Takadanobaba: Izakaya
Kushitetsu (Takadanobaba: Izakaya)
Open 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

Yakitori and yakiton (grilled pork on skewers) are the specialities at this inexpensive izakaya. Budget around Y2000-2500 for food and drink.

Shinjuku-ku, Takadanobaba 3-4-4, YS Plaza 1F.
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