Our guide to Thanksgiving in Tokyo 2013


Tokyo Weekender’s guide to celebrating Thanksgiving, Tokyo Style:

If you’re craving the sensation of feeling full on turkey, pie, and other festive foods this Thanksgiving holiday, you don’t have to travel far to feast in Tokyo. We’ve put together a list of places for all budgets and means to eat as much as your heart desires.

Wolfgang Puck Restaurant and Cafe (Roppongi): Special Thanksgiving turkey breast dish.

What it Costs: ¥1,980
When: Nov. 28th; 11am to 11pm
Tel: 03-5775-5401
Address: 5-5-1 Roppongi Roi Building 1F Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo 106-0032 

Good Honest Grub (Shibuya): Reservations only at this Thanksgiving feast of harvest greens, roast turkey, and homemade pumpkin carrot pie, with 2 seatings available per night.

What it Costs: ¥3,900
When: Nov. 26th to 29th; seatings at 6pm and 8:30pm
Tel: 03-3797-9877 
Address: 2-20-8 Higashi, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0011

Hard Rock Cafe (Roppongi): Special roast turkey dish

What it Costs: ¥2,680
When: Nov. 16th to 30th; 11am to 4am
Tel: 03-3408-7018
Address: 5-4-20 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo 106-0032

Bubbys (Ark Hills): 2 hour all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving Buffet, with 100 seats available.

What it Costs: ¥3,000
When: Nov. 28th; 6pm to 8pm
Tel: 03-6441-0733
Address: 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-6002

Serafina New York (Marunouchi): Four course Thanksgiving course menu or a la carte menu, with 2 hours of all-you-can-drink

What it Costs: ¥4,500 
When: Nov. 27th to 30th, call for reservations 
Tel: 03-5220-5522
Address: 1-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0005

The Pink Cow (Roppongi): All-you-can-eat Thanksgiving Buffet, with 2 seatings available.

What it Costs: ¥4,500 in advance, ¥5,500 at the door
When: Nov. 28th to 29th ; 6:30-8pm or 8:30-10pm
Tel: 03-6434-5773 
Address: 5-5-1 Roppongi Minatoku

Roti Roppongi (Roppongi): 4-course dinner menu with 2 seatings available

What it Costs: ¥5,400
When: Nov. 28th to 29th; 6pm to 8pm or 9pm to 11pm
Tel: 03-5785-3671
Address: 6-6-9 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo 106-0032

Ekki Bar & Grill at the Four Seasons (Marunouchi): Lunch and dinner Thanksgiving meal with six different menu options.

What it Costs: ¥6,000
When: Nov. 28th to 29th; Lunch 11:30 am to 2:30 pm /Dinner 5:30 pm to 10 pm, Nov. 30th; Brunch 11:30 am to 2 pm /Dinner 6 pm to 10 pm
Tel: 03-5222-5810
Address: 1-11-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-6277

Brasserie Checkers at Hilton Tokyo (Shinjuku): Thanksgiving dinner buffet

What it Costs: ¥6,700 
When: Nov. 28th; 530pm to 10pm
Tel: 03-3344-5111
Address: 6-6-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023

Union Square Tokyo (Roppongi Hills): Thanksgiving tasting menu or a la carte turkey dish and pumpkin pie.

What it Costs: ¥6,800 for tasting menu, ¥3,800 a la carte turkey ¥1,000 pumpkin pie
When: Nov. 28th to Dec. 1st; 6pm to 8pm
Tel: 03-5413-7780
Address: 9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052

Cascade Cafe at ANA Intercontinental Hotel (Akasaka): Lunch and Dinner Thanksgiving buffet

What it Costs: ¥3,600 for lunch, ¥6,900 for dinner
When: Nov. 28th; 11:30am to 3:30pm & 5:00pm to 9:30pm
Tel: 03-3505-1111
Address: 1-12-33 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052

Lawry’s The Prime Rib (Akasaka): A whole roasted turkey for up to 6 people or individual large or small plates available.

What it Costs: ¥22,000 for a whole turkey.  ¥3,900 or ¥1,000  for an individual plate.
When: Nov. 28th & 29th 
Tel: 03-5114-8080
Address: B1 2-17-22 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052

Oakdoor at the Grand Hyatt Hotel (Roppongi Hills): 4-course menu with oven-roast turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberry relish, pumpkin soup, pumpkin and pecan tart.

What it Costs: ¥10,000
When: Nov. 28th to 30th; 6pm to 10pm 
Tel: 03-4333-1234
Address: 6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato-Ku Tokyo, 106-0032

Trader Vic’s at New Otani Hotel (Akasaka-Mitsuke): 5-course Thanksgiving set menu

What it Costs: ¥10,500
When: Nov. 27th to 29th; 5pm to 10pm 
Tel: 03-3265-1111
Address: 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 102-0094

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