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The food in Tokyo is diverse and among the most delicious in the world! Tokyo offers a variety of culinary delights, from Japanese cuisine like soba (buckwheat noodles), sushi, and tempura (deep-fried seafood and vegetables), to Chinese, French,
and other national cuisines, and from B-grade gourmet to the delicacies prepared by the best chefs.
This section introduces some of the finest and tastiest eateries.

  • Ramen zones Tokyo’s “ramen zones” attract noodle epicures from across Japan
  • Sweets showdown Japanese vs. Western — Which is the cure for your sweet tooth?
  • Tokyo’s Local Food Tokyo flavors influenced greatly by the premodern Edo period
  • Gourmet gifts From delicacies by established shops to limited-edition products by new names
  • Antenna shops Specialties from Japan’s 47 prefectures, and shops run directly by sweets makers
  • Yokocho Step into a whole new world of hot yokocho alleys
  • Tokyo-made sake

Recommended restaurants

This section introduces must-try dishes and recommended restaurants in Tokyo.

Dining Out in Tokyo

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A world-renowned gourmet city

Tokyo is home to the world’s largest number of Michelin-starred restaurants!
Michelin Guide Tokyo Yokohama Shonan 2013, the guidebook of restaurants and hotels published by French tire manufacturer Michelin, features 242 dining establishments in Tokyo. Fourteen are rated the highest three stars, and others one or two stars. This outnumbers the total awarded to any other city and is a nod to the quality of the food served in Tokyo. This includes cuisines like French and Italian on top of Japanese sushi and tempura, and affirms that Tokyo is the world’s capital of gastronomy.

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