【Special Feature】 Tempura Kondo
Tempura is so popular in Japan and overseas that it is no exaggeration to say that it is a representative of Japanese food.
Previously, we introduced the famous restaurant of tempura, which is a representative of such Japanese food in Tokyo.
This time, we will introduce “Tempura Kondo” from the famous shops in Tokyo. If you are planning to eat tempura, a representative of Japanese food in Tokyo, please take a look.
About Tempura Kondo
Kondo is a famous shop in Ginza of Tokyo which has two Michelin stars. It has a long history in Tokyo since 1991. The nearest station is Ginza Station in Tokyo, with business hours of lunch from 12:00 to 15:00 and dinner from 17:00 to 20:30, and closed on Sundays. The feature of this shop’s tempura is the coating of tempura that is thin but have a strong presence and seasoning that makes use of the taste of the ingredients.Basically, you order a course and then order single item dishes.There are two types of lunch courses and three types of dinner courses. If you are planning to eat tempura, the representative of Japanese food, in Tokyo, please go there.
Atmosphere in this restaurant
This shop has 25 seats, mainly counter seats. If you sit at the counter seat, you can see the cut portion of the ingredients and the process of fry tempura ingredients in front of you, so you can eat more deliciously. Please note that smokers are not allowed in the restaurant. It is a shop where Japanese food lovers visit. Kondo is a restaurant recognized by Japanese food professionals. If you are planning to eat tempura, the representative of Japanese food, in Tokyo, please go there.
Recommended Menu① Japanese Tiger Prawn
It is no exaggeration to say that shrimp is the king of tempura, the representative of Japanese food.Among them, Japanese Tiger Prawn is recommended at this shop in Tokyo. Because it is moderately rare, you can feel the shrimp’s original sweetness and it is exquisite.In Kondo, you can also eat tempura of Japanese Tiger Prawn head.The crispy texture and moist taste of this is popular, so be sure to order it when you come to Tokyo.
Recommended Menu② Vegetable Tempura
One of the most famous Kondo tempura is vegetable tempura. All are delicious, but the most delicious tempuras are “carrot” and “sweet potato”.The carrot tempura has plenty of finely sliced carrots so you can enjoy a delicate taste. The sweet potatoes are cut large, crispy outside and moist inside. It’s so delicious that you should order it when you come to Tokyo.
Recommended menu ③ Tendon
At the end of the course menu, you can choose “Tencha(=boiled rice with tempura soaked with tea)” or “Tendon(=Japanese tempura rice bowl)”, but it is exquisite enough to say that many people choose “Tendon”. Crispy tempura and rice are very compatible and surprisingly refreshing. Please come and order when you come to Tokyo.
How was it?
This time, we introduced Tempura Kondo, a famous tempura restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo. When you come to Tokyo, try visiting the highest peak of tempura, a representative of Japanese food.
See you next time.