Tompachitei

とん八亭

Tonkatsu, Croquette

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The restaurant is run as a little family shop. The chef come to bring your dish sometimes. Tompachitei has been consistently considered one of the best Tonkatsu not only in Tokyo but Japan. Their tender deep-fried pork cutlet is cook to perfection. For the last few years the shop had an increase of popularity due their inclusion in Michelin guide, but on the shop nothing changed and still is the same local atmosphere, it seems you eating at someones house. Their open only during lunchtime and there are queues outside waiting for one of their famous Tonkatsu set masterpieces. It worth well the time waiting. Be aware that sometimes they run out of stock before closing time and when this happens they just close the shop earlier. The location is a bit challenging because the shop is on the back of the main street but persevere and you will be rewarded with a top Tonkatsu experience!!

Opening time:

Lunch
From: 11:30am
To: 14:30pm
Last order: 14:30pm or when sold-out.
Closed: Monday (transfer to Tuesday when Monday is a public holiday), Irregular days.
Average queue time : From 20 minutes

¥

Price / Payment:

Average prices:
Lunch ¥1,300~

Payments system:
Cash

Discount:
Other
Very good price-quality ratio and extremely popular.
No discount or free services. No need to show your Japan Gourmet Pass.


Features:

Menu translated in:
English

Capacity:
15 seats

Amenities:
Smoke-free
Counter
Tables
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet entrance
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet slightly rare and soft
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet set
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet close view of the soft and tender meat
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet delicious tender and juicy
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet soft and tender
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet tables inside
  • Tompachitei Tonkatsu restaurant in Ueno deep-fried pork cutlet counter

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