I prefer pork bowl to beef bowl. This is my ranking of pork bowl.
No.4 MATSUYA 松屋
MATSUYA offers a few kinds of pork bowls. This one is...
Extra Green Onions and Grilled Pork Bowl 500 yen
including miso soup
⭐No.3 YOSHINOYA 吉野家
Tasty pork bowl goes on sale every day at one of the most popular beef bowl chain YOSHINOYA 吉野家.
The pork bowl (338 yen + tax) is cheaper than beef bowl (352 yen + tax) and its little sweet pork meat is good taste.
Pork Bowl (Buta-don 豚丼): Regular size 338 yen + tax
This is simmered pork bowl.
There are a lot of branches everywhere in Japan. You may easily find it around downtown area.
⭐⭐No.2 SUTADON すた丼
すた丼 SUTADON is a chain pork bowl restaurant. They use tasty pork, garlic and a raw egg. It is a stamina food.
すた丼 並盛り Suta-don Namimori
This is regular size of pork bowl. 630 yen including tax.
It includes 生卵 a raw egg, 漬け物 pickles and 味噌汁 miso soup.
This is stir-fried pork. It is not used strong sauce. You can add spices yourself if you want.
A beaten raw egg is the ideal sauce for this pork bowl.
If you are not good at eating the raw eggs, please try to mix only the yolk of the raw egg without the egg white.
I usually mix some kinds of seasonings, because their food is light taste for me.
There are several kinds of seasonings on the tables.
Website (in Japanese)
When you enter the restaurant, please buy a food ticket from the ticket machine.
Picture menu is available on the ticket machine but it is not in English. First, choose 店内 Here or お持ち帰り To go.
並盛り Regular size of ;
すた丼 Suta-don : Standard Pork bowl 630 yen
生姜丼 Shouga-don : Ginger flavor pork bowl 630 yen
塩すた丼 Shio Suta-don : Salt flavor pork bowl 760 yen
とろすた丼 Toro Suta-don : Standard Pork bowl with grated yam 780 yen
* If you want more pork meat, please touch 肉増し Nikumashi (Additional meat). +160 yen
* If you want more rice, please touch 飯増し Meshimashi (Additional rice). +120 yen
* Touch the green button which reads おつり 返却 at the bottom of the machine to get your change.
* The menu and list prices are sometimes different at respective restaurants.
They are located around Ikebukuro 池袋, Shibuya 渋谷, Akihabara 秋葉原, Shinagawa 品川, Okachimachi 御徒町 (near Ueno 上野), Kichijoji 吉祥寺, Shimokitazawa 下北沢.
⭐⭐⭐No.1 ICHIBANKAN 中華食堂 一番館
It is a Chinese restaurant chain. They offer many low priced foods such as pork bowl, ramen, gyoza dumplings, stir-fried rice and so on.
Spicy Pork Bowl 430 yen
It it topped on half boiled egg and it includes soup.
Japanese picture menu is available.
* The list prices are sometimes a little bit different at respective restaurants.
Chuka Shokudo Ichibankan
Website (in Japanese)
Their restaurants are located popular sightseeing places in Tokyo such as Ikabukuro 池袋, Shinjuku 新宿, Shibuya 渋谷, Yoyogi 代々木, Asakusa 浅草, Roppongi 六本木 and Nakano 中野.
About these 4 restaurants:
- No service fee / No cover charge
- Picture menu is available.
- The menu and prices might be changed now.
- They open from lunch time through dinner time.