10 Best Izakaya In Shinjuku With Menus For Multiple Languages

Publish-date: Jan 29 2020 Update-date: Jun 15 2020
Author: SAVOR JAPAN
10 Best Izakaya In Shinjuku With Menus For Multiple Languages

The city of Shinjuku boasts one of Japan's largest and liveliest entertainment districts. At the same time, choosing a single restaurant among the thousands of options can be a difficult task to say the least. As such, this list of 10 recommended izakaya with multilingual menus should narrow down your choices to help you find carefree leisure alongside quality cuisine and sake selections.

1. Genshiyaki Hibachi

1. Genshiyaki Hibachi
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Enjoy the bountiful flavors of the ocean in this restaurant that prepares seafood in a charcoal grilling method known as "genshiyaki". The skewered fish are arranged around the flames in a ring, and cooked until excess moisture and fat drip off, resulting in a pronounced and concentrated umami (Japanese savory taste) flavor. The [Nodoguro (blackthroat seaperch) Genshiyaki] (4,500 JPY plus tax) is characterized by a fluffy texture that's compounded by a rich flavor, especially for a white fish. The restaurant is also particularly selective about the sake (Japanese alcohol) they offer, and you can find over 40 different brands to order from.
Other menu languages offered: English

Genshiyaki Hibachi

Open: Dinner 5:00 pm - 0:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) Please casually contact us for booking non-business hours, the whole restaurant, or others.
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 7,000 JPY
Access: 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku Station
Address: 3F, Kabukicho Shotengai Sinkokumiai Bldg., 1-19-3 Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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2. Kaen Shinjuku East Exit Branch

2. Kaen Shinjuku East Exit Branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Kaen's culinary attractions feature decadent Wagyu beef and sumptuous seafood. Most notably, the restaurant has no time limit, so you can really take your time to savor your yakiniku (Japanese BBQ). The [Chuck Flap] is a particularly popular cut known for its exquisite marbling, where the savory fat interspersed through the surface of the meat has a melt-in-your-mouth quality. Take as much time as you'd like to enjoy it, along with a wide-ranging sake selection befitting an izakaya (Japanese pub).
Other menu languages offered: English

Yakiniku & Seafood Kaen Shinjuku East Exit Branch

Open: Monday-Friday 16:00-24:00 (last order 23:00) We are happy to have welcome and leaving parties, please contact us for details! Saturday / Sunday / Holidays 15:00-23:00 (last order 22:00)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,800 JPY
Access: A short way from the back alley of Bicqlo.
Address: Keystone Bldg. 4F, 3-28-7 Shinjuku , Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

3. Izakaya TORIKYO Shinjuku Main branch

3. Izakaya TORIKYO Shinjuku Main branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Torikyo is a restaurant whose repertoire includes yakitori (grilled chicken skewer) and motsu nabe among other original Japanese dishes. Their sake includes selections exclusive to Japan like sours and chuhais (white liquor highball). There are also private rooms in the relaxed, modern Japanese interior, popular for offering a leisurely atmosphere to dine. One of the recommended dishes is the 5-Piece Assortment of [Grilled Mio Chicken Kushiyaki (skewers)] (980 JPY). The juicy, tender meat also packs some satisfying volume!
Other menu languages offered: English, Simplified Chinese

Brand Yakitori (grilled chicken skewers) and Motsu Nabe (innards hot pot) Izakaya TORIKYO Shinjuku Main branch

Open: [Everyday] 5:00 pm - 5:00 am (L.O. 4:30 am)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY
Access: 4 minutes walk from the east exit of [Shinjuku Station] on JR Line.
Address: 1-5F, TORIKYO Bldg., 1-22-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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4. -BISTRO BAMBINA- Shinjuku branch

4. -BISTRO BAMBINA- Shinjuku branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Bisto Bambina presents an option for sizable quantities of meat dishes and cheese fondue at reasonable prices. They also have a diverse selection of sake. Their specialty, the [Roast Beef Volcano] (1,999 JPY), is a mountainous mound of roast of beef topped with a heap of cheese that melts like lava. The massive meal also presents itself as a perfect photo opportunity. Otherwise, you could also try a hugely cost efficient option with the [All-You-Can-Eat Triple Meats] (1,299 JPY per person), which includes all-you-can-eat access to roast beef, sliced steak, and cured ham slices.
Other menu languages offered: English

All-You-Can-Eat Home-Made Roast Beef  -BISTRO BAMBINA- Shinjuku branch

Open: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,980 JPY / [Lunch] 2,980 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from [Shinjuku Station]
Address: 6F, Pandora, 3-23-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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5. Jidori Chicken & Local Sake Izakaya with Private Rooms -TOTTORI- Shinjuku Main branch

5. Jidori Chicken & Local Sake Izakaya with Private Rooms -TOTTORI- Shinjuku Main branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Tottori is known for its premium selection of jizake (local sake) and specialty jidori (local chicken) dishes. The izakaya also sets itself apart by letting you taste and compare choices from their varied sake selection to find your favorite flavor. One of the popular items on the menu is the [Jidokko Sumibiyaki (Small - Large)] (780 JPY). The fresh-cut jidori chicken is grilled over charcoal to draw out a very particular smoky flavor that goes perfectly with any sake! They also offer various staple izakaya items like kushiyaki (skewered dishes)—a repertoire of dishes which includes yakitori (grilled chicken skewer), sashimi, and other agemono (fried items) served on a skewer.
Other menu languages offered: English

Jidori Chicken & Local Sake Izakaya with Private Rooms -TOTTORI- Shinjuku Main branch

Open: Dinner 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,980 JPY
Access: 2-minute walk from the east exit of [Shinjuku Station], on the 7th floor of the building along Yasukuni-dori Street
Address: 7F, Tokaien Bldg., 1-6-3 Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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6. Mugi-Boshi by Grill Manten-Boshi

6. Mugi-Boshi by Grill Manten-Boshi
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
At Mugi-Boshi, you can enjoy a traditional French cuisine with a touch of Japanese culinary influence. One of their highly popular specialties is the [Beefsteak Bowl] (2,000 JPY), a lavish rice bowl topped with 120 grams of beef fillet. The meat is prepared in a sweet and spicy Japanese seasoning and accompanied by shredded perilla leaves that envelop the succulent meat in a refreshing touch of herbal fragrance. Their alcohol menu features a wide selection of beers, wines, and cocktails.
Other menu languages offered: English

Mugi-Boshi by Grill Manten-Boshi

Open: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:15 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,800 JPY
Access: Located directly at [Shinjuku Station] West Gate, in the Odakyu Department Store 12th floor Restaurant Town, Manhattan Hills.
Address: 12F, Odakyu Department Store, 1-1-3, Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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7. -AJIDORI- Shinjuku Main branch

7. AJIDORI- Shinjuku Main branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
All seating in this izakaya consists of private rooms. Ajidori is known for being able to accommodate a wide range of occasions and party sizes between sofa seats, seats for couples, and various other arrangements of private rooms. Their specialty dish is the [10-Piece Smoked Assortment Grill Plate] (1,480 JPY). The distinctive flavor and fragrance of smoking the different ingredients makes for a dish that pairs well with sake. All of the dinner courses come with a complementary 3-hour all-you-can-drink—an excellent way to drink in volume at a reasonable price.
Other menu languages offered: English

Smoked Cuisine & Wine - AJIDORI- Shinjuku Main branch

Open: 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,980 JPY
Access: 2 minutes walk from the east exit of [Shinjuku Station] / On the 9th floor of the building along Yasukuni-dori Street
Address: 9F, Tokaien Bldg., 1-6-3 Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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8. Hakata Motsunabe x Private Room Dining -TORIEMON- Shinjuku Nishiguchi Ekimae branch

8. Hakata Motsunabe x Private Room Dining -TORIEMON- Shinjuku Nishiguchi Ekimae branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Toriemon is an izakaya that serves Kyushu cuisine like chicken nanban and motsu nabe (innards hot pot). The interior is Japanese through and through, and the warm woody atmosphere presents a place of recluse from the hectic buzz of the city. The specialty [Chicken Thigh Goro-yaki] (1,380 JPY plus tax) is prepared with fresh Kyushu-raised chickens grilled over charcoal. The tender, moist, and springy texture is sure to kindle your appetite. Drink options include a wide selection of Kyushu-made shochu (Japanese alcohol) and other sakes that pair inimitably with flavors used in the food.
Other menu languages offered: English

Hakata Motsunabe x Private Room Dining -TORIEMON- Shinjuku Nishiguchi Ekimae branch

Open: [Monday - Thursday] 4:30 pm - 1:00 am [Friday, Day before National Holidays] 4:30 pm - 4:30 am [Saturday] 4:00 pm - 4:30 am [Sunday, National Holidays] 4:00 pm - 1:00 am [On December 31] 4:00 pm - 0:00 am 
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,980 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from the west exit of [Shinjuku Station] on JR Lines. On the 8th floor of Shingawa Station Bldg. Shinjuku
Address: 8F, Shinagawa Station Bldg. Shinjuku, 1-3-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

9. Hideaway Meat Kappo Izakaya with Private Rooms -EnNoUtage-

9. Hideaway Meat Kappo Izakaya with Private Rooms -EnNoUtage-
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
This izakaya features private rooms for some personal space to appreciate a diverse selection of meats that go well with sake. The window seats overlooking Shinjuku's nighttime scenery, and private rooms with suave indirect lighting, are very popular seating arrangements. The specialty [Beef Katsu] (980 JPY) is a heavenly dish where cuts of beef are thinly coated in breadcrumbs and fried to produce a crunchy coating that encloses a juicy, medium rare piece of perfection. Their sake selection spans a broad range of high-ball and beer brands, so be sure to check out the all-you-can-drink courses if you want to do some taste comparisons.
Other menu languages offered: English, Simplified Chinese, Korean

Hideaway Meat Kappo Izakaya with Private Rooms -EnNoUtage-

Open: 3:00 pm - 0:00 am *Reservations are available for non business hours. Please inquire by phone.
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from the East Exit of Shinjuku Station. Next to the discount shop [Don Quijote]. On the 8th floor of the building with the restaurant [Gyudon Matsuya] on the 1st floor
Address: 8F, Ishizuka Bldg., 1-6-3, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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10. Savory Spicy Korean - Cheese kitchen - VEGGIE-TORIYA- Shinjuku branch

10. Savory Spicy Korean - Cheese kitchen - VEGGIE-TORIYA- Shinjuku branch
If You're Looking For a Good Drink in Shinjuku, These Are the Places to Be! 10 Izakaya With Menus in Multiple Languages
Between PANE Chicken and Cheese Dak Galbi, this izakaya is known for serving popular Korean cuisine. Their all-you-can-eat [PANE Chicken] (777 JPY per person) is served with bread and fried chicken alongside gooey cheese for dipping, and has been creating quite the stir. They also offer an all-you-can-eat [Cheese Dak Galbi (a stir-fried, marinated diced chicken in a gochujang based sauce)] (1,280 JPY per person) for the first 3 parties to arrive! In terms of drinks, they have an abundant selection of cocktails, and sours like the currently trending [Butterfly Pea]—a cocktail that changes color when you add lemon—are especially popular.
Other menu languages offered: English

Savory Spicy Korean - Cheese kitchen - VEGGIE-TORIYA- Shinjuku branch

Open: Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) / Lunch*with reservation 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm) *Please note that lunchtime is open with advance reservations for banquet courses only. Thank you for understanding in advance.
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,980 JPY / [Lunch] 2,480 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from JR [Shinjuku Station]
Address: 5F, Shinjuku Isshiki Bldg., 3-18-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Enjoy these restaurants to your heart’s content while taking in the lively ambiance of Shinjuku for an experience that’s sure to leave your stomach and soul wholly satisfied!
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Jan 22 2020 Update-date: Jun 15 2020
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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