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Hobo Shinjuku Norengai

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Japanese: Izakaya, Sushi

Hobo Shinjuku Norengai Description

Located in the vibrant district of Shinjuku Norengai, Hobo Shinjuku Norengai offers a unique dining experience that combines the art of sushi with a casual izakaya atmosphere. This sushi izakaya is a hidden gem where you can enjoy sushi as a snack while sipping on drinks in a relaxed setting. The menu at Hobo Shinjuku Norengai is not your typical sushi restaurant fare - it has been revamped to cater to the discerning palate of food enthusiasts.

One of the standout features of Hobo Shinjuku Norengai is the Saikoro Janken Challenge where customers can engage in a fun game of rock-paper-scissors using dice. Winners are rewarded with a complimentary large jug of their chosen drink, adding an element of excitement to the dining experience. The interior of the restaurant is thoughtfully decorated to create an atmosphere that excites all the senses, making it a place where you can indulge not only in delicious food but also in a visually stimulating ambiance. The menu boasts unique dishes like the Gokugoku Sushi that captures the hearts of trendy diners and the Daimyo Maki featuring a delectable combination of tuna and abalone. Hobo Shinjuku Norengai is a must-visit destination for those seeking a fusion of traditional sushi with a modern izakaya twist.

Hobo Shinjuku Norengai Overview


5-chōme−20−10 Sendagaya, Shibuya City, Tokyo 151-0051


+81 (0) 3-3354-0304

Operating Hours

Sun: 12:00PM-11:00PM
Mon: 4:00PM-11:30PM
Tue: 4:00PM-11:30PM
Wed: 4:00PM-11:30PM
Thur: 4:00PM-11:30PM
Fri: 4:00PM-11:30PM
Sat: 12:00PM-11:00PM

Payment methods

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

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wheelchair Accessible


Sake Selection

WiFi Available

Stylish Interior

Hobo Shinjuku Norengai Reviews

Hobo Shinjuku Norengai Google Average Rating



Taste: Sushi offerings were varied (so many options!) with a particular freshness, as well as fun presentation. It’s a unique sushi izakaya like I’d never seen before. I enjoyed the various toppings which come with the sushi rolls. While the sushi was all quite good, so wouldn’t order the fries again (they had a Pringle’s taste)
Price: reasonable to even cheap, with some items on the expensive side.
Service: polite and decent; nothing special

Overall: a great place to go with friends and share different types of food in a relaxed, but fun atmosphere. I enjoyed the seats we had on the second floor! Wholly recommend !


Found this quiet local place serving great food and light bits perfect pairing with drinks. Excellent service and very friendly with good English communication. The food is decent and delicious very different style to other drinking places. Would recommend this place though there are many izakaya places in the area.


A bit overpriced with some interesting unusual take on seafood and sushi. The ingredients were fresh and the place itself was located within a compound so there were other places to hop to before or after.


Good food and atmosphere. I don't know why the rating isn't higher.


Great food

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