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Gonpachi in Nishi-Azabu in Tokyo is Known as the Kill Bill Restaurant

Gonpachi in Nishi-Azabu, Tokyo was the restaurant used in the movie Kill Bill Vol. 1. Sit at wooden tables or a private booth and taste traditional Japanese bar food.

Gonpachi
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Walking into Gonpachi feels like you are stepping onto the set of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill. Most of the customers are foreigners, it is a normal Izakaya serving foreigner friendly food. It is recommended to make a reservation because it can get crowded.

Gonpachi
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Gonpachi
Photo Credit: TimBrennan@flickr

Gonpachi itself has beautiful decor. Since it was the backdrop for a Hollywood movie, big names like Bill Clinton and George W. Bush have visit the restaurant. The dark and oriental music gives off an old-fashioned feel to the restaurant. The restaurant looks like a scene from the Edo period. There is English speaking staff and menus for those wanting to experience a Japanese meal without the language barrier.

Gonpachi Yakitori
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Their specialty dishes are yakitori and soba. Yakitori is grilled chicken on a stick. Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour. Some notable dishes at Gonpachi are the Oyako Donburi, a rice bowl topped with eggs and chicken. It can be expensive at dinner time, but lunch time is very affordable. Most dishes are around 700 yen to 1,500 yen. Another unique dish was the Avocado and Camembert Cheese Tempura. It is a must try, it might seem like an odd combination of flavors but is mixes together very well. Gonpachi is in Azabu, the area has many international visitors. It is close to Roppongi and Roppongi Station is about 15 minutes away. Visit Gonpachi to have dinner in a relaxing Japanese style restaurant.

Gonpachi Nishi-Azabu

Address: 1-13-11 Nishi-Azabu, Minato Ward, Tokyo

Access: 15 minute walk from Roppongi Station

Hours: 11:30 AM – 3:30 AM

Phone: 03-5771-0170

Website: Gonpachi Nishiazabu (Japanese)

 

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