A restaurant chain KUSHIYA MONOGATARI 串家物語 specializes in deep fried skewered meat and vegetables. (Breaded, deep fried skewers)
They offer all-you-can-eat, and optional all-you-can-drink.
Reception & Ticketing machine
First, please issue a number ticket from here before you line up at the entrance.
If you can't read Japanese on the ticketing machine, you can ask the staff how to use it.
Prepare to eat
Table has a built-in electric fryer.
All-you-can-eat includes deep fried food, salad, dessert and the other side dishes.
* You shouldn't leave food.
(on the left) soft-serve ice cream ソフトクリーム,
(in the center) coffee, hot chocolate, matcha au lait.
Beef, Chicken, Sea food, Octopus dumpling and so on
Many kinds of vegetables
This restaurant is also good for vegetarians.
You can choose whatever you want. (Self-service)
Many kinds of sauces go well with deep fried food.
Put the food into to batter.
Roll it in bread crumbs.
Deep-fry it to a crisp.
Drain excess oil on the net.
Let it cool down for a little bit.
Ready to eat
This type of food is called Kushiage 串揚げ or Kushikatsu 串カツ in Japanese.
Put the skewers in this cup.
Salad and Other foods
Sea vegetables (Upper Right)
Soup, Curry, Rice
These are good with rice.
Chocolate flavor is seasonally changed.
I have seen matcha, mango and strawberry.
You can see your allocated end time on the bill.
KUSHIYA MONOGATARI 串家物語
- No cover charge / No service fee
- Prices are not included 8% tax.
- The lunch and dinner prices are sometimes different at respective restaurants.
- All-you-can-eat 2500 yen for 90 minutes
Some of the restaurants offer cheaper price and shorter period during lunch time (11:00 - 3:00 or 3:30 pm). Maybe around 1700 yen for 70 or 90 minutes.
Drink option (Extra charge)
- All-you-can-drink non-alcoholic beverages: 200 yen
- All-you-can-drink alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages: 1500 yen
(Some of the restaurants don't offer this.)
- Instead of all-you-can-drink, you can choose drinks from a la carte menu.
- All people on a table don't have to opt in for all-you-can-drink.
There are more than 100 restaurants in Japan.
Popular area with tourists in Tokyo
Ikebukuro 池袋 (7F of an electrical store LABI1)
Shibuya 渋谷 (7F of a building)
Akihabara 秋葉原 (8F of an electrical store Yodobashi Akiba)
Photos were taken in 2016 - 2019, and the prices are current as of January 2019 of Nishiarai 西新井 branch in Tokyo.