1. Hantei はん亭根津
Hantei serves up top quality kushiage at in its gorgeous architecturally designed space. Offering a bit of a modern twist in a traditional setting. Located only a a two minute walk from Nezu station on the Chiyoda Metro line.
Make sure you order the small crabs! Delicious!
2. Shinjuku Tatsukichi 新宿立吉
With beautifully designed interior Tatsukichi provides a bit more of a chic setting to enjoy kushikatsu. Perfect for dates or to meet up with friends after a long days work. They have plenty on the menu and the interior somewhat speaks for the food too - think 'chic'! Its also in a pretty central location, only a 2 minute wlak on foot from Shinjuku-sanchome station on the Tokyo Metro.
3. Rokuhara 六波羅
The signage and building Rokuhara is in kind of gives you an impression of what the food will be like - and it doesn't disappoint! In the white-collar business district of Akasaka-mitsuke and only 160m from the station Rokuhara serves up beautifully cooked kushikatsu and kushiage. Perfectly accompanied by a few in-house designed sauces, they offer a a scrumptious array of dishes. They also have lots of different seating, including counter, couple seating, sofa seating.
4. Tenshichi 天七本店
Take a seat right where the action happens. Tenshichi offers more of an authentic Japanese kushiage and kushikatsu experience. With lots of counter seating you have your food cooked up right in front of you. The fare is also much light on your wallet too - but doesn't sacrifice on taste! Just a 100m from Kita-senju station it quite busy nearly everyday of the week!
5. Kushitei 串亭
In the stylish and hip area of Ebisu, Kushitei presents an alternative to other restaurants. They serve up perfectly curated dishes that you just quite find anywhere else. Think french inspired minimalist designed dishes. Beer or Whisky Highballs are the usual drinks that accompany kushiage style food, however here you'll find yourself ordering a bottle of wine or a glass of champagne.