Hi lovelies! Here's another review on a restaurant of my choice. If you are looking for authentic Japanese tastes and are around the area, I would suggest going to Edo Japanese Restaurant. It's not in the most fabulous part of town. It's in a hidden corner strip shopping center and decor is not the best looking compared to most modernized restaurant.
You are basically here for the excellent taste and casual mingle atmosphere if you don't mind the long wait. This restaurant offers real authentic Japanese cuisine, something unique than the other chain restaurants that I go to. I also get a good sense of Japanese comfort and service. They laid off one of the Vietnamese servers so service was a bit slow since there are only two servers left.
There fish selection is very fresh!
Edo is owned by Chef Takeo Higashi for over 20 years. They are not opened on Monday, so you have to catch them during their hours.
Hours: Tues-Fri Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5:00-9:30. Fri-Sat Dinner 5:30-10:00. Sun Dinner 5:00-9:00.
Edo Japanese Restaurant
4792 Summer Ave
Memphis, TN 38122
Memphis, TN 38122
The decor makes me feel like I'm in a relaxed area. So what did I have for lunch with my sisters?
Miso Soup. The fried onion was sweet and delicious addition to the soup!
Japanese potato croquettes. These were light battered and deep fried with panko flakes. It was warm and gooey inside and I love corn! My sisters thought it was a bit bland. But I like simple food from time to time.
Agadeshi tofu! Another one of my favorite. I can't find any Japanese restaurant that fries the tofu like they do here. They fry it in a way where your tofu is not soggy or filled with grease. Just lighted coated with the fried texture and good enough to soak up the ponzu sauce and grated radish topping.
Fried Chicken Yakitori. This was served with the lunch special that was ordered. Hrm...yummy!
Here is just a cold tofu with bonito flakes and scallion.
The tofu was served with this grilled fish and grated raddish along with sushi rice. My sister ordered it by mistake, so I had to eat it up since she didn't like it.
Overall, if you don't mind waiting super long and have authentic tasting food. You should try it out. I want to try the Shabu Shabu hot pots and the udon soup noodles next time!