Yakisoba is so popular in Japan as one of the B-class gourmets. I will introduce the most famous Yakisoba restaurants in Tokyo, from chewy ones to crunchy ones. B-class gourmet restaurants may be hard to enter from the appearance of entrance. Even if the staff doesn’t speak English, you just hace to say “Yakisoba”, and you can order. Why don’t you try variety of Yakisoba?
1. Fukuchan in Asakusa underground arcade
This is the famous restaurant in Asakusa underground arcade. This long established restaurant still leaves the atmosphere of Showa era. Order Yakisoba with fried egg (Medama-yaki). They egg mixes well with chewy and thick noodles which makes extra yummy!
久しぶりの浅草「福ちゃん」— rikueri (@rikueri2) May 1, 2016
The Asakusa underground arcade, 1 Chome-1-12 Asakusa Taito-ku, Tōkyo-to
Tuesday to Fridays 11:30-21:00
Saturdays and Sundays 11:00-20:00
Closed on Mondays
2. Kouraku Soba Yurakucho, located at a walkable distance from Ginza
The standing style yakisoba restaurant under the railway of Yamanote Line. This good old days taste of Yakisoba continues attracting Japanese salary men. Since this restaurant is very close to Ginza, why don’t you stop at this place after enjoying shopping at Ginza?
2 Chome-9-2 Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Open 24 hours
3. Mikasa, the Yakisoba specialized restaurant in “book town” Jinbo-cho
Among all the Yakisoba specialized restaurant, this one is extra famous and popular loved all generations, from students to salary men. The chewy and curly noodles use flours from Hokkaido. How about having lunch here after walking around the book town Jinbo-cho?
【真打みかさ】焼きそば800円。— もくめ (@mokumecat) May 3, 2016
神保町のやきそば専門店みかさに行ってきた。焼きそばという食べ物の本気を見た気がする。 pic.twitter.com/P1I3evDeRC— いわを? (@iwao_Johnny) April 11, 2016
2 Chome-24 Kanda Jinbocho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Closed on every first and third Sundays
4. Appetite in Itabashi
One of the most famous Yakisoba restaurant in Tokyo. Their unique style is to fry both sides of the noodles. The outside is very crispy and inside is still chewy!
1 Chome-45-6 Itabashi Itabashi-ku, Tokyo
Lunch 11:30-14:00, Dinner 18:00-22:00
Holidays are unfixed
http://www.apetaito.com/ (Japanese Only)
5. Hananoya in Yansen
The shopping street Yanaka Ginza is the popular sightseeing spot in Yanesen area. Hananoya is so popular to local people and have warm home atmosphere. They have lots of dishes to go with sake, so you can enjoy drinking here, too.
千駄木往来堂近くの路地曲がってすぐの花乃家さんで(鶏)肉玉子入り焼きそば小、500円。— 散歩堂 (@sampodow) April 25, 2015
2 Chome-44-19 Sendagi Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Lunch 11:00-13:30, Dinner 17:00-21:00
Closed on Sundays
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