Osaka is not the only diners’ paradise in Japan.
Where there are people, there is always good food. The wonderful cuisine culture of Asakusa has attracted many gastronomers by constantly blending the best of new styles into its traditional Japanese cooking. Asakusa has eateries offering a wide range of foods where not only delicious Japanese cuisine, but also wonderfully tempting Western, Chinese and ethnic varieties to please every taste can be found. Listed below are just a few of the well-known restaurants in the Asakusa area.
Restaurants are listed in Japanese syllabary order.
will direct you to a map of the area in which the restaurant is located.
are also open during lunch hours.
|Phone Number||[Opening hours]||[Closed]|
|03-3841-0110||[Opening hours] 11:00～21:00（L.O. 20:00）
||[Closed]2nd and 4th Mondays（May close irregularly for maintenance）|
|I was able to celebrate the 70th anniversary of my foundation, Aoi-Marushin has been serving tempura on Asakusa Kaminarimon Street, right near the Kaminari gate of Sensoji temple, in an eight-story building. The secrets of Aoi-Marushin’s delicious tempura are high-quality sesame oil, an original sauce and the freshest seafood which the founder, a fish seller himself, assured was always of the finest quality.|
|Shitamachi Tendon Akimitsu|
|ROX・3G(1F), 1-26-5 Asakusa|
|03-6231-7444||[Opening hours] 10:30～21:00
||[Closed]Open 365 days a year|
|【ALL JAPAN DONBURI UNION 2015.2016 Continuous Gold Award Winning】Keep protecting the signs of ［Dote no Iseya］ for 10 years, Mr. Akimitsu Tanihara who made Iseya "Shops where the queue does not end". I moved to base in Asakusa and opened it「Shitamachi Tendon Akimitsu」.
Original taste that added 'Umami' to the taste of a well-established store In addition to the taste of a well-established store「Umami」. Please enjoy the taste! Please enjoy the taste.
|Asakusa Mugitoro Honten|
|0120-36-1066||[Opening hours]11:00～21:00（L.O.）||[Closed]Open 365 days a year|
|Established in 1947.
Mugitoro is a famous mushrooms kaiseki restaurant.
Offering various kinds of tororo dishes, medicinal dishes, and dishes making full use of seasonal ingredients.
We value the mind and spirit of the creators and traditional taste cultivated in a long history.
|Asakusa Mugitoro anex「Imo to Kushi」|
|[Closed]Open 365 days a year|
|Sumida river flows in front of you, a shop like 'Adult atmosphere' where the scenery changing shape in spring, summer autumn winter, day and night is added to the dish.|
|Restaurant Alaska (Azumabashi branch)|
|21F Asahi Beer Azumabashi Bldg., 1-23-1 Azumabashi|
|03-5608-5001||[Opening hours]weekly：11:30～14:30(L.O. 14:00)/
Weekends/ National Holidays:11:30～15:30(L.O. 14:30)/
|[Closed]Closed on the 2nd and
4th Mondays of the month(open if it’s a national holiday)
|Enjoy a great view of Asakusa and the beautiful Sumida River while you dine on delicious Alaskan style food.
Lunch available from 1,575yen ～
Curry, pasta and etc., from 1,029yen ～
Dinner available from 4,725yen ～
Dinner party menu available for 6 to 30 guests (From 3,000yen per person/ add 2,500yen for all you can drink)
|03-3843-4932||[Opening hours]11:30～14:30/17:00～21:30||[Closed]Thursdays（open if it’s a national holiday and closed the following day）|
|This western cuisine restaurant opened in 1949 and was frequented by novelist Kafu Nagai who loved the mouth-watering beef stew (2,000yen) served here. Arizona Kitchen’s irresistible demiglace sauce takes as long as a week to make, and the cheerful atmosphere makes it a favorite among the young locals.|
|03-3841-2208||[Opening hours]10:00～21:45||[Closed]Monday(open if it’s national holiday and closed on the following Thursday)|
Cafe Angelus’ European mountain lodge decor offers a relaxing atmosphere.
Established in 1946, Cafe Angelus is said to be the first coffee shop in Japan to serve cold-water drip brewed Dutch coffee 620yen(Tax-exclusive price). Also popular are Cafe Angelus’ plum Dutch coffee 720yen (Tax-exclusive price), made with homemade plum liquor, and homemade Angelus cake, available in chocolate and cream flavors.
Famous Cafe Angelus has even been featured in a popular computer game.
|03-3846-2569||[Opening hours]9:00～18:30||[Closed]Sundays・National Holidays|
|An satellite shop opened in 1980 by the Matoba Bean Paste Factory which, since 1924, has been producing a total of sixty types of bean paste, 25 of which are used to make Anpan bean paste buns sold at the Anpan shop.
Andes Matoba’s wonderfully mild sweet Goma Anpan (sesame and bean paste bun) and special seasonal Anpans attract die-hard fans all year round. The owner comes from a family who owned a bakery, and her husband takes personal charge of the factory.
※Sale of only shop front.
|03-3841-0333||[Opening hours]11:30～22:30||[Closed]Bon holidays / Sundays / National Holidays|
|Since 1959, diners have enjoyed delicious food in the company of Furisode-san geisha in the traditional Edo setting of a sukiya-style building that features a beautiful garden and a peaceful carp pond.
A group of shamisen players enhances your dining experience at Ichimatsu as it performs in each room during dinner hours.
Blowfish with Daidai citrus sauce is offered as a special treat in winter.
Available from 10,000yen.
From January 26th, Ichimatsu has offered a casual kaiseki-ryori menu (3,500yen/ 5,000yen) during lunchtime between 11:30AM and 1:30PM (last order).
|[Closed]Special days off (twice yearly)|
|A famous Sukiyaki and Shabu-Shabu restaurant.
Enjoy dining in traditional-style Japanese rooms available in various sizes or at western-style table and chair in the adjacent Agura-Tei. More casual dishes are also available during lunchtime.
|Shin-Nakamise Sukiyaki Imahan Honten is a Sukiyaki restaurant located in the festive Nakamise area that has been operating since the Meiji period.
Its “Gyunabe” sukiyaki gained popularity after the restaurant moved from Kayabacho to Asakusa.
Enjoy the tender meat dipped in sweet warishita sauce, the same sauce that has been cooking continuously since this well-known restaurant was establishment. The Sukiyaki Set, available from 3,000yen, is a popular favorite.
|This is an old-established (1914) Senbei (rice cracker) shop that sells one product only- soy-sauce flavored Senbei grilled to perfection over Kishu charcoals after being dried the natural way, outside in the sun for three days on tatami mats to give each cracker its sweet flavor, a delicious taste that you will never forget.
※Sale of only shop front.
|03-3844-1187||[Opening hours]11:00～13:30/17:00～till sold out||[Closed]Sundays / National Holiday|
|Established in 1861, Irokawa has been serving the best eel in town for six generations. Everyday, the owner goes to the market as early as 5:00 in the morning to purchase the freshest eels to serve for the day. Irokawa’s festive decorations attract many regular customers. Once you taste this delicious fare, you will want to come back for more!|
|03-3841-7580||[Opening hours]10:00～20:00||[Closed]alternate Wednesdays (twice a month)|
|This is a Japanese sweet shop that serves Awa-Zenzai 720yen (Tax-exclusive price) made with smooth bean paste from Hokkaido red beans that cooks for half a day, and millet cakes from Okayama. The name “Umezono” was taken from the Umezonoin temple, a branch of the Sensoji temple, adjacent to which the sweet shop was first opened in the first year of the Ansei Period (1854). It was loved by novelist Kafu Nagai.|
Try the refreshing taste of Mamekan 470yen(Tax-exclusive price), a scrumptious combination of sweetened beans and vegetable gelatin cubes covered with homemade brown sugar syrup. The beans from Hokkaido are surprisingly soft.
Available to go as well.
|Edo Monja Hyotan|
|03-3845-5010||[Opening hours]11:00～22:30||[Closed]Open 365 days|
|A famous Monja-yaki restaurant, which has been featured in food TV program “Dotchi no Ryori Show,” has on the menu Monja Special , Edo Monja and Edo Set (a set of Monja-yaki, Okonomi-yaki and Yakisoba) which is perfect for a group to enjoy. Its broad-ranging menu satisfies customers of all ages, and a mom-and-pop candy stand in the restaurant gives a retro downtown atmosphere.|
【Lunch Time】12:00～14:30（weekday）/12:00～15:00（Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays）
Temporary holiday summer / winter closed holiday charter available
|Inside the store, the walls of soil and straw, unified interior with antique, stateless and organic.
Very relaxing shop.In the back of the cafe, there are Doizo (art space) endured by the Kanto Earthquake built in the Edo era and the Tokyo bombing raid, and performances and exhibitions are held from time to time.
|Oimoyasan Koshin (on Orange Street)|
|03-3842-8166||[Opening hours]10:00～20:00||[Closed]Open 365 days|
|Opened originally as a potato wholesaler 125 years ago, Oimoyasan Koshin makes authentic Daigakuimo (Japanese sweet potato) using the best sweet potato of the season and secret syrup which has been handed down for generations.
※Sale of only shop front.
|Oiwake is one of the best-known folk music bistros in Japan, offering a 40-minute shamisen and folksong live performance three times every day from 19:30, 21:00 and 22:30, with delicious food and drinks. Enjoy the powerful Tsugaru shamisen sound played by young shamisen performers. Famous Yoshida Brothers used to play in this place.
|[Closed]Mondays and Tuesdays (irregular)|
|This is a popular western meal restaurant opened in 1981, somewhat unique in the traditional Asakusa area. Casual French meals including hashed rice (1,800yen) which is limited to 10-15 servings per day and whose sauce takes two weeks to make. Lunch and course menus are also available|
|Ogawa sells homemade Dorayaki and Monaka, (traditional Japanese sweet cakes made from bean paste and flour). The number of Dorayaki and Monaka made each day is limited, and most of the time just enough to cover advance orders. The Dorayaki 240yen(Tax-exclusive price) attracts customers from throughout Japan. Advance orders recommended.
※Sale of only shop front.
|Chiffon cake shop otaco|
|A chiffon cake specialty store with domestic rice flour 100% in Asakusa Kannon Ura.
In the kitchen behind the store, I carefully handmade every day.
No addition, low calorie (more than about 5% calories off of flour), gluten free and 「MochiMochi」is new sense!! Elderly people from small children are pleased.
【Halal correspondence store】 ＨＰ
Monday-Saturday： 17:00～23:00/Sundays・National Holidays： 17:00～22:00
Monday-Saturday： 17:00～23:00/Sundays・National Holidays： 16:00～22:00
|[Closed]Mondays from April to September
Always open from October to March,
except during the New Years holidays
|A restaurant that serves oden, various foods boiled in a soy sauce-flavored broth, cooked in the Kanto-style, with a strong-tasting broth. Individual pieces are priced from 100yen to 500yen. Sashimi and a wide variety of other seasonal dishes are also available. This place has a lot of atmosphere both inside and out!|
（Kaminarimon branch）1-1-3 Asakusa
|[Opening hours]11:30～20:30||[Closed]（Honten） Fridays
|Owariya’s most popular dish is its tempura soba (1,400yen), chewy noodles made from Shinshu buckwheat and regular flour at a ratio of 8 to 2, is topped with two oversized tempura prawns fried in sesame oil and served in sauce made with dried bonito. Owariya fries as many as 3,000 prawns per day. Delivery available exclusively for the Sensoji temple. Established in 1870.|