Omoide-yokochō

restaurants / Japanese

Omoide-yokochō information

Location
Tokyo , Japan
Address
Nishi-Shinjuku 1-chōme
Shinjuku-ku
Getting there
Train: JR Yamanote line to Shinjuku, west exit
Prices
skewers from ¥100
Opening hours
noon-midnight, hours vary by shop
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Since the postwar days, smoke has been billowing night and day from the yakitori stalls that line this alley by the train tracks, literally translated as ‘Memory Lane’ (and less politely known as Shonben-yokochō, or ‘Piss Alley’). Several stalls have English menus.