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catsluvcofffee Nov 15, 2010 05:02 AM

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!

  1. Silverjay Nov 15, 2010 05:28 AM

    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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      catsluvcofffee Nov 15, 2010 05:38 AM

      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.

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      edozanmai Nov 16, 2010 06:00 AM

      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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        catsluvcofffee Nov 16, 2010 06:41 AM

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

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