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As a dojo (a coldwater fish) speciality restaurant, its history dates back to the mid-Meiji period. Dojo have been popular among common folk since the Edo period. Iidaya serves hand-caught dojo with warishita (soup with sugar and soy sauce), the recipe for which has been handed down for generations in the family who owns this restaurant. A speciality is whole fish dojo nabe (hot pot), but for a newbie who’s not quite ready to see entire fish from its head to tail in your pot, boneless nabe would be a better choice, served with green onions and slivered burdock. The second floor has a large dining room with rattan flooring, making you feel like you’re in an old downtown eating place. They also have private rooms with ‘horigotatsu’ (seating on Japanese tatami floors with sunken areas beneath the dining tables for legroom).



3-3-2 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Transport 6 minutes walk from Tawaramachi Station (Ginza Line) / 13 minutes walk from Aasakusa Station (Toei Asakusa Line) / 1 minute walk from Asakusa Station (Tsukuba Express)

Telephone 03 3843 0881

Open 11:30 - 21:30 L.O.21:00 / closed Wednesdays

Admission Average ¥4000 / ¥2000 for lunch


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

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