Asakusa is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Japan. In particular, Asakusa is often listed on the itineraries of overseas visitors. The town of Asakusa is home to numerous historic buildings, including temples and shrines, and you can get a sense of Japanese history and culture. In addition, Asakusa has many izakayas and bars. In this article, we’ll introduce “Taishu Tori-Sakaba Toritsubaki Kaminari-mon 1-chome Location”, an izakaya that we recommend in Asakusa.

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Recommended Izakayas in Asakusa②

Taishu Tori-Sakaba Toritsubaki Kaminari-mon 1-chome Location

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“Taishu Tori-Sakaba Toritsubaki Kaminari-mon 1-chome Location” is a yakitori shop located 5 minutes on foot from the Tawaramachi subway station. Toritsubaki is an entertaining izakaya that provides customers with not only eating and drinking, but also various amusements. The izakaya is also the originator of “Chinchirorin Highball”, which involves throwing a dice to potentially receive 50% discounts and other bonuses depending on certain outcomes. You may find yourself reaching for the dice. The space is small, but laid-back and is a perfect environment to sip on a drink. The izakaya has a casual vibe, so it’s an ideal venue for various occasions. The signature dish at Tsubaki is the “Tulip Fried Chicken”. The menu also lists familiar dishes like ham cutlet and simmered spinach. The majority of dishes pair well with Japanese sake. Tsubaki allows customers to eat and drink to their hearts’ content, so you can enjoy a memorable night out in Asakusa.

Recommended Menu Item① “Tulip Fried Chicken”


The Tulip Fried Chicken costs 90 yen a piece and can be ordered from 1 piece; it’s one of the most popular items on the menu. Not only is the chicken well-seasoned, the crust has been brushed on, thereby imparting a crispy texture to the outside. The delectable dish also has accents of garlic and ginger.

Recommended Menu Item② “Ham Cutlet”



Another signature dish that you cannot miss is the ham cutlet. The thick-cut ham has a thickness of 2 to 2.5 cm. Bite through the uniform and crispy crust to sink your teeth in the flavor-packed ham. Savor the indulgent texture of the dish for yourself.

The URL of the restaurant


Address: 1-16-12 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo-to
Hours: 10:00~23:00 (Last order 22:00)
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What Kind of Place is Asakusa?

History of Asakusa


Savor the Delicacies of Asakusa!


Loaches have been eaten in Asakusa from 400 years ago, when Tokyo was still called Edo. Loaches have a cleaner flavor, compared to eels, and are typically deep fried or cooked in a hotpot. If you want to try loaches, try going to Iidaya on Kokusaidori in Asakusa. In addition to loaches, they serve eels and catfish. Sample rare flavors that cannot be found elsewhere.

Recommended Guided Tour in Asakusa

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

Bar hopping has become a popular activity amongst overseas visitors in Japan. Asakusa is a great place to go bar hopping as there are plenty of izakayas. If you want to bar hop, we suggest joining the tour that ventures across Asakusa. On the tour, the guide will lead you to photo spots, as well as his or her recommended izakayas. Enjoy a memorable night out with your fellow tour members.