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5 Restaurants in Ginza for Dining After Midnight

If you go to Ginza, there may come a time when you’re engrossed in sightseeing and shopping that you’d completely forget about eating. And when you suddenly realize that you’re famished, you find out that it’s already late! So, you probably panic in search of a place where you can still eat. Now to avoid the mad rush to a restaurant, here are five of the top restaurants in Ginza where you can eat even after midnight. Knowing these restaurants will make you feel secure that you’d have a place to go for food even if you have a packed sightseeing itinerary that will keep you busy until late night.

1. Kyusaikou Ginza Branch

Kyusaikou is a Chinese restaurant where dinnertime extends to the next morning, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 am (up to 11:00 pm only on Sunday). Here, you can relish authentic Chinese cuisine such as dim sum that is made by hand by the chefs who perfected their skills in China, and Honba Chin Mapo Dofu (authentic Sichuan-style tofu and minced meat) (1,280 JPY (excl. tax)). This place also has a wine cellar, something that you will rarely see in Chinese restaurants, so it serves a wide selection of alcohol. Its main appeal to customers is that you can dine in Ginza at an affordable price.
※Foreign language menu (English and Chinese (traditional and simplified))
※Staff who can speak foreign languages are available (English and Chinese)

1. Kyusaikou Ginza Branch

Unit 2F202 New Ginza Bldg., 7-3-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

2. Wadaya Ginza Branch

This shop, which is open until 4:00 am in the morning every day (11 pm only on Sunday), is a place that specializes in Japanese dishes and shabu-shabu (a dish wherein thinly sliced beef is quickly boiled in a pan and then eaten with dipping sauce). Here, you can enjoy food that uses ingredients that are good for the body in a relaxing space for adults. This restaurant is particular about the healthy pork shabu (prices start at 2,400 JPY (excl. tax) per person) that boasts of a high nutritional value. This dish with a lot of spring onions and potherb mustard is a masterpiece dish in which the soup stock and vegetables draw out the flavors of the meat. Now, the hand print at the entrance, the footprint inside the restaurant, and the character illustrated on the menu belong to the female celebrity Akiko Wada, the owner. Wadaya is a place that is owned by a famous person, and it is a spot where you can eat delicious food that does not make any compromises on the ingredients and dishes.
※Foreign language menu (English)

2. Wadaya Ginza Branch

B1F Fourth Pole Star Bldg., 6-6-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

3. Jizake no Deura Yurakucho Branch

Open until 5:00 am every day, Jizake no Deura is a restaurant that takes pride in its collection of more than 30 kinds of Japanese sake and the freshest shellfish from Tsukiji that is right next to Ginza. There are private rooms that can accommodate a few people up to big groups, so you can dine here anytime. You can also reserve seats at this restaurant by clicking the Gurunavi link below. Don’t miss the great-value Gurunavi limited courses that you can reserve until 10:00 pm on the day of your visit! The Zeitaku Eraberu! Nihonshu Kiki-Sake Set & O-ryori 5-hin (premium set of Japanese sake and five dishes) will let you choose three mini-size Japanese sake for an affordable price of 2,000 JPY (excl. tax). Jizake no Deura is a restaurant where you can relish Japanese sake and seafood at reasonable prices.
※Foreign language menu (English and Chinese (traditional and simplified))
※Staff who can speak foreign languages are available (English and Korean)

3. Jizake no Deura Yurakucho Branch

3F Second Hibiya Bldg., 1-6-1, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

4. Takizen

Takizen, which is open until 3:00 am daily (5:00 am on Fridays), is a spot where you can eat oden simmered in this restaurant’s secret broth, and creative Japanese dishes. Oden is a dish that is made by boiling fried fish nerimono (paste products), Japanese radish, eggs and other ingredients in soup stock, with this dish often eaten during cold seasons. All the nerimono used in its dishes are homemade at the shop, so you can be sure that they have superb taste. If you visit, start your dining experience with the Kyofu Oden no Moriawase (assorted Kyoto-style oden) (1,980 JPY (incl. tax) for five pieces). Customers are treated to a free special parfait during their birth month. You can also order flower bouquets and cakes (prices start at 3,000 JPY) here, so you can totally use this place for surprise parties!
※Foreign language menu (English)

4. Takizen

117 Ginza Corridor, 7-2 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

5. Nobosemon

Open up to 5:00 am every day (11:00 pm only on Sundays), Nobosemon is a restaurant where you can enjoy Kyushu cuisine right there in Ginza, Tokyo. Its popular dishes are the Motsunabe (hot pot of offal and vegetables) (1,150 JPY (excl. tax) for one person) and the Aburi Jidori no Mizutaki (grilled chicken stewed in water) (1,400 JPY (excl. tax) for one person), both local Kyushu dishes that use fresh ingredients directly flown in from Kyushu. Aside from those two dishes, it also serves a lot of specialties that are directly shipped from Kyushu, including Kagoshima’s Berkshire pork and Kumamoto’s horsemeat sashimi. All rooms at this restaurant are Japanese-style private rooms that can fit two to 36 people where guests are required to take off their shoes before entering. You will get to sit and relax in a horigotatsu (table sunk into the floor). It’s really cozy!
※Foreign language menu (English and Chinese (traditional and simplified )
※Staff who can speak foreign languages are available (English and Chinese)

5. Nobosemon

7F Cheers Ginza, 5-9-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Ginza is a place that is dotted with countless shops, so searching for a dining place that is open until the wee hours of the morning can be a Herculean task. Now this list incorporates popular spots that are easily accessible even late at night, so please use this list as your reference the next time you are in the Ginza area!

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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