Gaienmae: Tempura
Motoyoshi (Gaienmae: Tempura)
Open 5:30-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays and holidays.

Finding this place amid the tangle of bars and restaurants along the backstreets of Aoyama can be a challenge, but the deep-fried shrimp heads alone make it worth the effort. The young chef at this stylish tempura specialist pays particular attention to the quality of his seasonal ingredients. Seafood and vegetables are dipped briefly in batter - just enough to protect their modesty - and fried to perfection. Perfection, however, does not come cheap. Budget Y10,000 for dinner and drinks.

Minato-ku, Minami-Aoyama 3-2-4, Central Aoyama No. 6-BA.
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