Restaurants & Cafés

The best restaurants and cafés in Tokyo, including restaurant reviews and new openings

The best pizza in Tokyo

The best pizza in Tokyo

Here are the top 20 pizzerias in the city, all serving up thin, crispy, authentic Naples-style pizza

Best ramen in Tokyo

Best ramen in Tokyo

From old-school noodles and tonkotsu classics to soupless tsukemen and spicy favourites – you'll be bowled over by these ramen

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Restaurants of the week

Jikasei Mensho

Jikasei Mensho

Jikasei Mensho also offers a vegan dandan noodle dish that is almost impossible to tell from the meaty original...

Ponchi-ken

Ponchi-ken

The humble cutlet has undergone plenty of evolution since those days, culminating in the 2015 awarding of the first Michelin mark to a tonkatsu-only restaurant

Nezu Kamachiku

Nezu Kamachiku

Kamachiku is quite possibly the most beautiful udon restaurant in Tokyo...

Izakaya Masaka

Izakaya Masaka

Hidden within Shibuya Parco’s Chaos Kitchen, this izakaya-style restaurant serves only vegan dishes...

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Food and drink events

Hot new openings

Taizan

Taizan

Can’t decide between Japanese or Chinese? You can have both at this new Ebisu restaurant, serving up meals made with traditional Japanese...

Bloody Angle Dougen Tong

Bloody Angle Dougen Tong

All the cool kids come to hang out at this record and café bar just off the busy streets of Shibuya...

Izakaya Masaka

Izakaya Masaka

Hidden among the cool restaurants of Shibuya Parco’s Chaos Kitchen, this shitamachi (downtown) izakaya-style restaurant serves only vegan dishes...

Jikasei Mensho

Jikasei Mensho

With a total of ten ramen restaurants in Tokyo and a Michelin-starred outpost in San Francisco, ramen master Tomoharu Shono opened his newest location in the...

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