HOT JAPANESE FOOD GUIDE

15.03.28 | Stay | No Comment

food

We understand how difficult it can be to eat in Japan for your first time. So here you are a list of cheap restaurants where many kind of foods are served.
If you have any request, please feel free to ask.

JAPANESE RAMEN

JAPANESE RAMEN

Yaro Ramen(There is one in Akihabara)

Ramen soup here is well elaborated. You would like to try this taste at least one time.
You will enjoy eating thick noodles, well-elaborated soup and a delicious pig meat taste!
Normal size is already big so the first time you try we think you shouldn’t order larger size.
It is said that if you try once you will repeat for sure.
http://www.yaroramen.com(Japanese Only)

Menu Recommendation

Yarou Ramen:700yen
Seasoned Egg Yarou Ramen:750yen

Working hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara restaurant:
Working hours 11:00-22:30
Sunday 11:00-22:00

Jangara Ramen(There is one in Akihabara)

Japanese love ramen and here you can try famous Kyuushu ramen “Tonkotsu taste” ramen. There is other shop in Harajuku.

Working Hours

OPEN 10:30 CLOSE 23:30

Ramen Musashi(There is one in Akihabara)

It is a famous “tsukemen” (put cold noodles in a hot soup) restaurant. Usually japanese eat “tsukemen” in summer!
There are 2 restaurants in Akihabara and close to it you will find others in Okamachi y Ueno.
Musashi is one of the most famous ramen restaurant created in the ramen boom era.
If you go to Akihabara restaurant we recommend to try Chaashuu(roasted pork fillet)!
http://www.menya634.co.jp/tenpo_ichiran/(Japanese Only)

Menu Recomendation

Ramen 770yen
Tsukemen 770yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara Restaurant 11:00-22:00

IPPUDO

It is a Kyushuu restaurant from Kyushuu in the south of Japan. Kyushuu is famous for its “tonkotsu” soup.
Recently a lot of its restaurants has been opened in NY and many Asia locations.
You must try it!

Menu Recomendation

Depends of the restaurant

Rokurinsha (There is one in Tokyo Station)

One of the original restaurants opened in the Japanese “tsukemen” boom.
It’s a new way to eat ramen putting noodles in a dense soup that will show you new taste
There is one in Tokyo St. but usually it is crowded and people is lining up but if you have time you’ll have the opportunity to try real Japanese food taste! You should try!

Menu Recomendation

Tsukemen 850yen
Spicy Tsukemen 950yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant

JAPANESE CURRY

JAPANESE CURRY
Japanese love curry. There has been a big change from indian curry that it is eaten with “nan”. There are many restaurants where you can try japanese curry but here you are a list of restaurants which have menu with pictures available.

Go Go Curry (There is one in Akihabara)

This curry restaurant has 2 locations in Akihabara. Try their curryろ with a lot of toppings!
Menu Recommendation is「Major Curry」which contains loin cutlet, chicken cutlet, sausage, shrimp fry and boiled egg. Will you can eat all?
http://www.gogocurry.com/shop.html(Japanese Only)

Menu Recomendation

Go Go Curry! (Normal Size) 580yen
Loin Cutlet Curry(Normal Size) 780yen
Major Curry (Normal Size) 1000yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara restaurant 11:00-22:30
Sundays 11:00-22:00

Curry House CoCo ICHIBANYA (There is one in Akihabara)

The curry restaurant with most locations in Japan. There are 2 in Akihabara and others in the principal stations.
If you want to try Japanese curry taste, this is a must-go!
Its brand logo is a yellow signboard where it is written「COCO壱」. You will notice you are next to COCO for the spice aroma that comes from their restaurants.
We recommend this place even if you are an amateur or you have never eaten it.
Keep in mind the famous japanese serif: “Hunger is the best spice”
After take a seat don’t forget to order “Chicken Cutlet Curry Spice level 3”.
Welcome to Japan! Your travel has just started.
http://tenpo.ichibanya.co.jp/search/shop/pc/top.php(Japanese Only)

Menu Recomendation

Stewed chicken curry 680yen
Chicken Cutlet Curry 732yen
Hamburger Curry 700yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
JR Akihabara St. Showa Exit 24 hours
In front of Tokyo Metro Suehirocho st. 11:00-24:00

San Marco (There is one in Tokyo Station)

It is a famous curry chain in Kansai area so it is difficult to find in Tokyo but there is one in Tokyo St.
It offer a good curry, better than GOGO CURRY.

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
First Avenue Tokyo Station B1 floor
Working hours 10:00-21:30

JAPANESE BARGER

Food_BURGER

MOS BARGER (There is one in Akihabara)

It´s a japanese popular hamburger chain.
Here you can try real japanese taste hamburger.
Their priority is customer health that´s the reason because they select their ingredients very carefully.
We recommend to try onion fry.
Feel the sweetness of their fried thick onion in your mouth.
Side dish are also popular and have a good feedback from customers.
They offer a lot of different delicious hamburgers so go and try it!
http://www.mos.co.jp/english/?_ga=1.266277071.171229229.1426422204

Menu Recomendation

Teriyaki Chicken Burger 340yen
MOS BURGER 340yen
Fried onion 240yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara, Suehirocho restaurant 7:00~23:00

FRESHNESS BARGER

There are not so many restaurants like Mos Burger but it is one of the most famous hamburger restaurants in Japan.
There is no one in Akihabara but is another Japanese burguer restaurant. We hightly recommend it!
Restaurant information. Depend of the restaurant:
http://www.freshnessburger.co.jp/etc/english.html

Menu Recomendation

CLASSIC BURGER 480yen
FRESHNESS BURGER 320yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant

SUSHI

Sushi

Sushizanmai (There is one in Akihabara)

Foreign tourist like to come here because they can eat slowly without stress
It´s owner is famous and well-know in Japan because he always win Maguro Auction!
If you have the opportunity to come here you should try Maguro!
http://www.kiyomura.co.jp/

Price

From 2000 yen

Working Hours

24 hours

SUSHIKO

It´s a sushi bar located inside Yodobashi Kamera 1st floor in Akihabara St.
Foreign tourist like to come here because they can eat slowly without stress
It´s owner is famous and well-know in Japan because he always win Maguro Auction!
If you have the opportunity to come here you should try Maguro!
http://www.tsukiji-sushiko.com/

Price

From 3000 yen

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
*Many of their restaurants are open until late hours.

TEMPURA

TEMPURA

Tenya (There is one in Akihabara)

It´s a rare tempura restaurant. You can eat cheap tempura here.
We recommend “All Star Tendon”
It has shrimp, large squid, scallops, maitake mushrooms, lotus root, Green bean tempura!
You will notice you are in Japan after eating it!
Just put attention don´t put so many tabletop sauce
You will also get free miso soup!
http://www.tenya.co.jp/english/

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
*Many of their restaurants are open until late hours.

SOBA

SOBA
Despite of curry or ramen, soba have existed since 1000 years ago.
There are a lot of restaurants that sells high quality soba as tempura does but soba has been famous as fast food.
We will introduce some restaurants.

FujiSoba

http://fujisoba.co.jp/shop/(Japanese Only)

Working hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara restaurant 24Hours

YudeTaro

http://www.yudetarou.com/store_list.html(Japanese Only)

Working hours

Depends of the restaurant

YoshiSoba

http://www.yoshisoba.jp/map/(Japanese Only)

Working hours

Depends of the restaurant

JAPANESE SWEETS

Sweets

mister donut

http://www.misterdonut.jp/shop_data/index.html(Japanese Only)

Working hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara restaurant:
Working hours 08:30~19:00

Anmitsu Mihashi

Here you can eat or take out “anmitsu”, a Japanese traditional sweet.
https://www.mihashi.co.jp/omise.html(Japanese Only)

Working hours

Depends of the restaurant
Ueno restaurant:
Working hours 10:30~21:30

FAMILY RESTAURANT

FAMILY RESTAURANT
When you don’t understand japanese, it is really useful that menus comes with picture, don you think so? In Japan there is a type of restaurants called “Family Restaurants” where menus have pictures and it is impossible to have any mistake when you order. Furthermore, in all restaurants or bars there are smoking area so it will be very convenient for smokers.

Saizeriya (There is one located in Akihabara)

It´s a famous and cheap family restaurant which menu is almost italian food.

COCO’s (There is one located in Akihabara)

Royal Host (There is one located in Akihabara)

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara Central exit restaurant 11:00-00:00
Atre Akihabara 10:00-23:00

CAFE

Cafe

CAFFE VELOCE

You can drink coffee here for only 200 yen! If you go to the one closest to the station it will be crowded, so we recommend to go to other which is far from station.

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
Akihabara East Exit restaurant 7:00-22:00
Akihabara St. in front of the plaza 7:00-23:00

Cafe Renoir

It´s a little bit expensive but you can relax here.
On weekends those which are close to Akihabara are full.

Working Hours

Depends of the restaurant
New Akihabara restaurant
Weekdays 7:30-22:00
Saturdays 7:30-22:00
Sunday 8:00-21:00

Akihabara Showa Exit restaurant
Weekdays 7:30-23:00
Saturdays 7:30-23:00
Sundays 8:00-22:00

Akihabara Restaurant
Weekdays 8:00-22:00
Saturdays 8:00-22:00
Sundays 8:00-21:00

Yodobashi Akiba Yoko Restaurant
Weekdays 7:30-23:00
Saturdays 7:30-23:00
Sundays 8:00-23:00