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!

Address:
The Asakusa underground arcade, 1 Chome-1-12 Asakusa Taito-ku, Tōkyo-to

Tel:
03-3844-5224

Hours:
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?

Kouraku Soba’s delicious Yakisoba.

Kouraku Soba’s delicious Yakisoba. From Instagram

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Kouraku Soba is located under the railway.

 

Address:
2 Chome-9-2 Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Tel:
03-3201-2634
Hours:
Open 24 hours
No Holidays

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?

Address:
2 Chome-24 Kanda Jinbocho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Tel:
03-3239-5110
Hours:
11:00-22:00
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!

 

Appetite’s Yakisoba.

Appetite’s Yakisoba. From Instagram

Address:
1 Chome-45-6 Itabashi Itabashi-ku, Tokyo

Tel:
03-3579-4200
Hours:
Lunch 11:30-14:00, Dinner 18:00-22:00
Holidays are unfixed

Website:
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.

Address:
2 Chome-44-19 Sendagi Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

Hours:
Lunch 11:00-13:30, Dinner 17:00-21:00
Closed on Sundays

Thumbnail image is from Flickr