At 634 meters (over 2,000 feet), the Tokyo Skytree is the tallest structure in Japan, and the second-tallest in the world. The Tokyo Skytree is distinct in its neo-futuristic design, which provides a unique contrast to the traditional architecture of shrines and temples in the surrounding area. Visitors can enjoy a fantastic view of Tokyo city from the two observation decks located 300 meters and 450 meters up, and on a clear day one can see all the way to Mount Fuji in the distance. At the base of Tokyo Skytree is the Solamachi shopping center with over 300 shops, providing plenty of opportunities for souvenir shopping, and once you’ve worked up an appetite, there’s many restaurants near Tokyo Skytree to satisfy all tastes.
Enjoy A Variety Dining Styles at Restaurants Near Tokyo Skytree
Brasserie Aux Amis Tokyo Skytree Solamachi Branch
Brasserie Aux Amis Tokyo Skytree Solamachi Branch is a French restaurant located in the East Tower of the Tokyo Skytree complex. The restaurant specializes in highlighting the flavors of the season, in a beautiful space with gorgeous views of the surrounding city from the 30th floor. They source their premium ingredients from both France and Japan, such as whole roasted lobster from Brittany—said to be the finest in the world—and A5-ranked Ozaki brand beef from Miyazaki prefecture. Their prix fixe courses are the star of the menu, offering a range of excellent French dishes. This Tokyo Skytree restaurant is the perfect choice for any special occasion, from a memorable first visit to the area, to a family celebration or romantic date.
Dinner: 8,000 JPY / Lunch: 3,000 JPY
Asakusa Sushi Ken
At the beautiful and spacious Asakusa Sushi Ken, enjoy an exquisite tasting course of various kinds of sushi, just a short distance from Tokyo Skytree. Their five-piece course of nigiri sushi (vinegared rice topped with a piece of fish), features sushi prepared to different themes: salt, light, red, plum, and savory. The restaurant also offers plenty of vegetarian ingredients, making it an excellent dining destination that anyone can enjoy.
Dinner: 5,000 JPY / Lunch: 1,300 JPY
Sake no Daimasu Kaminarimon Branch
For both new and experienced sake enthusiasts, Sake no Daimasu in Asakusa offers a place to try different varieties of Japanese rice wine in a casual, relaxed environment. Their wide selection of sake pairs flawlessly with their menu of sumptuous meats, from broiled homemade bacon to dried firefly squid, a dish that’s commonly enjoyed with alcohol around the Fuji area. Sake no Daimasu also provides a collection of other non-sake alcohol such as local beers, to cater to a wide range of tastes.
Dinner: 2,000 JPY / Lunch: 1,000 JPY
At Momonjiya, enjoy the vibe of Tokyo’s Shitamachi (the downtown of Edo-era Tokyo) while feasting on meat dishes of wild game such as boar, deer, and bear. Popular items include their signature Wild Boar Stew, as well as deer sashimi, featuring thin slices of lean venison that go excellently with red wine. Momonjiya puts great care into how they prepare and serve their food so that even those trying game meat for the first time can enjoy the experience.
Dinner: 8,000 JPY
Chisana Kura Dareyame
Chisana Kura Dareyame is a restaurant and bar serving seasonal Japanese food prepared with house-made ingredients. Enjoy the leisurely and relaxing restaurant atmosphere while savoring their range of dishes featuring seasonal ingredients and seafood acquired directly from known and trusted fisherman. All the food at this restaurant near Tokyo Skytree is meticulously prepared and presented, and pairs superbly with their selection of sake.
Dinner: 4,000 JPY
Enjoy impeccably gorgeous Chinese food in an elegant atmosphere at Ryuen in Asakusa. Dishes like their Century Egg Tofu reinvent traditional staples of Chinese cuisine with a unique interpretation, while their spicy chicken “Yodaredori” features a Szechuan dish prepared with both eastern and western cooking techniques. They add a variety of ingredients hand-picked from local farms to bring forth an even fuller flavor.
Dinner: 6,000 JPY / Lunch: 1,500 JPY
The Asakusa restaurant Dojo Iidaya specializes in dojo, a small coldwater fish that can be eaten whole. Enjoy dishes like their boneless dojo hot pot, offering fabulously fresh fish simmered to perfection, which goes excellently with pepper and seven-spice blend from the local shop Yagenbori in Asakusa. This restaurant near Tokyo Skytree has a unique feel, reminiscent of a traditional Japanese inn, and has been run by the same family for several generations.
Dinner: 5,000 JPY / Lunch: 2,000 JPY
At Kappo Kariya, enjoy the cuisine of sumo wrestlers in the famous Ryogoku area, not far from Tokyo Skytree. Feast on chanko nabe, a delicious and filling dish from the sumo world, made with the highest grade of domestic tiger pufferfish and other quality ingredients. The recipe used by Kappo Kariya comes from the restaurant’s founder, a former sumo wrestler, who has elevated the traditional chanko nabe into a restaurant-level dish.
Dinner: 10,000 JPY / Lunch: 4,000 JPY
Kushiemon, located in Asakusa, serves up kushiage—skewers made with mouthwatering fresh ingredients from sushi-grade fresh fish to seasonal Japanese vegetables, deep-fried to crispy perfection. The restaurant offers 10 varieties of homemade sauces for dipping to suit any kind of taste. Be sure to try the conger eel, caught locally in Tokyo Bay.
Dinner: 4,800 JPY
Asakusa Cafe La Grande Calice
Enjoy delightful western style dishes at Asakusa Cafe La Grande Calice, where the food is sure to leave a lasting impression. Their Breton Galette with Egg and Dry-cured Ham is made with specially grown buckwheat that is freshly ground into flour for a wonderful aroma and flavor that pairs nicely with a crisp hard cider. Be sure to also try the Beef Cheek Stewed in Red Wine, made with a carefully selected port wine, burdock root, and raisins, which are stewed together for six hours, for a dish that is simply sublime.
- Dinner: 1,500 JPY / Lunch: 800 JPY
Asakusa Wakashika specializes in kaiseki dining, Japan’s traditional haute cuisine featuring a tasting course of seasonal dishes artfully prepared. Savor the finest food and drink, such as a summertime “hassun” (grilled platter) of sweetfish grilled to perfection with a crispy skin and soft and flaky inside. The dish is plated in the delightful image of a sweetfish swimming upstream. Wakashika has been located in Asakusa for 200 years and carries on the traditions of past generations while providing next-generation hospitality.
Dinner: 8,640 JPY / Lunch: 6,480 JPY
Okonomiyaki Monjayaki Asakusa Tsurujiro
At Tsurujiro, located in Asakusa, enjoy okonomiyaki, a type of savory pancake or crepe that originated in the western Kansai region of Japan. The chef prepares the dish directly in front of diners, using a special Tokyo arrangement of ingredients and high heat to bring out the savory deliciousness of the ingredients. They also offer the eastern Kanto equivalent called “monjayaki”, a dish similar to okonomiyaki but with a soft and runny dough. It’s a hearty meal featuring pork, ribs, squid, octopus, large scallops, shrimp, corn, red pickled ginger, and fresh eggs for the ultimate monjayaki experience.
Dinner: 2,000 JPY / Lunch: 980 JPY
Tokyo Skytree Restaurants Will Complete a Perfect Day out in Tokyo
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