Birdland Ginza

Tokyo Yakitori High ratings on gourmet guide

The first ever yakitori restaurant in history to be awarded a Michelin star and which established Yakitori as one of the top cuisines.

  • Gourmet guide-listed
  • Counter Seat
  • Solo Booking

Yakitori has long been considered as a cuisine of the common folk and one solely to be eaten while drinking.

For over 30 years the owner of Birdland Ginza and one of the legends of the Yakitori industry, Toshihiro Wada, perfected his art of Yakitori by selecting Shamo chicken from the Okukuji region and creating his own special style of cooking the poultry, and this elevated this craft to the point of his restaurant becoming the very Yakitori establishment in history to be awarded a Michelin star.

“Anyone can be come a cook, but the skill of cooking meat is a natural talent” Chef Wada claims. And even with this natural talent, it has taken Chef Wada decades to finally perfect the top level of cooking Yakitori which he now displays at his restaurant.

We hope you have the opportunity to experience the combination of the freshest ingredients, strictly-selected cuts and the highest cooking techniques within the Yakitori industry in Chef Wada’s courses.

Address B1F 4-2-15 Ginza, Chuoku, Tokyo
(Located next to Sukiyabashi Jiro)
Business hours 17:00 to 22:30
Closed Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays
Directions Directly connected to C6 Exit of the Subway Ginza Station
Price Omakase courses starting from ¥8,140
Service Charge Seating Charge ¥1,650 per person
Seating Counter: 23 seats
Table: 2 tables, 10 seats
Smoking Prohibited
Children Allowed
Wi-Fi None
Language A little bit of English
Parking None
Dresscode Casual-wear is allowed
Payment method 【Advance payment for online reservation】
PayPal or Credit Card

【Payment for additional orders at the restaurant】
Cash or Credit Card
Cancellation Policy ※ Cancellations made up to 15:00 JST of 3 days before the reservation date are eligible to receive a full refund.
※ Cancellations made after 15:00 JST of 3 days, or within 2 days before, 1 day before, or on the day of the reservation date are not eligible to receive any refund.
※ All changes to the reservation are required to be made at least 3 days before the reservation date.
※ Requests to change or cancel a reservation made after the specified days above will not be eligible for any refund and requests to change the reservation to an alternative date/time will not be accommodated.
※ Reservations will be cancelled and entry will be denied if more than 15 minutes late and no refund will be provided.

B1F 4-2-15 Ginza, Chuoku, Tokyo
(Located next to Sukiyabashi Jiro)


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