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The casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that fast food chains dominate the Tokyo hamburger scene – being confronted with golden arches, bearded kings and their Japanese competitors cannot be avoided, no matter where you are in the city. However, once you dig a bit deeper, there's a huge selection of speciality burger joints that compete for the juiciest patty, the most imaginative toppings and the tastiest buns, making Tokyo an unlikely haven for those partial to America's greatest culinary export. The west side of the city has long been known as the better burger side, although noteworthy eateries have begun to rise in the east as well in recent years. Here are our picks of the best burgers in Tokyo, ranging from cheap eats to Kobe beef-based luxury choices and from simple classics to some highly unlikely topping combos. And if you'd rather go for some pizza, we've got that covered too.