Food and Drinks

[Tokyo] Tempura Shinjuku Tsunahachi Souhonten (天ぷら 新宿 つな八 総本店): 1924 Icon – A Popular Long-Standing Establishment


Experience Tokyo’s Tempura Excellence at Tempura Shinjuku Tsunahachi Souhonten

Tempura Shinjuku Tsunahachi Souhonten is a revered establishment nestled in Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward, celebrated for its authentic tempura cuisine. Since its inception in 1924, it has remained faithful to its founding principles, meticulously preparing exquisite tempura dishes with heartfelt dedication. Through the use of specially curated extra-pale sesame oil, they present freshly fried seasonal delicacies, inviting patrons to indulge at their leisure.


One of their recommended lunch options is the “Tempura Zen” set meal, which includes two prawns, two seafood selections, two vegetable choices, and kakiage, accompanied by rice, miso soup, and pickled vegetables. These ingredients are sourced daily from Tsukiji Market, ensuring the freshest seafood and seasonal vegetables from contracted farms. The combination of these ingredients in their tempura creations tantalizes the palate with its aromatic crispness.


Renowned for its culinary prowess and impeccable service, this establishment is highly sought after and certainly merits a visit. Its interior exudes a tranquil ambiance, offering both counter seating and traditional tatami mat rooms to cater to various preferences.

Conveniently located, it’s just a three-minute walk from Shinjuku Sanchome Station on the Marunouchi subway line, Shinjuku Sanchome Station on the Fukutoshin subway line, and JR Shinjuku Station, ensuring easy access for visitors.

  • Name: Tempura Shinjuku Tsunahachi Souhonten
  • Address: 3-31-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Phone: +81-(0)3-3352-1012
  • Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
  • Closed On: Open Daily
  • Number of Seats: 95
  • Budget: Lunch: – JPY3,000 / Dinner: – JPY10,000
  • Payment Options: Credit Cards Accepted

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