Asakusa Gyukatsu
Asakusa: Gyukatsu
Asakusa Gyukatsu (Asakusa: Gyukatsu)
Asakusa Gyukatsu
Open 11am-10:30pm (LO; Sat -9:30, Sun -8:30) daily.
Sun: Open Sundays
no smoking: No smoking

This tiny, nine-seat counter shop just may serve the best deep-fried beef cutlet in Tokyo. The meat is beautifully marbled, encased in a thin, softly crunchy coating and quite tasty with just a bit of grated rock salt. Do try the onion sauce though - this is also one of our favorites in town, assertively pungent with a bit of peppery kick to it.

The spicy pickles are also outstanding, although we wish there were more of them. We'd recommend the teishoku set with a double order of meat (260g; Y1900), although they also sell triple and quadruple meat options. Grated yam is an extra Y100 if you like that sort of thing. Menus are in English and Korean, and there's a detailed instruction sheet on how to eat.

Asakusa
Taito-ku, Kaminarimon 2-17-10, Kaminarimon Uemura Bldg B1F.
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Venue listing from Bento.com5 Star Rating: highly recommended