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Tsuchitoao Description

Tsuchitoao is a hidden gem located in the Shin Yurigaoka area of Kawasaki, Kanagawa. This cozy restaurant specializes in traditional Japanese cuisine and is known for its authentic flavors and warm atmosphere.

One of the unique features of Tsuchitoao is its focus on '神泡認定' (Kamiawa Nintei), which translates to 'divine foam certification.' This certification ensures that the restaurant serves the perfect foam on top of their drinks, creating a delightful sensory experience for guests. Whether you're enjoying a cup of sake or a refreshing beer, you can expect a beautifully crafted foam that enhances the taste and presentation of your drink.

When it comes to the menu, Tsuchitoao offers a wide variety of dishes that showcase the best of Japanese cuisine. From fresh sashimi to flavorful grilled meats, each dish is prepared with the utmost care and attention to detail. Some of the must-try items include the tender Wagyu beef, the delicate tempura, and the rich and creamy chawanmushi (savory egg custard).

The restaurant's interior is tastefully decorated with traditional Japanese elements, creating a serene and inviting ambiance. The wooden furnishings, paper lanterns, and sliding doors add to the overall charm of the space, making it the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience.

If you're looking for an authentic Japanese dining experience in Kawasaki, Tsuchitoao is the place to be. With its divine foam certification, delicious menu offerings, and inviting atmosphere, this restaurant sets itself apart from others in the area.

Tsuchitoao Overview

Address

1-chōme-15-3 Kamiasao, Asao Ward, Kanagawa 215-0021

Phone

+81 (0) 44-281-8352

Access

3 minute walk from Shin-Yurigaoka Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: 5:00PM-11:00PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 5:00PM-11:00PM
Wed: 5:00PM-11:00PM
Thur: 5:00PM-11:00PM
Fri: 5:00PM-11:00PM
Sat: 5:00PM-11:00PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Romantic

Non-smoking

Tsuchitoao Reviews

Tsuchitoao Google Average Rating

4.4

4

Google
Somehow we both managed to get in! I thought it would be impossible since it was a Friday during the year-end party season, but I was lucky that it was early at 6pm, but it was still crowded as usual due to the early turnaround for groups.

Of course, the food was delicious, and today we had an assortment of sashimi and snacks, as well as local chicken, Japanese yam, and sardine wrapped in seaweed.
All of them are delicious, but I personally like the dried fig mascarpone and sardine wrapped in seaweed.
I always want to eat clay pot rice, but the only thing I regret every time is that I can't eat the rice after eating so much together.

4

Google
It's a restaurant where you can celebrate Sanju and Beiju with your relatives on a Sunday night, and the lovelorn Betsuna-san and the owner's personality are probably what attract the people who gather at the restaurant.Every dish... It was delicious.

Many of our customers include aspiring screenwriters and people who are sensitive to the times, as we are close to Midoriyama.

There is no parking lot, and wheelchair users will need assistance as there are steps.

4

Google
(Visited on July 30, 2023)
A restaurant where you can enjoy delicious sake and delicious food from all over Japan. It was the best.

This shop is just a short walk from Shin-Yurigaoka Station, but it's located a little outside the station, in a quiet place.

Visited by one person on Sunday at 8:38pm. The inside of the store has a good view from the outside and has an atmosphere that makes it easy to enter. The number of customers in the store is about 40%. I was able to take a seat at the counter safely.

First, I ordered a draft beer. The brand was Premol. The server is in good condition, and the food is very delicious. Summer is all about beer.

The menu at this restaurant is a set of 3 sheets of A4 paper tied together and rolled up on the table.

The first one was sake, the second one was alcoholic beverages other than sake, and the third one was the food menu. I'm a big fan of Japanese sake.

The appetizer was "Kujo green onion and Japanese ginger ohitashi". It also contained enoki mushrooms. This is delicious! My expectations are high.

When I ordered the "Assorted Snacks", 7 items came out! "Drooling chicken", "Homemade salted sweet shrimp", "Edamame pickled in Shaoxing wine", "Local fish pickled in Nanban", "Winter melon with minced chicken", "Simmered eggplant", "Pickled mushrooms" . Plenty of volume.

“Drool Chicken” is a true authentic Chinese taste!

“Edamame pickled in Shaoxing wine” is rare. it's delicious.

``Mushroom pickles'' is also an unusual menu item. Assorted sour mushrooms for the hot summer months. Sounds good.

When you eat ``Homemade Salted Shrimp with Salted Shrimp'' with Japanese sake, it tastes like a steal of sake. With beer, it just felt like a normal sweet shrimp. It is interesting. I wonder if this is the correct answer to have with sake.

The ``assorted snacks'' was delicious, so I also ordered the ``6-piece sashimi platter.'' It seems that if you are a single guest, you can have a single serving. All of the sashimi ingredients are fresh and tender. This is delicious.

After that, I ordered ``crab miso cream croquette'' and ``charcoal-grilled Hakata chicken.''

“Crab Miso Cream Croquette” tasted like real crab miso! It's too delicious. Only sake can beat this.

``Charcoal-grilled Hakata Jidori'' has 200g of meat. Each piece of meat will be charcoal-grilled right in front of you. It was then cut and served right in front of you. The reason it was "in front of me" was because I was sitting at the counter (lol). The meat is cut into bite-sized pieces, making it easy to eat. It was accompanied by yuzu pepper. I tried eating it with yuzu pepper, but the flavor of the yuzu pepper seemed to overwhelm me, so I ate it with just the meat. This tastes better. I had the yuzu pepper separately as an accompaniment to alcohol (lol). Sorry for eating in a weird way.

We received the following four types of sake. All sizes are 90ml.

(1) Oroku (Shimane Prefecture). It was at the top of the menu, so I thought it might be recommended, so I ordered it. It has a refined spiciness. delicious. Come to think of it, I drank this alcohol when I went to Shimane.

(2) Kurouemon (Nagano Prefecture). I chose this for my second drink because I wanted to drink Nagano sake. This is unfiltered raw sake. It's unprocessed sake, so it's supposed to be rough, but it's delicious. amazing. *Since there wasn't much left and they couldn't get 90ml, we gave them a small discount.

(3) Nito (Aichi Prefecture). This is a cloudy unprocessed sake. Even though it's cloudy, it's not sweet. funny.

(4) Okushika (Osaka Prefecture). I thought I'd try some room-temperature alcohol, so I ordered it. Unlike cold sake that can be drunk refreshingly, it has a bit of an acrid taste, but on the other hand, it has a nice feel to it. The food is getting more and more delicious.

So, I thoroughly enjoyed my one hour stay there.

The bill was 8492 yen. Pay by credit card.

It was delicious! Thank you for the meal.

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