Two Tokyo Restaurants Worth Your Time

Two Tokyo Restaurants Worth Your Time

Rokurinsha, Tokyo, Japan, Japenese, cuisine, ramen, noodle
Courtesy of Rokurinsha
Rokurinsha, Tokyo, Japan, Japenese, cuisine, ramen, noodle
Courtesy of Rokurinsha

Rokurinsha

Cult ramen haunt in Tokyo Station.

The Queue: 120 minutes
Duration: 2 hours 15 min.
Orders Taken: 01h30
Eating Time: 12 minutes
Payoff: We’d endure the epic line all over again for another slurp of that umami-rich tsukemen ramen. $$

Narisawa

Food-nerd nirvana in the Aoyama neighborhood.

Duration: 4 hours
First Course (Bread): 00h15
Best Course (“Carbonized” Steak): 02h18
16th Course (Dessert Trolley): 03h15
Payoff: You’ll need to book a month ahead for chef Narisawa’s tasting menu, but you’ll savor every second of this mind-altering marathon. $$$$

Restaurant Pricing Key
$ Less than $25
$$ $25 to $75
$$$ $75 to $150
$$$$ More than $150

Appeared as “Tokyo: Two Meals Worth Your Time” in T+L Magazine

Related Links:
Best Places to Eat Like a Local
T+L’s Definitive Guide to Tokyo
Quest for Japan's Best Ramen

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