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Soba-house Daishizen20 seconds   Daishizen   Daishizen
Japanese style casual tavern. I love Katsudon, Tendon and Tofu, my kids love Tamagoyaki and Soba. Open 11:30 – 20:00. Closed on Wednesday. Cash only now (they used to accept credit cards but now not).

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Take away Lunch Box. Open only lunch time.

Makino https://www.google.com/maps/dir/%E6%97%A5%E6%9C%AC%E6%9D%B1%E4%BA%AC%E9%83%BD%E5%8F%B0%E6%9D%B1%E5%8C%BA%E5%8C%97%E4%B8%8A%E9%87%8E%EF%BC%92%E4%B8%81%E7%9B%AE%EF%BC%91%E2%88%92%EF%BC%91%EF%BC%96+MY+Building/Japan,+%E3%80%92110-0015+T%C5%8Dky%C5%8D-to,+Tait%C5%8D-ku,+Higashiueno,+6+Chome%E2%88%9230%E2%88%927+%E5%BC%81%E5%BD%93%E3%81%9F%E3%81%97%E3%82%8D/@35.7152645,139.7849695,19.75z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x60188e972274a223:0x3cf3b34ca08a007a!2m2!1d139.785261!2d35.715542!1m5!1m1!1s0x60188e971a26a0ef:0x2dd27eac44e805e1!2m2!1d139.7851182!2d35.71511461 min    Daishizen
Fugu (blowfish) Japanese high class restaurant. Fugu no Karaage and Kani Daikon Nabe are good, they say (I’ve never been there).

Shichigosan Shichigosan6 min   Shichigosan   Shichigosan
Famous Okonomiyaki bar, I love Modan-yaki, Buta-tama, Tonteki, Curry Monja and Anko-maki.

Kitchen R Shichigosan6 min   Shichigosan
Casual Japanese-style Western food restaurant.

Tsukiji Gindako Shichigosan8 min   Shichigosan   Shichigosan
Famous Takoyaki chain shop. See details.

Origin Lunch Box (Bento and Japanese Delicatessen)
 8 min Shichigosan
Take away Lunch Box and Delicatessen, open 24 hours. See details.

Mendokoro Haru
 8 min   Mendokoro Haru   Mendokoro Haru
Famous Ramen bar, got third place at Shio (salt) ramen in Japan 2015.

 8 min   Takeuchi   Takeuchi
Old and small Yakitori (grilled chicken) bar. I love Yakitoridon.

Iidaya 8 min   Imahan   Imahan
Dojo restaurant. They have Unagi (eel) too.

 8 min   Hontosaya   Hontosaya
Famous Yakiniku (grilled meat) bar. I love RoosuKarubi and Tan.

Imahan 8 min   Imahan   Imahan
Sukiyaki & Shabu-shabu “legend” since 1895. The price is rather high, but it is worth it. See details.

Bamiyan 8 min
Casual Chinese, one of the famous family-friendly restaurant chain. See details.
 9 min   Unatstsu   Sushi Mamire
Unadon (eel bowl), Kabayaki, Hitsumabushi, they are so delicious I love them all. See details.

 9 min
I’m lovin’ it. At Inaricho Station. See details.

Mos Burger
 10 min
I’m lovin’ it too. I love “Teriyaki Burger”, but this branch doesn’t have my another favorite “Rice Burger”. Near Tawaramachi Station. Seedetails.
Asakusa ROX is a shopping complex with Daiso (100 yen shop), 3Coins (300 yen shop), Matsuri-yu (large spa with Skytree view)book storesupermarket, many restaurants, and so on. See details.

Don Quijote (Donkihote)
 10 min
Discounts & unique goods store complex with KaraokeSaizeriya(casual italian chain) and other restaurants. See details.
Asakusa Yokocho in Tokyo Rakutenchi Asakusa Building 10 min
Food court at 4th floor of Tokyo Rakutenchi Asakusa Building that is reopened with bigger Uniclo Asakusa and Marugoto Nippon in June 2021, shopping complex with Japanese foods,  traditional products and restaurants.

Sushiro (Revolving Sushi Restaurant) in Tokyo Rakutenchi Asakusa Building 10 min
At 3rd floor of Tokyo Rakutenchi Asakusa Building.
Okonomiyaki Sometaro 10 min   Sometaro   Sometaro
Okonomiyaki “legend” since 1937. I love OsomeyakiShuumaiten and Ankomaki, highly recommend.
Gyukaku (Aasakusa Kokusai-dori branch) 10 min
Reasonable Yakiniku chain restaurant. See details.


Nodaya 10 min   Sometaro   Sometaro
Unagi (eel) restaurant. 

 10 min
One of the famous casual family-friendly restaurant chain. See details.

Hoppy Street
 11 min
Full of old-fashioned Japanese style small pubs and bars. See details.

Nagayama 11 min   Nagayama   Nagayama
Famous Ramen bar, got eighth place at Tori Paitan (chicken soup) ramen in Japan 2015. 
Tempra Daikokuya 12 min   Daikokuya   Daikokuya   Daikokuya Bekkan (Annex) 13 min   Daikokuya Bekkan   Daikokuya Bekkan
Tendon “legend” since 1887. The “king” of Tendon, highly recommend. Bekkan (Annex) is less crowded. See details.

Royal Host 13 min
One of the famous casual family-friendly restaurant chain. See details.

Sushiro Ueno
 17 min   Nagayama
One of the most famous Japanese Kaiten-zushi (Revolving Sushi, Conveyor-Belt Sushi, Sushi Train, Sushi-Go-Round) chains, like Kurasushi. If you are in Asakusa I recommend Kurasushi, if you are in Ueno I recommend Sushiro.



Coffee & Breakfast
Coffee Shop Duck 2 min
Smoking is allowed here. Not recommended for non-smokers.
Coffee Veloce 8 min
Coffee chain store like Starbucks, with various foods and sandwiches. Near Inaricho station.
Cafe Colorado 5 min
Coffee chain store like Starbucks, with various foods and sandwiches. On the way to the Iriya station.
Coffee Toronto 7 min
Old style coffee and restaurant. Near Iriya station.
Doutor Coffee8 min
Coffee chain store like Starbucks, with various foods and sandwiches. Near Iriya station.

Sukiya 9 min
Japanese style, very low priced,Gyudon chain restaurant. Near Inaricho station. Open 24 hours. For details.

McDonald’s 9 min
At Inaricho station. Open 6:30 – 24:00. Fordetails.


Convenience Stores
FamilyMart 3 min
The nearest convenience store, open 7 am – 11 pm. On the way to Inaricho Station. You can send your luggage from here and any other convenience stores. See details.

Seven-Eleven (Seven Bank)
5 min
You can withdraw Yen cash from ATM 24h, see details. Open 24h. On the way to Inaricho Station. See details.
Seven-Eleven (Seven Bank) 5 min
You can withdraw Yen cash from ATM 24h, see details. Open 24h. On the way to Iriya Station. See details.
Lawson 5 min
You can buy tickets of Universal Studios Japan at Lawson, see details. ATM is available. Open 24h. On the way to Ueno Station or Ueno Park. See details.

Lawson Store 100
6 min
Open 24h. On the way to Iriya Station. See details.


My Basket 1 min
The nearest small supermarket opened on Apr 7, 2023. Open 8:00-23:00. See details.
Maruetsu 5 min
The nearest big supermarket. On the way to Inaricho Station. Open 24 hours. See details. There is Daiso (100 yen shop) (open 7:00-22:00) on the 2nd floor. 
CCS (Cocos Nakamura)8 min
At Iriya Station, open 9:30-23:30. See details. There is Daiso (100 yen shop) (open 10:00-20:00) on the left side. 

Google Maps10 min
In Asakusa ROX, open 24 hours. See details.

9 min
At Asakusa, open 9:30-22:00. See details.Top

Shops & Spas
Ganso Shokuhin Sample-yahttps://www.google.co.jp/maps/dir/MY+Building,+%E3%80%92110-0014+%E6%9D%B1%E4%BA%AC%E9%83%BD%E5%8F%B0%E6%9D%B1%E5%8C%BA%E5%8C%97%E4%B8%8A%E9%87%8E%EF%BC%92%E4%B8%81%E7%9B%AE%EF%BC%91%E2%88%92%EF%BC%91%EF%BC%96/%E5%85%83%E7%A5%96%E9%A3%9F%E5%93%81%E3%82%B5%E3%83%B3%E3%83%97%E3%83%AB%E5%B1%8B+%E5%90%88%E7%BE%BD%E6%A9%8B%E3%82%B7%E3%83%A7%E3%83%BC%E3%83%AB%E3%83%BC%E3%83%A0,+%E3%80%92111-0035+%E6%9D%B1%E4%BA%AC%E9%83%BD%E5%8F%B0%E6%9D%B1%E5%8C%BA%E8%A5%BF%E6%B5%85%E8%8D%89%EF%BC%93%E4%B8%81%E7%9B%AE%EF%BC%97%E2%88%92%EF%BC%96/@35.7151759,139.7854048,17.26z/data=!4m19!4m18!1m10!1m1!1s0x60188e972274a223:0x3cf3b34ca08a007a!2m2!1d139.785261!2d35.715542!3m4!1m2!1d139.7889751!2d35.7145121!3s0x60188e95e865992d:0x103c8c55dfdf79d2!1m5!1m1!1s0x60188e95c3cffa5d:0xb52fde4943a9a5b5!2m2!1d139.7891014!2d35.714885!3e25 min
The most famous Replica Foods store in Japan. See details.

7 min
Casual spa (Sento), recently becoming very popular. On the way to Inaricho Station. Open 11:00 – 25:30, closed on the third Thursday of each month. See details.

Ippondo7 min
Discount pharmacy chain store. See details.

NIPPON Rent-A-Car – Asakusa Branch
Ippondo10 min
Car rental. See details.

NIPPON Rent-A-Car – Ueno BranchIppondo12 min
Car rental. See details.

8 min

Karaoke chain building. See details.

Hello Cycling (
Taito-ku Shogai Gakushu Center bicycle parking)8 min
Bike (Bicycle) rental, Share Cycle with smart phone app. See details.

Don Quijote (Donkihote)
10 min
Discounts & unique goods Store complex with Karaoke, Saizeriya(casual italian) and other restaurants. See details.

Marugoto Nippon (Whole Japan)
10 min
Reopened with biggerUniclo Asakusain June 2021. Shopping complex with japanese foods,  japanese traditional products and japanese restaurants. Sushiro Asakusa (Revolving Sushi Restaurant) will open in July. See details.

Kimono Rental Wargo
15 min
Kimono rental. See details.

Anytime Fitness Ueno
4 min
Fitness gym, open 24h. Details.

N-fitness Asakusa 5 min
Fitness gym, open 10am – 10pm, closed on Monday. Details.

Jexer Fitness & Spa Ueno 13 min
Fitness gym with swimming pool and spa. Details.

chocoZAP HigashiUeno 14 min
Fitness gym, open 24h. Details.

chocoZAP Asakusa 15 min
Fitness gym, open 24h. Details.Top

Hospitals, Banks & Post Offices
Ueno Nakano Clinic (上野 なかのクリニック) 4 min
The nearest English speaking clinic for internal diseases. Open from 9:30-12:30, 15:00-18:00 (closed on Thursday pm, Saturday pm and Sunday). See details.

Shibata Children’s Hospital (柴田小児科
)3 min
The nearest children’s hospital. Shibata-san is a famous doctor, all the kids around this area gather here. I used to come here since I was a baby. Open from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 15:00 to 17:00, Monday – Friday. On Saturday only from 9:00 to 12:00. See details.

Tokyo Higashi Shinkin Bank (Higashin)
1 min
Shinkin bank. See details.

Seven-Eleven (Seven Bank)
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You can withdraw Yen cash from ATMs 24h. See details. On the way to Iriya Station.

World Currency Shop
15 min
Foreign exchange shop by Mitsubishi UFJ Bank in ATRE Ueno East 2nd floor.
Open 11:00 – 19:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. See details.

16 min
Foreign exchange shop in Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center 1st floor.
Open 9:00 – 20:00 on Saturdays and Sundays too. See details.

Prestia Exchange
16 min
Foreign exchange shop in Mitsui Sumitomo Bank Asakusa Branch.
Open 9:00 – 17:00 on Saturdays and Sundays too. See details.

HigashiUeno 6 Post Office
2 min

Open only on weekdays, from 9:00 to 17:00. No foreign exchange service is available at this small office. See details.

Ueno Post Office
8 min

Open on Saturdays too, from 9:00 to 15:00 on Saturdays. On the way to Uguisudani station. Foreign exchange service is available at this big office. See details.

Tokyo Central Post Office
 26 min
Open 365 days, on Sundays and holidays too, from 9:00 to 19:00 on Sundays. Near JR Tokyo Station. Foreign exchange service is available at this super-big office. See details.

Parking lot (coin operated) 1 min
Self-service coin operated parking lot.

Parking lot (coin operated)
1 min
Another self-service coin operated parking lot.

Local places to see
Sogen-ji Temple (Kappa-dera Temple) 1 min2 min
Legendary creature “Kappa” is here. Seedetails.

Akiba Shrine
2 min
Small shrine. Akihabara was named after this shrine.

Iriya South Park 2 min
Nice park for kids, my children and I used to play here every weekend.

Kappabashi Dougu (Kitchenware / Utensils) Street 4 min
You can see well-priced and unique kitchenware, realistic food samples and Statue of Kappa Kawataro, symbol of Kappabashi Dougu Street. See details.

Higashi Hongan-ji 10 min
The head temple of the Higashi-honganji-ha branch of Jodo Shinshu. You can see also in the old Edo map too. See details.

Shitaya Shrine 11 min
The oldest Inari shrine in Tokyo with a big Torii. It used be called “Shitaya-Inari-sha”, so this area used to be called “Inari-cho” (now it is called “Higashi (East) -Ueno”).The summer festival (Matsuri) is held in mid May, the earliest in the area. See details.

Onoterusaki Shrine 12 min
An Ujigami-sama (a guardian god) of our district. We often call it “Onoteru-sama”. Famous forFuji-zuka andKiyoshi Atsumi. Seedetails.

Senso-ji 12 min
The oldest temple in Tokyo, and one of the most popular temple in Japan. See details.

Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center 16 min
Cafe & Bar with nice view on top floor. See details.

Ueno Park
National Museum of Nature and Science 13 min
Great for kids, with many fossils of dinosaurs and animals, and domed 360-degree movie theater. See details.

Ueno Zoo 19 min
The first zoo in Japan, very famous for Giant Pandas. My kids and I used to come here every weekend. See details.

Ueno Toshogu 22 min
Nikko, Kunozan and Ueno Toshogu are said to be the 3 greatest Toshogu in which Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate is enshrined. See details.