Kamozo
Kagurazaka: Izakaya
Kamozo (Kagurazaka: Izakaya)
Kamozo
Open 5-11:30pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

This down-to-earth izakaya is a nice spot to explore a huge and varied sake list, including an ever-changing roster of seasonal monthly specials. The food menu is reliable, showcasing seasonal ingredients in simple dishes that support rather than overshadow your sake-drinking experience.

The sashimi platter of the day is, as always, an easy place to start your meal, and you can also your sashimi a la carte. We had some nice sea urchin and some excellent chicken sashimi, both of which match up well with a wide range of sake.

Stewed bamboo shoots were a welcome seasonal delicacy, very tender and full of fresh springtime flavor. Grilled pork marinated in shiokoji was properly fatty but restrained, and the pickles were first-rate.

The setting is comfortable and unpretentious, with a bit of an "under-the-tracks" ambience thanks to the unusual arched ceiling. The staff are helpful with sake recommendations, and the sake menu descriptions are fairly detailed (although only in Japanese). Budget around Y4000-5000 for ample food and drink. Kamozo is a sister shop of the well-known Nozaki izakaya in Shimbashi.







Kagurazaka
Shinjuku-ku, Iwatocho 1, M's Kagurazaka 2F.
_Šyâ
“Œ‹ž“sVh‹æŠâŒË’Ž1 M's_Šyâ 2F






Follow:
 
Sister sites:
Craft Beer Bars Japan
Bars, retailers and festivals
Animal Cafes
Cat, rabbit and bird cafe guide
Where in Tokyo
Fun things to do in the big city
tokyopicks.com
Neighborhood guides and top-five lists from Tokyo experts
Barking Inu
Sushi dictionary and Japan Android apps
 
 

Venue listing from Bento.com5 Star Rating: highly recommended