1-3-1 Fukuzumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo (03) 3643-8383; reservations (0066) 9670-15049
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 5-9 p.m. (last order); closed Wed.
Monzen-Nakacho (Tozai Line, Oedo-Line).
How to get there
From Monzen-Nakacho Station (Exit 3), turn right along Eitai-dori, then turn right again at the first lights. Walk for about 200 meters, straight across the next lights. When you reach a fork in the road, take the street to the left. You will see Zezankyo on the right after about 50 meters. The entrance is around the corner, on the side street.
Tempura as good as it gets.
Off-the-beaten-track location, eccentric decor.
Number of seats
Counter for 10, 2nd floor private rooms for 20 (12 with horigotatsu leg wells; 6 on tatami).
Price per head
Lunch & dinner from ¥19000(¥20900)
Beer ¥900 / sake ¥900 / wine from ¥2,800
Most major cards accepted.
Japanese menu; English not spoken.
Essential to pay deposit, 5,000 yen / person.
The Mikawa Zezankyo