Publish-date: Jan 26 2018 Update-date: May 30 2019
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Izakaya (Japanese pub) in Ikebukuro serve great chicken dishes that combine good quality ingredients, just the right amount of grilling and originality. A good [Yakitori] (grilled chicken skewer) shows off the chef’s skill and makes a perfect match with alcohol. This time, check out these Yakitori places that serve great food to go with your cocktail, shochu and sake (both Japanese alcohol). These are great places for the alcohol-lover but also great for just enjoying good food!
1. Sumibi Yakitori Odori
Sumibi Yakitori Odori specializes in charcoal grilled [Daisen-dori] (Daisen chicken)! The yakitori are grilled one by one over charcoal from Kishu. A short 3-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station West exit, the gastro-bar uses the well-known Daisen-dori in its yakitori. For those who wish to savor the original flavor of the chicken, just season it with a bit of salt. For those who like sauces, try their specially made sauce! If you love chicken, then you’ll love Sumibi Yakitori Odori!
The [Tori-sashi] (chicken sashimi) is a dish designed to show off the freshness of the meat. The presentation looks great too!
The special sauce brings out the flavor of the chicken very well.
Sumibi Yakitori Odori
: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)Closed
: Beginning and end of the yearAverage price
: 4,001 JPY - 4,500 JPYAddress
: B1F, Daichiya Bldg., 3-29-12, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo (Map
: hitosara (Japanese)
2. Tsukadanojo Ikebukuro East Exit Main Branch
Enjoy whole [Miyazaki Jitokko] (Miyazaki chicken) at this well-known izakaya chain that’s just a 3-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station East Exit. If you’re looking for chicken that’s guaranteed to be safe to eat as well as delicious, you’ve come to the right place! Tsukadanojo serves chicken raised on their own farms in Nichinan City and Hyuga City as well as by contracted farmers. The farms raise the chicken with care to ensure that they’re safe for consumption. Order the [Jittoko Sumibiyaki] (charcoal grilled chicken) and enjoy the lovely fragrance of the chicken and the juicy meat!
Sweet vinegar sauce is poured over tender fried chicken to make [Chicken Nanban].
The harmony between the Jittoko chicken soup, mince, and grated ginger is absolutely perfect.
Tsukadanojo Ikebukuro East Exit Main Branch
: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)Closed
: Please call for opening hours during beginning and end of the yearAverage price
: 3,001 JPY - 3,500 JPYAddress
: 1F, Fujiku Bldg. Higashi 3-go-kan, 2-16-8, Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo (Map
: hitosara (Japanese)
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.