Kirakutei Yakiniku

Kirakutei Yakiniku (Minami Azabu, Tokyo) – Yakiniku

Kirakutei YakinikuOne of my husband’s and my favorite Yakiniku restaurants is Kirakutei (きらく亭) in Minami Azabu. The restaurant is family friendly, but the food is so good and the price a bit on the high side (for yakiniku) so best for a date night or special family dinner. Kirakutei is very popular, so you need to have a reservation at least a few days prior to dinner. They have lunch on Sat and Sun, for which there is always a long queue on the sidewalk.  Plan ahead for a delicious night.

What is so special about Kirakutei? The quality of meat, presentation of food, service, and interior of the restaurant.

Kirakutei YakinikuBeef, pork or chicken are all high-quality meats served with a variety of sauces and greens. I recommend that you order the mixed sets of meat which run between 6,500 – 8,000 JPY per platter. A meal for two people with drinks will cost about 15,000 – 20,000 JPY. Most yakiniku restaurants provide one type of lettuce leaves to wrap your meat, however, Kirakutei serves a bed of 4-6 different types green leaves.  The presentation of the food is also very attractive on beautiful platters. The owner and many of his staff speak English so non-Japanese speakers can relax. Last, but not least, is this yakiniku restaurant’s interior is very attractive and extremely clean.

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Kirakutei (きらく亭), Minami Azabu Details
Address: 4-11-26 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo  南麻布4-11-26 
Phone: 03-3442-0729
Hours: Open everyday for dinner 17:30 – 23:00, lunch Sat and Sun 11:30 – 14:00
Access: Located a 10 min walk from Hiroo Station on the Hibiya Line, or 13 mins from Shirogane Takanawa Station on the Mita and Nambuku Lines; the bus stop for Korinji is directly in front of the restaurant
Website: NA
Note: The restaurant has stairs so not stroller or wheelchair friendly
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Kirakutei Yakiniku, Minami Azabu

Here are some of our other restaurants we have enjoyed Date Night in Tokyo:

Hacienda Del Cielo Modern Mexicano (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Happo-en Ryotei Enju, Shirokanedai – Magnificent Sushi in a Tokyo Japanese Garden

La Brianza (Roppongi Hills, Tokyo) – Special Date Night

Cedros (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Two Rooms Grill | Bar (Omotesando, Tokyo) – Date Night and Cocktails

Aburiyaki Sushi An, XEX (Daikanyama, Tokyo) – Shared Terrace

Kyubey Sushi (Shinbashi, Tokyo)

The Oak Door (Roppongi Hills, Tokyo)

Ukai Tofuya (Shiba koen, Tokyo) – Culinary Lunch Oasis

Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant (Shinagawa, Tokyo) – Date Night

Tokyo Bay Dinner Cruise – Date Night

TY Harbor (Shinagawa, Tokyo) – Waterfront Dining

Kaikaya by the Sea (Shibuya, Tokyo)

Tapas Molecular Bar, Nihonbashi

Kikkoman Live Kitchen (Yurakucho, Tokyo)


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