Komaki Syokudo - Kamakura Fushikian

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8-2 Kanda Neribeicho Chiyoda-ku (at Chabara Complex), Tokyo, Japan, 101-0022

Vegan restaurant in shopping mall 2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan/Chabara Complex, underneath the train tracks, next to the UDX building. Offers shojin ryori (temple cuisine). Rice and miso soup re-fills with purchase of meal. Since 2013. Open Mon-Sun 11:00am-8:00pm.

Category: Vegan, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Asian

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First Review by syrupofipecac

Tasty but feels more like the fast food version of shojin ryori (Buddhist temple cuisine) - Edit

Amidst the madness that is Akihabara, this is a cozy little spot where you can enjoy simple and healthy meals that are being touted as shojin ryori (Buddhist temple cuisine). We opted for the cheapest set which was 980 yen for one main dish, two side dishes, miso soup and fermented brown rice. Even so it was still considered pricey for the amount of food we got. I guess it can't be helped since this is located in a touristy area. The food was tasty but nothing like the shojin ryori you can get in Kyoto. The food was lacking in presentation, color, and the subtle balance in textures and flavors associated with shojin ryori. This is more like macrobiotic lunch plates typically found in Japanese cafes. Overall the meal was satisfying but a little uninspiring for shojin ryori. I would only recommend this place if you are in the area.

Pros: Simple and generally tasty food, Central location

Cons: A little pricey for amount and quality of food, Not really reminiscent of real shojin ryori

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traditional japan cuisine - Edit

the best spot for vegetarian visit akihabara. the food is very tatsy. it is the only vegetarian japan cuisine i found in tokyo. when you are viditing during winter, the amasake the best drink for you in the shop.

Pros: the variety changes everyday , best location for tourist

Cons: open late

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Filling meal - Edit

Took a few second glances to find this restaurant inside the complex, but once found it was a cute quiet place tucked away from the outside craziness. Food was not as abundant as I imagined, but very tasty and surprisingly filling!

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good lunch! - Edit

Very nice veg curry, rice & miso plus a couple of salad/sides. Place took a little while to locate as its in a sort of indoor market/shop with lots of other stuff - just head to the back right corner. Vegan chocolate ice cream was super good 😋

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Solid offering, a tad pricey though - Edit

Getting to the right place was not trivial. Chabara is easy to find, but there are many food stalls inside and none of them is labeled as "Komaki Syokudo." Look for the second name, "Kamakura Fushikian," instead.

The menu is pretty short - you pick from a list of small dishes, or just go with the recommended set. I did the latter. I read here that ordering a drink is mandatory, I was thirsty anyway, so I got a roibos tea.

The food arrived pretty quickly. I liked all I got: Miso soup, rice (I paid 200 yen extra for brown rice) and a number of small vegetable dishes. The portions were not huge but I felt quite satisfied after eating it all.

The food was somewhat pricey (2332 yen for the lot), the portions not very large, but it was solid fare and I did not feel hungry afterward.

Pros: Tasty

Cons: Hard to findy, Limited menu, Pricey

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Temple cuisine - Edit

The food here was tasty but for me wasn't that special. Maybe I was expecting something different.
You have to purchase a drink with your meal, which is not right, in my opinion.
The portions seems small but they were enough for dinner (the large plate) and miso and rice are free to refill.
Not cheep, so I don't think will be back.

Pros: Good food, Very particular

Cons: Nothing special, You have to order a drink, Not cheep

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Very good food - Edit

The food was very good. The only negatives where the fact that I was forced to buy a drink and also it was hard to find the place. But overall it was really tasty and very Japanese !!! I recommend this.

Pros: Food, Presentation, Price of food

Cons: Forced to buy drink, Location (hard to find)

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Not worth the money - Edit

We paid 3000 yen for the small evening set for 2 with two drinks. The owner says you're obliged to buy one drink even though this is not written on the menu nor a common practice in Japan. The food didn't look fresh and tasted bland. I liked the miso soup which hardly ever happens and I liked the multi-grain coffee latte but the food wasn't that good and I didn't like all the hidden costs (drinks + extra for other kind of rice) so I won't be going back unless I'm desperate for food and everything else is closed.

Updated from previous review on 2017-01-09

Pros: all vegan

Cons: too expensive for what you get, bland taste, hidden costs

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Good food but limited choices - Edit

The food is generally good but the choices are limited. We were there for dinner and were told that it was compulsory for each of us to order a drink with extra charge (at least 480 Yen each) on top of our meal order. I dont quite like this as our meal already included Miso soup and we really didn't want the extra drink but we're forced to pay for it.

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Amazing!! - Edit

I came here because I was interested in trying shojin ryori and because I was in the area anyway and I was blown away by how delicious it was! I tried a bit of everything which at 1500 yen was really good value. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone who comes to Tokyo! It is not something you could find anywhere else I think, unlike sushi, and it's really nice to be able to try some traditional food and not have to be scared it's going to have any animal products in it. Do yourself a favour and do not miss this place!

Pros: amazing food, great experience

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very good - Edit

Buono e sano. Il miso che hanno utilizzato è buonissimo!

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Convenient vegetarian restaurant in Akihabara - Edit

On my frequent trips to Akihabara, this is my vegetarian restaurant of choice to go to. Having said that, I wish there were better options, because I find the menu to be somewhat lackluster for my tastes. You usually have the choice between several cold menu items, and you get some hot vegetarian miso soup with it. It's okay, but I would definitely like it if they had some more hot items on the menu, but that may not be the style they are going for.

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Bland, and way to little food - Edit

Honestly don't understand how this place could get so good reviews. Our small portions were about half the size of that in the pictures. Not even enough food to serve a 5-year old. Also, did not taste very much at all. Would not come here again.

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scareglow 21 Aug 2016 - question: do you know Japanese temple cuisine?  


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llindr 21 Aug 2016 - scareglow: yes, I've had better in the past, but that does not change the fact that the portions received were far less than pictured.  


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Been twice and excellent both times :) - Edit

This is real shojin ryori... its traditional japanese style plates with small portions, but quite a lot of different foods that you've probably never tried before, and also they have many untried drinks as well, try the amazake!!

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Yes, you can have dinner and have fun also! - Edit

This small restaurant is located in a corner of a larger shop selling organic (also, but not only) veg* food: just enter the shop and go straight past the small coffee shop on the right. Although the menu does not offer a broad choice, the food was good and cheap, and rations were more than reasonable. However, the owner lady is the very soul of the place, keeping everything together, running from one side to the other and doing her best despite the language barrier. We went there with 3 non-veg friends and they were very satisfied by both the food and the "cultural experience". Definitely a place worth trying, a restaurant unlike any other I have visited in Japan - or elsewhere, for that matter!

Pros: Great service, superfriendly owner, Good shojin ryōri

Cons: Early closure (around 9 pm), Limited options

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Fantastic - Edit

Great food and variety. Very reasonable. No problem with English. Also attractive staff ;).

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Delicious vegan food and dessert! Friendly service. - Edit

We came here for dinner on our last night in Tokyo. Thanks to online reviews, we found this place with no problems. It's a small establishment inside Chabara (very close to the Gundam cafe). The owner was very friendly and kindly explained to us that they don't use any meat, fish, dairy, eggs, onions, or garlics. We ordered the special set with everything. The price was very reasonable (a little more than 1500 Yen). The food came quickly and everything was delicious! Even though we were pretty full after the meal, we decided to try the red bean dessert with white sesame ice cream. There was some type of tofu custard at the bottom with a scoop of ice cream and red bean paste on top. There was a sprinkle of granola on top, which gave it a nice texture. It was delicious! Highly recommend this place!

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Delicious and tasty vegan cafe in Akihabara - Edit

Loved this place, and as many have mentioned it was a little difficult to find but worth the effort. Not knowing any Japanese it was a bit confusing when ordering but the lovely staff helped us out. The food was delicious well priced and you did not walk away hungry that is for sure. The cafe was peaceful and a superb place to relax and enjoy the Japanese cuisine. Great beer!

Pros: Delicious food, Lovely venue, Friendly atmosphere

Cons: A little hard to locate

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Lots of variety for a small price. - Edit

Tasty vegan food, good variety of different tastes with the set meal. Cheap price for Shojin Ryori. Quiet location. Enjoyable.

Pros: All vegan, Variety of tastes , Cheap

Cons: Plain setting, Staff aren't so knowledgable?

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Delicious and inexpensive Japanese food - Edit

You can select 3 of the dishes on offer or go with a plate - we selected 3 each and shared these and a dessert with sesame ice cream... Yum. Everything was delicious. Would definitely come again.

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Nice little cafe - Edit

Great little cafe with various small dishes to make up a plate. Everything tasted awesome.

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Great set meal, large or small - Edit

Following another reviewer's directions we easily found this great place near the train station. It's located in a large store with many whole food concessions.
You can choose a large or small set and there are desserts too. The large set included a few unusual dishes I'd not tasted before and offered a filling meal. The price of 1500 yen is pretty standard for a set meal, very good value in Tokyo. I liked exploring the food concessions too although these were mostly non veg this being Japan!

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Great location and good traditional food! - Edit

Right next to Akihabara station opposide UDX building inside a store called Chabara. The cafe is right at the back of the store and is all vegan. I got the lunch meal where you can choose 3 dishes for 1000Yen and get a side of rice and beans and miso soup. The food is simple but delicious.

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Lovely - Edit

We went to this place on a Thursday night. This place may be a little tricky to find since it's kind of at the back of a shopping type place, persevere and you'll find it.
You can choose from either having a couple of dishes or having the lot. We went for the latter, being our first night in Japan. Well presented and various very tasty foods came.

Pros: Lovely, well presented food

Cons: Could be tricky to find

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Quick lunch in Akihabara - Edit

A nice spot in the crowded nerdy part of Tokyo. You can choose three small dishes plus azuki or white rice and miso soup. The portions are a little too small for the price however the miso soup is SUPER!

Cons: Small servings

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A peaceful vegan corner in busy Akihabara - Edit

Thanks to Happy Cow we discovered this quiet corner in the big Chabara marketplace. The food was delicious and fulfilling, the staff really friendly and helping. A good memory from the district of Akihabara.
For approx. 1000 yens we had 3 dishes (all were excellent), a bowl of white rice and a good miso soup.

Pros: affordable Shojin-ryori cuisine, Quiet and peaceful place, Friendly staff

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Excellent vegan food in Akihabara - Edit

I ate there a few times when I was in Japan last time. I will definitely eat there next time I am in Japan.

Pros: Reasonably priced, Easy to find, Excellent quality

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