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Nishi-Shinjuku, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really looked forward visiting Omoide Yokocho by night: it did not disappoint. Very atmospheric and inviting.

Thank MariskadeGraaf
Reviewed 5 days ago

The street and stores itself are very nice in food and design, but the immediate area of Omoide Yokocho was stuffed with travelers from various countries, which made an enormous contrast compared to the rest of Shinjuku. Therefore, it would not be an exaggeration to...More

Thank EduSnacker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never seen anything like it lots of small restaurants, barely wider than the counter and couple seats great atmosphere and authentic feel to it.

1  Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is decent but primarily tourists, a little smelly and much better places and food in the area. Worth having a wander as there are some great photo opportunities. Worth checking out

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I read a lot and watched You Tube video with interest about Omoide Yokocho. Not being able to speak Japanese is a big draw back as we wanted to explore on our own with out a guide. We ended up in a...More

1  Thank Stan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Omoide Yokocho on the evening of our first full day in Tokyo as we had heard great things and were not disappointed! As other reviews have stated, the street is tiny, the length of one block and about the width...More

1  Thank gld1310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small ensemble of pubs is not bigger than a block of houses but totally worth a visit if you want to have a drink with locals. Most of the bars charge just for sitting inside, others, that don't, ask you to have at east...More

Thank Zsofaletta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read in my guide book that it was worth visiting this area to eat - and I was not disappointed! The sights and sounds were almost as enjoyable as the meal we ended up eating. And after we had left I thought about...More

Thank quite_particular
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As seen in movies and read in books, this historical alley of Tokyo is fascinating as much as unconventional. We had dinner at Hoozuki, but there's plenty of choice in Memory Lane, and so crowd, so expect in pick time to wander a little bit...More

Thank claudio b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You go there for the food! Don't be too picky, you won't have a lot of place to sit, it will smell but it will be a lot of fun!!! After visiting the crowded Shinzuku at night, we went to eat in a little izakaya....More

1  Thank Jean-François T
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Crystalism
7 October 2018|
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Response from Jean-François T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure We went around 18h Its a festive place, you wanna be there at night!
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tommomelbourne
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.
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maryemiliel
10 April 2018|
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Response from Penny Y | Reviewed this property |
I paid cash on my visit, and most stalls and local shops I visited were cash.
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