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Reviewed 4 days ago

A small rundown alley with quite a selection of izakayas and grilled skewer place. Avoid the peak hours in the evening when the locals hang out so there are better chance to find vacant seats if you come here as a group. This is also...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Fimore H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Memory Lane or 'Piss alley" as its commonly called is a must visit if your near Shinzuku An eclectic mix of bespoke bars and restaurants that I've never seen before . Initially quite intimidating as behind each doorway your not sure what your going to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yakitori is a type of Japanese skewered chicken that is cooked over a small charcoal BBQ grill. In Shinjuku West is an area known as "Memoko Yokocho" (Street of Memories) where there are loads of very traditional Yakitori restaurants / pubs. Whilst to many conservative...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend who lives in Tokyo says this is a snapshot into the old Tokyo. A maze of narrow alleys filled with tiny restaurants that serve Yakitori, udon, and a variety of other food. It pays to arrive early if you have a big group...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank gn95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The stalls were crowded with patrons. I stopped by a stall called Sai Tamaya as there was solo seat available. I was given English menu and the price looked reasonable. So I ordered salted grilled chicken wings @ 3 pieces per set, grilled tofu, and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 490zeyil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved the food in all stalls yakitori, noodles. gyoza just sit anywhere to taste and drink local berr or saki real authentic experience

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank EliezerSh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to experience the street food and were told this was the place. It was crowded an small mini restaurant venues. We stopped at three places the could seat four together and tried raw and steamed oysters, chicken skewers, & sushi & fried chicken...ALL...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 570yanirab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking through the futuristic Shinjuku area and into memory land is like a step back in time. An insight into what old Tokyo life must have been like. Great food, small bars and very welcoming Japanese locals. I would return to Tokyo simply to spend...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lukecD1469XE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This "Memory Lane" seems to be a throw back to old Tokyo with many small restaurants with counter seating around the cooking area down an alley near the Shinjuku train station. It was a bit hard to find but worth it to see all the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sandy817
Reviewed 13 October 2019

Perfect place to come if you're looking for a quick meal and drink made all the better with the variety of food sold by each vendor. Prices are a little higher compared to other areas of Shinjuku but is well worth it for the experience...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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7 October 2018|
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Response from jeanfran_oist800 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure We went around 18h Its a festive place, you wanna be there at night!
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Bryan W | Reviewed this property |
We were there pretty late (definitely after 10) on a weekday and it showed no signs of slowing down. Im guessing it’s syillmgoing at midnight.
10 April 2018|
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Response from iaml0ved | Reviewed this property |
I paid cash on my visit, and most stalls and local shops I visited were cash.