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Nagi Shokudo

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 47 reviews )
Contact 050-10437751

Uguisudanicho 15-10, Royal Palace Shibuya 103, Tokyo, Japan, 150-0032

Vegan food in a comfortable setting, at 東京都渋谷区鶯谷町15-10, take JR Shibuya station south exit. Offers plate lunch til 3pm, and a la carte. Japanese and western seating. Sells magazines and indie books. Confirmed open Jan 2017. Open Mon-Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm, Mon-Sat 6:00pm-11:00pm.

Category: Vegan, Japanese, Beer/Wine

Reviews (47)

First Review by selena

One of the best vegan place in Tokyo - Edit

You can enjoy the best vegan karaage (deep-fried soy meat) in Nagi A set only for 1,000 yen. Highly recommended. The place is a bit difficult to find.

Pros: Fantastic foods

Cons: A bit difficult to find the place

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Marvellous! - Edit

Very nice place, very friendly staff. Food is super tasty. Not even expensive. A little bit hard to find because it's sort of hidden and there are no visible signs. The map is right though. I WILL DEFINITELY COME BACK HERE.

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Delicious filling food - Edit

I came here for dinner and had the curry set menu which came with rice, curry and a few bits and bobs on the side which were all very nice. The food was filling and yummy, and the atmosphere of the restaurant was very cozy. They have both western and Japanese style seating and a semi extensive menu. The only thing that bothered me was that it's a bit tucked away behind a wine shop! I actually tried to find this restaurant the last time I was in Tokyo, but I was unable to. Imagine my annoyance when I realised that at the time I had been standing right outside it and if I had only peeked around the hedge outside the door I would have found it! Oh well. The food was nice enough that I suppose it was worth all my consternation. It is a bit of a walk from Shibuya station, I'd say it takes about ten minutes and it's not the most interesting area but I would still say it's a really good choice for when you've done all your shopping and you just want to have some dinner and then go home.

Pros: Delicious food, large portions, several desserts (hard to find in Tokyo!)

Cons: Somewhat hidden away

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Vegan or not, you must visit here!! - Edit

Thanks to Happy Cow we headed to this little all vegan cafe in Shibuya. It's a short walk from the station and we found it relatively easy.
Unfortunately for the cafe, it was very quiet for lunch but our meals were soooo good. We let the waiter (who had okay English but was very lovely) choose our selection for the set menu which consisted of 3 dishes, rice, miso and a drink for 1250¥ which we found very reasonable. We ended up with the deep fried soy meat with sweet chilli sauce, falafel with tofu mayonnaise, stir fried radish with soy sauce, panang style tofu curry, ratatouille and the stir fried potato with cumin sauce. All were excellent and different in taste so made for a great meal.
My favourite was the felafel and potato dish, my partner enjoyed the soy meat and tofu curry the most.
The also have a large selection of beers and wines as well as a cocktail menu.
Once we were finished our meals (which were more than sufficient in size), we ordered the chocolate cake. The cake was moist and tasty, very much appreciated since it's hard to read anything in Japan without knowing Japanese, it had been a while since being able to eat sweets!
Overall, an excellent meal in a cute setting. We will be returning when next in Shibuya 😊

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Delicious and great value! - Edit

Delicious food in a small cosy restaurant. Staff knew basic Engliand we had no trouble ordering. We both had the lunch set and it was filling and yum. It wasn't as difficult to find as made out to be - at the intersection it's right on one of the corners next to an Italian place that had a red sign 'Pinosalice' outside.

Pros: Great value, delicious

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Oishii! - Edit

Right next door to Pinosalice Trattoria and Wine Bar. Delicious, cheap, and friendly. Highly recommended!

Pros: all vegan, all delicious , cheap, friendly service

Cons: a little hard to find

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Cosy and Comfortable - Edit

I came here for lunch on a rainy day. As mentioned in other reviews, it's a little tricky to find but just keep an eye out for the street level sign and the stairs leading down to it are behind. I got the lunch set and it was all totally delicious. As it started raining while I was here, I stayed longer and had chocolate cake and coffee too. Both were exceptional. Friendly service with good English too. Fully recommended!

Pros: Great food , Good price , Friendly service

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Worth the search! - Edit

The place is definitely not easy to find, and I doubt I would have made it without a little help from a local friend. However, this is a great place with a simple atmosphere but a wide choice of vegan options: portions are small (as it is common in Japan, alas!) but the food tastes great. Even our non-vegetarian Japanese friend was amazed - or at least he faked it perfectly!

Pros: Fresh, tasty food, Nice and friendly atmosphere

Cons: Not that easy to find, Slightly pricey all things considered

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Tasty fresh vegan food - Edit

This is a great little vegan restaurant tucked away (need to head down some steps near the sign outside). Set meal for lunch was very tasty and there was a variety was large. Portion size was a bit small but it was all good food.

Pros: Nice atmosphere , Friendly staff, Prompt service

Cons: Portion size was a bit small

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Delightful! - Edit

While working in Shibuya we needed to eat something during a lunch break. So we asked the Happy Cow app and the closest restaurant was "Nagi Shokudo". It's a five minute walk from the station to a side street of a side street. But even when the map on the smartphone says you're right in front of it, it's still hard to find! That's because the restaurant is below street level. But here's a hint: at street level one can easily see the "Pinosalice Trattoria & Wine Bar" (red and green sign) which is on the right hand side of Nagi Shokudo.

Inside Nagi Shukodo things look cheap, worn out but and simple. Yet it all looks clean and cosy. The waitress spoke both English and Japanese, the menu is bilingual as well. The menu is extensive, yet we chose the recommended menu sets number 1 (rice and fried tofu) and 2 (Japanese style curry). Despite the fact that the restaurant was packed with people, the order was processed rather quickly. Both meals were rich in taste and came with several garnishings which are usually only served in high class restaurants. Considering the low price the quality was surprisingly good. What a delight!
Updated from previous review on Thursday May 19, 2016

Pros: low prices, good food, high variety

Cons: shabby looking place

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Awesome on the cheap - Edit

Little bit tricky to find in the basement (most places in Tokyo are tricky to find though) Really nice atmosphere, the set meal was large enough, and delicious and they had a couple of organic beers. A place I really will try to get back to before I leave.

Pros: Great food, Cool and cosy venue

Cons: Bit tricky to find, but worth it :)

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Really good - Edit

Wonderful little place with an amazing atmosphere.
It's a bit tricky to see at first but just look for a small sign that says "vegan food" on the street.
We ordered some of the small dishes from the evening menu and got pretty full on the three dishes that we shared.
When it comes the tastes it's really good! It just feels like a big step from more "western" tastes.
The girls that worked there was nice and knew about as much english as I knew Japanese. But everything worked out fine.

Pros: Amazing food, Great athmosphere

Cons: Location is a bit off.

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Boring food - Edit

Very disappointing at what "traditional" food is offered. Mainly brown rice, with miso soup and some steamed/cooked veggies. It was very bland but I did like the atmosphere of the cafe. Charming location but the food failed to charm me.

Pros: Reasonable priced, Nice mood in the cafe, Good Location

Cons: Bland

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Good! - Edit

She didn't speak much English, but she was sweet and all was good anyway. The food came very quickly and it was super good! We got the vegan platter for two and there was enough and it was really good. Very few things could have been better. I think it's the best vegan restaurant I've been in so far. Price is ok too. We paid 4700 which is fair I think :)

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Nice little joint, surprisingly diverse menu - Edit

I was happy, as far as the food is concerned. It's really quite good and they have a fairly large selection of dishes. The lunch plate for 1250 yen allows a choice of three different dishes. With a lunch buddy in tow and six dishes to sample, I think a fair impression can be had. If I had business in the same area more often than I do I'd be a regular for sure. (BTW, not too sure how people come to call this "Japanese home cooking", what with half of the items on the menu being Indian or Indian-inspired.) On the downside the place is mighty worn and could use more comfortable seating. And I didn't appreciate having to stand outside in the rain at 11:50 because they only open at 12:00. They were there, the place was clean, they didn't even seem busy. And yet, no sir, at 12:00 sharp please. There was also only one menu per table (what's up with that?) and the font on it was so small I needed reading glasses. I am only very mildly far-sighted so I ussually don't have trouble with reading menus. Despite these little annoyances, Nagi definitely serves some of the best vegan food in Tokyo.
Updated from previous review on Thursday December 17, 2015

Pros: Great diversity of dishes, Quality cooking

Cons: Location not exactly convenient, Worn interior, So-so seating

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Good karaage - Edit

Nice place, with good deep-fried soy Karaage.
The lunch sets can be a bit underwhelming if you've lived in Japan for a while and soy Karaage isn't exciting anymore. The vegetable dishes included in the sets are a bit too small in portion to be satisfying. Be prepared to pay for an extra dish on the side if you want to leave with a full stomach if you're not a light eater.

Great restaurant for a vegan tourist, but just average for a local.

Pros: Good Karaage

Cons: Small portions

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Vegan restaurant that tastes so good. - Edit

Most of the places in Japan does not call themselves a vegan restaurant. But this place does and I'm quite happy that I know for sure that the are vegan.

You have an option to choose from a set menu or choose 3 out of the many dishes that they have.

Some of my favorite are the fried soy-chicken, the falafel and the coconut tomato tofu.

It is between Daikanyama and shibuya so you can make a trip from either side.
Highly recommended!!!

Pros: Delicousness, price , variety.

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great little vegan place - Edit

Went for dinner last night. Had some trouble finding it as its not well sign posted. It's down some steps under a building. Meal was great, quite a few deep fried things which were a bit oily but other then that I loved it and would definitely go back :)

Pros: traditional, lots of choices

Cons: deep fried, can be hard to find

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Vegan, Casual and Delicious - Edit

Location: across from Sakuragoacho Post Office in Shibuya, next to Italian restaurant Pinosalice. Nagi is on a corner, down a short flight of steps. There's a chalkboard with "Vegan Restaurant" in English on the sidewalk in front . We used Google maps for the less than 10 minute walk from Shibuya station. Easy to find with that assistance, or follow the detailed walking directions in another review posted here.
Food and ambiance : about 8-10 prepared lunch items are in the display case at the front counter and there is an English menu. The lunch special includes rice, miso , a hot or cold drink, salad and pickled veggies garnish and 3 items from the "deli" display. This is a good deal with tasty dishes and moderate sized portions. I had spicy eggplant, sesame cucumbers and tofu with tomato-coconut sauce. The atmosphere is funky and friendly with an English speaking counter person , alternative music playing , zines and announcements for local art, music and peace protest events displayed near the tables. Desserts, wine, beer and house made sweets are sold and takeout is available . I would definitely return to this friendly cafe for the fresh food and relaxed atmosphere.
Updated from previous review on Thursday October 01, 2015

Pros: Friendly casual ambiance, Many choices , all vegan , Reasonable prices

Cons: Might be hard to find

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it was okay - Edit

after reading the reviews here we expected more of the food. It was okay but the curry had way too much cumin and the portions could have been larger.
unfortunately, the double chocolate cake was sold out

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Pleasant meal in relaxed setting... - Edit

I came to this small restaurant around 8pm on a Thursday and waited about ten minutes for a table. I was attended to graciously by the staff and sat at a low table in a raised area of the funky, informal space. The menu is a mixture of traditional and modern Japanese and international. I ordered the curry plate (¥1,500), which included, alongside curry, brown rice, pappadam and spiced potato, a falafel of all things. The food was good if not amazing, with a home-cooked quality. For dessert I chose the burdock and chocolate cake (¥550), which was good, better than I expected and came with a small green tea cookie. I accompanied this with some dry sake (¥800) from the range of alcoholic drinks on the menu. It was a pleasant meal in a relaxed setting with friendly staff.

Pros: Relaxed setting

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Really glad I visited - Edit

Tucked away in a quiet corner near shibuya station, Nagi Shokudo is a cool place to grab a bite. I feel like previous reviewers have adequately covered the food, but I dont think they did the setting justice. Sure, the place is not gleaming and modern, but it has a charming university food coop sort of vibe, which is emphasized by the various shelves of cool magazines and zines to read or buy, the floor-to-ceiling (somewhat grimy, yes) windows with plants outside, the japanese seating area, and the hand-written menu signs - not to mention all the interesting characters I saw file through there in less than an hour. As well as pretty zines, they appear to have some tapes and records on sale. Along with the very reasonably-priced food, this makes Nagi Shokudo an excellent choice for a place to eat & hang out in Tokyo.

Pros: setting & location, filling but inexpensive, nice reading materials

Cons: not much choice, cake was sold out when I went - woe!, not clearly labeled outside

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Authentic Japanese Home Cooking - Edit

Nagi Shokudo is small but bursting with delicious home made food. We have been there several times now, and each visit never fails.

The average lunch set which you can customise with three deli and comes with miso soup, brown rice, salad and a drink. The delis are listed on the menu which they occasionally change. They offers a wide array of deli choices, many of them including vegetables that you don’t often see combined with one another, which was refreshing. Such as spinach with lemongrass sauce or miso marinated eggplant. They also serve falafel, friend soy meat, fried lentils and tofu. Food taste delicious and home made.

The seating arrangement of Nagi is unique. Visitors can sit either at the regular chairs and tables or at the raised section which gives you the chance to remove your shoes and sit on traditional Japanese flooring.

Its a unique experience for those who are looking to try some unique Japanese food. The look of the food may not always look appetising but once its in your mouth you wouldn't care so much about the look.

Pros: Home made , Fresh , Cheap

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A Surprising Find! - Edit

What a lovely little place this is. It's small, dimly lit, furnished with odds and ends, and kind of tucked out of the way. But the food is really tasty, service friendly, and the atmosphere is so calming after a busy day in Shibuya. When I first came here with my partner, we shared a set dinner for 2, which, in true Japanese style, consisted of bowls of brown rice, miso soup, and lots of small dishes of things to try. Since then, I've been back several times and had various dinner set meals, which have been delicious. There is a raised area with Japanese style seating, and 6 or so 'western' tables and chairs, so it's not a huge place. But I've been on both weekdays and weekends and have never had trouble getting a table. Menu in both Japanese and English, and very inexpensive for what you get. The first time I tried to find it, I did get lost, but it's not that tricky. From around Shibuya station, you want to head towards Cerulean Tower. This is noted on most tourist maps and maps around the station. You have to go over a pedestrian overpass to get across a busy main road. Just before Cerulean Tower , there is a path on the left, take this and walk towards the main road. Cross the road and keep walking straight. You will go past Jonathan's coffee shop on your right and 7-11 on your left. When you reach the end of this street, you will be facing a restaurant called Turtles, and can only go left or right. Go right,and walk for about 5 minutes heading slightly downhill (you should be on the right hand side of the street) You will reach a pedestrian crossing at a 4-way intersection. Cross here and the restaurant is right there on the corner, but down a couple of steps. Small sandwich board outside, which says in English 'vegan food' and it's next door to a fancy restaurant called 'Pinosaluce'.

Pros: Delicious food, Very inexpensive, Friendly service

Cons: Small

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Hippie Home - Edit

Not always easy to find so imperfect spot in Tokyo as this restaurant. Poor ventilation, uncomfortable seating, throw away furniture, falafel too dry, curry too heavy..

No matter these imperfections, this place feels very welcoming. One can find seats even on Friday night. Staff is busy, but very sincere and nice. Music by infamous Japanese musicians provides extra vibe.

Many options to create your own dinner from deli menu (some traditional Japanese food also in)
Or pick a hearty set meal (as usually in Japan, expect a mountain of brown rice).

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small but tasty - Edit

Easy to find if you pop the address into google maps. Walkable from nearest station. Don't be turned off by the interior, the food is excellent. It was quite busy when we came and that's always a good sign :) We had the recommended plate of the day, a curry dish with fried meat, salad and miso soup. I had spicy fried soy meat. Both were delicious. In fact I wish we had went back there during our stay. Prices are reasonable, with drink prices a little on the high side. Def. recommend it.

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Reasonable food, nice atmosphere. - Edit

Small, cosy eating space with very friendly staff. They have quite an extensive menu along with their dishes of the day which are written on a board. The food was good, although nothing special, and it left us feeling full and happy.

Pros: Quiet, Friendly staff, Lots to choose from

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Hidden gem between Shibuya and Daikanyama - Edit

I was passing through Tokyo and this place was my salvation when I needed to kill a few hours. Tasty food, reasonable prices, not too crowded and a great vibe stemming from both the music and the layout.

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Tried Nagi - Edit

We tried Nagi after a long day's work one night... had heard so much about it that we felt we could trust it to energize and nourish us. Really, we left wondering what all the fuss was about.

The vibe is along the lines of grandma's living room, which is quaint and refreshing considering the location but not quite as funky as we had hoped/imagined. It felt a bit stale and I agree with another reviewer who used the word 'grimy' - quite an apt description.

The service came from the exact grandma that the ambiance implied - this was a the good part, as she was both friendly and sincere.

The food was standard old-school teishoku (set meal) style food. It filled us up, but didn't bowl us over. Nice that it is vegan but that was about all. The energy it installed in us was unfortunately not all that great - far from picking us up, it tired us out and scattered our minds, possibly because of the oil they use, possibly other ingredients or the chef's ch'ii, hard to say.

Pros: Shibuya location, Authentic old-school laid-back vibe

Cons: A bit dilapidated in an unfunky way

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Nice experience - Edit

I loved the whole experience even though it was not perfect. Food was excellent, not very cheap but not terrible. We payed 4000yen for 3 dishes and tea and it was enough to make 3 people satisfied. We were given miso soup for free too which was very nice.
It's very close to Shibuya station (about 400 m) but we had problems with finidng it. We took new south exit not south exit so remeber about this! It doesn't have any "Nagi Shokudo" sign so look for red Japaneese sign with "all vegan food". All located in the basement.
Stuff was extremely lovely. The interior unfortunately seems a little bit dirty, chaotic and would definitely benefit from some changes.

Pros: excellent stuff, tasty, healthy food

Cons: interior design, a little bit hided

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Hard to find, friendly staff! - Edit

This place was okay, good but not great, but the atmosphere and the staff made it. The food was pricy for what I ordered (a coconut soup with rice that also came with miso soup) but after a long day in busy Shibuya, it was worth it. When you're coming from the station using google maps, it will tell you that your last step is to turn right at the bottom of a road that dead ends. This place is actually directly ahead of you in the basement, off to the right but not a hard right. I hope that makes sense? It took us a minute of standing confused out front before we realized we were actually there so keep your eyes peeled!

Pros: friendly staff

Cons: small servings for the price

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Friendly small vegan restaurant - Edit

We sought out this place when we were hungry and tired and we were very glad to find it. We found it easily because there was a big red sign out front reading "all vegan food". The menu was a little confusing to us, but we got a good meal and enjoyed all of our food. The restaurant is cozy.

Pros: Great food, Friendly service

Cons: A little out of the way

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Lovely, quiet, great vegan food - Edit

Came here 3 times for dinner and enjoyed the lovely food each time. The set meal for 2 is great value with a lot of dishes and curry, rice, miso etc. Also ordered from the a la carte menu and wasn't disappointed. Tricky to find but worth doing so.

Pros: value, tasty food, nice staff

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Excellent Japanese style vegan food - Edit

I went to this place for dinner. Granted, it's not very cheap compared to regular Japanese fast food, but this restaurant has GREAT food. The place is very cosy, and has an option to sit down and eat dinner the Japanese way (sitting cross-legged on low tables), which made it feel that much more authentic. The staff also spoke a decent amount of english.

The deep-fried soy meat was absolutely delicious, as was the vegan miso soup. The portions were slightly small in size but they more than made up for that in taste. I'd definitely go here again!

Pros: Excellent food, cosy ambience, Japanese style seating available

Cons: Slightly small portions for price paid

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Great for lunch - Edit

I haven't visited in the evening so can't speak for the value/menu then but we love going to Nagi Shokudo for weekday lunches as it is located near my husband's office. You can choose from the basic lunch plate (fried soy meat and a set selection from the deli menu) or the slightly more expensive deli plate where you can choose 3 items from the varied menu. Both come with rice, pickles and miso soup. You get a good amount of food for the price and the atmosphere is good too. Lots of books to flip through while you wait!

Pros: Varied menu, Reasonable lunch menu, Friendly staff

Cons: Can't use credit cards, A little cramped

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Cosy, friendly, delicious - Edit

I don't understand the negative reviews of this place. I've been here 3 or 4 times and have really enjoyed it on every occasion. It's cosy, friendly and the food is interesting and delicious in my opinion.

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Great for a vegan lunch - Edit

As a resident of Tokyo, I think some of the other reviews have been overly critical of this restaurant. Indeed, it's not the easiest location to find but the reality is that running a vegan restaurant in Tokyo is more of a personal dream, rather than something profitable and thus it often simply isn't possible to open shop in prime real estate areas.

That said, I used to work nearby and frequented Nagi Shokudo for lunch. I believe they have a curry plate and some kind of daily lunch plate in addition to the choose 3 lunch plate (additional items can be added for a fee). I usually got the choose 3 lunch plate in which you are able to choose 3 deli items from a list of about 10 and those are served with salad, brown rice, miso soup, and a drink for 1000yen. A dessert can also be added for, I think, 250yen. I wouldn't describe the portions as large but they are adequate and still more than some other vegan cafes in the Shibuya area. Everything I had there was always quite good and fresh-tasting. In response to another review, I find that the amount of oil used in foods is significantly less than what you would encounter in a restaurant in a typical Western country.

However as some people have pointed out, I agree that lunch at Nagi Shokudo is better than dinner. It's not that the quality is bad; rather, the dinner menu seems like lunch-size portions at dinner time prices. The last time I went there for dinner, you could order a la carte, the dinner course, or the dinner set, which was basically the same 1000yen lunch set. If you do go for dinner, I recommend getting the 1000yen set and splitting some a la carte items.

All in all, I think Nagi Shokudo is a lovely option for a vegan Japanese lunch, but if you are looking for a large-portioned, cheap dinner, then here is not the place.

Pros: nice selection for lunch, freshly made, good vegan miso soup

Cons: might be hard to find, tables are abnormally small

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not very clean but good - Edit

Very small restaurant where you can eat on your knees or on a chair. Several courses, good but not fantastics. The walls, and the kitchen, and every thing are not so clean.

Pros: not bad

Cons: seems to be durty

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Nice place - Edit

We found this place just up the road from where we were staying with a friend.

It was not hard to find, the staff spoke English, the food was tasty, and it was not too expensive (but certainly not cheap). There's a lunch deal where you pick and mix from dishes that are behind glass.

The food was nowhere near as good as T's Tantan (inside Tokyo train Station), but it was good to find a local vegetarian place.

Pros: Decent food, Staff speak English

Cons: A bit pricey

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Delightful Little Vegan Cafe Walkable from Shibuya - Edit

I thought the previous review was surprisingly harsh; as a resident Nagi Shokudo is one of my favourite places in Tokyo (along with Pure Cafe, Kuumba Du Falafel, The Loving Hut, Little Heaven and the T's restaurants). Their criticisms were basically correct, but I see it as a humble little vegan cafe serving great food in walking distance from Shibuya Station, run by a delightful couple.

First, the negatives. It is rather cramped, in the semi-underground floor of an old building, and it could be difficult to find (but Google Maps works fine). Perhaps because of that, ventilation isn't good, and yes it does have a slight smell of fried foods. The books/CDs and odd few decorations might not be for everyone, but it doesn't stop me enjoying my meal, and I've happily brought visitors to introduce them to a Japanese vegan meal. And I've never sen it very busy, but the reality is that it's not easy to run a vegan cafe in Japan (hence why so many come and go) so most vegan places are quiet and a bit off the beaten path.

And the meal: it's basically a plate with a delicious assortment of foods, and bowls of rice, miso soup and sometimes other dishes. Quite a lot of it is fried, but it also includes salad and vegetables, so I find it quite satisfying and think it's reasonably balanced and healthy. They also offer desserts and drinks.

I would recommend trying Nagi Shokudo and the Vegan Healing Cafe while in Shibuya.

Pros: good location, good value, delicious assortment of foods

Cons: old, somewhat cramped building, a bit of a walk from to get there

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Don't bother - Edit

My partner and I went out of our way to come here for dinner and it was horrible. No wonder the entire time we were there they only had one other customer. First off the ventilation, if there was any at all, was awful. The whole place smelled of fried food. The setting was grimy and dumpy. They might have tried to make it look cool and eclectic but it just didn't work.

Onto the food, we ordered the JPY4000 dinner set for two which came with a salad, couple pieces of papadums, a tofu curry and a big plate of assorted dishes. We also got two bowls of brown rice and miso soup for an extra JPY500. The whole set had a lot of fried food (hence the odor) and everything was on the greasy side. I had always had papads dry but the ones here were freshly fried and covered in oil. The salad was so overdressed with whatever oil-based vinaigrette they were using that it was drenched in oil as well. The tofu curry was mediocre at best. Some dishes on the dinner plate were tasty enough but then again too many deep-fried items.

I found the dinner set for two a total rip-off. Why a set for one cost only JPY1500 while that for two cost more than twice as much more was beyond me. There are a number of restaurants around the area that are miles better than this one in every single way. Really no reason whatsoever to have to find your way here.

Pros: grimy, smelly setting, greasy food, overpriced

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Excellent vegan dinners - Edit

For 1,000JPY, you get a full plate (bursting with dishes) and some more side plates of rice, miso soup, fried tofu etc. The flavours are excellent. The atmosphere is also very cool with the eclectic books and CDs there for you to peruse while waiting for your meal.

Pros: Very good flavours, Big portions, Excellent value

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Great food and atmosphere - Edit

Nagi Shokudo is not very easy to find, but it's all worth it. The food is fantastic, and the atmosphere is very relaxed. We went there for lunch.
You get to pick three dishes (out of many!!), which come with a salad, rice, and miso soup, and tea. All for a very low price. We ended up trying the eggplant mushroom curry, kabocha pumpkin salad, falafel, roasted basil potatoes, and preserved veggies. For dessert we had the apple fig cake, which was amazing!
The place has a great cozy casual atmosphere, and I highly recommend it!

Pros: Excellent food, Great atmosphere, Friendly staff

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a favourite! - Edit

took a while to find, but well worth it!! coming out the main exit from shibuya, facing the infamous crosswalk you'll want to look to your 8:00 and head that direction, across the pedestrian overpasses, over to the guitar area. then head up one of the streets for several blocks. the restaurant is on a corner and across/near a post office. lunch was great, you get to choose 3 dishes and comes with soup and rice, i think around 1000 yen. dinner was also great with a changing menu. no set meals for dinner, and a little more money. great atmosphere, friendly staff who speak very good english. i will be back again!!

Pros: food, staff, atmosphere

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highly recommended - Edit

delicious and reasonably priced vegan food. mostly variations on japanese food with some western dishes. english menu. dinner can be had for under 2000 yen.
friendly atmosphere, lots of excellent art and music periodicals to read and great music on the stereo.
i'll definitely be back next time i'm in Tokyo.

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