Harajuku Best local restaurants

Harajuku is an area renowned for fashion since the 1970's, having many of the designers and creators opening their office in this area. The eccentric fashion by the young people had started in the late 1970's, after the start of vehicle free street from Harajuku station to Yoyogi park. Ever since the Harajuku area is the place where you can be yourself, show yourself off, and wear what you want to wear.
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Tamawarai - One of the best soba restaurant in Tokyo. The restaurant obtaining 1 star in the Michelin, is located in a quiet residential area between Shibuya and Omotesando.  The serving of the soba itself is low in volume, but the profound taste of the soup and the soba is guaranteed to satisfy you. Try the course from 5,000Yen or other side dishes.

Tamawarai - One of the best soba restaurant in Tokyo. The restaurant obtaining 1 star in the Michelin, is located in a quiet residential area between Shibuya and Omotesando. The serving of the soba itself is low in volume, but the profound taste of the soup and the soba is guaranteed to satisfy you. Try the course from 5,000Yen or other side dishes.

Fukuyoshi - A Tonkatsu (deep fried breaded Pork) restaurant, operating over 50 years in Harajuku, known to be Eric Clapton's favorite restaurant in Japan. When he has tour in Japan, he always comes to this restaurant and orders Chiken-katsu (deep fried breaded Chicken).

Fukuyoshi - A Tonkatsu (deep fried breaded Pork) restaurant, operating over 50 years in Harajuku, known to be Eric Clapton's favorite restaurant in Japan. When he has tour in Japan, he always comes to this restaurant and orders Chiken-katsu (deep fried breaded Chicken).

Gyozarou - This restaurant has become so famous I probably don't have to explain. But for those who don't know, if you like gyoza (grilled dumplings), or if you haven't tried gyoza yet, this is a must go place. Located near Kiddy Land, the restaurant is always crowded with the gyoza lovers.

Gyozarou - This restaurant has become so famous I probably don't have to explain. But for those who don't know, if you like gyoza (grilled dumplings), or if you haven't tried gyoza yet, this is a must go place. Located near Kiddy Land, the restaurant is always crowded with the gyoza lovers.

Shanti - This curry shop is famous for the ridiculously spicy soup curry. Most of the people who comes to Harajuku has tried this shop at least once!

Shanti - This curry shop is famous for the ridiculously spicy soup curry. Most of the people who comes to Harajuku has tried this shop at least once!

Curry Up - This shop is produced by Nigo, the founder of A Bathing Ape.  After the closure of famous curry shop "GHEE", Nigo who has formerly worked at the shop has hired another former worker of GHEE, learned the recipe from GHEE's chef, and started the curry shop of the same taste as "Curry up". Co-produced by his artist and designer friends, the shop has a fashionable ambience.

Curry Up - This shop is produced by Nigo, the founder of A Bathing Ape. After the closure of famous curry shop "GHEE", Nigo who has formerly worked at the shop has hired another former worker of GHEE, learned the recipe from GHEE's chef, and started the curry shop of the same taste as "Curry up". Co-produced by his artist and designer friends, the shop has a fashionable ambience.

Ramen and Curry did not originate in Japan, but it has become a national food, and also became a different food from the original. Minoringo is a curry shop that have taken a step further to create their own style of curry.

Ramen and Curry did not originate in Japan, but it has become a national food, and also became a different food from the original. Minoringo is a curry shop that have taken a step further to create their own style of curry.

Kohmen - The starter of new style Ramen restaurant. The sign, seating, desert menus, etc. has attract women who were hesitant in going to Ramen restaurants alone, and the market of Ramen has changed drastically after the appearance of Kohmen. But don't be mistaken, the taste of ramen at Kohmen has never stopped attracting men either.

Kohmen - The starter of new style Ramen restaurant. The sign, seating, desert menus, etc. has attract women who were hesitant in going to Ramen restaurants alone, and the market of Ramen has changed drastically after the appearance of Kohmen. But don't be mistaken, the taste of ramen at Kohmen has never stopped attracting men either.

Afuri - This Ramen restaurant offers Assari (light, non-fatty) ramen, and it is growing it's popularity rapidly. The main stream of ramen has long been Kotteri and Tonkotsu (heavy, stodgy and pork based), but this restaurant has taken the Assari ramen to a higher level. Try out the new stream of ramen!

Afuri - This Ramen restaurant offers Assari (light, non-fatty) ramen, and it is growing it's popularity rapidly. The main stream of ramen has long been Kotteri and Tonkotsu (heavy, stodgy and pork based), but this restaurant has taken the Assari ramen to a higher level. Try out the new stream of ramen!

Jangara - Located near Harajuku station, the restaurant is not only popular because of it's location, but because of its taste of the Tonkotsu (pork based) soup. The tonkotsu originated in Kyushu area, and having the name Kyushu Jangara, the restaurant has taken in different types of soup from different areas of Kyushu. Find your favorite taste!

Jangara - Located near Harajuku station, the restaurant is not only popular because of it's location, but because of its taste of the Tonkotsu (pork based) soup. The tonkotsu originated in Kyushu area, and having the name Kyushu Jangara, the restaurant has taken in different types of soup from different areas of Kyushu. Find your favorite taste!


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