Sugamo: Izakaya
Ikoshi (Sugamo: Izakaya)
Open 5:30pm-midnight (LO) daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

Great sake, from a list that changes every week, at this local, hole-in-the-wall drinking spot. You'll find bottles from small breweries that are seldom seen in retail shops, and the staff are ready with suggestions. The food menu is simple, and designed to support the sake.

Toshima-ku, Sugamo 1-18-1.
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