Kawashimaya is a bit fancier than your typical gyukatsu restaurant, with a pleasantly decorated dining room, an international wine list, and a wide range of side dishes. There's even a deluxe Chateaubriand option (Y8,000) for big spenders. Regular gyukatsu teishokus, with deep-fried beef, soup, rice and pickles, start at Y1,290.
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