Ueno-Hirokoji City Gems

City Gems

Ueno-Hirokoji Edition
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Milk Stand

Get to try rare milk brands and flavors not found in supermarkets and convenience stores.

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Torijin

Savor flavorful yakitori and sashimi in this welcoming izakaya led by a jovial and eccentric owner.

egg baby

Egg Baby Cafe

If their name didn’t catch your attention, their creative spin on egg dishes will.

yoshimi

Yoshimi Shokudo

Eatery that uses seasonal ingredients in set meals, a popular lunch spot for salarymen.

mitsubashi

Mitsubachi

Enjoy traditional Japanese sweets in this little dessert shop with a long history.

jalana coffee

Jalana Coffee

Trendy shop with a fashionable clothing section at the back that serves coffee, craft beers, and sandwiches.

matsuya

Matsuya Seiniku

The hamburg steak here is made with a recipe that has been passed down for 5 generations.

shiten coffee

Shiten Coffee

Corner street cafe with specialty coffee that’s great for people-watching.

kamoichi

Kamoichi Wine

Ducks rule the world, that’s what this restaurant serving duck sushi and natural wines believes. We agree.

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Hantsuma

An izakaya with a retro atmosphere that cooks up perfectly fried Osaka-style skewers.

chika

Chika

A basement izakaya that offers an affordable sake pairing experience with light dishes.

harukoya

Harukoya

Tantalizing tempura here is paired best with a mean lemon sour.

matsuura

Matsuura Shokudo

Must-try items here include chinese meat dumplings, oden, and unique Japanese cocktails.

brewery

Shinobazu Brewery

Indulge in a selection of lamb dishes and local craft beers on tap here.

sakaba

Sakaba Tanabota

Hidden izakaya with a unique meat-potato dish you might need to get seconds of.

nikinokashi

Niki no Kashi

Massive shop that stocks a large variety of seasonal Japanese snacks at great prices.

hashiro

Hashiro

Affordable seafood izakaya run by a passionate ojisan who used to be a marathon runner and bartender in Shinjuku.

2k540

2k540 Aki-oka Artisan

An entire street of artisan shops hidden under train tracks.

Rantei

Rantei Ponta

A rare find – breaded pork cutlet cooked at low temperatures that makes it extra tender.

sushiko

Sushi Ko

Watch your delicious sushi be handmade by chefs here, sold at affordable prices.

okonomiyaki

Jugemu

Cheap and tasty Osaka-style takoyaki served here! Have a beer on the side with their value set.

unagi

Unagi no Isai

A restaurant specializing in grilled eels that sells both rice bowls and burgers… with eels!

sankouen

Sankouen

A shop all about green, selling rich blends of green tea and tasty seaweed.

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Ameyoko

Shopping street running under train tracks considered a souvenir paradise for many.