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Salmon Roe Bowl Costs Only 500 yen at a Seafood Shop UOKUSA in Ueno Tokyo 東京 上野 魚草のいくら丼 500円

I will definitely repeat this standing bar. Oyster and crab are also inexpensive.
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Sake Tasting Vending Machine at SHOWAGURA 昭和蔵 in Kawagoe 川越 Saitama 埼玉 Japan

If you would like to try paid sake tasting and you can't speak Japanese, this sake vending machine is a good system. There are more than 35 kinds of sake which of all are produced by sake breweries located in Saitama 埼玉 Prefecture next to Tokyo. This paid...
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Delicious Chicken NAMBAN チキン南蛮 at a Restaurant KOSHITANTAN 虎視眈々 in Shibuya 渋谷 Tokyo 東京 Japan

Are you looking for a recommended restaurant in Shibuya 渋谷 Tokyo?Have you eaten a Japanese chicken dish called CHICKEN NAMBAN?
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Grilled Pork Organ Meat on a Skewer at an Izakaya Bar OTONBA in Ueno Tokyo - 肉maroおとんば・やきとん・もつ焼き・東京上野

They specializes in inexpensive grilled pork organ meat.
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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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Grilled Pork Organ Meat / Chicken on a Skewer and Oden (Japanese Boiled Cuisine) of an Izalaya Bar KABURAYA かぶら屋 in Tokyo やきとん おでん 串揚げ

Izakaya bar nameKABURAYA かぶら屋SpecialtyThey specializes in grilled pork organ meat, and Oden which is Japanese traditional boiled cuisine. These foods are tasty but I highly recommend another item. That is ...
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The Best Tuna Sashimi Restaurant in Tokyo まぐろ商店, 新宿, 鮪刺身

Enjoy watching a tuna cutting performance and eating fresh tuna!
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Standing Izakaya Bar NEW KAYABA in Tokyo 立ち飲み 居酒屋 ニューカヤバ

This place is an amusument style bar for adults. You can grill chicken on a skewer yourself.
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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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AMAZAKE 甘酒 is a sweet, fermented rice drink.

Ama-zake: Ama 甘 means sweet. Zake 酒 means sake.Amazake is well-known in Japan because it is a nutritious drink. Because of that, many supermarkets prepare many different kinds of Amazake 甘酒.
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NABE (Japanese style hot pod or stew) Festival in Hibiya 日比谷 Tokyo - ご当地鍋フェスティバル

This event is held once a year in Tokyo.More than 20 different kinds of Nabe (hot pod) from all over Japan are available during the festival.You can also enjoy other various foods such as barbecue, deep fried food, sake, beer and much more.
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Popular Sashimi Restaurants in Tokyo - YONPACHIGYOJOU 四十八漁場, KAPPOU SAITOU 割烹さいとう

I often go to seafood restaurants in Tokyo. I will introduce two recommended restaurants below.
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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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A Restaurant NINJA AKASAKA in Tokyo 忍者・赤坂

NINJA AKASAKA is a restaurant with ninja amusements.Ninja will guide you to a hiding ninja village (in a building).Let's enjoy a great meal and amazing magic show too!
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Grilled Semi-dried Fish is a Japanese Traditional Food - 3 Recommended Restaurants in Tokyo ひもの屋、越後屋八十吉、居酒屋八丈島

Sakana-no-himono 魚の干物 is semi-dried fish that is a traditional Japanese food. Grilled himono ひものis popular in Japan. We often put a bit of soy sauce on it.I introduce 3 restaurants that offer himono in Tokyo.
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Self Service All-You-Can-Drink Alcoholic beverages at a Skewered Chicken Bar Restaurant YAKITORI MARUKIN in Tokyo やきとり〇金

In Japan, many bar restaurants offer all-you-can-drink alcoholic beverages.I know a good place in Tokyo for the people who can't read and speak Japanese.
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Eat the Moving Squid Arms at a Bar Restaurant IKA CENTER イカセンター in Tokyo - Calamari 烏賊

A Japanese bar restaurant IKA CENTER イカセンター specializes in fresh squid sashimi. (Squid is called IKAin Japanese.)Some squids are kept alive in the fish tank of the restaurant.Immediately after the customer orders, it is sliced as sashimi.I have been t...
Sightseeing

Hostel, Guest house, Backpackers in Tokyo Japan

This blog page introduces international tourists to recommended accommodation in central Tokyo.
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Chicken on a Skewer (YAKITORI), Lightly Seared Chicken, Crunchy Chicken mixed with Japanese Ume Plum Paste 焼き鳥、鶏肉のたたき、梅水晶 - TORITETSU とり鉄

Have you eaten something very Japanese?I would introduce 3 different types of Japanese local foods to tourists from foreign countries. I think some people might dislike them because of the uniqueness in texture.
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Kigurajyaya きぐら茶屋 - Izakaya 居酒屋 located 2 stations away from Oshiage 押上 Station (Tokyo Skytree) in Tokyo

ThisJapanese style bar restaurant (called Izakaya) offers great seafood, especially sashimi.Their grilled chicken on a skewer is also tasty.This Izakaya is kind of unknown for tourists, because it is not situated in downtown Tokyo.
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Grilled minced chicken skewer at TORINO-OUSAMA つくね専門 鳥の王様 in Nishiarai 西新井 Tokyo 東京 - Yakitori Izakaya 焼き鳥 居酒屋

This Japanese bar restaurant (Izakaya) specializes in grilled chicken mince patty on a skewer.There are over ten different varieties of grilled minced chicken skewers such as garlic, cheese, fruit, basil, mayonnaise and many more. (They are 90 yen to ...
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A Sake Brand for Beginners - Jozen Mizuno Gotoshi 上善如水 - 日本酒 純米吟醸

If you are new to drinking sake, a sake brand called Jozen Mizuno Gotoshi 上善如水 would be best for you.It has really smooth light feelingbut is still very tasty and not so sweet.Don't get me wrong, but it is sometimes said to taste like water.I felt tha...
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BEEF KITCHEN STAND ビーフキッチンスタンド Akihabara 秋葉原, Shinjuku 新宿, Shinbashi 新橋 in Tokyo

This restaurant offers many different kinds of amazingly low priced foods for between 100 and 380 yen. (They are small size though.)
Culture

Traditional Festivals and Japanese food from Various Places of Japan - ふるさと祭り東京 Furusato Matsuri Tokyo

FURUSATO MATSURI TOKYO ふるさと祭り東京 is organized once a year in a ballpark Tokyo Dome.Each region has unique festival and food. You can enjoy watching the festival shows and tasty local food.January 10 - 19, 2019Admission: 1300, 1400 or 1800 yen
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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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Standing Sake Bar / Pub KURI in Shinbashi 新橋 Tokyo - 庫裏 日本酒

KURI 庫裏 is sake bar chain in Tokyo. They specializes in sake. 2 of theirbars are reasonable standing bar style and located in Shinbashi 新橋 Tokyo.
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Standing Bar BANPAIYA 晩杯屋 in Tokyo - Izakaya 居酒屋・Reasonable Japanese Food

Standing Bar BANPAIYA 晩杯屋 in TokyoThis bar is still unknown spot for international tourists.BANPAIYA 晩杯屋 is really popular with local people.Most of the dishes cost between 130 and 310 yen. Only a few kinds of dishes are 490 yen.
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Deep-Fried Food on a Skewer at KUSHIKATSU TANAKA 串カツ田中 all over Japan 串揚げ

Deep-fried foodon a skewerA restaurant chain Kushikatu Tanaka 串カツ田中 which is good for non-smokers.
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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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Low Priced Lunch at SAKURASUISAN さくら水産 in Shinjuku 新宿, Ginza 銀座, Harajuku 原宿 of Tokyo

SAKURASUISAN さくら水産 is Japanese bar restaurant chain. They amazingly low priced lunch!
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Fishing Restaurant ZAUO ざうお within a Building - Sashimi, Seafood さしみ・海鮮料理

Don't worry about sinking this ship and seasickness.Youcan catch the fish yourself, and eat really fresh seafood on the ship in this building.Enjoy fishing and eating sashimi!
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Field Trip to a Sake Brewery SUIGEI in Kochi Pref. 高知の「酔鯨」で酒蔵見学

SUIGEI built new sake brewery TOSA-KURA 土佐蔵 in Tosa City 土佐市 Kochi Prefecture 高知県. This brewery looks like a modern factory.I attended their field trip.