Shin-Okubo Koreatown

Shops, Restaurants & Cafés


Head north of Shinjuku and the streets take on a rather different flavour. Welcome to Shin-Okubo, Japan’s biggest Koreatown, and the go-to place for everything from K-Pop to kimchi.


Shin-Okubo, Shinjuku-ku

Transport Shin-Okubo Station (Yamanote line), Okubo Station (Sobu-Chuo line)


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

Restaurants & Cafés near Shin-Okubo Koreatown


Open till 4am, this Shanghainese restaurant is loved for its Chinese mitten crab dishes. ...


Soba and relaxation are the keywords. Think gentle jazz in a refined space while home-made ...

Horumon Fune Hooru-chan

Found on the outskirts of Koreatown in Shin-Okubo, this reservation-only eatery serves only ...


Serving hungry partiers on the backstreets of Kabukicho for almost 40 years now, Rishiri is ...

Mouko Tan-Men Nakamoto Shinjuku

This noodle shop is hugely popular, due mainly to its great tan noodles. You’ll be welcomed ...

Shinjuku Asia Yokocho

You'll feel like a first-time backpacker at this warren of Asian restaurants, which enjoys ...


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