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Head to Milan or any city in southern Italy and you'll probably spot locals sauntering down the street with a panzerotti in hand. This staple Italian snack – basically a small, deep-fried pizza – is given a slightly classier makeover at Panzerotteria, on the outskirts of Shibuya. The owner of this 20-seat restaurant, not far from the Shoto Museum of Art, spent 25 years living in Italy and brings a connoisseur's touch to the art of tarted-up street food. The panzerroti are served as sit-down food, properly presented with sauces and garnishes, rather than as a quick takeaway; try the margherita fresca, filled with juicy mozzarella and tomato, or opt for one filled with pork, vegetables and sweet fig sauce if you're looking for a more unusual flavour combination. The food menu also stretches to antipasti and a range of imported cheeses, while there are some good bargains to be found on the (erratically priced) wine list. Dogs allowed.


2-14-12 Shoto, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Transport Shinsen Station (Keio Inokashira line)

Telephone 070 5029 1899

Open Tue-Sun 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm / Closed Mon


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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