4 recommended izakaya in Ueno
Ueno has many sightseeing spots such as Ueno Zoo, Ameyoko and Tokyo National Museum. There are many places where you can play during the day, but it is a deep town with many izakayas(taverns). This time, we will introduce Ueno’s recommended izakaya. (Please refer to this article for recommended bars in Ueno →https://tokyo-nightowl.com/news/4-recommended-bars-in-ueno.html)
This is a must-see for anyone who wants to drink alcohol at an izakaya in Ueno.
Daitoryo is a long-established izakaya founded in 1950. It is quite famous among Ueno izkakayas. The nearest station is Ueno Station, and business hours are from 10:00 to 24:00. It is a well-known shop that is visited not only by male customers but also by young and female customers, and recently by foreigners. There are a lot of reasonable and delicious dishes such as “Daitoryo tokubetsu nikomi(special pork tripe stew)”, which is a popular menu, and grilled pork tripe on a stick. Compatibility with alcohol is perfect. If you come to Ueno, you should definitely visit. If you want to drink alcohol at a izakaya, please go there.
Renkon is a specialty restaurant for lotus root. The nearest station is Ueno Station, and business hours are from 17:00 to 23:00. This restaurant has delicious lotus root dishes, and there are also rare dishes such as lotus root sashimi(raw lotus root cut in pieces). Compatibility with alcohol is perfect. You can also taste turtle sashimi, which is limited. This is a recommended shop when you want to go to a slightly unusual izakaya. If you come to Ueno, you should definitely visit. If you want to drink alcohol at a izakaya, please go there.
Uonoya is definitely a recommended izakaya if you want to eat fresh fish in Ueno. The nearest station is Ueno Station, and business hours are from 17:00 to 23:00 (closed on Sundays). The recommended dish is “Kuruma-ebi no odorigui(fresh Japanese tiger prawn dish)”. The head and tail are served fried so you can taste the whole tail. Compatibility with alcohol is perfect. There is rare shop where you can eat fresh Japanese tiger prawn in Tokyo, and fish dishes are exquisite, so you should definitely try them. If you want to drink alcohol at a izakaya, please go there.
Uenotori is an izakaya where you can eat authentic yakitori(Japanese style skewered chicken) in Ueno. The nearest station is Ueno Station, and business hours are from 17:00 to 23:30. This is a new shop opened in 2017, but it is a very popular shop. There is a special alcohol called Splash Highball(whisky and soda), and the compatibility with Yakitori is outstanding. In the Yakitori menu, the rare part white lever is recommended.In addition, there are many creative yakitori, so I’d like you to order classics as well as varieties. If you want to drink alcohol at a izakaya, please go there.
How was it? This time, we introduced recommended shops around Ueno Station, a deep city. There are a variety of restaurants, from classic restaurants to restaurants where you can eat rare things.When you come to Ueno, please go there.This site also offers a tour of Izakaya of Ameyoko in Ueno, so please use it if you like.
See you next time.