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Asakusa Monja Shichigosan | Local foods in Asakusa/ Monjayaki (w/Photos)

Asakusa. There are many sightseeing spots especially popular among foreign tourists. There are also lots of izakaya (Japanese gastropub) where you can enjoy local cuisine in Asakusa. Nice place for bar hopping and enjoying nightlife. This time we’ll show you about local food in Asakusa monjayaki best restaurant” Asakusa Monja Shichigosan”.

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Recommended monjayaki restaurant in Asakusa⑤

Shichigosan

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” Asakusa Monja Shichigosan” is located at 3-minute walk from Tsukuba Express Line, Asakusa Station. You’ll find this restaurant near Kappabashi crossing. You can eat various kinds of monjayaki,okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) , teppan-yaki(a style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food), salad, and desserts. The popular menus are Kansai (region) style homemade Gyusuji (beef tendon), homemade Kimchi. They use high grade flour from Osaka, original “spicy doro sauce” for okonomiyaki from Kobe. They also use water with care for cooking and drinking. Besides they have many kinds of alcohol drinks. Let’s enjoy with monjayaki. Of course we recommend you to this restaurant for bar hopping. Because this restaurant was broadcasted on TV it became popular and bustle. Enjoy your dishes at this vibrant restaurant. The staff will cook for you. There are English, Chinese, Koreans menu and the owner speaks English. You also can enjoy talking.

Recommended menu① “Speciale curry corned beef monja”

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The most popular menu of this restaurant is “Special curry corned beef monja”.
They use curry powder mixed with chili powder, ingredients of garlic, rice cake and minced beef with white sesame. Recommend menu and satisfying amount of 1,580yen. It must be nice share to eat with your friends. It’s delicious with alcohol drinks.

Recommended menu②”Shichigosan kappa monja”

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Monja which are mixed “sakura ebi (shrimp) ”squid, soba noodle ”agedama(crunchy bits of deep fried flour-batter) “and “dashi(soup stock).”
They don’t use cabbage as traditional way. Put monja on Sauce-senbei( a type of Japanese cracker) and eat it. One of the popular menu of this restaurant.

Official Web Site
http://www.asakusa753.com/index.html

Access

Address: 2-23-7 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Open hours:Monday 16:30 – (reservable)
Tuesday – Sunday 11:30-22:30
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What is Asakusa?

History of Asakusa

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Asakusa is a “Shitamachi” and well-known as a temple town of Sensō-ji temple from old days. “Shitamachi” is an old town. There are many temples, shrines in Asakusa. So that lots of people visit this town and bustle at Nakamise Street. These people also visit restaurants so that local cuisine in Asakusa became successful. Around year 1600, the capital of Japan moved to Edo (current Tokyo). Because of the reason, Asakusa became more prosperous for culture, entertainment, business. Let’s take a walk and find the history of Asakusa.

Enjoy eating at Asakusa!

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There are many soba noodle restaurants as many as izakaya. (Japanese gastropub) Soba noodle is also one of the popular dishes in Asakusa. We recommend you to visit “ Okina soba”. This restaurant is located at Ippuku Yokocho (alley) where you can find cheap restaurants with tasty food. You can eat soba with a good price and of a satisfying sized dish.

Recommended tour with a guide in Asakusa

Magical Asakusa Tokyo Pub Crawl Tour - Night Crawl through Tokyo’s Historical Town

There are various sightseeing spots such as temples, shrines, aquarium and the famous high tech Tokyo Skytree all in Asakusa. So it must be difficult to choose where to go. Let’s join a tour! A guide will guide you to the typical places for great photo moments and izakaya. (Japanese gastropub). You’ll have a nice time with other guests of this tour.

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