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You'll need to book ahead for Numabukuro's Heiwaen, a yakiniku joint that's become something of a local attraction due to its reasonable prices and quirky owner. The latter can be a piece of work, as he makes sure to tell customers exactly how their meat should be cooked and doesn't hesitate to make unsolicited recommendations, but the advice given is usually sound. Let the boss lead the way, or go straight for the wasabi short ribs (karubi, ¥1,500), topped with freshly ground wasabi that really brings out the best in the meat.


3-23-2 Numabukuro, Nakano-ku, Tokyo

Transport Numabukuro Station (Seibu Shinjuku line)

Telephone 03 3388 9762

Open 5pm-10pm / closed Mon, Tue


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

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