Akebonobashi: Izakaya
Yoshiura (Akebonobashi: Izakaya)
Open 5-11:30pm. Closed Sundays.

Still going strong after seventy years, Yoshiura exudes a classic old-school izakaya charm that's hard to match. They draw a loyal neighborhood crowd with their reasonably priced sake (mostly well-known premium brands like Kubota and Denshu) and good sashimi and other izakaya fare. Budget around Y4000 for food and drink. (No English menus or service.)

Shinjuku-ku, Katamachi 5.
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