If you get hungry while sightseeing around Japan, it’s a given that you’d want to eat a lot of delicious food. In those cases, it’s recommended to go to a yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) restaurant with an all-you-can-eat plan. By paying a flat fee, you can eat as much as you want within a time limit! Here are the top 14 yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo with all-you-can-eat plans.
A 2-minute walk from Shinjuku Station, this yakiniku restaurant offers a wide selection of all-you-can-eat options that are a cut above the rest. Some examples include the [Yuki no Utage] that has carefully-selected Kuroge Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef) and seafood, as well as the [Yugao no Utage] that lets you select two dishes from the following: shabu-shabu (sliced meat parboiled with vegetables), sukiyaki (hot pot stew), and yakiniku. They only use quality ingredients that their chefs have selected with their skilled eyes. A great way to savor Matsusaka beef, the [Assorted Matsusaka Beef Sirloin Plate] is highly recommended. This cozy restaurant has 20 table seats and 20 private rooms. Why not enjoy some tasty meat here?
: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 5:00 am (L.O. 4:00 am)Closed
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 8,000 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPYAccess
: 2-minute walk from [Shinjuku Station]Address
: 6F, 7F, Sunflower Bldg., 1-3-1, Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
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2. Korean Restaurant HANURI Shinjuku Kabukicho Godzilla Street Branch
Just 5 minutes on foot from Shinjuku Station, this restaurant was officially recognized by the Korean government and Hattori Nutrition College! Here, you can savor authentic Korean flavors with all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink plans. It offers stunning panoramic views and a super stylish interior. The chef uses fresh meat and vegetables that he carefully selected in person at the market. Especially worth mentioning is their highly praised kimchi, made with an original secret recipe. With all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink plans available for both lunch and dinner, it's an excellent option for parties, dates, and business meals. The most popular courses are the [Yokubari Course] that allows you to enjoy tons of delicious meat; the [Dak Hanmari Course], which consists of their popular hot pot filled with a whole chicken and accompanied with side dishes; and the [Ganjang-gejang Course], featuring fresh Japanese blue crab marinated in soy sauce. The all-you-can-drink plan allows you to choose between several Korean alcoholic drinks, such as makgeolli, makgeolli-based cocktails, and soju.
Korean Restaurant HANURI Shinjuku Kabukicho Godzilla Street Branch
Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (L.O. 3:30 pm), Dinner 4:00 pm - 5:00 am (L.O. 4:00 am) [Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (L.O. 3:30 pm), Dinner 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm) *If Sunday or a national holiday is followed with a holiday, the time is changed to 12:00 pm - 5:00 am (L.O. 4:00 am)
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from the East Exit of Shinjuku Station, accessible via various JR Lines, and from Seibu-Shinjuku Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line. On the 9th floor of WaMall.
Address: 9F, WaMall, 1-18-9, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
3. Yakiniku Okuu Shinbashi branch
We buy our cattle whole, so you can enjoy the rarest cuts of beef. It is only possible to eat these rare cuts because we buy the whole cow. Be sure to check our daily specials to see what we have available. We get our organic vegetables from our contract farmer in Chiba Prefecture. Although the cooks are in the kitchen and do not have much opportunity to interact with customers, they take care to prepare the meat so that it is easy for customers to grill, absorbs the sauces well, and does not stick to the grill. They also are sure to cut it so it is easy to eat. Our company president likes sake, so we are fully stocked with his best picks for you to enjoy. We have a rich assortment of beer, sake, wine, umeshu (plum liqueur), fruit wine, shochu (grain alcohol), cocktails, and more. You can also enjoy rare sake here.
Yakiniku Okuu Shinbashi branch
: [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
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,200 JPYAccess
: 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
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4. Niku no Machi (Ikebukuro)
This restaurant is about 5 minutes on foot from Ikebukuro Station, on the 2nd floor of a building. Many all-you-can-eat options are prepared here, such as their [Tegoro All-You-Can-Eat] course that offers 27 different kinds of dishes (12 meat dishes, 13 vegetable dishes, rice, and soup) for 1,780 JPY (90 minutes) or 2,480 JPY (120 minutes) (must order at least 1 drink). The way it works is that first, a heaping plate of meat will be brought, and once you finish eating that, you can order more dishes. The recommended meat is harami (outside skirt), which has an amazing texture when you bite into it and plenty of umami (Japanese savory taste). They also have a 60-minute all-you-can-eat option for lunch (from 1,000 JPY for 2 people).
Niku no Machi
: Lunch 11:30 am - 4:00 pm, Dinner 4:00 pm - 12:00 amClosed
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPYAddress
: 2F, Sankei Bldg., 1-39-7, Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo MapMore Details
5. GYUMARU Shibuya Main Branch (Shibuya)
This restaurant is about 3 minutes on foot from Shibuya Station. It is a place known for their special [A5 Geta Galbi] (1,580 JPY) that’s large and thick, as well as for their reasonably-priced Matsusaka Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef). Their all-you-can-eat yakiniku course has a time limit of 90 minutes. Their [Otegaru Course] (3,480 JPY) lets you savor 42 dishes - starting with side dishes that make use of seasonal vegetables to beef, pork, offal, and other dishes. Besides that, they have a [Gyumaru Course] (2,980 JPY) with 68 dishes and a [Tokusen Course] (3,480 JPY) with 80 dishes. You can order their all-you-can-eat courses if you come with a party of at least 3 people, and you need to make a reservation by 9:00 pm of the day you’ll be visiting. Note that they only allow 3 groups to visit in a single day.
GYUMARU Shibuya Main Branch
Open: [Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
[Monday - Thursday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 4:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:30 am)
[Friday, Saturday, Day before National Holidays] 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Average price: [Dinner] 3,480 JPY / [Lunch] 2,980 JPY
Address: 8F, Shibuya JOW Bldg., 30-5, Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
6. Kimien (Meguro)
This restaurant is around a 2-minute walk from Meguro Station. Here, you can taste Kuroge Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef) yakiniku. Their all-you-can-eat plan has a time limit of 120 minutes. Their usual all-you-can-eat course (3,980 JPY plus tax) consists of 16 types of grilled dishes and 23 side menu dishes, such as salads and snacks. Their all-you-can-eat course containing Kuroge Wagyu beef (5,980 JPY) has 25 kinds of grilled dishes and 43 kinds of side menu dishes. Their all-you-can-eat plans are available for parties of 2 people or more. Although reservations are unnecessary, clients are required to order at least one drink. Children (up until elementary school age) can partake in these courses for half-price, and babies can enter for free. After eating yakiniku, you can even indulge in their banquet plan that’ll let you enjoy some karaoke!
: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 3:00 am (L.O. 2:30 am) *Reservations accepted outside these hours
[Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 4:30 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:30 am)Closed
: IrregularAverage price
: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPYAddress
: 2F, Meguro G Bldg., 1-4-16, Meguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo MapMore Details
7. Gyusai (Ikebukuro)
This restaurant is about 6 minutes on foot from Ikebukuro Station. It is a yakiniku restaurant with Japanese-style tatami rooms, horigotatsu (sunken kotatsu table), and private rooms. The time limit for their all-you-can-eat plan is 120 minutes. For first-timers, the [Tegoro All-You-Can-Eat] (2,480 JPY) is recommended. The set consists of 12 yakiniku dishes, 4 vegetable or a la carte dishes, rice, and soup. In their [Zeitaku All-You-Can-Eat] (3,200 JPY), the meat grade is better and they offer more dishes. The set consists of 12 yakiniku dishes, 9 vegetable or a la carte dishes, rice, and 4 kinds of soup. There is also the [Lunch All-You-Can-Eat] (1,350 JPY) in which you can taste 6 yakiniku dishes and grilled vegetables. If you add 1,200 JPY to any of the plans, you can also access their all-you-can-drink! All the prices are without tax.
Open: 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 3,000 JPY
Address: B1F, Amms Bldg., 1-15-12, Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
8. Yakinikuya Maruki Nakano Branch (Nakano)
Situated approximately 4 minutes on foot from Nakano Station, this is an underground restaurant in a downtown area. The time limit for their all-you-can-eat plans is 100 minutes, and they have 3 kinds available. In their [Otoku ni Gattsuri] (2,380 JPY), you can taste about 50 kinds of dishes from their standard menu, such as beef galbi, gyu-tan (beef tongue), beef loin, and outside skirt. The recommended course is the [Chotto Zeitaku] (3,180 JPY), where you can choose anything from their all-you-can-eat menu. The [Premium] (3,980 JPY) is a course where you can add 4 dishes with high-grade meat to it. You should also give their [Gensen Kokusan-gyu Hon Galbi-yaki] (590 JPY) that isn’t in the all-you-can-eat menu a try! All the prices listed are without tax.
Yakinikuya Maruki Nakano Branch
Open: [Weekdays] 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 4:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Average price: 2,850 JPY
Address: B1F, 5-55-1, Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
9. Tokori Shinjuku NOWA Building Branch (Shinjuku)
Located around a 1 minute walk from Shinjuku Station, this is a yakiniku restaurant on the 5th floor of a building. Here, you can enjoy all-you-can-eat plans with high-quality Kuroge Wagyu beef and Yamagata beef from Yamagata Prefecture. The time limit is 120 minutes. With the [High-Quality Yamagata Beef All-You-Can-Eat Course] (6,200 JPY) after eating all 8 starter sets (galbi, loin, gyu-tan, outside skirt, and so on), you can order from more than 70 kinds of meat or a la carte dishes. They have other plans with more meat choices and higher quality meats, such as the [Quality Yamagata Beef All-You-Can-Eat] (8,500 JPY) and [High-Quality Yamagata Beef Luxury All-You-Can-Eat] (13,000 JPY). Enjoy the exquisite taste of the highest ranked beef. All the prices listed include tax.
Tokori Shinjuku NOWA Building Branch
Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 4:00 pm, Dinner 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm *Dinner on Saturday is from 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average price: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,300 JPY
Address: 3-37-12, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
10. Aburi-ya Musashi (Ginza)
After about a 5-minute walk from Ginza Station, you can find this yakiniku restaurant on the 4th floor of a building. Here, you can savor yakiniku with A5-ranked Kuroge Wagyu beef in a private room with a garden and horigotatsu, or in couple seats that’ll also let you enjoy the night view. Their [Best Kuroge Wagyu All-You-Can-Eat Plan] (Males: 6,200 JPY; Females: 5,200 JPY; Younger than junior high school age: 3,000 JPY; Younger than elementary school age: 2,000 JPY; Under 3 years old: Free) has a time limit of 90 minutes. From standard parts like Kuroge Wagyu beef gyu-tan, galbi, and loin, to rare parts like under blade (below the shoulder blades), aitchbone (upper part of the rump), and foreshank (shin part of the foreleg) - there are a total of 34 dishes in this plan to enjoy. All the prices listed are without tax.
Aburi-ya Musashi (Ginza)
: 17:00 - 23:30 (last order 22:30)Closed
: Beginning at the end of the year [December 31, 2017 to January 3, 2018]Average price
: [Dinner] 7,000 JPYAccess
: 4F, Pacific Ginza Bldg., 7-2-20, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo MapMore Details
11. Matsuo Genghis Khan Akasaka Branch (Akasaka)
This is a genghis khan specialty restaurant that’s about a minute’s walk from Akasaka Station. A Hokkaido specialty, “genghis khan” is a dish that combines yakiniku and nabe (hot pot), and is distinguished by its usage of mutton or lamb meat. The sheep meat is grilled at the raised part of a special pot, and vegetables are simmered in the meat juices and sauce that collect in the groove at the edge of the pot. The time limit for their all-you-can-eat plan is 120 minutes. There are 8 kinds of courses available that range from 5,000 JPY - 7,800 JPY. The recommended course is the [Tokujo Lamb Genghis Khan] (6,500 JPY), which uses lean thigh meat with little fat, making it great for health-conscious people. All the prices include tax.
Matsuo Genghis Khan Akasaka Branch
Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
Closed: None *Except for the beginning and end of the year
Average price: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Address: B1F, A-FLAG Akasaka, 4-3-6, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
12. Fujiya Aoyama Branch (Aoyama)
Located around 5 minutes on foot from Omote-sando Station, this yakiniku restaurant is on B1F of Aoyama Oval Building. It specializes in all-you-can-eat courses. The time limit is 90 minutes for lunch and 100 minutes for dinner. Prices are 1,500 JPY for lunch and 2,000 JPY for dinner. For their all-you-can-eat courses, there’s an additional 500 JPY fee for male customers. At the beginning, they’ll serve a dish with 5 items, such as pork, chicken, beef, and sausages. When you finish eating that, you can order more through the staff. The additional menu includes 14 kinds of meat, 5 kinds of appetizers (like salad or kimchi), rice, and soup. For appetizers, their [French Fries] are recommended.
Fujiya Aoyama Branch
Open: Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 2,000 JPY
Address: B1F, 5-52-2, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
13. KEITOKUEN (Kodaira-shi)
This yakiniku restaurant is located in Kodaira-shi, which is about 60 minutes by train from Tokyo Station. It is a suburban type of restaurant with a wide parking lot that can be found along the highway. It specializes in all-you-can-eat courses, and operates on a buffet style, which means that guests can take as many ingredients or dishes from the display as they want, and then grill and eat everything at their seats. The time limit for their all-you-can-eat courses is 90 minutes. Their lunch plan, in which you can savor 60 to more than 70 dishes, costs 1,350 JPY on weekdays and 1,700 JPY on weekends. Their dinner plan, in which you can indulge in over 80 kinds of dishes, costs 2,200 JPY. You can also enjoy unlimited servings of curry rice, ramen, sweets, and ice cream! All the prices include tax.
: Lunch 11:30 am - 4:30 pm (L.O. 3:00 pm), Dinner 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)Closed
: Beginning and end of the year (December 31, January 1)Average price
: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,700 JPYAddress
: 1-979, Ogawa-cho, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo MapMore Details
14. Aged Meat, Meat Bar with Private Room in Shibuya -GABURI- Shibuya Ekimae branch
At [GABURI], a meat bar in Shibuya, fully enjoy large meat dishes with style! We serve an abundance of proud meats including beef, pork, and chicken, carefully-selected by our chef. We serve safe meat menus and bar menus with carefully-selected ingredients. Cheerfully enjoy sharing our wide variety of meat dishes, such as the extremely destructive [Beef Tomahawk], very dynamic [One Pound Steak] with a block of meat, [Grilled Chicken Steak], and the ultimate [Fermented and Aged Hamburger Steak]! We are also ideal for parties! [Meat Bar Course with All-You-Can-Drink] is from 2,980 JPY! Let us treat the party organizer as our special offer. The stylish designer's private rooms, which can accomodate from 2 to 30 people, including attractive rooms with beautiful night views are available. Reservations for parties are accepted. Please casually inquire with us!
Aged Meat, Meat Bar with Private Room in Shibuya -GABURI- Shibuya Ekimae branch
: 5:00 pm - 0:00 amClosed
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 3,480 JPYAccess
: 1 minute walk from the Hachiko exit of [Shibuya Station] on JR LinesAddress
: 3F, Koyasu Bldg., 13-7 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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After reading the article, challenge yourself to all-you-can-eat yakiniku! Enjoy all-you-can-eat yakiniku for lunch at reasonable prices!
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.