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Tsukishima Monjya Street

Address: Tsukishima, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
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Ranked #14 of 64 Attractions in Chuo
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Tokyo, Japan
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Still in Tokyo but a bit far from the hustle and bustle of the city. A long street full of okonokiyaki and monjayaki restaurants left and right. Something to try with friends and family. To choose a good place, look for people patiently queuing outside waiting for their turn to dine in.

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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155 reviews 155 reviews
24 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We come to this street,because we were going to the Owl Cafe (Fukuro no mise), which its 2 blocks down. We did the appointment in the cafe by 8:00 pm,but in the mean time, we were exploring the neighborhood,and we were really surprised when we discovered this street. We then realize it was a street of almost all little restaurants... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Street with lots of small restaurants (or bistros) where you can try okonomiyaki, monjayaki and different kinds of dishes prepared on the grill at your table. All foodies will love it!

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Tokyo, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Monja is one of traditional Japanese food. it tastes very good! but, actually it's too hard to explain. you should make sure by yourself how good it is. however I think you'll get addicted.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

There's nothing much to do or see in Tsukishima except eat monja! Monja street is about 2-3 blocks made up of mostly monja restaurants. There were so many monja restaurants we couldn't decide which one to dine. A note, you'd end up smelling of monja by the time you step out of a monja restaurant

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Initially, no one wanted to visit Tsukishima (we'd just been to Tsukiji market and everyone wanted a break since we went so early), but i had heard of something called Monjayaki and really wanted to try it (and i had to have it at the place it is famous for). So with much grumbling, we jumped on the subway and,... More 

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110 reviews 110 reviews
43 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Other than many okonomiyaki eateries that flanked nishinaka dori, I didn't see anything else that interested me here. But I must say the cook it yourself "cabbage pancake" was rather tasty. Opt for a restaurant with buffet if you think u can stomach more than one portion.

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Milan, Italy
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104 reviews 104 reviews
3 attraction reviews
603 helpful votes 603 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Okonomiyaki is a kind of savory crepe-like that you prepare by yourself combining the ingredients that you like the most and cooking the dough on a small teppayaky (iron griddle). Each client is provided with the ingredient and the griddle. It is a very funny experience in which you will be assistend by some gentle Japanese clients. This specialty is... More 

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Davao City, Davao City, Philippines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

A very busy street with a lot of everything going around. Can easily spend a lot of time sitting in the corner sipping tea while watching busy people rush by

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Tsukishima is the place to go if you want to have monjayaki, the Tokyo version of the more popular okonomiyaki from Osaka or Hiroshima. There are some monjayaki restaurants scattered around Tokyo but not many specialise in them like those in tsukishima. There are more than 50 shops selling monjayaki on the street just a few steps from Tsukishima station.... More 

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