Shinagawa is a bustling transportation hub and known for having some of the best hotels in Tokyo. In the olden days, Shinagawa was the first post-town on the road called Tokaido that connects Kyoto and Tokyo. This is also the reason why there are a lot of restaurants and hotels in the area.
The good thing about strolling around Shinagawa is that you’re bound to find hidden gems that will satisfy your food cravings. So for those who are looking for the best “food finds” in Shinagawa, make sure to visit these 10 places for amazing food!
1. Ramen at Shinatatsu
Shinatatsu Ramen street is dedicated for those who love ramen. Here you’ll find ramen of different kinds. Each restaurant has their own unique ramen and soup base that highlights their specialty. It’s not an exaggeration to say that people go out of their way to visit Shinatatsu Ramen Street to taste their ramen. It would be best to visit this place at least once when you find yourself in Shinagawa.
Address: 3-26-20 Takanawa, Minato, Tokyo 108-0074
Website: http://www.shinatatsu.com/index.php (Japanese Only)
2. Inokori Ren (居残り 連)
Inokori Ren is an Italian restaurant that has a very good interior. The ambiance is good, and the wooden furniture excludes a traditional charm of their own. Truly an ideal place to enjoy great food after a day of strolling around Shinagawa. If you love Italian cooking, be sure to give this place a try.
Address: 1-22-4 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo Prefecture
Website: http://www.ren-shinagawa.com (Japanese Only)
3. T.Y. Harbor
T.Y Harbor Brewery is one of the landmarks of Shinagawa when it comes to great beer, amazing food and scenic view. Aside from their specially brewed craft beers, they also offer cocktails and wine. You just can’t go wrong when you visit this restaurant for lunch or dinner with family and friends. Truly an enjoyable experience.the p
Address: 2-1-3 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo Prefecture
4. Shinagawa Okina (しながわ翁)
Shinagawa Okina is hailed as one of the best soba restaurants in Shinagawa. It is a small restaurant that doesn’t run out of customers. A long line of people waiting for their turn is a normal sight at Shinagawa Okina. The delicious soba accompanied by dipping sauce makes this place popular with the locals and tourists alike.
Address: 1-8-14 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo Prefecture
Website: http://www009.upp.so-net.ne.jp/sinagawa-okina/ (Japanese Only)
5. Jojoen Shinagawa Prince Hotel (叙々苑 品川プリンスホテル店)
Jojoen Shinagawa Prince Hotel is guaranteed to satisfy your food cravings as long as your wallet permits it. Their yakiniku and BBQ is simply amazing. A bit pricey but the quality and quantity are worth it. Great service that is expected from one of the best hotels in Shinagawa.
Address: Shinagawa Prince Hotel North Tower 1F, 4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
6. Izakaya Rojiura (路地裏)
Izakaya Rojiura is one of the gems of Shinagawa. Their spicy simmered beef is their most popular dish. Although a bit spicy, it will easily become one of your favorite dishes. If that’s not enough, you can add more side dishes like horumon yaki, assorted grilled skewers, salad, and gyoza. A delightful dining experience awaits you at Izakaya Rojiura.
Address: 2-2-4 Konan Minato-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://rojiura-sinagawa.gorp.jp (Japanese Only)
7. GRAND CENTRAL OYSTER BAR＆RESTAURANT (グランド・セントラル・オイスターバー&レストラン 品川店)
Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant is truly grand. The place is big, and the interior design will gain your approval. Whether you like your oysters raw, grilled, fried, broiled or steamed, this is the place to visit. Of course, their menu is not limited to oysters. They also have side dishes like fish, pasta, meat dishes and a wide selection of wines.
Address: Atre Shinagawa 4F, 2-18-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo Prefecture
8. Okonomiyaki Kiji Shinagawa (お好み焼 きじ 品川店)
Okonomiyaki Kiji is found on the 2nd floor of an office building in Shinagawa. If you see a long line of people upon your arrival, you know that you came to the right place. Patiently wait for your turn to arrive and order your favorite okonomiyaki. After a single bite you’ll thank yourself for taking the time to visit this okonomiyaki restaurant. Truly worth the wait!
Address: 2F Shinagawa Front Bldg., 2-3-13 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo Prefecture
Website: http://www.o-kizi.jp/shinagawa.html (Japanese Only)
9. El Caliente -Modern Mexicano
El Caliente Modern Mexicano is one of the few Mexican restaurants in Shinagawa. When we talk about Mexican restaurants, tacos will always be on the menu. While not everyone likes taco, those who like it will love this place. You can choose your favorite “chip n dip” sauces to enhance its flavors. Enjoy the experience and try out some Mexican dishes that you had never seen before.
Address: Atre Shinagawa 4F, 2-18-1 Konan Minato-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://www.huge.co.jp/restaurant/modern-mexicano/elcaliente (Japanese Only)
10. The City Bakery (ザ・シティ・ベーカリー 品川)
The City Bakery is not all about bread. While it is undeniable that their pastries are there “bread and butter”, this is also an ideal place to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Conveniently located on the south side of Shinagawa station, The City Bakery has gained a following for their bread selection.
Address: Atre Shinagawa 2F, 2-18-1 Konan Minato 108-0075 Tokyo
Website: http://thecitybakery.jp/shop/shinagawa.html (Japanese Only)
Data is as of April 2018
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