Newly-minted one-star Sobahouse Kinirohototogisu is now the third ramen restaurant to have the distinction in Tokyo. A total of 73 restaurants have been added to the MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2019, reflecting the dynamism of the dining scene in Tokyo.
In the 12th edition of the Tokyo guide, there are a total of 484 restaurants plus 35 establishments offering lodging accommodations. With this launch, Tokyo also retains its position as the city with the highest number of starred restaurants in the world, with 230.
This edition also marks a milestone for four establishments that have held three stars in every edition for maintaining the highest standards of cooking, creativity and consistency since its inception: Kanda (Japanese, in Minato-ku); Quintessence (French cuisine in Shinagawa-ku); Joël Robuchon (French cuisine in Meguro-ku); and Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten (sushi in Chuo-ku).
MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2019 Selection Summary:
13 three star restaurants (1 new)
52 two star restaurants (3 new)
165 one star restaurants (29 new)
254 Bib Gourmand restaurants (44 new)
2 Ryokans and 33 hotels (2 new)
The MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2019 will be on sale on Friday, November 30; Click here to view the full list.