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Specializing in authentic French cuisine, Chez Tomo offers six different dining experiences, spread out over two floors. The lower floor is the more casual but still highly desirable option, where diners can choose between clean white decor in the dining room, or the modern elegance of the solid wood counter for more informal dining. Upstairs, diners are treated to a whole different world, with high-class French ambiance, white linen, and ornate decor. This variety assures that Chez Tomo has a dining experience for everyone, with a broad a la carte menu on the lower floor, and a more elaborate prix fixe menu upstairs that features delicacies like pate, boudin noir, and many seasonal preparations.
In the huge flagship Mitsukoshi complex in Nihonbashi, you will find at depa-chika whose focus is on having the best of the best. There is an intimidatingly large bento section, where you can get a staggering variety of sushi, sashimi, onigiri (seasoned rice balls) and omelets. There is also a wide selection of sweets and cakes, such as manju (rice cakes filled with red bean) - made expertly by well-established brands.
A beautiful Japanese restaurant that specializes in Teppanyaki, Ahill Ginza is a must-visit. Teppanyaki is a kind of cooking which requires the use of a griddle to cook food. It is an essential style of Japanese cooking. Here at Ahill Ginza, one can try the contemporary fusion-style menu of French and Japanese cuisine. The delicious food is well worth the money, owing to its rich texture and fine flavors.
Iconic is a multiple-award winning restaurant that conjures up delicious Italian fare incorporated with a touch of contemporary flavor. Go for one of the prix fixe menus or order a la carte if you are not feeling too hungry. For appetizers, Burdock and Mushroom Tart prepared with smoked duck breast, scallops and watercress salad is particularly delightful while Pan-fried fish of the Day and Roast shoulder of Wild Boar make for exotic entrees. End the meal with three kinds of Assorted Sorbet. If you are tired of the usual places, head to Iconic for dishes that will thoroughly pamper your palate.
This Chinese restaurant specializes in Cantonese cooking. Its Shumai dumplings are its pride and joy, and people come from far and wide to plop these little beauties in their mouths. The most popular are their pork dumplings, which unlike most variations, are surprisingly unsweet. The decor is elegant, bringing to mind San Francisco's Embarcadero. They also have a panoramic view of the lights of Ginza.
Housed inside the stunning Mandarin Oriental, Ventaglio is a great place for exclusive and delicious Italian fare. The cuisine here is prepared using the freshest ingredients and organic vegetables, making this a favorite for health conscious patrons. Their lunch buffets are quite famous and with the kind of menu served why wouldn't it be? Apart from meals, Ventaglio also serves tea and coffee, and on weekends, dessert buffets are available. The ambiance is classy yet warm with fancy egg-shaped lamps, wooden furnishings and indoor trees. Nice for private parties, but be sure to reserve a table in advance.