Must Book In Advance! 10 Best Tokyo Buffet Restaurants

Must Book In Advance! 10 Best Tokyo Buffet Restaurants

Who doesn’t enjoy a fantastic buffet? In Tokyo, you will be spoilt with choices with all the amazing restaurants and hotels around, with delicacies ranging from Japanese and Western to Chinese food and even sweets. Here are some recommended Tokyo buffet restaurants that you must consider. Once you’ve filled up with good food, stay at the luxury Airbnbs and top hotels in Tokyo.

1. Ventaglio - Mandarin Oriental

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Ventaglio in Mandarin Oriental is an international buffet with a slight focus on some of the finest Italian dishes. You can expect the food here to be made with the freshest ingredients. There’s an array of appetizers, main courses, and delectable desserts. Some nights you might come across spaghettis with chrysanthemum purée, rigatoni with pork belly, and saffron cream risotto with lobster or snow crab meat. If any of these sound mouth-watering to you, Ventaglio welcomes you with open arms!


Address: 2-1-1, 1 Nihonbashimuromachi, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-8328, Japan

Website: Ventaglio

2. Perfect for strawberry lovers – Hilton Tokyo, Strawberry Field (until 7 May)

Hilton Tokyo, Strawberry Field
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Bright red strawberries on gorgeously decorated cakes. How can anyone resist a buffet full of strawberry desserts!? At Hilton Tokyo Bay, an event called the Strawberry Field will be held until 7 May at Lounge O. Cute little strawberry sweets decorate the lounge, and there are myriads of desserts there. Amongst the sweets is the strawberry roll cake and strawberry siphon cake, designed to depict a strawberry field. The small snacks are very popular among women and children.

There are also others such as the fruity Strawberry Cheese Cake, which not only is delicious, but also grand looking – fantastic to photograph for showing-off! You can also create your own unique strawberry pancake with various toppings such as fruits and different sauces. Lounge O also serves not only strawberry desserts but also other dishes such as pasta and salads, so it is also worth staying for lunch. Hilton Tokyo Bay is located right beside the Disney Resort, so do consider staying here too if you are planning to visit the magical dream land!

Lounge O, Hilton Tokyo Bay

Address 1-8 Maihama, Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture

Price: from 38 USD

Opening Hours: Please refer to official website

Access: 7 minute walk from Disney Resort Line Bayside Station

Website: Hilton Tokyo Bay Lounge O

3. Chef's Live Kitchen - Intercontinental Tokyo Bay

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Modeling their service after healthiness, freshness, and beauty, Chef’s Live Kitchen at InterContinental Tokyo Bay is one of the most exquisite buffets in the city. The restaurant serves a seasonal menu, with 50 dishes for lunch and dinner and 60 items for light meals and desserts. Now, dining at a buffet seems too much for your health, but the kitchen experts at Chef’s Live Kitchen has made it a point to place the guests’ health at their core. You are welcome to dine at the buffet without any regrets after!

Chef's Live Kitchen

Address: 1 Chome-16-16番2号 Kaigan, Minato City, Tokyo 105-8576, Japan

Website: Chef’s Live Kitchen

Opening hours: Mon - Sun (Breakfast: 6:30am - 10am; Lunch: 11am - 2:30pm; Dessert: 3pm - 4:45pm; Dinner: 5:30pm - 10pm)

4. Cross Dine - Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo

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At Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo, guests may eat to their heart’s content at Cross Dine. Accommodating 260 guests, this widely known buffet offers a variety of dishes deliciously prepared by Western, Chinese, and Japanese chefs. You’ll be amused by the open kitchen where you’ll witness their talent and expert hands and in action. Besides the usual breakfast to dinner buffet, the restaurant holds a teatime and a bar time, where you can enjoy cakes, a café menu, and carefully concocted drinks.

Cross Dine

Address: Japan, 〒171-8505 Tokyo, Toshima City, Nishiikebukuro, 1 Chome−6−1 ホテルメトロポリタン1F

Website: Cross Dine

Opening hours: 6:30am - 10:30am; 11:30am - 10pm (daily)

5. The weekend Japanese lunch buffet at Hyatt Regency Tokyo!

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One of the best buffets in Tokyo is Restaurant Omborato, which is located in Hyatt Regency Tokyo at Shinjuku. “Omborato” means “enjoy your time” in the Ishikawa Prefecture dialect, and at Hyatt Regency Omborato, you surely will be able to enjoy your fantastic lunch! Omborato is a restaurant that serves Japanese dishes, and a lunch buffet is available on weekends and holidays, so you can appreciate amazing, high-class Japanese cuisine for less than 40 USD!

There are various types of sushi available at Omborato, ranging from squid and shrimp to even salmon sashimi! The sushi menu will change regularly, and the quality, fresh seafood is certainly enjoyable. There are also crab legs available at Omborato, with long thick legs filled with succulent meat. Apart from seafood, over 30 varieties of Japanese cuisine are available. Furthermore, a dessert such as puddings, cakes, ice creams and Japanese sweets are also served, making this full course buffet one that cannot be missed.


Address Hyatt Regency Tokyo, 3F, 2 -7-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku Ward

Price: from 38 USD

Opening Hours: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 11.30am-1.15pm and 1.30pm-3.15pm

Access: 6 minute walk from Toei Oedo Line Tochomae Station

Website: Hyatt Regency Omborato *Japanese

6. A great buffet while appreciating the Tokyo Sky Tree

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The Tokyo Sky Tree is perhaps one of the most iconic landmarks in Japan today. From the restaurant Musashi located in the 26th floor of Asakusa View Hotel, you can enjoy a marvelous buffet while admiring the Sky Tree! At Musashi, a buffet can be enjoyed all-day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Over 150 varieties of Western, Chinese and Japanese cuisine can be enjoyed during all three meal times, and they will all be cooked right before your eyes, allowing you not only to enjoy the great food but also the performance-like preparation of the dishes!

The most popular in Musashi are the “grilled dishes”, with steaks of different flavors and tenderness. You can also choose your own sauce and toppings based on preference. There are fantastic plans such as family plans and alcohol plans available as well, so this is definitely worth checking-out if you are traveling together with your family and friends!

Asakusa View Hotel All-Day Buffet Musashi

Address 3-17-1, Nishiasakusa, Taito Ward

Price: Please refer to official website

Opening Hours: Breakfast: 7.00am-10.00am (Last in 9.30am), Lunch: 11.30am-3.00pm (Last in 2.00pm), Dinner: 5.30pm-9.45pm (Last in 8.30pm)

Access: 3 minute walk from Tsukuba Line Asakusa Station

Website: Asakusa View Hotel

7. Everyone love it - Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel

Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel Grand Cafe
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Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel is located just 1 minute from Tokyo Disney Resort Line Bayside station, and is one of the popular hotels amongst those who make a visit to the Tokyo Disney Resort. At the Grand Cafe, you can enjoy a fantastic lunch buffet perfect for both adults and for families with children. The most attractive section of the Grand Cafe is the sweets corner. Here, there are various sweets such as cakes available, and right below it is a shorter, 45 cm tall platform named the “kids buffet corner”. Various sweets such as chocolate are available there, all designed in colorful ways that children love. At this Tokyo hotel’s buffet, there are also sweets shaped like the property’s original mascot “Penton the penguin”.

Grand Cafe is also famous for the amazing curry made by “Chef X”, a chef from Thailand who has won various awards. There are spicy curries and sweet curries available, allowing children to enjoy the great ethnic dish as well. The various sweets at Grand Cafe include cakes and honey toast, allowing one to have a complete and perfect buffet meal!

Grand Cafe, Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel

Address 1-9 Maihama, Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture

Price: from 33 USD

Opening Hours: Please refer to official website

Access: 1 minute walk from Disney Resort Line Bayside Station

Website: Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel Grand Cafe

8. Coffee Shop Symphony – breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Coffee Shop Symphony

Coffee Shop Symphony is located in the Royal Park Hotel Tokyo and is a restaurant that serves buffet style every day, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant is famous for having a wide variety of dishes with cuisines from all over the world. One of the most famous dishes there is the roasted beef, and the dish changes every month, allowing repeaters to enjoy a different taste each time they visit the restaurant.

Another well-known dish there is the steak served at the lunch buffet – the juicy steak simply cannot be resisted. There are also other Japanese dishes such as udon, as well as desserts including cakes and Japanese sweets, so do check out Coffee Shop Symphony, be it in the morning, afternoon or at night!

Royal Park Hotel Tokyo Coffee Shop Symphony

Address 2 -1-1 Nihonbashikakigaracho, Chuo Ward

Price: Please refer to official website

Opening Hours: Weekdays: 6.30am-10.30pm (last order 10.00pm), Weekends and holidays: 7.00am–10.30pm (last order 10.00pm)

Access: 4 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Suitengu-Mae Station

Website: Royal Park Hotel Tokyo

9. Imperial Buffet Sal at the Imperial Hotel

Imperial Hotel Tokyo
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The Viking buffet is named after the first buffet restaurant in Japan that opened in the late 1950s. They offer a wide selection of food from around the world. Guests may choose from standard fare like roasts and pies right through to delicious desserts, tasty appetizers, and piquant soups. Their chefs prepare much of the gourmet food in front of you, so you know it’s fresh. The beautiful presentations will have your mouth watering as you feast your eyes on the large range of dishes. With over 40 choices, you certainly won’t go hungry. Chat with friends and enjoy the lovely views of Tokyo.

The Imperial Viking Sal

Address: Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Main Bldg., 17th Floor, -1, Uchisaiwaicho 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Price: from 51 USD

Opening Hours: Weekdays, weekends and holidays, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m and 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Access: Three hours complimentary parking for guests whose charges exceed 3,000 yen.


10. Luxe Dining Hapuna at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel

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The Hapuna buffet restaurant in the Shinagawa Prince Hotel was designed with peace of mind and easy eating as a priority. The meals offer over 80 choices which may be enjoyed over a slow dining experience. The restaurant features soothing water healing displays, giving a lovely ambiance. It’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Word on the street is that they have one of the best breakfast buffets in Tokyo. The lunch buffet includes all you can eat crab and roasts. Dinner serves a luscious choice of meals that are cooked in front of the guests. Guests can enjoy Japanese, Asian, and Western foods.

Luxe Dining Hapuna

Address: Address: 4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo in the Shinagawa Prince Hotel

Price: from 52 USD

Opening Hours: 6: 00 a.m to 10: 00 a.m - 11:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m - 5:30 p.m to 10:00p.m

Access: Trains: Shinagawa Station Takanawa Exit (Shinkansen, JR Lines, Keikyu Line).


Japan’s best food, all in Tokyo

The different regions in Japan have their own specialities in terms of food, but in these restaurants at high-class hotels in Tokyo, you can enjoy the great dishes and ingredients from all over Japan in just one place! Some need reservations too, so do check their official websites out before planning a visit. Enjoy your buffet!

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