Out of the top 50, ten restaurants can be found in Tokyo, Japan as a whole is totalling 12 restaurants in the top 50. Not bad, but Japan is known for being fierce when it comes to its food and the demand for quality.
However, if we are counting spots per country, China takes first place with 13 spots on the list, with 9 of those being in Hong Kong. Japan coming in second, third place goes to Thailand with 8 spots and Taiwan takes fourth place with 7 spots.
The highest placement for Japan is made by “Den” that takes spot number 3 on the list with the motivation:
Innovative Japanese dining with a large helping of humour
So make sure to check out DEN the next time you visit Japan.