10 Chef-Approved Restaurants in Tokyo

February 24, 2017

Where to go for seriously soigné tasting menus, perfect ramen, and elegant sweets

Chefs — they’re just like us. They dream about going to Tokyo, and when they get there, they obsess over where to eat. And while Eater is here to help — our massive guide to Tokyo can point you to essentials; to the new and hot; to the best coffee, ramen, and affordable sushi — there’s nothing like restaurant recommendations from chefs who are particular and passionate.

Eater asked 10 American-based chefs for their top Tokyo picks. On the map is a super-small tasting-menu temple (Takazawa), an eel-focused