [Shinshin Loin (2,800 JPY (plus tax))] (rib eye) - at reasonable prices. If you want to treat yourself, get the [Honjitsu no Kishoiri Itto-mori (5,980 JPY (plus tax))], which is a plate of the best Japanese Black wagyu parts of the day that you can grill to your liking. The [Zensai Set (1,200 JPY (plus tax))] - a healthy plate consisting of 3 seasonal appetizers, seared meat nigiri-zushi, sesame tofu, and sobagaki (buckwheat dumplings) - is also highly recommended.

Shozantei Jimbocho Branch (Ochanomizu/Jimbocho)

Open[Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 11:00 pm)[Weekends, National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 11:30 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY
Address: 1F, Tokyo Park Tower, 1-103, Kanda Jimbo-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

15. Yakiniku Kobo Yamago

Yakiniku Kobo Yamago cuisine
15 Cheap and Tasty Yakiniku Restaurants in Tokyo
In the midst of the beautiful neighborhood of Seijyogakuen-Mae Station, this restaurant offers delicious quality yakiniku at a reasonable price. The restaurant provides the cozy heartwarming feeling with its interior. Even though the area is known as a well-established neighborhood and never a busy tourist spot, this restaurant is gaining many fans so you would be better off making a reservation. The food is guaranteed to satisfy your tongue and stomach. Relax and enjoy the quality time at this local’s favorite restaurant.

Yakiniku Kobo Yamago

Open: [Monday, Wednesday, Sunday, Day Before Holidays, Holidays] Opening Times 5:00 pm - 12:15 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
Closed: Tuesday
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY
Access: 3 minutes on foot from the South Exit of Seijogakuen-Mae Station. Ishii Building on 1st Floor
Address: B1F Ishii Building , 2-12-11 Seijo, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Dec 11 2017 Update-date: Jun 15 2020

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