(Closed) Ginza : Italian Dinner at Yamagishi Shokudou (山岸食堂)

Notice :The restaurant was closed down because the cook passed away. I really loved his dishes, so I was at a loss. (3rd, September, 2015)


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Cozy Italian foods restaurant being a little far from the center of Ginza

I was lucky to go to the Italian restaurant that I had wanted to go there for a long time.
The restaurant’s name is Yamagishi Shokudou.
That is a very small restaurant. And we had dinner in a dimly light.

At first, I hesitated to enter the restaurant because I thought it isn’t open.

Appearance, Yamagishi Shokudou

はいるのためらうくらい外から見ても薄暗いお店。中に入っても暗かったです(´・ω・`)

But it have a very good reputation.

It was poor light, so I couldn’t take those pictures well 😛

First of all, we ordered some appetizers.

Crepe rolls with uncured ham (生ハムのクレープ巻き) 1200 yen

Crepe rolls with uncured ham, Yamagishi Shokudou

来年の恵方巻き、これでいいや(*´д`*) 危険なおいしさ

Two portions.
It was awesome. It looks easy to cook. I’ll try someday !

Smoked salmon canape (スモークサーモンのカナッペ) 1200 yen

Smoked salmon canape, Yamagishi Shokudou

おすしみたいヽ(´ー`)ノ

It looks like sushi 😛

Tomato and mozzarella (トマトとモッツァレラ) 1200 yen

Tomato and mozzarella, Yamagisi Shokudou

王道のコンビですね(・ω・´)

It is a standard taste of Italian !

Jidori chicken liver flavored balsamic sauce (地鶏レバーのバルサミコ風味) 1300 yen

Jidori chicken flavored balsamic sauce, Yamagishi Shokudou

バルサミコの酸味でレバーもサワヤカ(*´д`*)

The sourness of balsamic sauce added the chicken liver more refreshing taste.

Today’s meat dish (本日のお肉料理) from 1500 yen

Today's meat dish, Yamagishi Shokudou

なんの肉だったか忘れたけど、肉よりきのこのほうがおいしかったのは覚えてる(・ω・´)。

I didn’t remember the meat. But I remember that those mushrooms were tasty 😛

Then we ordered some spaghetti.
The chef make his own pasta at the restaurant.

Gorgonzola and zucchini (ゴルゴンゾーラとズッキーニ) 1500 yen

Gorgonzola and zucchini, Yamagishi Shokudou

パンが一緒に出てきた。この濃厚なソースはしっかりたいらげないとね(・ω・´)

The baguette were on the dish. Well, we could manage the rich sauce with the baguette.

White wine flavored Jidori chickens (地鶏の白ワイン風味) 1400 yen

White wine flavored chickens, Yamagishi Shokudou

あっさりとした味で、逆にパスタのおいしさが際立ちました(*´д`*)

It was a simple taste, so, I could find the taste of pasta very well.  Springy, springy.

Uncured ham and zucchini, salted (生ハムとズッキーニ塩味) 1300 yen

Uncured ham and zucchini, Yamagishi Shokudou

パスタの量を考えると生ハムの量がぜいたく♪

Judging from the amounts of pasta, the amount of uncured ham was much.

Tomato, basil and mozzarella (トマトとバジリコとモッツァレラ) 1300 yen

Tomato, basil and mozzarella, Yamagishi Shokudou

これもバケットほしかったな~

I wanted baguette for the sauce, too.

Tomato cream sauce with shrimp (小エビのトマトクリームソース) 1300 yen

Shrimp and tomato cream sauce, Yamagishi Shokudou

まったりとした濃厚なトマトクリーム。パスタソースの中ではトマトクリームが一番すきかもヽ(´ー`)ノ

It had rich taste tomato cream sauce. I like tomato cream sauce best in all kinds of spaghetti sauce.

After that we had dessert and cappuccino.

Panna cotta (パンナコッタ) 500 yen

Panna cotta, Yamagishi Shokudou

いつも思うんだけど、こういうのにのっかってるソースっていらなくない?

Cappuccino (カップチーノ) 500 yen

Cute 🙂
And it was good cappuccino.

Cappuccino, Yamagishi Shokudou

カプチーノではなく、カップチーノです。見た目もかわいいけど、味もしっかりおいしかった。

If I drink bad cappuccino at Italian restaurant, I am extremely disappointed. It is in vain. On the contrary, drinking good cappuccino make me feel really happy. So I was very glad by the cappuccino.

This restaurant use plenty of cheese for almost all dishes. Cheeseholic like me will get engrossed in the restaurant.
But the trouble is that it is so hard to reserve the restaurant.

I took the reservation at that time, the reservation is already full until this December.
The chef said “You can reserve only December 17 or 18 this year.” A half year later !
But only one chef cook and serve at the restaurant, so he can’t accept much people.
That day, only 3 groups were at the restaurant.

About Yamagishi Shokudou (山岸食堂)

Address / Ikeda Bldg 1F, 2-14-20, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Station / Shintomicho station (Tokyo metro)
Open / 11:30 – 14:00, 18:30 – 21:30
Closed / Saturdays, Sundays and another national holidays

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