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Being a popular sightseeing spot, Ginza houses a diverse range of restaurants. If you want to eat delicious food but don't know where to go, here is a list of 15 dining establishments where you can enjoy great lunch for a reasonable price in this lively district in Tokyo.
1. RANGETSU of TOKYO (Steaks, Hamburger Steak, Curry)
This steak and grill specialist restaurant is run by another restaurant named Ginza Rangetsu, known for its 70-year history of specializing in Kuroge Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef). A lunchtime recommendation here is set where can choose a salad, soup, and the main dish for 1,300 JPY (plus tax). Their [White Hamburg Steak with Vermouth Mushroom Sauce] is among their popular items. Grilled on volcanic rocks from Mt. Fuji, the Hamburg steak is crispy on the outside, yet fluffy and juicy on the inside. As you take a bite, the umami (Japanese savory taste) spreads in your mouth, for a truly satisfying meal.
RANGETSU of TOKYO
Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm)
[Weekdays, Saturday] Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
[Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 8,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Ginza Station
Address: 1F, Nippon Kodo Bldg., 3-5-8, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
2. Bergman (Steaks, Hamburger Steak, Curry)
Located behind the Kabukiza Theater in Higashi Ginza, Bergman is a dining spot that boasts a variety of dishes using locally produced beef. As the name suggests, the place serves Hamburg steak as the main dish for lunch. Most popular is the [Homemade Hamburg Steak with Mashed Cheese and Demi-glace Sauce] (1,500 JPY), a hearty serving that consists of tender Hamburg steak laden with a steaming demi-glace sauce, then topped with a gooey sauce of mashed potato and melted cheese. Guests can enjoy the sight of the sauce being poured on their steak right before their eyes!
Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm) / Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,200 JPY
Access: Walk 5 minutes from Exit A7 of Higashi-ginza Station on the Hibiya Line, or walk 3 minutes from Exit 2 of Shintomicho Station on the Yurakucho Line.
Address: 1-20-10, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
3. Uosho Ginpei Ginza (Kaiseki)
Uoshi Ginpei Ginza offers Japanese cuisine where you can enjoy dishes with the freshest seafood sourced from the fishing ports in the prefectures of Wakayama and Kochi. A favorite lunchtime item here are the set meals where you can have tempura, nizakana (simmered fish), or kaisen-don (rice bowl dish with seafood) as your main dish, accompanied by several small side dishes. When ordering either grilled or simmered fish, guests may choose the fish they like from among a wide selection. If you're in Ginza and want to taste delicious fish, make sure to head to this place.
Uosho Ginpei Ginza
Open: [Weekdays, Saturdays, Holidays, and days before holidays] Lunch: 11:30-14:00 (last order 14:00) Dinner: 17:00-23:00 (last order 22:00; last drink 22:30)
Average price: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: A 5-minute walk from exit A2 of Ginza station, served by the Hibiya, Ginza and Marunouchi lines.
Address: Asoruti Ginza Hana Tsubaki Dori Bldg. 5F , 7-6-10 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
4. Ginza Takenoan Main Store (Kaiseki)
With fierce competition among restaurants in Ginza, this restaurant raises the bar with their authentic Japanese cuisine that guests can enjoy at reaonable prices. Their popular [Takenoan Set (1,100 JPY)] is a gorgeous set consisting of handmade made tofu, which is the restaurant's signature item, sashimi, salad, and other small side dishes. The items are so elegantly presented, you'd feel they're almost too beautiful to eat. The place also provides private rooms that are greatly recommended for those who prefer to have a more leisurely lunch experience.
Ginza Takenoan Main Store
Open: Normal hours: 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm from Monday-Friday / Last order at 10:00 pm Saturdays from 5:30 pm -10:00 pm (last order at 21:00) Lunch from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (last order at 2:30 pm) from Monday-Saturday
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: One minute's walk from exit B3 of Ginza Station, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. It is on the 4th floor of the Nishi Gobangai Building.
Address: Nishi Gobangai Bldg. 4F, 5-6-13 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
5. Ginza Asami (Kaiseki)
Standing on a quiet alley in Ginza is this Japanese cuisine restaurant where you can enjoy gastronomic wonders that show off the basic flavors of the carefully selected ingredients to the fullest. Their [Sea Bream Chazuke] (rice with Green Tea) (1,500 JPY) is well-loved by their customers. Fresh sea bream sashimi is generously coated in a sesame sauce, which is infused with the aroma and deep flavors of walnut and cashew nuts, and placed on top of steaming rice. Enjoy the umami of this delicious dish, which comes with a side dish, miso soup, and dessert at lunchtime for an affordable price (reservation required).
Open: [Weekdays/Saturday/days before holidays] Lunch 11:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (last order 2:00 p.m.) / Dinner 5:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. (last order 9:30 p.m.)
Average price: [Dinner] 15,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Toei Asakuka Line "Higashi Ginza Station": 5 minutes on foot / Toei Oedo Line "Tsukijishijo Station": 5 minutes on foot
Address: Tokiwagi kan 1F, 8-16-6 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
6. Ginza Koshitsu Koya Ginza (Seafood Izakaya)
Just around a 2-minute walk from both Ginza and Yurakucho Station, you will find this Japanese restaurant that prides themselves for creating dishes made with seasonal ingredients that are meticulously selected, including fresh seafood from Tsukiji, A5 rank Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef) and organic vegetables. For lunch, they offer a diverse set meal choices such as the [Sea Urchin and Salmon Roe Chirashi Set] (rice bowl dish with fish and other toppings) (1,800 JPY) and [Grilled Fish Set of the Day] (1,550 JPY). In addition, you can also avail of their seasonal mini kaiseki (Japanese banquet cuisine with alcohol) course. The place provides amenities like private rooms to give guests a comfortable dining experience. They also have tablewares and toys for young children so families can enjoy their meal together.
Ginza Koshitsu Koya Ginza
Open: [Monday-Saturday] Dinner: 5:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Sunday/Holiday: 3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. / Last order for food: 1 hour before closing, Last order for drinks: 30 min. before closing. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (last order 2:30 p.m.)
Average price: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,300 JPY
Access: From Ginza or Ginza Ichome Station, head towards Okura Bekkan. Basement level 1. 2 minutes walking from Ginza Ichome station. 3 Minutes walking from Ginza station.
Address: Okura Annex Bldg. B1F , 3-4-1 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
7. Matsunaga Bokujo Ginza Main Store (Yakiniku)
At this yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) restaurant, you can savor high-quality beef at budget-friendly prices. Since they buy whole heads of Shimane Wagyu that are officially certified by Shimane prefecture, they can provide their customers with the highest quality of Wagyu (A4 or higher rank) without the exorbitant prices. Popular lunch meals include the [Matsunaga Yaki-shabu] (yakiniku parboiled with other ingredients) (1,600 JPY), [Matsunaga Yakiniku Set Meal] (1,000 JPY), and [Matsunaga Steak-don] (rice bowl dish with steak) (1,600 JPY), all of which contain Matsunaga Wagyu. The place uses smokeless roasters so you can enjoy grilled meat without worries.
Matsunaga Bokujo Ginza Main Store
Open: [Tuesday-Friday] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (last order 2:00 pm) / Dinner 5:30 pm -11:30 pm (last order 10:30 pm)
[Saturday / Sunday / Public holiday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:30 pm (last order 3:00 pm) / Dinner 5:00 pm -10:30 pm (last order 9:30 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 5,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: A 1-minute walk from "Ginza 1-Chome Station" (Tokyo Metro Yurankucho line), located inside ALBORE GINZA on the 8th floor.
Address: Alubore Ginza 8F, 2-4-18 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
8. GINZA SALALA (Creative Japanese Cuisine)
This restaurant presents creative Japanese cuisine created by an experienced chef who trained at a first-class kaiseki (traditional Japanese course cuisine with tea) restaurant in Ginza. From the selection of ingredients and cooking to plating, the dishes are prepared with extreme attention to detail, resulting in the fine and delicate flavors that are sure to delight the diners. They have an abundant selection of lunch meals, which includes their famous [SALALA Bento] (meal box) (1,000 JPY), a set meal that features sashimi, hirousu (fritters made with tofu and thinly sliced vegetables), and more, and [Seafood Hitsumabushi] (rice bowl dish with seafood and broth) (1,000 JPY). The interiors also embody a modern Japanese design and have a relaxing atmosphere that is just perfect for enjoying the food.
Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm / Dinner from 5:00 pm - 0:00 am *We are open until 5:00 am on Fridays in November and December.
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Ginza-itchome Station
Address: 1-6-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
9. Kuzushi Kappo Tempura Take No An Higashi Ginza Branch (Kaiseki)
This dining spot lets you enjoy authentic Japanese kaiseki. The atmosphere at lunchtime is casual compared to dinner time. They use natural seafood of the freshest quality, A5 rank Kuroge Wagyu, and other carefully selected ingredients in their dishes. Their [Tempura Zen] (1,100 JPY) is very popular. The tempura is crispy and fragrant, while fluffy on the inside, so it feels nice and lights up to the last bite. With plenty of side dishes, including handmade tofu, chawanmushi (savory egg custard), salad, rice, miso soup, pickles, and more, this lunch offering proves to be a real bargain.
Kuzushi Kappo Tempura Take No An Higashi Ginza Branch
Open: [Weekdays, Saturdays] Lunch: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM (Last order: 2:30 PM)
[Weekdays] Dinner: 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Last order: 10:00 PM)
[Saturdays] Dinner: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM (Last order: 9:00 PM)
Average price: [Dinner] 9,200 JPY / [Lunch] 1,100 JPY
Access: Two-minute walk from Higashi-Ginza Station, three-minute walk from Tsukiji Station, four-minute walk from Shintomachi Station, two minutes from Kabuki-za, and three minutes from Tsukiji Honganji.
Address: Konwa Building B1F, Tsukiji 1-12-22, Chuo, Tokyo (Map)
10. Ginza Italian Origo Hakuhinkan (Italian Cuisine)
At this casual Italian restaurant, guests will be satiated with the huge size of their grilled meats and their selection of more than 40 kinds of side dishes. At lunchtime, they offer set meals (1,000 JPY plus tax), which is a popular choice among their customers. Roast beef and pasta are among the main dishes of the lunch set, which are accompanied by a salad, bread, a drink, and a dessert. They also have private rooms, a great option if you want to take a break during your shopping spree around the area.
Ginza Italian Origo Hakuhinkan
Open: Weekdays: lunch at 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (last orders at 2:00 p.m.); dinner at 5:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (last orders at 10:00 p.m.). Saturday/Sunday/holidays: lunch at 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (last orders at 3:00 p.m.). Saturday only: dinner at 5:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (last orders at 10:00 p.m.).
Average price: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: Easily accessible from Ginza Station Exit A2 and Shinbashi Station Exit A3.
Address: Hakuhinkan Bldg. 6F, 8-8-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
11. Salle a Manger (French Cuisine)
This French restaurant will let you experience the traditional cuisine of Lyon, known as a town of gastronomy. At lunchtime, they offer an affordable course (1,600 JPY), which comes with your choice of the main dish from a selection of 3, along with a salad and a bowl of soup. Recommended among these courses is the [Foie Gras, Truffle, and Mushroom Barley Risotto]. The combination of the popping texture of barley, the juiciness of foie gras, and the scent of truffle will leave you with a mouth-watering, luxurious taste.
Salle a Manger
Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (last order 1:30 pm) / Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (last order 11:00 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: A 3-minute walk from exit C2 of Ginza station on several Tokyo Metropolitan lines. A 5-minute walk from the Ginza exit of Shimbashi station on several JR lines. Found on B1F of Takaya Ginza Building.
Address: B1F Takaya Ginza Building, 7-2-8 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
12. Ginkuma Saryo (Teppanyaki)
Ginkuma Saryo serves authentic Japanese and teppanyaki (ingredients grilled on an iron griddle) dishes prepared by a chef who worked for many years at high-class traditional Japanese dining establishments. The subtle flavors of their dishes are created with high-quality ingredients such as the A5 and A4 rank Sendai beef, which has an exquisite balance of marbling, texture, and taste, abalone and Japanese spiny lobster. A popular lunchtime offering is their Hamburg steak set meals, available in 2 kinds. One is the [Kuroge Wagyu Hamburg Steak with Cubed Meat Set] (from 1,500 JPY), which consists of cubed beef wrapped in finely selected ground Kuroge Wagyu. As you eat, the juice of the meat instantly spreads in the mouth, while its umami will leave you wanting more.
Open: [Weekdays, Saturdays, Holidays, and days before holidays] Lunch: 11:30 am -2:00 pm (last order 1:30 pm) Dinner: 5:00 pm -11:30 pm (last order 10:30 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 13,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,200 JPY
Access: Three minute walk from exits C2 and C3 from Ginza Station on the Tokyo Metro Line.
Address: 7F Nishi Ginza Bldg., 6-3-11 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
13. Ginza ZION (Italian Cuisine)
This stylish restaurant is conveniently located just around a 1-minute walk from the intersection in Ginza 4-chome. During the evening, it serves as a casual dining spot that specializes in small dishes that pair well with wines along with a menu that uses seasonal ingredients. At lunchtime, they have several kinds of pasta priced at 800 JPY each. You can pay an extra 200 JPY if you want to avail of their salad buffet and get unlimited servings of bread. You can ask for a large portion for no additional cost, so you're sure to leave with a full stomach!
Open: [Monday - Thursday, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (L.O. 1:00 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Friday] Lunch 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (L.O. 1:00 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 850 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from exit A5 of [Ginza Station], towards the direction of Kabukiza. On the B1F of the building with a camera shop on the 1F and the restaurant OOTOYA on the 2F
Address: B1F, Ginza KOTY Bldg., 5-9-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
14. Trattoria Kodama (Italian Cuisine)
Located in a premier area in Ginza, this Italian restaurant situated in a detached house is operated by a company that produces, imports, and sells processed meats such as cured ham, salami, and sausages. It has three elegant spaces - Dining, Chef 's Table, and Terrace - that can be used to cater to different functions. For lunch, they offer 2 kinds of set meals, the [LaDolceVita Soup, Pasta, Dessert Buffet] (1,650 JPY) and the [LaMangiata Soup, Aged Meat Buffet] (1,950 JPY). Each comes with homemade bread, soup, buffet-style appetizers, and access to the drink bar. The lunch sets are really good value for money.
Open: (Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, Holidays) Lunch 11:00am-4:00pm (last order 3:00pm) DInner 5:00pm-11:00pm (last order 10:00)
(Weekdays) Normal hours 11:00am-11:00pm (Last ORder 10:00pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,650 JPY
Access: A 1-minute walk from exit A12 on the Ginza subway station, or a 3-minute walk from exit A8 of the Higashi-ginza subway station
Address: 3-7-13 Ginza , Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
15. TSUBAMESANJYO Italian Bit Ginza Branch (Italian Cuisine)
This restaurant offers Italian cuisine using ingredients from Tsubamesanjo in Niigata Prefecture that are carefully selected by the owner, as well as tableware that are sourced from the same area. Tsubamesanjo flourished as a town of manufacturing and is recognized worldwide for its tableware that is made with the highest technology. Their lunch set features pasta as the main dish, with salad or soup and a drink for a very reasonable price of 1,000 JPY (plus tax). For those who want to experience the superior quality of Tsubamesanjo's tableware, try their [Gyokusendo Course] (3,000 JPY plus tax) where you can delight in dishes prepared using local ingredients, served on exquisite plates.
TSUBAMESANJYO Italian Bit Ginza Branch
Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Ginza Station. Exit from Exit A2 and head towards Shimbashi. It's on the 3rd floor of the Vacheron Constantin building.
Address: 3F, isg Bldg., 7-8-8, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
There's a diverse array of cuisine you'll discover in the popular tourist district of Ginza. Make sure not to spend your time simply shopping around, and have an enjoyable lunch, too!