Introducing chain stores that are cheap and often seen in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

Ramen shop

Ichiran Tonkotsu Soup is a natural tonkotsu soup made from 100% pork bones. If you simply boil the pork bones, the smell will come out. At Ichiran, we use a special manufacturing method that requires advanced technology to carefully remove excess lye over time. By doing so, it is possible to create a tonkotsu soup that retains the umami of the tonkotsu and has no smell at all.
Ichiran is the birthplace of “pork-free tonkotsu soup“. In order to protect the taste and quality of the soup, we thoroughly control the temperature and concentration every hour.

※source:Ichiran HP

Mainly Chinese food.
Light ramen and freshly baked dumplings are cheap and delicious.

※source:Hidakaya HP,


1 plate (1 to 2 pieces) from 100 yen.

  1. Order on the touch panel.
  2. Sushi on a plate arrives on the lane of the seat.
  3. take a plate (sushi only do not take)
  4. eat.
  5. Depending on the store, the plate is put in the return hole on the table.
  6. Press the checkout button.
  7. The store clerk will come to count them, or you can go directly to the checkout counter.
  8. accounting.

*Soy sauce, wasabi, and chopsticks are on the lane or on the table, so self-service.

※source:Kurazushi HP


Self-style low-price udon restaurant.
It is a shop that has become famous overseas.
The soup stock is very delicious.
Condiments are toppings freely.
Fried foods are self-service and you pay for them.

※source:MarugameUdon HP,

  1. Grab a tray and line up.
  2. Take some tempura.
  3. Select the type of udon (hot or cold, large, medium, or small).
  4. accounting.
  5. Free topping with your favorite condiments.
  6. eat.
  7. After eating, return the dishes to the return shelf.

※source:HanamaruUdon HP,


  1. Buy a ticket from a vending machine.
  2. Submit to reception.
  3. Choose hot or cold.
  4. Choose buckwheat or udon.
  5. take a seat.
  6. When your number is called, go pick it up.
  7. eat.
  8. Return the tableware to the return shelf.

★Cold noodles go down better.
Katsudon (deep-fried pork with egg) is recommended. Juicy and hearty.


Gyu-don(beef bowl)

Yoshinoya’s roots date back to 1899 when a family-run shop opened in the fish market that existed in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. Over 120 years since then, Yoshinoya has worked to hone its capabilities around its motto of providing “tasty, cheap and fast” goods and services.

※source:Yoshinoya HP

Gyudon is a Japanese dish made by putting thinly sliced beef and onions on top of rice and simmering it in a sweet soy sauce. Gyudon is a very popular simple meal that is often eaten for lunch. The time and price are “fast”, but the beef bowl is nutritionally balanced. You can also customize your gyudon with toppings such as kimchi and cheese. In addition, there are 6 sizes of gyudon from mini to mega, so please choose according to your preference.

※source:Sukiya HP

Tendon(Bowl of rice and fried fish)

Basically, seafood (shrimp, squid, fish, etc.), pumpkin or sweet potato, green beans, eggplant, etc. are fried and sprinkled with sweet and salty sauce.
There is also a vegetable rice bowl that uses only vegetables.

★Originally a high-class tempura bowl, but this is a restaurant where you can eat full-fledged tempura bowls at a reasonable price.
I like tempura bowls, and I often go there because it’s cheap, fast, and delicious.
Freshly fried is excellent!
From around $5~

※source:Tenya HP,

Omelette rice

A nostalgic taste that I have been familiar with since I was a child…
Omelette rice is loved by a wide range of people, from children to the elderly.
You can enjoy the home-cooked food that everyone likes with the taste of a specialty store that can only be eaten here.

Omelette rice can also be found in ordinary restaurants and cafes.
Everyone loves it, from children to adults.

Omelette rice is pronounced “Omu-rice” in Japan.

※source :

Curry Rice

A chain store specializing in Japanese-style curry and rice.
Many people enjoy making their own CoCoICHI curry by adjusting the amount of rice, spiciness, and nearly 40 toppings to their liking. Please try our curry, which is very popular with Japanese people!

※Vegetarian menu available.

Curry is often made at home.
When I eat it with my family, I use solid curry seasoning to make it, but when I’m alone, I warm it up in a pouch and eat it.
Recently, there are soup curries, but generally Japanese curry rice is thick and contains meat and vegetables.


Izakaya(Japanese bar)

Torikizoku is a yakitori restaurant that is expanding its stores mainly in Osaka, Tokyo, and Nagoya. Expanding store openings nationwide in Osaka, Tokyo, Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara, Nagoya, Chiba, and all stores are conceited! Whether it is in Osaka or Tokyo, we hope that everyone from all over the country will think of our yakitori restaurant as a “bird aristocrat“. I will work on it. Ladies and gentlemen, please take care of the yakitori restaurant “Torikizoku”.

※source:,  Torikizoku HP

There is a charcoal grill on the table, and you can cook and eat your own shellfish.
Open 24 hours.

※source:Isomaru-suisan HP,


One of the Skylark Group (also Jonathan, Yumean, Bamiyan).
It’s a popular restaurant with hamburgers, pasta, udon, pork cutlets, and desserts.
Recently, it seems that the number of meals served by robots has increased.

※source:Gusto HP

Nagasaki Prefecture’s specialty “Champon” is a chain store and you can see many in Tokyo.
To put it simply, it feels like thick pork bone ramen.
It’s just a seafood soup and it’s light, and it’s different from pork bones.
It has a mild flavor and the soup is delicious.
Sara-udon is hard-fried soba with a thick sauce.
Champon or sara udon tastes different, but I like both.

※source:,  Ringer Hut HP

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