Kagurazaka: Yoshoku
Hasegawa (Kagurazaka: Yoshoku)
Open 11:30am-1:30pm (LO). Closed Mondays, Tuesdays.
Sun: Open Sundays

Spaghetti Carbonara is the only dish served at this very specialized lunchtime restaurant, and they do an excellent job of it. It's perfectly prepared and attractively presented, with a scrumptious cheesy sauce and al dente noodles.

In addition to their faultless classic-recipe carbonara, they offer three dailiy variations to keep things from getting monotonous. These are mostly just extra ingredients like shrimp, mentaiko, or fresh tomatoes, although occasionally they'll have some adventurous fusion-y options like Korean-style carbonara. All pastas come with a side salad, and you can add on coffee and dessert if you like.

The dining room is pleasantly appointed, and at night it turns into a garlic-focused Italian restaurant under different management. Pasta plus salad will run you Y1,190-1,280 depending on the extra ingredients. Last order is at 1:30pm.

Shinjuku-ku, Kagurazaka 3-6.
東京都新宿区神楽坂3-6 金井ビル B1F

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