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Tsukishima Monjya Street

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Address: Tsukishima, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
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Come for the little restaurants.

Most people come here for the little restaurants. We came after lunch in a late afternoon for a stroll. Street was a little quiet. Most restaurants were slow or getting prepared... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is where the locals of Kachidoki go for okonomiyaki. I didn't see one western face there. If you want authentic, delicious okonomiyaki cooked right in front of you, and enjoy washing it down with a nice on tap Japanese beer, this is a street you must visit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Being acquainted with the more popular Japanese pancake dish, Okonomiyaki from Osaka, I wanted to try the Tokyo version called Monjyayaki. It is totally different but better!! Monjyayaki is like chewy mochi with bits of cabbage, bonito flakes and whatever else they add to it. Sounds weird...but SO amazing! There is a method to cooking it and after it's done,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We went to Monjya Street one night on the advice of our host. He described as a place where locals eat and is good value. Given that we were only 15 minutes walk we decided to give the area a look. We came in from the Harumi Dori, over the Sumida River and over the canal. We could see little... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Unlike the better known Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki is more like a thinned down pancake batter so it doesn't hold together quite like okonomiyaki does. Monjayaki is unique to Tokyo and I definitely recommend trying it as you can get okonomiyaki more and more often (even in the USA)

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Most people come here for the little restaurants. We came after lunch in a late afternoon for a stroll. Street was a little quiet. Most restaurants were slow or getting prepared to open for dinner service. Not many interesting shops for shopping.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Monja looks like something the cat threw up but it's delicious. Try the fish egg (mentaiko), mochi, cheese mixture. Sublime. Every shop has this recipe or something similar. Great place to get good food for a reasonable price. Take tourists.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

When I visit Tokyo, my Japanese friends took me to Monjya Street. We walked on the street and enjoyed looking stores. I observed that there were not much tourists and I was glad to dine in like locals. We went to a restaurant that they have been going and they taught me how to cook monjya and japanese pancakes. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This area is full of Monjya restaurants. Monjya is kind of veggies/seafood grills with some nice sauces. They also offer very nice wraps and sweets. Many tourists miss this great area of nice food, but I definitely advice you to go and eat as much as you can:)

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Tokyo, Japan
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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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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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