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Tokyo Food: Best Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars

October 30, 2018 Travel Japan Tokyo Food

Tokyo is by far my favorite food city. Not only can you find all types of amazing Japanese food, but you can also find world class international food. In general food is very affordable unless you go to very upscale places. Here is a list of my favorite places that I have collected over the past 2 years. I would go out of my way to eat at any of the starred places. Other places are definitely worth visiting as well.

Ramen / Soba / Tsukemen

  • Afuri (multiple locations) ★
  • Abura Soba (multiple locations) ★
  • MENSHO (Lamb Ramen, near Tokyo Dome) ★
  • Konpira Chaya (Curry Soba in Meguro) ★
  • Satake Ebisu Station (Soba) ★
  • Shodai (Curry Soba in Ebisu)
  • Tsuru Ton Tan (Udon in Roppongi)
  • Tonari (in Shibuya)
  • Menya Musashi (multiple locations)
  • Fuji Soba (multiple locations)
  • Ohzeki Chuka-Soba (Ramen in Ebisu)
  • Oborodzuki (Tsukemen in Ginza)
  • Tenkaippin (multiple locations)
  • Mitaseimenjo (multiple locations)
  • Tsuta (Michelin Star ramen) Read my instructions here

Yakiniku / Teppanyaki / Shabu Shabu

  • Gyukaku (multiple locations) ★
  • Choshunkan (in Shinjuku) ★
  • Akasaka Teppanyaki (at ANA Intercontinental) ★
  • Kintan Shabu Shabu (in Ebisu) ★
  • Kintan Yakiniku (in Ebisu)

Tofu

  • Tofu Dining (Omotesando) ★
  • Sorano (in Shibuya)

Tonkatsu / Katsudon

  • Tare Katsu (in Shibuya) ★
  • Tonkatsu Maisen (in Shibuya) ★
  • Zuicho (in Shibuya) ★

Curry

  • CoCo Ichibanya Curry (multiple locations) ★
  • Forrester (Ebisu) ★
  • Delhi Tokyo Midtown ★
  • Moyan Curry (multiple locations)

International

  • Seirinkan (Pizza, in Nakameguro) ★
  • Japone (Pasta, in Ginza) ★
  • Commune 2nd (Food trucks, in Omotesando) ★
  • Spajiro (Italian, multiple locations)
  • Island Vintage Coffee (Poké Bowl, in Omotesando)
  • Hacienda Del Cielo (Mexican, in Daikanyama)
  • Pizza Slice (in Shibuya)
  • Uncle Tom (Italian, in Ebisu)
  • 1966 Domani (Italian, in Shibuya)
  • Frijoles (Mexican, multiple locations)
  • Moja in the House (Chicken & Waffles, in Shibuya)

Burgers

  • Burger’s Base (in Yoyogi) ★
  • Henry’s Burger (in Daikanyama) ★
  • Grill Burger Club SASA (in Daikanyama) ★

Japanese

  • Katsumidori (Sushi, in Shibuya, Meguro) ★
  • Gohanya Isshin (in Daikanyama) ★
  • Okonomiyaki Kiji (in Shinagawa)

Cafes

Starbucks

Beer

  • Oslo Brewing (in Shibuya) ★
  • GoodBeer Faucets (in Shibuya)
  • Mikkeller Bar (in Shibuya)
  • Watering Hole (in Yoyogi)
  • Delirium (multiple locations)
  • Yona Yona Beer Works (multiple locations)
  • Baden Baden (in Ginza)

Bars

  • Tokyo Whisky Library (in Omotesando) ★
  • Bar Trench (in Ebisu) ★
  • Bar Tram (in Ebisu)
  • Bar Triad (in Ebisu)
  • JBA Bar Suzuki (in Ginza)
  • MOON Lounge Bar (in Roppongi)

Sandwiches

  • Buy Me Stand (in Shibuya / Ebisu) ★
  • M&T (in Shibuya)
  • SHOTO CAFE (in Shibuya)

Desserts

  • HARBS (multiple locations) ★
  • Mister Donut (multiple locations) ★
  • Japanese Ice Ouca (in Ebisu) ★
  • Senbikiya (multiple locations)

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