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1 Kabukicho | B1F Shinjuku Subnade Chikagai, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Tricky to find in the subnade level b2 underneath the princes hotel, right opposite Starbucks. English menu available and around 30 minute wait for a table but the food was delicious. You can sit at a table or round the bar, this place offers a wide range of Japanese food from okonomiyaki to noodles. Very small restaurant but very quaint,... More 

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Thank Helen C
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went for lunch there and I must say the food was not what I expected. I have eaten in Tokyo much better and much cheaper! We ordered okonomiyaki which was a mixture of fish and quite fatty meat combined with eggs and lots of mayonnaise. It didn't have a distinctive taste. It was quite bland.

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Thank Petra R
Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Tasty food at reasonable prices. Best chawan mushi we've ever had. Busy place and had to queue to get in for dinner.

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Thank Anthony G
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

It took a while to find this place in subterranean malls of Shinjuku, but it was worth it. Sitting at the bar in front of the grill watching the creations synthesised from eggs, meat, veggies and so much sauce was a mouth watering appetizer to the full on taste that okonomiyaki delivers. Detailed English menus were available.

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Thank Grumpy_academic
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Saw reviews on tripadvisor recommending this as an option for vegetarians. However when I entered the staff with very little english (I had to use google translate) said nothing can be modified into vegetarian friendly. So for those vegetarians, please do not both.

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Thank Tina L
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Pretty easy to find... And bloody delish. Karaage is pretty good too. Had the speciality, bacon with cuttlefish and prawns.

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Thank Mark L
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Located in the "Subnade Basement" of Shinjuku, we had a hard time finding it with our google map app in English. It's near "Claires" and used that as a landmark to direct us. If you're looking for Okonomiyaki in Tokyo, this is the place for it! I think I've forgotten how delicious okonomiyaki was... the last place I had in... More 

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Lecco, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I really loved it: I came back twice in 2 days and their okonomiyaki is really amazing, I found something better only in Osaka but the Botejyu's version is very close. In Italy we use to think that japanese cuisine is 90 to 100% made of sushi, but it is a big mistake: the truth is that maybe in Italy... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

We found this recommendation on trip advisor and so glad we did. Must admit it was a bit of a find especially navigating around Shinjiku station but definitely worth the search. Having okonomiyaki is a must while in Japan.

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Thank jendavey
Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2011

We had eaten Okonomiyaki (a savory pancake prepared "as you like it") years ago in Kyoto, and we didn't want to leave Japan without another taste of this delight. We weren't sure if we could get this in Tokyo because it originated in the Kansai region. We surfed the net and found raves about Botejyu in the Shinjuku "Subnade" (underground... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kabukicho | B1F Shinjuku Subnade Chikagai, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighbourhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3348-5322

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Shinjuku
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 cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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