"Italian cucina using Japanese ingredients": This is Kushima's philosophy, honed from his training at some of Tokyo's top ristoranti -- though interestingly, he has never felt the need to work in Italy itself.
Acca: Italian cucina meets 21st-century Tokyo
Name (J) リストランテ・コルテージア
Lunch price range
¥3,000 or more
Dinner price range
¥5,000 or more
All the ingredients are of superb quality
The decor is so understated you might call it bland.
Drinks Beer from ¥630; wine ¥840/glass, from ¥4,200/bottle; grappa from ¥1,200
Number of seats 45
BGM Miles Davis, Norah Jones and other jazzy stuff.
Smoking No smoking
B1F, 5-4-24 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 6-10 p.m.
Cash, Credit Card
Transport Leave Omotesando Station by Exit B1, walk down to the Max Mara shop and turn left down Kotto-dori. At the third stoplight (opposite Kenzo), turn left again. The steps down to Cortesia are on the left after about 30 meters, just after a flower shop.