The 4 best Michelin Starred restaurants in Tokyo


The country boasts the largest number of Michelin Starred restaurants in the world. These restaurants provide dining experiences like no other, with japanese chefs who create dishes with culinary precision that cannot be seen in other countries. The options are diverse in Tokyo from French to traditional japanese.

Ginza Kojyo

Ginza Kojyo offers kaiseki dining. The restaurant’s interior is relatively laid back, which creates a homely feel. The restaurant’s servers are very knowledgeable about the menu offered. The menu includes seasonal dishes that emphasize traditional japanese cuisine with a few specials. Reservations are a must, since the eatery is affordable and quite small.

Joel Robuchon

This restaurant offers french cuisine at its finest with a modern twist. All dishes use high quality ingredients. The menu includes several set menus with a la carte options. To finish off your meal choose from Kyoho grape mochi with Almond ice cream, soya milk and honey coulis.


The menu includes a number of fun, playful dishes, which fits perfectly with the restaurant’s name that translates to mean “bubbles” or “Lively”. The decor is elegant japanese. The fun menu includes McDonald’s take away apple pie with wild boar or sage and matsutake mushrooms, which comes to your table in a take away box.

Nihonryori Ryugin

This restaurant offers classic japanese dishes using fresh new techniques. The menu offers a full course degustation set with a la carte options at certain times. Many dishes are served with hot and cold elements on one plate, some using liquid nitrogen.