Oto Oto
Ueno: Japanese
Oto Oto (Ueno: Japanese)
Oto Oto
Open 11am-11:30pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

Nicely prepared seasonal izakaya fare, including a selection of local Kyoto "banzai-ryori." Part of the Bamboo Garden restaurant complex, the dining room is decorated to resemble a bamboo grove. Full-course dinners from Y5000, plus plenty of reasonably priced a la carte items. Lunch is served until 4:30pm.

Taito-ku, Ueno Koen 1-52, Bamboo Garden 2F.
東京都台東区上野公園1-52 バンブーガーデン2F
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