The Ikebukuro Nishi-Guchi location of the famous takoyaki chain 'Gindako' is the only location in Tokyo to offer an all-you-can-eat and drink plan! If you're a fan of takoyaki, this is your chance to eat as much takoyaki as your heart desires for 60 minutes! We went to try it for ourselves!
'Rokkando' is a popular ramen shop in Tokyo's Ikebukuro neighborhood that serves ramen with green noodles! We went to find out why the noodles are green and see if the ramen was any good. It turns out the ramen is not only delicious but perhaps healthier than a standard bowl of ramen!
There are lots of cheap and delicious food options in Ikebukuro. Here are some of our picks. Most of them are just ¥1,000 or less and we've included several genres.
In June of 2019, a parfait-specialty store called 'Momobukuro' opened in Tokyo's Ikebukuro. The most popular item here is an intricate sunflower-themed parfait that is both beautiful and delicious. Luckily, the store is open until midnight or later, which makes it the perfect place to get a midnight snack after a night of play in Ikebukuro.
Akakara on Sunshine Street of Ikebukuro is the perfect izakaya for a fun evening with friends. You'll love their tasty Nagoya specialties and the awesome atmosphere.
Akakara Nabe is a fun izakaya located in Ikebukuro's Sunshine Street that serves awesome Nagoya-style food. In addition to great tebasaki (chicken wings), fried shrimp, and other izakaya specialties, the restaurant's featured item is nabe, or Japanese-style hot-pot. The hot pots feature a rich red miso base and a spiciness level from 0 to 10!!
There's a tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Ikebukuro, Tokyo that serves plates of premium wagyu that customers can grill to their liking at their own private grill! In Japanese, it's called 'Hitori Yakiniku,' meaning 'solo bbq' and is the perfect way to be able to concentrate on the delicious, premium meat!!!