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Updated: April 2, 2018
Chiho Tanaka has been working in Gotanda for five years at Gakken Plus—a publishing company developing study materials for elementary and middle school students. During this time, she has become an expert on the area's many cafes and restaurants while on lunch breaks.
Don't let all the office buildings fool you—Gotanda is a vibrant area with a real feeling of warmth and friendliness. The station area offers many food options from top notch Chinese to savory Italian, posh dining bars to Japanese junk-food favorite okonomiyaki made right before your eyes. Here are my top picks.