Michelin Tokyo 2013 Three Star Restaurants

Today Michelin announced the newest stars in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Shonan. There are 6 new two stars, 16 new one starsion the 6th edition of the Michelin Guide for the Metropolis area. 2 restaurants were promoted from one to two stars.

Here is the list of three star restaurants:

Azabu Yukimura   –   Japanese

Esaki   –   Japanese contemporary

Ginza Koju   –   Japanese

Ishikawa   –   Japanese

Joël Robuchon   –   French Contemporary

Kanda   –   Japanese

Quintessence   –   French Contemporary

Ryugin   –  Japanese contemporary

7 chome Kyoboshi   –  Tempura

Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten   –   Sushi

Sushi Mizutani   –   Sushi

Sushi Saito   –  Sushi

Sushi Yoshitake   –  Sushi

Usukifugu Yamadaya   –  Fugu

and, Koan in Shonan for Japanese cuisine

There is a total of 15 3 star restaurants in the Tokyo area. There are only 100 restaurants in the world that are currently holding Michelin 3 stars.

As for the number of 3 star restaurants dropping from 17 last year to 15 this year. Hamadaya, lost one star but retains two stars. The other, Araki, a sushi restaurant is not included in the red guide at all this year as the restaurant is closing. Reports say that Araki may open in London in the future but this has not been confirrmed.

For the full list, click here.

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