Izakaya Hopping in Asagaya, Tokyo: Enjoy Sake in Shopping Street



This time, I went bar hopping in the bustling shopping district of Asagaya! It was my first visit to Asagaya, and I found it to be a very comfortable area that made me want to live there! Starting my hopping journey with my favorite fried food and ending with my beloved Japanese Sake is my style✨
Take a look at my bar hopping day out and hope it will be a good reference for your trip!

*Please note that information and prices listed are subject to change.

Travel Itinerary

Kushikatsu-ya Ebesu(串カツ屋 エベス)

The first izakaya is located in a shopping street called Suzuran-dori, an 8-minute walk from Asagaya Station!

The shop is large and has tables, a counter, and a tatami room in the back, and there was even seating outside!

As the name of the shop suggests, kushikatsu (deep-fried skewers) is popular and can be ordered starting from100 yen each✨They are freshly fried and crispy, and go well with the many different sauces available!
Ham cutlet with mustard sauce is recommended!

The shop staff were very kind, and a cozy atmosphere welcomes you.




Beer (490 yen)

Ham cutlet: 190 yen, Shishamo (smelt with roe): 190 yen, shiitake mushroom: 160 yen

flavored konjac: 190 yen, pickled ginger: 160 yen, ume (Japanese plum) with hot water: 500 yen

Spot Outline

Kushikatsu-ya Ebesu is an izakaya located in Asagaya-minami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo. Located on Suzuran Street, an 8-minute walk from Asagaya Station, the spacious shop has tables, counters, and tatami rooms. In addition, outside seating is also available. As the name of the shop suggests, kushikatsu (deep fried skewered food) are the main item on the menu, with orders starting at 100 yen per skewer. Freshly fried kushikatsu are crispy and go well with a variety of sauces. We especially recommend the mustard sauce for the ham cutlet. The waitstaff is very friendly and the atmosphere is comfortable.

Tachinomi Futa-kun(立吞風太くん)

The second stop is a standing bar located a 2-minute walk from Asagaya Station.

When you enter the shop, you will be surprised! There is a food stall truck and other seats are drums, giving the place a retro Showa-era atmosphere.

This is a cash-on style shop, where you first need to put your money in the box and then place your order.

When you order a drink, the owner will welcome you with a toast!



Bari highball (400 yen), Potato salad (400 yen)

Chef’s choice of 3 pieces of yakitori and pork (500 yen)

HOT Dashiwari (hidden speciality drink menu): 400 yen

Spot Outline

Tachinomi Futa-kun is a standing izakaya located in Asagayakita, Suginami-ku, Tokyo. Located a 2-minute walk from Asagaya Station, the shop has a retro Showa-era atmosphere and features cash-only ordering. Regular customers are provided with their own Masu box for putting their money, and the owner will call out a toast to get you welcomed. There are also more than 140 drinking establishments in the surrounding area, making it known as a drinking district where people can enjoy themselves even if they miss the last train.

Sake-no Mitsuya(酒ノみつや)

The third stop is a liquor store located on Suzuran-dori shopping street.
This is primarily a liquor store, but inside, there’s a Kakuuchi, a casual bar at the back serving drinks!

It is small and cozy, kind of like a secret base. It might be good for a quiet drink alone✨

Among the many sakes available, I ordered the one exclusive to this shop. It had an aromatic flavor with a lingering acidity that was totally different from the dry sake I had tried before – another new discovery!

Additionally, this liquor store hosts a sushi bar a few times a month, offering freshly made sushi (reservation required).


The seats look like this

The Gang (400 yen)

Spot Outline

Sake-no Mitsuya, located in Asagayaminami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, is a liquor store that has been in business for nearly 100 years. Located on the Suzuran-dori shopping street, the cozy liquor store has a corner bar in the back, perfect for a quiet drink alone. Among the many sakes available, we recommend the sake with a unique aroma and lingering sourness that can only be found here. In addition, a sushi chef visits the restaurant several times a month, so you can enjoy freshly made sushi (reservations required).

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