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Oyako don in Tokyo?

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I'm looking for great oyako don for lunch. Is Tamahide the best place to go for that? Or is it over rated?

Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks!

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  1. We've done multiple donburi threads over the last couple of years. Suggest using the search function....Toritsuneshizando is excellent. There was no line when I went--> http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131... .

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    1. re: Silverjay

      Thank you! Tamahide was not mentioned in those threads you talked about and I was wondering if it was worth the queue! I shall try your rec instead.

    2. Tamahide is the place where, some 220 years ago, oyakodon originated. They haven't stayed in business since then serving bad food. There is always a line for lunch, but if you get there before 11:30 the wait should not be too bad. Saturdays and other days when lots f tourists visit Ningyocho will be more crowded, especially days when people come to visit our most famous shrine, Suitengu (meaning dog days, or, in Japanese, inu-no-hi).

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      1. re: edozanmai

        Yes, I understand that for good food in Japan, you will have to queue, just like in Singapore!