Ponta Honke


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Established in 1905. Ponta, which was founded by the chef in charge of Western cuisine in the Imperial Household, gives customers a sense of the roots of Japan’s much loved food, tonkatsu (pork cutlets). For four generations Ponta have been carrying on the tradition of serving pork cutlets which have been inspired by Viennese style cutlets made using veal. Eating tonkatsu Ponta style means that you should try them first on their own, then with salt and finally with sauce. In addition to fried food, Ponta also serves other items including sautéed pork and tongue stew both perfect with a bowl of rice.



3-23-3 Ueno, Taito, Tokyo

Transport Okachimachi station (JR Lines), South Exit or Ueno-hirokoji station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)

Telephone 03 3821 2351

Open Tue-Sun 11am-2pm, 4.30-8pm / closed Mon

Admission approx ¥5,000; Lunch ¥3,000


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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