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Best oysters in Tokyo?

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hello_liza Feb 25, 2011 09:44 PM

I had some delicious oysters on the half shell at Beacon a few weeks ago, and am now craving more! More, more! Where to go?

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    Roysen Jun 20, 2011 07:19 AM

    Is it possible to get Bellon oysters in Tokyo?

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      Tripeler Jun 20, 2011 04:57 PM

      I have seen them at a few oyster specialty places. One is near Gotanda station, but I cannot remember the name.

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        Robb S Jun 20, 2011 07:31 PM

        I'm guessing that would be the rather generically named Tokyo Oyster Bar.

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          Tripeler Jun 20, 2011 08:33 PM

          Yeah, that is probably why I had trouble remembering it.

    2. bbulkow Jun 14, 2011 03:43 AM

      I had oysters at the Akasaka branch, and found them poor. I'm not sure whether the problem is I don't like japanese oysters (which seemed metallic, unsubtle, and large) compared to all the various western oysters, but I found it a poor substitute.

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        ruprecht25 Feb 26, 2011 08:35 PM

        I really like the Fish House Oyster Bar in Ebisu. It's a casual place with an excellent selection of oysters. Here are some photos from a recent visit.

        http://oyster-bar.jp/

         
         
         
        1. Silverjay Feb 26, 2011 06:22 AM

          Where in the city are you interested in dining? Oysters are ubiquitous offerings at seafood restaurants. Or you can try places like Jackpot Oyster Bar in Shimokita, Grand Central Oyster Bar in Shinagawa or Marunouchi, or one of these places--> http://www.oysterbar.co.jp/tenpo.html... .

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            hello_liza Mar 7, 2011 03:01 AM

            Will go just about anywhere in pursuit! Thanks for the recommendations!

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              Tripeler Mar 7, 2011 10:18 PM

              Hello Liza,
              Gee, if the oysters were great at Beacon, why don't you go back there?
              The chef there is first-rate and really knows his ingredients well.

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