Yakitori, which is basically grilled chicken on a skewer is a popular thing to have in Japan while having a cold drink in the summer. The pieces are nicely prepared, usually with a soy-sauce based "tare" or salted while they grill. If you are looking for good yakitori places in the Akabane area, here's the information you need!
Firstly, if you haven't been to Kichijoji, you should go as soon as possible! The place has everything: a huge park with a pond, bustling shopping streets and even and an old-style yoko-cho, or back alley street area, with lots of interesting Japanese taverns and restaurants. Kichijoji has its fare share of excellent yakitori restaurants. Yakitori generally refers to grilled chicken on skewers. Here are five places you should try while visiting Kichijoji town.
Torikizoku is a casual Yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers) chain that has locations all over Japan. Everything they serve is 298 yen! If you're a gourmet on a budget, this restaurant is a must-try.
Yakitori 焼き鳥 (grilled skewered chicken) is a must-try in terms of Japanese cuisine. Usually served in small restaurants, you order many different types of skewers that you can share with your friends. In a convivial setting, sharing a few laughs with your neighbours, and having a few beers, yakitori is really a fun experience.
If you're around Shinjuku or looking for a good place for a dinner and drinks then why not try yakitori? For anyone that hasn't discovered Yakitori yet it is charcoal grilled chicken skewers that goes well with beer and the like! We've done the hard yards and found the best spots to get your hands on the mouthwatering yakitori in Shinjuku, Tokyo.