L'Effervescence

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370 reviews
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A Message from L’effervescence
Flavors we adore from this island where we were born and raised, and savors that have travelled from all over the world to see us.
Both are somehow destined to meet on the plate.
We come together to create a harmonious whole.
Our restaurant is a hermitage in the city – for three to four hours, we hope you can escape from busy bustling life.
Feel like you are deep in the forest or in the big ocean as you appreciate the blessings of nature.
Never forgetting the diligence and patience of the farmer, picture the magic of the invisible microorganisms in a glass or on a plate that effervesce your body and mind.
Welcome.
Chef Namae / L'Effervescence
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RB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch at L'Effervescence was my first Michelin dining experience in Tokyo and I will absolutely be coming back. Service from all angles was impeccable and great for first time fine diners: attentive, friendly, and approachable. The food is truly inspired, unique cuisine that blends Japanese inspirations with haute cuisine technique and presentation. Top favourites were the fried ayu in buckwheat crêpe and a wonderful Okinawan agu pork dish. Our sommeliers pick of champagnes, wines, and sake were excellent, and I gained a deeper appreciation of sake as a result! Unforgettable.

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AN
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hands down one of the best places I’ve had the pleasure to experience beating even those of three Michelin stars.

The service was top notch from the inquiry several days prior to arrival and throughout the meal from start to finish. The staff definitely went above and beyond to make sure that nothing was left up to chance or question.

The location of the restaurant was definitely not on the beaten path and would be a bit of a struggle to find if you’re not looking out for the stone sign. Once in however, the ambience was that of a place far away from what was outside. It was calming.

The portions are more than generous for being a 9 course meal with each course getting better and better. The wine pairing was just as spectacular as the meal.

All in all, this is a place that’s worth coming back to.

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o
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

リーズナブルなランチ価格なのに飽きさせないコース料理、エンターテイメントの要素も素晴らしく、スタッフのホスピタリティも大変細やかでした。

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B
Tokyo
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

only recommend this place for 1st timer, i think they are not as good as they 1st open....

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OT
Tokyo
2 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

最高です!
A spectacular experience of how edibles can be interpreted, speechless.

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CK
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of the best restaurants I have ever been to. I will go again for sure

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice service and the food is excellent!!!

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HE
Hong Kong
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Had an excellent evening. All around an enjoyable evening w/ great service. The signature dish turnip was exceptional. I gave 4 stars to the food and could have just as easily given 5 stars.

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JH
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Here's a wonderful restaurant, you can find the great foods and excellent service out there.

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OT
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

素晴らしいお料理と接客
ただ、予約の確認が電話、メール、ショートメッセージと
3回もきて、信用していないようで、嫌だった
席が空いてしまうのが、惜しいと思っているかのようだ

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C
Atlanta
41 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A real rock star of food and service

It’s expensive but well worth it

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DS
San Francisco
139 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have eaten at our share of Michelin starred restaurants (1, 2 and 3). This was as good as any of them, one of the best meals we’ve ever had. The lunch was truly outstanding and a good value. Food, service and wine pairing all excellent.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great but the hospitality was especially satisfying.

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OT
Tokyo
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

service is good

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m
Berlin
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good food intriguing and fun - superb level of service

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M
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such an incredible experience! I highly recommend!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

ナマエシェフにお目にかかれず残念でした。

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y
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

4月最後に訪問!雰囲気もよくサービスもお料理も美味しかったです!パイの中の穴子の骨がもう少し食べやすければいいなと、、アルコールのペアリングをお願いしましたが日本酒を日頃飲み慣れていないかったためか体調が急降下してしまい、途中でノンアルコールを頼むという失態を。そんな気をつかわせながらのお食事でしたがソムリエの方のスマートなお気遣いに最後まで楽しむことが出来ました!

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M
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

丁寧な料理ですが、最初の前菜とメイン以外は味の個性がはっきりしてない感じがします。素材の味を活かすと言う方針は理解しますが、実力のあるお店なので一工夫したサプライズが欲しいと思います。

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J
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an experience! My husband and I love to travel and eat. Those are basically our two passions. This meal blew us away. The food was amazing, the service was impeccable, the restaurant is beautiful and we got to meet the chef which is an added, super awesome bonus. Loved every minute of it.

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OT
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

美味しくて楽しかったです

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JW
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The whole experience of food, service, wine and sake matching was amazing. We went for lunch and it was value for money. One of the best dining experiences we have ever had. So gracious, witty and beautiful.

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1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

スタッフの皆様の作り出す素敵な
ハーモニーに身を委ねて
心地よいひと時を過ごす事が出来ました。
感謝申し上げます。

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V
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

If you like eating basically 7 courses of salads and 3 desserts you will like this place. Annoying pressure from staff to get overpriced champagne and wine using glaring eyes if you don’t order.

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RP
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was exceptional, and the food was outstanding.

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AB
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I were celebrating our one year wedding anniversary and honeymoon for two weeks in Japan. We decided to have lunch here on the last full day of our journey. The meal opened with a small golden bowl with liquor or wine of some sort (I forget exactly what it was, but it was lovely and set the mood for the afternoon), followed by seven courses, and closed with a matcha tea ceremony. Additionally, the kitchen provided a sweet treat of caramelized sugar sculpted into a cylindrical shape with holes cut out, featuring a lit candle inside; on the plate, the kitchen staff wrote out in piped chocolate the words "Happy Anniversary" (they'd reached out to me in response to my reservation, asking if we were celebrating anything and what they could write on our plate). Quite simply, the service was impeccable and incredibly well executed; the food was amazing, both in aesthetic and flavors and embodied true culinary artistry and creativity; the atmosphere was serenely beautiful and encouraged us to linger and enjoy the moment. It was clear that everyone, from the head chef, kitchen staff, servers, to the front of house staff took great pride and care in their work. If I could visit more frequently, I would but unfortunately, geography has us beat as we live in the U.S. We're already contemplating when we'll next visit Japan and hopefully, L'Effervescence! I highly recommend anyone visit, whether for a special occasion or the pure desire to have an exquisite culinary experience. Thank you to everyone at L'Effervescence for making our trip so memorable! I'll be following you from afar on Instagram. :)

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s
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

2019年3月に利用させていただきました。外国人の方が多く、サービスの方も英語での対応がなれている様子でした。(先に調べていなかったのですが、意外に感じました)お店は暗めの和の印象で、お料理もフレンチといえども味は和食寄りな印象を受けました。個人的には薄い目の上品な味付けが好きなので、京料理のような味の濃くない和食が好きな方には合うかと思います。お酒はお料理に合うようにソムリエの方に選んで出していただきましたが、個性的なビオワインも多く、初めての体験も味わえました。ワインを飲み慣れている方にも良いかと思います。最後にお抹茶をいただいたのも、なかなか普段いただく機会がないので、嬉しいサプライズでした。

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T
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

料理の中に春が仕込まれていて、鼻の中で、息吹きを感じます。

和食屋さんよりも 和を感じます。

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KB
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food experience was unforgettable. Love the ambiance. All the courses we had was well-curated and very delicious. The staff were very nice too.

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Tokyo
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

誕生日プレート素敵に作っていただきありがとうございました。
サービスもとても心地よく、良い時間を過ごすことが出来ました。
私が大病してお祝いが1ヶ月押しになってしまったのですが、素敵なお祝いになり彼も喜んでいました。また季節が変わったら来たいと思います。

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TI
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

東京で最も美味しいフレンチだと聞いていた。楽しみにしていたが、噂に違わぬ美味しさに加え、客層の雰囲気が実に良い!メニューは創作系で、王道のフレンチではないところが、またお洒落であった。

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SE
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing everything! That is all you need to know!!!

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C
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful restaurant located close to Roppongi Hills and the Mori Art Museum. We were privileged to dine here on a Saturday afternoon and were last table to arrive as we had come by shinkansen from Kyoto. Ambience and service were outstanding and the food was delicious. An experience to remember!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

サービスも料理も最高でした。体験としてとても心に残るものでした。

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m
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

ネット上で普段の食事として予約しましたが、履歴から記念日であることを気づいて下さって、メモリアルプレートを出していただきました。何度訪れてもホスピタリティに感動します。素晴らしい時間を過ごすことができました。

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OT
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can’t believe the restaurant does not have 3 Michelin stars! It is one of the best meals we have ever had. The meal was perfect, setting was exquisite, and service was wonderful. We would definitely come back again!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding. Great performance

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GW
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything is spotless. Nice ambiance, excellent service and best food.

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OT
Tokyo
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

いつもほんとに美味しくて満足しています。

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C
London
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My experience at the L'Effervescence was perfect for my gourmet trip in Japan. all staff were fully trained and doing outstanding work. All dish was sooooo good!! Especially wine food & pairing and food & non-alcoholic beverage pairing were great. (I had both pairing. )

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