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Tokyo

Japanese: Izakaya


Aka-chōchin Description

Located in Tokyo, Aka-chōchin is a unique dining establishment that specializes in Japanese cuisine, particularly dishes made with high-quality black wagyu beef. What sets Aka-chōchin apart from other restaurants is the attention to detail and the commitment to using only the freshest ingredients. The restaurant owner personally visits the Shibaura Market to source the best black wagyu beef, ensuring that every dish is of the highest quality.

One of the standout dishes at Aka-chōchin is the 'Shibirenira Itame,' a stir-fried dish that features tender black wagyu beef with a unique and addictive texture. This dish is prepared with great care and takes time to marinate, resulting in a flavorful and melt-in-your-mouth experience. Another highlight of the menu is the wide selection of shochu, a traditional Japanese distilled spirit, which pairs perfectly with the rich flavors of the beef.

The atmosphere at Aka-chōchin is warm and inviting, creating an at-home dining experience. The restaurant is run by a husband and wife team, adding a personal touch to the service and creating a friendly and welcoming environment. Whether you're looking for a place to unwind after work or a spot to enjoy a meal with friends, Aka-chōchin is the perfect choice.

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Aka-chōchin Overview

Address

1-chōme-18-10 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0022

Phone

+81 (0) 3-3354-7266

Nearby Stations

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Shinjuku-gyoemmae Station

Marunouchi LineTokyo Metro Marunouchi Line

Shinjuku-sanchome Station

Fukutoshin LineTokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line
Shinjuku LineToei Subway Shinjuku Line

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 4:30PM-9:00PM
Tue: 4:30PM-9:00PM
Wed: 4:30PM-9:00PM
Thur: 4:30PM-9:00PM
Fri: 4:30PM-9:00PM
Sat: 4:30PM-9:00PM

Payment Methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club, JCB

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Non-smoking

Sake Selection

Aka-chōchin Reviews

Aka-chōchin Google Average Rating

4.4

4

Google
Taste good. If you love raw meet, deserve it.

5

Google
Fresh and tasty beef.

5

Google
Visited on a weekday at 5:30pm.
I didn't make a reservation, but I called last minute and it was empty, so I was able to get in.

This restaurant is famous for its extremely fresh meat and for being able to eat raw meat.

First, I ordered the sashimi platter.
Heart, senmai, mino, tongue, skirt steak, and guts can be eaten raw.
It already has vinegar miso on it. It would be even better if you could eat it with sesame oil and salt.
Personally, the heart, skirt steak, and tongue were especially delicious.

The meat in the stew [spicy] was tender and exquisite.

Next, I ordered mixed vegetables.
This one has mixed grilled vegetables.
The meat is so fresh that you can eat it raw, so you can definitely grill it!
Although it is not shown in the photo, I also ordered a mixed grill (large) with salt after this.

There is no final menu, but rice and soup are available.

Thank you for the meal!

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