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The Best Burger Joints In Tokyo

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Tokyo is the world’s most populous metropolitan area and is the vibrant, kaleidoscopic center of Japanese culture, finance and government. The city boasts a large number of authentic restaurants serving top notch Asian dishes and tasty international cuisine. If you’re in the mood for a delicious burger when in the heart of Japan, you’ve come to the right place, as Tokyo is also home to an array of top fast food joints serving mouthwatering versions of the American classic; here’s some of the best.



Blacows is interestingly named after the black cows used for their 100 per cent black waygu beef patties. Situated in the upscale neighborhood of Ebisu, the interior of this establishment features rustic medieval European decorations that create a warm, cozy atmosphere. The beef patties are well-seasoned and perfectly marinated, and are paired with a soft roll and salty, delicious potato wedges.


Address and Telephone: 1F, 2-11-9 Ebisunishi, Shibuya 150-0021, Tokyo Prefecture +81 3-3477-2914


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The Great Burger

The Great Burger’s interior is American in style, featuring sleek tables and kitsch decor, and there is a musical playlist here comprised of old-school diner music. For an Asian take on the classic burger, don’t miss the Japanese beef burger here served with wasabi sauce and fresh avocado. Complimentary fries and exceptional service keep customers coming back for more in Tokyo.

Address and Telephone: 6-12-7 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture +81 3-3406-1215

Burger Mania

Burger Mania is an extremely popular fast food spot in the city serving freshly roasted meat from the grill and colorful sliced vegetables. A top place for a chicken burger, try the fried chicken and bacon option served with creamy mayonnaise and salad of your choosing. The homemade chips served with an innovative gorgonzola and balsamic glaze should not be missed.

Address and Telephone: 6-5-7 Shiroka, Minato 108-0072, Tokyo Prefecture +81 3-3442-2200

Freshness Burger Tomigaya

The burgers at Freshness Burger Tomigaya are seriously flavorful and the patties here are made to a unique secret recpie which give them a distinct and delicious taste. The meat here is griddled until it is crisp and laid on a floury roll before it is laden with a runny egg and fresh vegetables; a true masterpiece in the art of burger making.


Address and phone: 2-23 Tomigaya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture +81 3-5453-4530


J.S. BURGERS CAFE Shinjuku is set just behind the vibrant and bustling Takashimaya Times Square in Tokyo. An affordable burger establishment with an extensive menu, a top pick here is the teriyaki burger, served complete with an egg on top. There is an unbeatable salad bar here offering a plethora of the freshest and most colorful vegetables to add to your meal.


Address and phone: 4-1-7 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture +81 353670185