Tempura Mikawa Zezankyo


Location

1-3-1 Fukuzumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo (03) 3643-8383; reservations (0066) 9670-15049


Open

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 5-9 p.m. (last order); closed Wed.

Nearest station

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.


What works

Tempura as good as it gets.


What doesn't

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).


Smoking

No smoking.


Price per head

Lunch & dinner from ¥19000(¥20900)


Drinks

Beer ¥900 / sake ¥900 / wine from ¥2,800


Credit cards

Most major cards accepted.


Language

Japanese menu; English not spoken.


Reservations

Essential to pay deposit, 5,000 yen / person.


The Mikawa Zezankyo