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Blackhole Restaurant

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1-2-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-6457-6089
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and fun with the barbeque at the table. We had the combination meny which was very good and perfect amount. Would recommend to friends.

Thank Anita H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So good. Did the Wagyu set x2 and it was seriously life changing. Little pricy, but totally worth it!

Thank Paul H
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I went here for dinner on our last night in Tokyo after reading some reviews and we were not disappointed, everything was amazing, the staff were fabulous from when we first walked and the food was to die for!!! We had the wagyu recommended menu for 6,000 per person and were were very full but very very happy!!!

Thank Bronybm
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Was with my wife and 4 year old daughter and were looking for a nice place to eat Kobe beef. The place is nice as u have small rooms for each table so you are bothered by anyone. Once you have chosen, they bring red coal to your private bbq and the trip starts. The meat is extremely tender and... More 

Thank jozomi
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. dark and intimate atmosphere, Staff are very friendly and speak decent english

Thank Rhyscollins23
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

We walked right in to our seats as there wasn't a queue. Staff could speak English so that's convenient. The English menu recommended a set which coats 5000yen per person. We opted to order a la carte instead. Each order of beef is about 100g as informed by the service staff. We had about 7 orders of a variety of... More 

Thank Kenneth C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We were in the area and decided to give this place a try for dinner. The quality of meat for the price is not that great for the price, compared to other yakiniku places we've tried in the city. What we were most disappointed with is that they have a cover charge per person. With the amount my group ordered... More 

Thank Adeline H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Whilst in Shinjuku on a business visit I fancied some beef for a change from Tonkatsu and Ramen and so I headed for "Black Hole" which is a Wagyu Yakiniku. Yakiniku means 'grilled meat' and is also referred to as a "Japanese barbecue". Wagyu beef is highly marbled (fat running through the meat) and as such is very tender and... More 

Thank Roberts69
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We were a group of 3 adult men hungry and eager to try the yakaniku beef offerings. They came out looking fresh and mouth watering, however, the portions are quite small for the prices they offer. We also had 2 beers each and perhaps 6-8 orders of various plates of the beef yakaniku. Our bill came up to a whopping... More 

Thank miketri722
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Past 10pm, there's a 10% surcharge on total bill! 2 different waiters had told us that the surcharge wouldn't be applied if we order before 10pm - but it was still applied on our bill. A different waitress then took one of our meat plates without our permission (with food in it) to show another group, which I personally think... More 

Thank alloutnomad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighborhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-6457-6089

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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