Food and Drinks

[Tokyo] Asakusa Mugitoro Honten (浅草むぎとろ 本店): Cultivating Tradition and Innovation since 1929 – A Culinary Icon in Asakusa’s Heart, Featuring a Nourishing ¥1,500 Weekday Buffet and Exclusive Mugitoro Dish


Mugitoro Symphony: Asakusa’s Culinary Haven Since 1929

Asakusa Mugitoro Honten, established in 1929, seamlessly blends tradition and innovation, becoming an iconic part of Asakusa’s culinary landscape. They offer a ¥1,500 weekday buffet featuring the renowned Mugitoro dish, accompanied by other Japanese delights such as oden, tamagoyaki, miso soup, and pickles. As a cultural cornerstone, Asakusa Mugitoro Honten is a culinary haven where tradition and innovation converge, playing a crucial role in preserving Japanese culinary culture and making the venue an integral part of Asakusa’s identity.


The venue spans multiple floors, starting with the exclusive Mugitoro buffet on the first floor, followed by kaiseki cuisine, gozen, and set menus on the second and third floors. The rooftop enhances the experience with a sky tororo buffet. Asakusa Mugitoro Honten is more than just a restaurant; it provides a holistic experience. Its barley rice (mugi gohan) is renowned for promoting well-being, relieving constipation, and protecting against metabolic syndrome. The yamaimo in tororo aids digestion, strengthens the immune system, and guards against hypertension and arteriosclerosis.

  • Name: Asakusa Mugitoro Honten
  • Address: 2-2-4 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Phone: +81-(0)3-3842-1066
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 11:00 – 16:00 & 17:00 – 22:30 / Saturday 11:00 – 22:30 / Sunday 11:00 – 21:00
  • Closed On: Open Daily
  • Number of Seats: 160
  • Budget: Lunch: – JPY4,000 Dinner: – JPY10,000
  • Payment Options: Credit Cards Accepted
  • Official Website (Japanese Only):

You might also like