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Tokyo: Setagaya Ward- futako tamagawa station-any recommendation

FourSeasons Mar 20, 2010 06:42 AM

I will travel to Tokyo again on April. May need to stop by the Futako Tamagawa station at Setagaya Ward during noon time. I am not familiar with that area. Can anyone recommend any decent place for lunch?

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    zaijin Mar 28, 2010 10:48 PM

    Kami-noge is just down the road. If you feel unagi might hit the comfort food spot, then try Kikukawa:
    http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bi...

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      coldicott Mar 23, 2010 07:56 PM

      I've only been to this joint for the umeshu and tofu, so can't properly vouch for it, but it was fun, atmospheric and the grub I had was good:

      http://r.gnavi.co.jp/g822631/

      They have themed 5-dosh sets - tofu or fish or can't remember what else.

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      1. re: coldicott
        FourSeasons Mar 25, 2010 08:42 PM

        Another good option. Thanks again.

      2. E Eto Mar 20, 2010 08:41 PM

        Hirata Bokujo in the Takashimaya. In the link, there's more information on shops in the Takashimaya complex.
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/367458

        And here's a map from Tabelog covering a bunch of places.
        http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/A1317/A131...

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        1. re: E Eto
          FourSeasons Mar 23, 2010 04:18 AM

          Hi Eto:

          Thanks for the reply. Not a big fan of tonkatsu. But the map from Tabelog is certainly very helpful. I think I may just try 蔵月; have not had motsunabe for a long time, the pictures of the offals look good too: http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/A1317/A131...

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            Uncle Yabai Mar 23, 2010 06:18 AM

            Tonkatsu = comfort food.

            1. re: Uncle Yabai
              FourSeasons Mar 23, 2010 06:45 AM

              Not exactly my type of comfort food. It is ok, but I just have 10 meals in Tokyo, so it will not be included. Even Butagumi did not impress me.

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                Uncle Yabai Mar 23, 2010 06:59 AM

                If Butagumi did not impress, I think you and tonkatsu aren't made for each other. Too bad, but c'est la vie.

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          coldicott Mar 20, 2010 11:21 AM

          This place is pretty good: http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/A1317/A131...

          Nagano pork, Karuizawa veggies and great coffee.

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          1. re: coldicott
            FourSeasons Mar 23, 2010 03:55 AM

            Hi coldicott:

            Thanks for the recommendation. But I am looking more for Japanese comfort food for lunch rather than cafe style European food.

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