Roppongi Hills

Note: Restaurants in Roppongi Hills can be found in the Roppongi Hills section of the Nishi-Azabu page.

Roppongi 6-chome

Le Petit Marche (Roppongi - French). 3401-2929
A veteran of a three-starred Michelin restaurant in France, Chef Habuchi has here opened a more casual spot serving neo-bistro fare, with an emphasis on aged meats, game meats in season and market-fresh vegetables. At dinnertime mains start at Y1200 and feature items like bouillabaisse of the day, home-made andouillette sausages, and aged cuts of pork and beef grilled on the wood-burning hearth. [Show more]
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-1-12, 21 Roppongi Bldg 2F. Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Lilla Dalarna (Roppongi - Swedish). 3478-4690
Tasty and filling Swedish food, with great homemade breads.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-2-7, Daikan Bldg 2F. Open noon-3, 6-11pm. Closed Sundays.
Roppongi Nouen (Roppongi - Japanese). 3405-0684
Sustainable cuisine is the core philosophy and mission statement of this farm-focused restaurant in the heart of Roppongi. The menu offers a good selection of organic sake and wine, and dishes are made with organic ingredients, some of them grown in the restaurant's own backyard garden. The food is generally very good - original, creative, and quite appetizing - and while the overall dining experience can be uneven, the quality of the food is worth returning for. [See FULL REVIEW.]
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-6-15. Open noon-3, 6-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Frijoles (Roppongi - Tex-Mex). 6447-1433
Gourmet burritos, tacos, and fajitas, all made from premium organic ingredients. Choose from grilled chicken, carnitas (braised pork), steak or vegetarian filling; prices range from Y800-1100. Everything is available for take-out, and you can fax your order in advance. There are a few outdoor courtyard tables for when the weather permits.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-6-9, Piramide Bldg. 1F. Open 11am-10pm. Closed 2nd Sunday.
!Roti Roppongi (Roppongi - International). 5785-3671
Superb, inventive American cuisine from noted Tokyo chef Ian Tozer, built around a deceptively casual menu. The dining room is pleasantly smoke-free, and there's outdoor patio seating when the weather permits. [Show more]
no smokingSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-6-9, Piramide Bldg. 1F. Open 11am-2, 6-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Moti (Roppongi - Indian). 3479-1939
A Roppongi tradition, still packing in the customers.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-2-35. Open 11:30am-10pm (LO) daily.
Hassan (Roppongi - Shabu-shabu). 3403-8333
All-you-can-eat shabu shabu from Y5300. Lunch ranges from Y1050-4900.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-1-20, B1F. Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10pm (LO) daily.

Roppongi (towards Nogizaka)

Shonzui (Roppongi - Wine bar). 3405-7478
The selection at this tiny wine bar is mainly French, with an emphasis on organic varieties and good value for money. There are usually around a dozen wines by the glass (starting at Y900) and many more by the bottle. The food menu is simple bistrot-style fare - pates and rillettes, charcuterie and cheeses. Budget around Y3000 for food.
latemapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-10-2. Open 6pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Paraiso (Roppongi - South American). 6447-1963
Successor to the long-running dance bar Salsa Sudada, which was a gathering place for Tokyo's Latin community for over twenty years, Paraiso is styled more as a bar-restaurant providing a "Latin dining experience." There's still lots of great Latin music though, including live performances on Sundays.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-10-3, Kobayashi Bldg B1F. Open 6pm- daily.
Cuivre (Roppongi - French). 6434-5770
Good traditional French cuisine in a cozy setting on a Roppongi back street. Full-course dinners start at Y3800, and lunch (Y1000-2000) is an especially good deal.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-12-20. Open 11:30am-2, 6-10pm. Closed Mon, 1st Tue.
Malin's (Roppongi - British). 5413-6851
Gourmet fish and chips are the specialty here, and the chips are especially well prepared. Boxed sets of cod, chips and mushy peas (or other side sauce) are priced Y1300-1500, and everything can be eaten here or to go.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-12-3. Open noon-10pm (Fri, Sat -11pm) daily.
Shimauta Rakuen (Roppongi - Okinawan). 3470-2310
A small Roppongi izakaya with Okinawan-style food and frequent live musical performances. There's a nominal music charge (Y1,000 or so) when there's a show.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-14-10, 4F. (near Roppongi crossing on Gaien-Higashi-dori) Open 5-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
!Honmura An (Roppongi - Soba). 5772-6657
No ordinary soba shop, this is the Tokyo venture of restaurateur Koichi Kobari, who ran the highly acclaimed, celebrity-patronized Honmura-An restaurant in New York's SoHo district before returning to Japan. We're pleased to see that Kobari hasn't lost his magic touch. Of course the shops noodles and tempura items are first-rate, but you'll also find original, creative side dishes and starters along with a decent selection of craft sake and shochu. [Show more]
decorSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-14-18. Open noon-3, 5:30-10pm (LO). Closed Mon, 1st, 3rd Tue.
Agave (Roppongi - Bar). 3497-0229
Hundreds of tequilas, including tasting flights, served in a cave-like basement. Although it turns into a Roppongi-style pickup bar after 8 or 9pm, it's a bit more relaxed earlier in the evening.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-15-10, Clover Bldg. B1F. Open 6:30pm-2am (4am Fri, Sat). Closed Sundays.
!!Ryugin (Roppongi - Kaiseki). 3423-8006
Chef Seiji Yamamoto does a very impressive take on experimental cuisine from a Japanese perspective, with eye-openers like edamame foam with pulverized ice cream and foie gras with figs. Eleven-course prix-fixe menus run Y15,750, Y21,000 and Y26,250, and there's a seven-sake selection paired with the food for an extra Y5000.
no smokinglatemapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-17-24, Site Roppongi Bldg 1F. Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sunday.
Belg Aube (Roppongi - Belgian rest/beer bar). 3403-1161
French-Belgian cuisine and a good selection of Belgian beers; three-course prix-fixe dinners are Y2800.
latemapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-9-2. Open 6pm-2:30am (LO); 6pm-4:30am weekends. Closed Sundays.


Brasserie Paul Bocuse Musee (Nogizaka - French). 5770-8161
This stunning venture from the Hiramatsu group and the famous French chef Paul Bocuse occupies one of the most spectacular public spaces in Tokyo, inside the new national art gallery. Three-course prix-fixe lunch is Y1800; in the evening a la carte mains average around Y2700.
no smokingdecorSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-22-2, Kokuritsu Shin-Bijutsukan 3F. Open 11am-9pm (LO; lunch -2pm). Closed Tuesdays.
!Hachibei (Roppongi) (Nogizaka - Yakitori). 3475-1689
Despite its prime location one minute from Tokyo Midtown, this stylish, relaxed basement izakaya feels far removed from the hubbub of Roppongi nightlife. Kyushu-style yakitori is the centerpiece of the menu, but there's much more - beautiful charcoal-grilled seasonal vegetables, exotic regional dishes like horse sashimi, and a surprisingly big wine list. [Show more]
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-4-5, B1F. Open 6pm-12:30am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Pe'z Magic (Nogizaka - Burgers). 5775-5281
Organic burgers and sandwiches; delivery available through much of Tokyo. Delivery 11am-8:30pm weekdays, 11am-6:30pm weekends.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 7-5-11. Open 11am-10pm (Sat, Sun 7:30pm) daily.

Tokyo Midtown area

Lobby Bar, Ritz-Carlton (Roppongi - Bar). 3423-8000
Nestled in overstuffed chairs with pillows covered in candy-colored pastel silk, visitors can enjoy spectacular views while listening to live Bossa Nova from 2:30-midnight. Arrive on the early side if you want a window seat - they are usually taken by 6pm. An entertainment charge of Y2500 applies after 8pm. [Show more]
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-1, Ritz-Carlton 45F. Open 2:30pm-midnight daily.
Hirata Bokujo (Roppongi - Tonkatsu). 5647-8329
The gourmet tonkatsu here is made from tasty premium hybrid pork from a small farm in Yamagata. Katsu sets are priced Y1400-2500, and full-course pork shabu-shabu dinners are Y4500-7500. Lunch starts at Y1000.
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-3, Tokyo Midtown Midtown West EB108. Open 11am-9pm daily.
Idee Cafe Parc (Roppongi - Cafe). 5413-3454
Casual food and drink in a pleasant interior-shop setting overlooking Tokyo Midtown's front garden.
decorSunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Galleria 3F. Open 11am-9pm daily.
Fukumitsuya (Roppongi - Liquor shop). 6804-5341
Hidden away in the back of this well-appointed shop is a six-seat bar area where you can drop in for a quick glass of sake. The shop is run by the Fukumitsuya Brewery in Kanagawa, and besides selling the brewery's full range of sake they also offer beautifully crafted sake cups and flasks and assorted tableware.
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Galleria B1F. Open 11am-9pm daily.
Suzunami (Roppongi - Japanese). 5413-0335
This small Nagoya-based shop served excellent broiled fish that has been marinated in sake lees. Set meals are priced around Y1000-2000.
no smokingSunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Galleria B1F. Open 11am-3, 4:30-8:30pm (LO) daily.
Bodega Santa Rita (Roppongi - Spanish). 5413-3101
This rustic, stucco-walled restaurant features skewered pork delicacies and other regional specialties from the south of Spain along with custom-imported Spanish wines. Under the same management as the ever-reliable Miyakawa wine-bar/restaurant in Azabu-Juban. Budget Y6000-7000 for dinner.
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace 1F. Open 11am-10:30pm (LO). Closed Mondays.
Nirvana New York (Roppongi - Indian). 5647-8305
A well-appointed Tokyo branch of the upscale New York Indian restaurant. At lunchtime you can enjoy a Y2000 buffet which includes three curries of the day, vegetable fritters, sauteed vegetables, omelettes and a salad bar. Prix-fixe dinners are Y6500-8000.
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace 1F. Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
Roti (Tokyo Midtown) (Roppongi - American). 5413-3655
This informal wine bar offers a wine-friendly menu of seafood, steaks and chops, including fresh lobster, Washington oysters, BBQ baby-back ribs and catfish burgers. The wine list covers more than 100 wines by the bottle (including some rare finds) and twenty by the glass, with three different carafe sizes so you can organize your own custom tasting. Budget around Y8000-9000 for dinner with drinks.
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace 1F. Open 11am-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Billboard Live (Roppongi - Jazz club). 3405-1133
A live venue for international soul, r&b and jazz acts. [Show more]
SunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace 4F.
Botanica (Roppongi - International). 5413-3282
The dining spaces in this heavily design-focused restaurant are tastefully arranged, more European than Japanese in style, as one might expect from Terence Conran's first Tokyo venture. The menu is international in scope, and roast beef is a specialty of the house, with wagon service at dinnertime. Prix-fixe lunches are Y3800-5000 while dinners are Y8400-12,600; there are also plenty of a la carte choices. Most wines are targeted towards big spenders, but there are a handful of decent bottles under Y10,000, such as Penfold's Bin 407 Cabernet for Y7500.
decorSunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace 4F. Open 11am-midnight daily.
Union Square Tokyo (Roppongi - International). 5413-7780
New York's Union Square Cafe has been a popular gourmet hot spot since the mid-1980s, and the Tokyo sister shop captures much of the energy and excitement of the original. The food is typical international cuisine with an emphasis on simplicity and good-quality seasonal ingredients. The dining room is beautiful and well laid out, with excellent lighting and a very comfortable feel. [Show more]
decorSunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace B1F. Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
!Canoviano Cafe (Roppongi - Italian). 5413-3226
Nestled in a corner of the Tadao Ando-designed musuem building, this Tokyo branch of an excellent Italian restaurant in Kyoto has one of the more impressive architectural settings in Tokyo Midtown. The food is first-rate modern Italian; budget around Y5000 for lunch and Y10,000 at dinnertime. Open from 8am weekends.
decorSunmapMinato-ku, Akasaka 9-7-5, Tokyo Midtown Plaza 1F. Open 11am-2, 6-9:30pm (LO) daily.
Gabu (Roppongi - Izakaya). 5410-0778
Fresh seafood and seasonal heirloom vegetables are the specialties at this Kyushu-style izakaya. The sake list covers around 15-20 breweries, and there's also a wide selection of shochu. Budget around Y5000 at dinnertime.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-10-2, Arakawa Building 1F. Open 11:30am-2:30, 6pm-3am (Sat - 11:30pm). Closed Sundays.
Zero Bar (Roppongi - Wine bar). 5775-0010
Like a good man, a predator-free champagne bar in Roppongi is hard to find. Fortunately, there's Zero Bar. Conveniently located near Tokyo Midtown, this place is just the ticket for a glass of bubbly before the last train at night, or before the first train in the morning (the bar stays open until 5am Tuesday - Saturday). [Show more]
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-10-5. Open 8pm-4:30am (LO). Closed Mondays.
LB6 (Roppongi - Grill). 3478-0222
A reasonably priced, very casual wine bar and grill. The eclectic wine list starts from Y2500/bottle, with 11 wines by the glass or decanter. There are also microbrew beers from Baird Brewery and artisanal cocktails. The food menu features dishes like grilled loin of pork and lamb chops, assorted hams, and shellfish steamed in wine.
no smokinglateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-11-13. Open 5pm-3am daily.
Havana Cafe (Roppongi - Tex-Mex). 3423-3500
A casual but hip cafe serving fajitas, burritos, BBQ, burgers, etc. prepared Japanese-style.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-12-2. Open 11:30-5am daily.
Ichioku (Roppongi - World cuisine). 3405-9891
A self-consciously bohemian bar/restaurant/hangout with an interesting menu.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-4-5. Open 5:30-11pm (LO). Open every day.
Fujizakura (Roppongi - Beer bar). 5411-3333
Run by a Yamanashi brewery known for their excellent German-style beers, this basement venue feels less like a beer bar and more like an old-school Roppongi dining bar, with plush furnishings, fancy spot lighting, subdued piano music and a refined menu of bar snacks. The beers are good though - twelve taps serve both Fujizakura beers and half a dozen guest beers from the usual roster of Japanese craft breweries. [Show more]
no smokingSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-8-7, Shimada Bldg B1F. Open 5-11:30pm daily.
Ippudo (Roppongi - Ramen). 5775-7561
A branch of the famous Hakata ramen chain, featuring thin, slightly chewy noodles in a pork-based broth ("red" or "white"), with or without extra chashu. You can add your own freshly grated garlic.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-9-11. Open 11am-4am (Fri -5am, Sun -1am) daily.
Afuri (Roppongi - Ramen). 3408-8088
Unlike many other ramen specialists, Afuri are known for their light, "cafe-style" shoyu ramen, livened up with a bit of yuzu and their excellent chashu. Open 22 hours a day.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 4-9-4. Open 11am-9am daily.
Vegematto (Roppongi - Italian). 6804-3791
Italian-inspired late-night vegetable dining, with produce from organic farms around Japan. Prix-fixe menus are Y3000-4000, and include cheese fondue or bagna cauda as a main course. There are more than fifty wines, starting at Y3000/bottle.
latemapMinato-ku, Roppongi 3-9-3, Dai-2 Roppongi Village Bldg 1F. Open 7pm-7am. Closed Sundays and holidays.
Two Dogs Taproom (Roppongi - Beer bar). 5413-0333
Located in the seething epicenter of Roppongi nightlife (for better or worse), Two Dogs serves pizzas and twenty craft beers on draft (mostly their own). It is one of several craft-beer bars in the neighborhood.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 3-15-24, Aries Bldg 2F. Open 11:30am-2:30 (Mon-Fri), 5pm-4am (LO) daily.
Note: Restaurants closer to Roppongi 1-chome station can be found in the Roppongi 1-chome section of the Akasaka page.

Roppongi 5-chome, Imo-arai-zaka

Wolfgang's Steakhouse (Roppongi - Steak house). 5572-6341
The first Japan branch of Wolfgang Zweiner's famous New York steakhouse features porterhouse and other steaks made with dry-aged USDA Prime beef. The lunchtime menu includes burgers made with USDA Prime beef (Y2600) and steak sandwiches using dry-aged beef (Y2800). In the evenings a prime filet mignon is Y7500, and a side of spinach runs Y1400.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-16-50. Open 11:30am-2:30, 6-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Wolfgang Puck Cafe (Roppongi - International). 5775-5401
Accessible California cuisine - gourmet pizzas and interesting takes on American standards like meatloaf and Cajun chicken.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-5-1, Roi Bldg. 1F. Open 11am-11pm (weekends to 5am) daily.
BrewDog (Roppongi - Beer bar). 6447-4160
Scotland's popular craft-beer brewery has opened their first Japanese bar in the middle of Roppongi. The rather spacious establishment serves twenty brews on tap, including BrewDog's flagship Punk IPA as well as their very impressive Jackhammer IPA, Hardcore IPA, and Dead Pony Club pale ale. [Show more]
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-3-2. Open 5pm-midnight daily.
Hard Rock Cafe (Roppongi - Burgers). 3408-7018
Tasty burgers, loud music, big crowds. Open 11:30am-2am (M-Th), to 4am (Fri., Sat.), to 11:30pm (Sun.)
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-4-20. Open 11:30-2am (weekends to 4am) daily.
Tony Roma's (Roppongi - American). 3408-2748
American barbecued spareribs, cubic onion-ring sculptures, fried cheese and other dangerous substances that we all crave from time to time.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-4-20. Open 5-10:30pm (LO; Fri, Sat. 12:30am). Open every day.
Ant 'n Bee (Roppongi - Beer bar). 3478-1250
More than twenty Japanese microbrew beers are served on tap at this late-night beer specialist. The food menu is limited to fish and chips and similar bar fare.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-1-5, B1F. Open 6pm-7am daily.
Jomon (Roppongi - Yakitori). 3405-2585
Hataka (Kyushu) style kushiyaki is the specialty here, with excellent (though rather salty) grilled skewers of chicken and pork parts and vegetables. Seating can be a bit cramped and smoky but the food is fantastic. A sister shop to Teyandei in Nishi-Azabu.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-9-17. Open 6pm-5am daily.
Outback Steakhouse (Roppongi - Steak house). 5413-4870
You'll find entertaining dining and festive decor at this fourth Tokyo branch of the popular American chain of Australian-themed steak houses; budget around Y4000 at dinnertime.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-1-3, Roc Mon 2F. Open 11:30am-3, 5pm-midnight (4am Fri/Sat) daily.
Gozenbo (Roppongi - Chinese). 3470-2218
Top-notch Chinese cuisine prepared with medicinal herbs, for whatever ails you. Prix-fixe menus range from Y4200-15,750, plus a big a la carte menu. Lunch starts at Y900 and includes numerous noodle and rice variations.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-8-15. Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Cafe Frangipani (Roppongi - Cafe). 3478-2966
This extremely casual venue is furnished with patched-up and mismatched sofas, herds of stuffed animals, and an actual VW bus with a table and chairs inside. There's a rotating art exhibition on the walls, and some outdoor tables up front. The small menu includes dishes like gorgonzola bacon tortilla wraps and an assorted "deli" platter, plus chai and cocktails.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 6-8-21. Open 11:30am-2am daily.

Iikura Katamachi area

Panic Cafe (Roppongi - Teppanyaki). 3583-4129
Tasty, modern teppanyaki-style grilled food, supplemented by fresh salads.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 3-16-14, KY Bldg. B1F. Open 6pm-midnight (LO). Closed Sundays.
Hobgoblin Pub (Roppongi - British pub). 3568-1280
The biggest pub in Tokyo, Hobgoblin offers a large selection of draught beers including several British ales, and attracts a lively expat crowd. There's pub-style food (with a late-night menu Friday and Saturday) and big-screen TVs showing sporting events.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 3-16-33, Aoba Roppongi Bldg. 1F. Open 4pm-late (from noon weekends) daily.
Va-tout (Roppongi - French). 3568-2080
A friendly cafe-brasserie with authentic French atmosphere and good, reasonably priced food. The daily Y1000 lunch is an especially good deal, and is served until 5pm. Evening specialties include north-African dishes like lamb and rabbit couscous and Moroccan tajine. Call ahead to arrange a non-smoking table.
SunmapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-17-1, AXIS Bldg 1F. Open 11am-11pm daily.
!Bernd's Bar (Roppongi - German). 5563-9232
Hearty, stick-to-your-ribs food and a friendly atmosphere. They feature several different German beers on tap.
mapMinato-ku, Roppongi 5-18-1, 2F. Open 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Chianti (Iikura) (Roppongi - Italian). 3583-7546
An expensive (and very good) Italian restaurant downstairs, and a cafe upstairs serving drinks, coffee and desserts.
lateSunmapMinato-ku, Azabudai 3-1-7. Open noon-2:30am (LO) daily.
!Aux Gourmands (Roppongi - French). 5114-0195
Excellent French cooking in a pleasant traditional setting (there are just 17 seats, including 5 at the counter). The cheese selection is especially good, as the owner-chef is also a cheese monger. There's a big wine list focusing mostly on Bordeaux and Burgundies, with a median price of around Y8000, plus a good assortment available by the glass. Prix-fixe lunches from Y2940 (Saturdays only), dinner from Y5775.
mapMinato-ku, Azabudai 3-4-14. Open 6-11:30pm (LO; 9:30 Saturdays). Closed Sundays.
Note: Azabu-Juban listings can be found on the Azabu-Juban page.
Note: Roppongi 1-chome listings can be found on the Azabu-Juban page.
Bordering neighborhoods: