1.3 km
Meating at Anis

Reivew excerpt: Chef Susumu Shimizu slowly, patiently rests the meat for hours over a low heat, adjusting the position and temperature with the expertise of a true master. The results at Restaurant Anis are spectacular: tender but still rare, with all the flavor and ...

1.4 km
Camp

This down-home little diner on the fringes of Yoyogi has a radically different approach to curry. Instead of the usual lake of mystery gloop ladled over a plain of white starch, you get a huge mountain of vegetables. And it's not just the boring ...

1.6 km
Piman

Piman feels different from most of the health-conscious cafes popping up recently. There's a tried and tested, worn-in vibe here that's exceptionally comfortable. A stoic confidence is in the air -- staff dress in black and wear a polite but somewhat indifferent expression as ...

1.8 km
Sincere

Review excerpt: After a year in the wilderness chef Shinsuke Ishii is back in action, and it has been a long and frustrating wait for him. At the beginning of 2015, he was in charge of the kitchen at one of Tokyo’s most popular — and ...

1.9 km
Bespoque

Bespoque is a tiny but miraculous “gastropub” on a quiet street outside Higashi-Nakano Station. Chef Nonoshita makes everything in-house, from the sausages and smoked fish to the ketchup. Her cooking is undeniably British, with flavors recalling multicultural influences as well as traditional staples. An ...

2.1 km
Ostu

This smart but self-effacing little Italian just a minute's stroll from the park's tranquil rear exit (on the opposite side from Harajuku Station) is a bit special. No ordinary neighborhood ristorante, it is one of the few in Tokyo to specialize in the hearty ...

2.2 km
Les Chanterelles

Set well away from the razzle and bright lights of the inner city in residential Moto-Yoyogi, Les Chanterelles has a relaxed neighborhood feel. The scale is intimate (just 16 seats), but the look and the lighting are plenty stylish enough for a serious night out, ...

2.2 km
Pho 321

This stylish little hole-in-the-wall at the northern end of Harajuku opened last October but is really coming into its own, now the weather is warming up. Like its sister operation, the excellent Tass Yard cafe, the cooking is vegetable-centric, using organic produce and no ...