Everyone has their favorite type of gyōza dumpling. Whether small and crispy, plump and juicy, served with flavor-packed dipping sauce or without, these pockets of dough are the ultimate comfort food. Usually only a few hundred yen per plate, they’re also a great bang for your buck. So it’s no surprise that it was nigh impossible to narrow down our list of Tokyo’s top gyōza shops to just five.

Here’s several more standout gyōza joints scattered across Japan’s capital chosen by our readers and presented for your benefit. One is clearly so popular, it was recommended more than once!

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