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The meanings of "omoide" 思い出 and "yokocho" 横丁 are respectively memory and back alleys. So Omoide Yokocho is sometimes referred to in English as the "memory lanes" of Shinjuku, Tokyo. Visiting the Omoide Yokocho is among the most interesting to do in Shinjuku. Here's all about Omoide Yokocho!
Shinjuku has the highest concentration of restos per neighborhood in all of Japan. I think it's safe to say you will get overwhelmed by the choice since there are literally thousands of restos to choose from. If you're looking for a nice place to have a relaxed dinner with friends, check out the list below! Izakaya normally entails affordable tapas and drinks.
Ebisu is known for being a fashionable area. If you go there, you'll see plenty of upscale restaurants and boutiques. However, not everything is expensive. Very close to the station, you can even find the Ebisu Yokocho, which is a lively alley packed with reasonably-priced taverns that attract a younger clientele than most other restos and taverns in Ebisu.
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!
"Robatayaki Kaizoku", located just a 2 minute walk distance from JR Kinshicho station, is an authentic Robatayaki place where local Shitamachi atmosphere can be felt. They offer humongous Yakitori that is as long as 30 cm and fresh fish directly sent from Tsukiji fish market. They also have Warabimochi for limited time offer! Check out "Robatayaki Kaizoku" if you are looking for a place to eat in Kinshicho.
"Sandaime Torimero" is a Yakitori Izakaya chain that offers delicious dishes for very reasonable price. Since the famous World Championships in Athletics will be held during August, they are hosting an event where you can get their popular dish, 'Momo-ipponyaki', for free if you manage to pause a stopwatch at 9.58 seconds!
Want to have a spectacular experience eating in prison or with ninjas?! There are various themed restaurants in Japan that you can enjoy not only the food, but the performance, the atmosphere and the entire experience! This article with review some interesting and unique restaurants in Tokyo!
Have you ever tried Umeshu? It is Japanese plum wine and is a sweet drink that can be enjoyed in local bars and izakaya in Japan. This article will introduce some bars and restaurants in Tokyo, where you can enjoy delicious Umeshu!
In Shinjuku, there is a Kyoto-themed izakaya restaurant called "Kyomachi Koishigure." Walking inside the restaurant makes you imagine the beautiful streets of Kyoto. One of their specialty dishes is the "spilling sushi" which consists of rice, topped with an overloading amount of sea urchin, crab, salmon roe and minced tuna. There are many other Kyoto style dishes that you can enjoy at this entertaining Kyoto-themed restaurant!