Updated: November 06, 2018
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Don't Miss The Heavenly Juicy Dumplings "Jumbo Gyoza" at Kailaku, Ikebukuro!

If you are a meat or especially a gyoza lover, you need to try the "Jumbo Gyoza" at Kailaku in Ikebukuro, Tokyo! Gyoza is a small dumpling filled with pork, but at the old-established Chinese restaurant Kailaku, you can try big ones. You can't miss this heavenly gyoza experience!

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Kairaku (開楽)

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Kairaku, located just a minute walk from the east exit of Ikebukuro station, has over 60 years of history. Most of the customers come for their signature menu "Jumbo Gyoza".
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The restaurant has two floors: there are counter seats on the first floor and tables and some private rooms on the second floor. It is suitable for all groups of people from young to old, family to couples.

How the "Jumbo Gyoza" are made

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The wrappers and fillings are made at the restaurant. They first boil the dumplings and then, steam-fry to make them juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Menu - Jumbo Gyoza teishoku

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Teishoku is a Japanese style set meal. The "Gyoza teishoku (餃子定食)", 640 yen, comes with 3 Jumbo Gyoza, rice, soup, and Chinese pickled vegetable. They don't look so big but...
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If you compare with your phone, you know they are obviously much bigger than regular gyoza! It is iPhone7 so the gyoza seems approximately 12cm long.
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The filling is made from selected simple ingredients, pork, cabbage, leek, garlic, and ginger. They wrap the filling with chewy wrappers by hand.

Just a bite and the flavor of the juicy meat and natural sweetness of vegetables will explode in your mouth.
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They go really well with rice. There are soy sauce, vinegar, and chili oil on the table to dip the gyoza.

Menu - Ramen and Junbo Gyoza

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You can get a set of ramen and 3 Jumbo Gyoza too (850 yen). The restaurant was originally a ramen shop, so their ramen is also great.

You can order Jumbo Gyoza from one piece for 120 yen, three for 360 yen.

Lastly...

The Jumbo Gyoza will give you an unforgettable juicy gyoza experience! You should try when you come to Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
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