The Most Casual Experience at Chain Stores!

Japan has a variety of chain stores including cafes, sushi, ramen, beef bowl, fast food, etc. It is very common for these chain stores to release seasonal or limited edition menu that uses seasonal vegetables or fruits, which is usually only available in Japan. Check the following articles to find out what kind of chain stores there are in Japan, what is different from stores overseas, and for more information on Japanese chain stores!

The Most Casual Experience at Chain Stores!

5 Most Popular Izakayas in Japan - Experience the Japanese Night Culture!

Have you been to izakaya in Japan? It is a Japanese style casual bar where you can enjoy reasonably priced Japanese dishes, drinks, and nomihodai (all-you-can-drink). Izakaya is such common that there are many chains located near stations. Here is a list of the selected izakaya chains which feature different food and concepts. Check all and find the one that meets your need!

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Giant Legendary Karaage for ¥280?! Get Outta Town!

Harahachi Bunmei is a popular Tokyo izakaya chain where all items and (most) drinks are ¥280. The shop is famous for its karaage (fried chicken), which has won gold in past karaage competitions! We went to check out the legendary fried chicken and low prices!

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DeLong

¥1,000 Dinner Roulette: Using an App to Randomly Order at Saizeriya

We used an app that randomly selects a combination of menu items that total ¥1,000 to order our dinner at Saizeriya, a popular, cheap "Italian" chain restaurant in Japan. The results were surprising!

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DeLong

The Menu At Wendy's Japan Got A Massive Upgrade!

Looking for a burger but with something a little special? Wendy's is back to Japan in collaboration with First Kitchen to bring you your favorite burgers and much more! Now with several locations throughout Japan, come get your burger fix and try out some of the collaborative menus!

Jonathan
Jonathan

Open Today: The Grandest Muji Store on the Planet

The biggest Muji store in the world + Muji hotel opened today in Ginza. We went to see what all the hubbub was about.

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DeLong

Would You Eat At A Restaurant Called "Surpised Donkey"?! - Massive Meals At Japan's Bikkuri Donkey

Bikkuri Donkey, famously known for its massive size hamburg meals (and its funny name) is one interesting place to eat! If you need protein and lots of it, you've come to the right place. Japan is full of wacky and interesting restaurants and Bikkuri Donkey is definitely a part of the club!

Jonathan
Jonathan

Saizeriya Japan's Menu: An Inexpensive Italian Family Restaurant!

Want to take the whole family out for dinner for surprisingly cheap? Check out Saizeriya, an Italian family restaurant chain in Japan. It's a convenient place to grab something cheap for lunch or dinner!

Jonathan
Jonathan

7 Most Popular Family Restaurants in Japan! - Check The Recommended Menu

You can easily find "family restaurants" anywhere in Japan. They are popular with all groups of people because of their wide variety of menu, reasonable prices, and quick and great service. Here is a list of best family restaurant chains you need to try!

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Gatten Sushi | My New Favourite Sushi Restaurant in Tokyo

Let's face it, sushi trains are pretty standard when in Japan. However, when you come across one serves you quality sushi at a reasonable price it's worth talking about. Introducing, Gatten Sushi. A touch fancier than other places, with sushi to delight, read on to find out more!

Jonathan
Jonathan