Asakusa 浅草

Food

ICHIBANKAN 中華食堂 一番館!

This restaurant chain offers reasonable pork bowl, ramen and so on. Amazingly, low price and tasty!
Sightseeing

Shopping and Foodie Guide in Asakusa Tokyo 東京 浅草 ショッピング グルメ

Asakusa 浅草 in downtown Tokyo is an cultural area for shopping, eating and drinking.
Food

Japanese Mother's Cooking / Home Style Daily Dishes at a Restaurant MAIDO-OOKINI SHOKUDO まいどおおきに食堂 家庭料理・おふくろの味

Our daily Japanese food is inexpensive and nutritious. Would you like to try real daily Japanese food?
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HottoMotto ほっともっと is a takeout food shop chain in Japan. Get a rice bowl DELUXE TOKU DON デラックス得丼

They have more than 2700 shops across Japan, and their business model is that they don't provide a place to dine in the shop, strictly takeout.
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A cafe and bar chain PRONTO in Japan offers tasty octopus carpaccio, deep fried burdock root sticks. プロント・タコのカルパッチョ・ごぼうの唐揚げ

Octopus dishes are popular in Japan. Are you interested in eating fresh octopus?
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A beef bowl chain SUKIYA offers reasonable lunch set meals all over Japan. - すき家 牛丼 Gyudon

I recommend すき家 Sukiya's "Kimchi Beef Bowl" and "Lunch Menu".
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Japanese Teishoku Restaurant YAYOI (やよい軒 YAYOIKEN) in Japan offers Beef Sukiyaki すき焼き, Chicken Namban チキン南蛮

A restaurant chain YAYOI (やよい軒 YAYOIKEN) offers many kinds of meals.Especially, I like their chicken namban. It is yummy!
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Soba Noodles and Tempura at a Restaurant YUDETARO ゆで太郎 in Japan 蕎麦 そば 天ぷら

Yudetaro is a chain restaurant and specializes in soba そば (buckwheat noodles). It is one of the Japanese traditional noodles.
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Fresh Tuna Bowl at a Seafood Restaurant ISOMARU SUISAN 磯丸水産 - まぐろ丼・海鮮丼

They specializes in grilled seafood, and also offer good many kinds of seafood bowls.When you want to have a break during your trip in day time, this restaurant is good place to rest instead of staying expensive cafes.
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Vegetable Ramen at a Restaurant FUKUSHIN 福しん in Tokyo

FUKUSHIN 福しん is inexpensive Chinese restaurant.I often used to go there when I was tired after a busy day in my twenties. After many years, I made an impromptu visit back because I wanted to reminisce by eating this restaurant's tasty food.
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RAMEN KAGETSU ARASHI らあめん花月嵐 in Asakusa 浅草 or Kanda 神田 (near Akihabara 秋葉原) Tokyo : 醤油・味噌・塩ラーメン

Specialty: RAMEN KAGETSU ARASHI is a ramen chain. It specializes in genkotsu broth, a type of tonkotsu (pork bone-based) broth. Their soy sauce ramen has the minced pork backfat in the soup, the genkotsu broth and the noodles are very well matched and hav...
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Beef Bowl Chain Restaurant MATSUYA 松屋 Offers Tasty Beef Set Meals and Curry Rice in Japan 牛めし, 牛丼, カルビ焼肉定食, カレギュウ

With over 900 branches throughout Japan, MATSUYA 松屋 is one of the most popular beef bowl chains in the country.They offer several kinds of beef / pork / chicken bowls and set meals. The set meals have main dish (meat), rice, salad and miso soup.
Culture

Kimono and Sado (Matcha) Experience in Asakusa Tokyo 東京 浅草 着物と茶道(抹茶)体験

At this cafe, you can wear a high-quality kimono and enjoy drinking matcha in a traditional tea ceremony (Sado 茶道).
Food

TONKATSU, KATSUDON Pork Cutlet Bowl at a Restaurant KATSUYA in Japan かつや - ソースカツ丼・とんかつ・カツカレー

TONKATU トンカツ is deep-fried breaded pork cutlet. KATSUDON is cooked TONKATSU with beaten egg on rice.
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Where to eat Matcha and Mochi Sweets in Tokyo 抹茶・餅スイーツ

I will introduce some matcha cafes.
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Seasonal Matcha Donuts and Free Refills Coffee at Mister Donut in Japan ミスタードーナツ 衹園辻利 宇治抹茶

A donuts shop chain Mister Donut seasonally sells matcha donuts. Their donuts are made with really high quality matcha of a traditional tea brand Gion Tsujiri 衹園辻利 in Kyoto 京都. You will get real, bitter and rich matcha flavor.
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Grilled Organ Meat on a Skewer of a Restaurant KUSHIYA-YOKOCHO in Tokyo 串屋横丁 もつ焼きセンター

A bar restaurant chain in Japan specializes in a variety of organ meats of mainly pork which is very cheap and chewy.But they use fresh and tasty ones. They also offer a few kinds of chicken and beef.
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Unadon (Eel Bowl) Restaurant UNATOTO うな丼 宇奈とと

Specialty UNATOTO 宇奈とと is a restaurant chain that specializes in Unadon うな丼. It is an eel bowl (Unagi bowl).In Japan, we call eel Unagi. Unagi is usually expensive, nutritious fish, and of rare value in Japan, but UNATOTO is the most reasonable restaurant...
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Tomato Ramen of a Noodles Shop TAIYONO-TOMATOMEN in Japan 太陽のトマト麺・ラーメン

I usually eat typical Japanese ramen such as shoyu (soy sauce), miso, shio (salt), and tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen, but sometimes I have a craving for something else like tomato ramen.
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A Curry Rice Restaurant Chain CoCo ICHIBANYA ココイチ CoCo壱番屋 - カレーライス

I sometimes go to a curry restaurant CoCo ICHIBANYA. They offer testy curry rice and many kinds of toppings.
News

If you want to drive by go-kart (go-cart) in Japan, please bring an international driver's license.

I often talk and get a drink with tourists at hostels in Tokyo. When I ask them what they want to do in Japan, many people say that they plan to rent a go-kart and drive on a public road.
Food

Ranking of Reasonable Pork Bowls in Tokyo 豚丼

I prefer pork bowl to beef bowl. This is my ranking of pork bowl.
Culture

What do you want to buy as souvenirs when you leave Japan? How about TOKYO BANANA, Cute Magnet or Japanese Lantern?

Are you looking for souvenirs in Japan?
Culture

What do you want to buy as souvenirs when you leave Japan? How about Socks, Kimono, Replica Food?

I often heard that many tourists from foreign countries bought Japanese colorful socks, low priced kimono and replica food.
Food

Standing Sake Bars in Tokyo - ANAGURA 窖, KIMIJIMAYA 君嶋屋, SUZUDEN 鈴傳 - 日本酒

Let's go to recommended sake stores (standing bars), and try paid sake tasting!Standing bars are much more reasonable than typical seating style places.The reason is that customers don't want to keep standing and staying for long periods of time, and ...
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Do you know Chicken Namban? チキン南蛮・チキンナンバン - Torishin 鳥心(高知)、Torisyo 鶏笑、Yayoiken やよい軒

Chicken Namban is deep-fried chicken that is then soaked for several seconds (or slightly boiled) in a special sauce after frying, made with sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and so on. It is usually served with tartar sauce or, in some restaurants, with ketc...
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A Japanese Hot Pot Dish SHABU-SHABU at a restaurant ON-YASAI しゃぶしゃぶ 温野菜 - All-You-Can-Eat

This restaurant specializes in all-you-can-eat Shabu-shabu しゃぶしゃぶ. Itis a Japanese hotpot dish of thinly sliced meat, tofu and vegetables boiled in the soup stock and served yourself with dipping sauces.
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Satisfactory 500 Yen Level Meals in Japan

I write about various topics on this blog. Now, I'll try another Satisfactory 500 Yen Level Meals in Japan in this blog.
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Reasonable Ramen Restaurant HIDAKAYA 日高屋

I have often had food at a chain restaurant HIDAKAYA 日高屋.You can choose from a variety of reasonable foods such as ramen, gyoza (dumpling), and many kinds of stir-fried foods.
Sightseeing

Hostel, Guest house, Backpackers in Tokyo Japan

This blog page introduces international tourists to recommended accommodation in central Tokyo.
Food

Low Priced Lunch and Happy Hour of Cafe Restaurant GUSTO カフェレストラン ガスト

When you want to take a break from sightseeing or shopping in Japan, you can rest at this restaurant for a while. It is not necessary to order food there if you order a drink.Cafe Restaurant GUSTO カフェレストラン ガスト has more than 1300 restaurants in Japan. ...
Sightseeing

A Hostel CHAPTER TWO TOKYO in Asakusa 浅草 Tokyo・ホステル

This hostel is opened in March 2018, located in a popular sightseeing place Asakusa 浅草 of central Tokyo 東京.
Food

100 or 200 Yen Conveyor-belt Sushi Restaurant (Sushi Go Round) KURA くら (KURASUSHI/ KURAZUSHI くら寿司) in Downtown Tokyo and all over Japan

One of my favorite conveyor-belt sushi restaurant chains is KURA くら (also called KURASUSHI / KURAZUSHI くら寿司). I usually go there every second month.
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Karaage KARAYAMA からあげ からやま / YUKARI 縁 - Deep Fried chicken Shop in Japan 唐揚げ

Some international tourists whom I met said that their favorite Japanese food is Karaage.I wonder if fried chicken is well known around the world. Some say that the Japanese fried chicken tastes different from other ones. Also Japanese Karaage is more...
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もつ焼き 稲垣本店 Grilled chicken on a skewer / Grilled organ meat Motsuyaki INAGAKI Honten near Asakusa 浅草 Tokyo

Will you go to popular sightseeing place Sensoji Temple 浅草寺 inAsakusa 浅草Tokyo?There is a highly recommend Japanese style bar restaurant located 10 minutes walk from Asakusa 浅草 Station of subway.
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A Type of Noodles - NAGASAKI CHAMPON 長崎ちゃんぽん at a Restaurant Chain RINGERHUT リンガーハット in Japan

I know there are many kinds of noodles in the world. When someone asks me what my favorite is, I choose Japanese CHAMPON ちゃんぽん.If you love eating ramen and haven't yet heard of or tried CHAMPON, you should try it while traveling in Japan.I will give y...
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Tempura Restaurant Chain TENDON TENYA in Japan - 天丼てんや・天ぷら

TENDON TENYA 天丼てんや is a chain tempura restaurant, and offers a large variety of inexpensive tempura foods. Taste very good!Tendon is a bowl of rice topped with several pieces of tempura with a special sauce.
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Japanese Bar Restaurant TORIKIZOKU 居酒屋 鳥貴族 - 焼き鳥 Grilled chicken on a skewer

A 298-yen bar restaurant chain TORIKIZOKU 鳥貴族 offers all food items and beverages for 298 yen (327 yen including 10% tax). They use domestically produced chicken, vegetables and so on.This chain has more than 600 branches in Japan. There are many bran...
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A beef bowl chain YOSHINOYA 吉野家 also offers pork bowl, curry rice and veggie meal 牛丼・豚丼・カレー・ベジ定食

This beef bowl chain has more than 1200 restaurants all over Japan. It could be easy for international tourists to find the restaurant, if you walk around downtown of big city like Tokyo 東京, Osaka 大阪 and so on.