Ebisu is heaven in terms of food diversity and food quality! You can find any type of food you fancy in this awesome neighborhood. The best part is that although it's a fancy neighborhood, the price range is also diverse. You can find cheap eats that are out of this world, and there are also unforgettable sushi restaurants (but be prepared to pay the price)! Here, we narrowed down the best Italian restos in Ebisu! We ranked them from cheapest to most expensive.
With 5 addresses in Japan (4 of which are in Tokyo), El Torito is among the few Mexican chain restaurants in Japan. If you crave the spicy and tasty Mexican cuisine or want a taste of home, you should definitely try-out El Torito. Here is more on the popular joint.
It was a shocking news for all soba lovers in New York that the owner of Honmura An closed the shop there and went back to Japan. Today, he is serving the delicious soba in Roppongi, Tokyo.
No Wonder Sarutahiko has 3 stores in Ebisu alone, people just can't seem to get enough of their delish coffee. They have branches growing all over Tokyo, so try the closest one to you to see what the fuss is about. If you're a coffee-lover, you need to give it a try!
Okonomiyaki, aka Japanese pizza, is a popular Japanese cuisine, and it's an iconic cuisine in Osaka and Hiroshima. Fugetsu is a chain originated from Osaka, and they offer so many delicious options not just okonomiyaki. Check out this article for more information on Fugetsu.
You might have heard of cat or owl cafes in Tokyo, but have you ever heard of a penguin bar? If you haven't, you're not alone. The reason is that there is only one of them in Tokyo (or perhaps the world?). The bar called Pengin No Iru Bar is located in Ikebukuro. Here is more on this unique place!
Searching for a great brunch spot in Tokyo is a popular pastime with the weekend crowds. Clinton St. Baking Company, in Aoyama, is known as the "King of Bunch" in it's New York city home. Neil Crainberg, chef and owner, is a well-known heavyweight in the NY's food industry, and has brought his A-game and wowing customers yet again!
Wondering where to eat in Shibuya? How about delicious yakiniku at a nice and hidden restaurant "Yakiniku Hachiyama"? We went to try their yakiniku (literally grilled meat / Japanese style BBQ) menu that was absolute great. Here, we will introduce you to the restaurant and what you should order there.
Uokin is an amazing franchise specializing mainly in seafood. You'll get quality, freshness and a great atmosphere at a surprisingly affordable price! If you want to try an outstanding izakaya in Japan where you can have delicious seafood dishes and a great time, Uoki is the place for you to go!
For all chicken lovers, there is an ultimate restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo to enjoy chicken dishes. It is called Hakata Hanamidori, which is famous for the dishes made from "hanamidori" - their own raised chicken. You must experience the amazing chicken hot pot here.
Tachinomi Sharaku is a Japanese style bar in Nippori which offers a wide variety of cocktails and Japanese dishes which go well with the drinks. It is a casual bar so you can relax and enjoy the food and drinks. Here is a recommended menu you should try when you visit!
Breizh Café Crêperie is a classic French restaurant you need to try if you are having a galette or crêpe craving. And you'll be happy to know galettes are healthy for you! This is a great place to have lunch with friends and chat the afternoon away while drinking delicious and fresh cider! They have branches in Japan, 5 of which are in Tokyo.
There are plenty of maid cafes in Tokyo, but what about people who want male servers instead!? The answer to that is Swallowtail Butler Cafe in Ikebukuro. Read on to find out more!
Outback Steakhouse is a casual dining chain restaurant with branches in many countries including Japan! The place is Australian-themed but the company is from Tampa, Florida, and the food is closer to American cuisine. This place is quite popular with the Japanese and foreigners alike. Find out more about Outback Steakhouse by reading on.
Craving a cup of delicious coffee, why not stop by Ebisu for a wonderful and relaxing day! Ebisu is considered to be foodie paradise in terms of the quality and diversity of food that can be found here. From traditional Japanese cuisine to modern Italian, you can find whatever tickles your fancy. So you could spend the whole day walking around Ebisu, simply jumping from delicious coffee shop to coffee shop or resto. Here is a list of the best coffee spots in Ebisu.
Ever thought that you could walk amongst 100,000 sunflowers?! Now you can at Kiyose Sunflower Festival. Easily accessible via express train from Ikebukuro station, the Sunflower Festival offers visitors amazing scenery you can't find in downtown Tokyo! Get along to get that Instagram photo or just explore the wonderful area.
Ikebukuro is one of the few areas in Japan with many immigrants. Thanks to its Muslim population, there are quite a few Halal restaurants. So if you are a Muslim tourist looking for delicious halal restaurants, Ikebukuro would be a good spot to explore. Here are 5 selected eateries you would probably love. They are great places to try regardless if you are on a halal diet or not!
Have you ever tried soba noodles? Soba is a very common Japanese dish made from buckwheat. It can be served at home, or at casual and fancy restaurants. When you come to Tokyo, how about trying the finest soba at a Michelin-starred restaurant? It is a nice restaurant, but still reasonably-priced.
Have you ever dreamed of eating pancakes all day, for breakfast, lunch and for dinner? Pancakes is really a huge thing in Japan, and J.S. Pancake Cafe offers tasty and natural pancakes any time of the day! If you are craving pancakes but don't know where to go, head out to J.S. Pancake Cafe and they'll make you happy.