10 Best Restaurants Near Tokyo Station

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Bryce was born in California, but raised from the age of 3 near Seattle, Washington. He’s been living in Tokyo for about 7 years, and graduated from Temple University, Japan with degrees in economics and international business. He loves traveling of course, but also cooking, snowboarding, some video games as well. His biggest interest is songwriting/music production, more specifically electronic music… (think Skrillex, Marshmello, Daft Punk, etc.) He also has terrible humor as you’ll notice, but he hopes you’ll enjoy it!

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Embarking on a culinary journey near Tokyo Station promises a delectable fusion of tradition and innovation. As the epicenter of Japan’s bustling capital, Tokyo Station offers a plethora of dining options for discerning food enthusiasts in and around. Whether you’re a resident seeking a new gastronomic adventure or a visitor yearning for an inspiring, authentic taste of Japanese cuisine, these ten restaurants are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

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1. Rokurinsha

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Nestled in the heart of Tokyo Station, Rokurinsha is a haven for ramen enthusiasts. Renowned for its rich and savory tsukemen, where noodles are served separately for dipping into a flavorful broth, this establishment takes ramen to new heights. The cozy ambiance and meticulous attention to detail in each dish make Rokurinsha a must-visit for those craving a soul-satisfying bowl of noodles.


2. Yebisu Bar Kurobe Yokocho Store

Elevate your dining experience at Yebisu Bar, where a diverse selection of craft beers meets mouthwatering izakaya-style dishes. From succulent yakitori to crispy tempura, this establishment offers a modern twist on traditional Japanese pub fare. The laid-back atmosphere and extensive drink menu make it an ideal spot for unwinding after a day of exploration. If you’re a fan of good beer and atmosphere boasting a fusion of authentic Japanese and craft beer bar vibes, then this is for you.


3. T’s TanTan

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For the culinary adventurers seeking plant-based delights, T’s TanTan is a vegetarian haven near Tokyo Station. Specializing in vegan ramen, this restaurant crafts bowls that burst with bold flavors and creativity. The innovative menu, featuring a variety of plant-based ingredients, showcases that vegetarian dining in Japan can be both exciting and satisfying. If you’re a vegan or simply interested in vegan food or traditional Japanese food, be sure to check out Shojin-ryori!


4. Nana Kitte Marunouchi

Immerse yourself in the flavors of Kyoto with Nana Kitte’s Obanzai cuisine. Known for its commitment to seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, this restaurant offers a taste of Kyoto’s home-style dishes. Fun fact: to be considered “obanzai,” the meal must consist of at least 50% ingredients from Kyoto! The cozy ambiance and meticulously curated menu make Nana Kitte an oasis of Kyoto’s culinary traditions in the heart of Tokyo.


5. Miroku Yaesu Branch

Miroku is the name to know when it comes to stew! If you love a heart bowl of stew in traditional Japanese style, then this is a spot you definitely can’t miss. Though, keep in mind that some of the cuts of beef that they use may be a no-go for some guests as they use “motsu”, which can include organs. But rest assured, the dish is incredibly tasty and memorable. If mostu is not your thing, don’t worry because they do offer other tasty menu items!


6. Nemuro Hanamaru Kitte Marunouchi

Dive into the world of conveyor belt sushi at Nemuro Hanamaru. Situated in Kitte Marunouchi, this establishment presents a unique dining experience where you can pluck your favorites from the moving belt- an iconic staple of Japanese food and a must try while visiting. The vibrant and lively atmosphere, coupled with a constant flow of fresh sushi, makes Nemuro Hanamaru a delightful spot for sushi aficionados. It’s also worth noting that this spot is definitely on the fancier side of the conveyor belt sushi scene!


7. Saku

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy a smattering of Japanese delicacies in a luxurious setting, then look no further than Saku. The price tag may be hard to ignore, but the taste and presentation are beautifully harmonized to make splurging that much more reasonable. The glamorous dishes are nothing short of what you might expect after seeing the interior and overall atmosphere of the restaurant. Be sure to stop here for a memorable experience!


8. Uminchushubou

Seafood lovers rejoice at Uminchushubou, located in the Yaesu Underground Shopping Center, an amazing chopping area in its own right! This gem of Okinawan cuisine offers a diverse array of fresh seafood dishes as well as a great selection of the famed island‘s other delicacies. The casual and lively atmosphere, reminiscent of a bustling seafood market, adds to the charm of Uminchushubou.

9. Isehiro Kyobashi

Embark on a journey of flavors with Isehiro Kyobashi, a yakitori haven near Tokyo Station. Renowned for its expertly grilled skewers, this establishment captures the essence of Japanese street food. The cozy and intimate setting provides the perfect backdrop for indulging in a variety of succulent yakitori options, great for those who want the amazing taste of street food in a more relaxed, cozy setting. For those that do like the bustling setting of street food, sure to educate yourself on all the great varieties available! 


10. Mucho Modern Mexicano

Craving a taste of Mexico in the heart of Tokyo? Mucho Modern Mexican, located near Tokyo Station, offers a vibrant and contemporary take on Mexican cuisine. And take it from a Mexican food lover- it’s not easy to find in Tokyo, but this place is delicious! From flavorful tacos to zesty guacamole, each dish is a celebration of bold flavors and fresh ingredients. The lively atmosphere and colorful decor make Mucho a standout choice for those seeking a departure from traditional Japanese fare. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the tall flames and appetizing sizzle- signaling a fresh plate of fajitas for a lucky diner (could it be you?)


As you navigate the culinary landscape near Tokyo Station, these incredible restaurants beckon with a diverse myriad of flavors and experiences. From the rich depths of ramen at Rokurinsha to the elegance of Saku, each establishment weaves a unique story through its cuisine. Whether you’re a resident exploring new culinary horizons or a visitor eager to savor the best food in the area,, these restaurants promise an unforgettable journey for your taste buds. So, embark on a culinary adventure and discover the vibrant tapestry of flavors that Tokyo Station and its surroundings have to offer.

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Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market Food and Drink Tour
Explore the most lively and popular fish market in Tokyo where you will have the chance to try some of the local’s favorite street foods and sake along with your friendly English speaking guide! 

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Shinjuku Bar Hopping Tour: Experience Tokyo’s Nightlife in Izakaya
Check out the best spots in Shinjuku while bar hopping through the lively and vibrant area. Try some delicious local food and drink as you explore the narrow yet photogenic alleys that the town has to offer. Experience Japanese izakaya culture and drink in Shinjuku like the locals!

Explore Nishiki Market: Food & Culture Walk
If you’re looking to learn more about the culture and the local cuisine of Kyoto, this is the perfect tour for you! Take part in this Kyoto food and drink tour and explore the 400-year-old market and the surrounding areas.

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