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Japanese: Yakitori



Kasahara Description

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Kagurazaka in Tokyo, Kasahara is a hidden gem that specializes in yakitori, a traditional Japanese grilled chicken skewer dish. Recognized as one of the top 100 yakitori restaurants in Tokyo, Kasahara offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments.

The restaurant's interior is warm and inviting, with a cozy atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. The skilled chefs at Kasahara use only the finest ingredients to create their mouthwatering yakitori skewers. From succulent chicken thighs to tender chicken wings, each skewer is expertly grilled to perfection, resulting in a smoky and flavorful bite.

One of the standout menu items at Kasahara is their signature Tsukune, a juicy chicken meatball skewer that is bursting with flavor. Another must-try is the Negima, a combination of tender chicken and leeks that is grilled to perfection. For those looking for a unique twist, Kasahara also offers a variety of yakitori options using different cuts of chicken, such as the heart, liver, and skin.

Whether you're a yakitori enthusiast or simply looking to try something new, Kasahara is the perfect destination for a memorable dining experience. With its exceptional food, cozy ambiance, and friendly staff, this restaurant is a true hidden gem in the heart of Tokyo.

Kasahara Overview


5-5 Higashigokenchō, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 162-0813


6 minute walk from Kagurazaka Station.

Operating Hours

Mon: 5:30PM-, 8:45PM-
Tue: 5:30PM-, 8:45PM-
Wed: 5:30PM-, 8:45PM-
Thur: 5:30PM-, 8:45PM-
Fri: 5:30PM-, 8:45PM-
Sat: 5:30PM-, 8:45PM-
Sun: Closed

Payment methods

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

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List


Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Kasahara Reviews

Kasahara Google Average Rating



Booking here is basically impossible so a review is pretty much a theoretical exercise. But...

This is the best yakitori I've ever had. There is basically zero charring and almost no use of tare yet there are abundant textural contrasts. The rendering of skin on items like soriresu and bonjiri is magical.

Price is about double other high end yakitori and drink prices are off the charts, but this place can charge whatever it wants.


One of my favorite yakitori restaurants in the world🌏☝🏻


A shop in Kagurazaka, Tokyo.
This is a store where photography and videography are strictly prohibited.
I went with a gourmet friend from Hiroshima and a gourmet friend from Tokyo♪
Among the world's only sterile rare chickens, Takasaka chicken,
This is the only restaurant in the world where you can eat the highest quality ``Takasaka Chicken Kasahara Chicken'' and is extremely difficult to reserve.
Complete two-part system from 17:30 and 20:45.
The owner, Mr. Yuhito Kasahara, is dandy and kind.
The love for yakitori is top class in Japan ✨
Not only charcoal but also the now rare Kishu Bincho charcoal✨
As the grill is being heated, a large fan is waved several times with serious eyes, but you cannot see inside the specially made large brick grill, and although the top is covered with glass, you may or may not be able to see it even if you stand up. So it's like a treasure box✨
The expertly cooked yakitori that is served from the magical Tamatebako grill table is truly impressive in every way✨
The most notable thing is that most of the skewers are iron skewers (maybe aluminum skewers).
Even if it touches your mouth, you won't get burned.
Sophisticated pasteurization to the inside of the chicken using iron skewers ✨
Bamboo skewers were also used either thick or thin.
Every time I go, it's getting more and more advanced, and it's a high-class dish that looks more like yakitori than yakitori✨
Although the price is high-end, it is the best yakitori that you should try at least once in your life (*^▽^*)

What I received is below.
▼Complete Omakase Course
Breast meat sashimi, green onion, soy sauce *Large and sticky, with the texture of regular meat and the best taste✨
Liver sashimi with ginger soy sauce *Big, thick and delicious, like foie gras✨
Negimi iron skewers *Hot, crispy skin, plump and delicious✨
Meat dumplings on iron skewers *Extremely delicious with impressive meat juice✨
Grated radish soy sauce lime
Seseri iron skewers *Large rare, chewy and juicy, super delicious✨
Furisode iron skewers *The ultimate deliciousness with hot, chewy skin and crispy skin✨
Liver Bamboo Skewer * Liver is really foie gras ♪ Moist and extremely delicious throughout Paris ✨
Ginkgo Thin Bamboo Skewers *Piping hot and the ultimate pasteurized deliciousness✨
Chicken fillet bamboo skewers *Delicious, just like grilled sashimi✨
Segimo bamboo skewers *Best delicious beyond delicious✨
Ginger and tree bud chawanmushi *Dashi soup is deep and delicious✨
Bonjiri * Hot, shiny, not greasy, clean skin, crispy and chewy, super delicious ✨
Kashiwa *Hot, juicy, chewy, and extremely delicious✨
Grated radish
Chicken wings on iron skewers *They are large and you can grab the bones with Japanese paper and gobble them up ♪ The fat is smooth and the skin is chewy and the crispy crispy taste is the best ✨
Sunagimo iron skewer *Medium rare and delicious✨
Chicken dumplings on iron skewers *Juicy and delicious✨
Hatsumoto iron skewers *Pretty, juicy, clean, chewy, and super delicious✨
Soriles iron skewers * Crisp, chewy, greasy, and super delicious ✨
Skirt steak on iron skewers *Chewy, chewy meat and super delicious✨
Heart split open *Rare, piping hot, and super delicious✨
Ramen Small green onion Zirconia spoon *The most delicious salt ramen with thin straight noodles✨
Grilled rice ball chazuke zirconia spoon * Super delicious with super hot soup and grilled rice balls ✨
Oyakodon Zirconia Spoon *Dashi soup is refreshing and delicious✨
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Aichi Yoshiyuki
Miyagi Hidakami
Miyagi Hidakami Nakadori Daiginjo

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