Food and Drinks

[Tokyo] Bonbori (日本橋 ぼんぼり): Delicious Charcoal-Grilled Oyakodon near Suitengumae Station in the Greater Nihonbashi Area


Bonbori: Offering Popular Miyazaki Jidori Charcoal-Grilled Chicken and Original Oyakodon

Bonbori is a hidden gem near Suitengumae Station where culinary magic awaits. This izakaya promises an unforgettable experience, weaving together exquisite jidori dishes with a carefully curated selection of Japanese sake and shochu.

Lunchtime at Bonbori is a symphony of flavors. Dive into the smoky allure of charcoal-grilled oyakodon, the tantalizing crunch of chicken karaage, or the tangy embrace of chicken nanban. For heartier appetites, indulge in options like charcoal-grilled chicken curry donburi or salt-grilled oyakodon, all available in sizes to suit every craving.


Dishes Japan chose the grandeur of the large serving of charcoal-grilled oyakodon and were met with a revelation. Tradition meets innovation as the conventional dish takes on a visually arresting guise. The charcoal-grilled chicken and egg are elegantly bisected within the bowl, a testament to culinary artistry. And oh, the egg – a velvety scramble that dances upon the palate, beckoning with its richness. Each dish comes with side companions – a crisp salad, steaming miso soup, and delicate tofu – beautifully captured in accompanying photographs, guiding diners through a visual feast of choices.

With each spoonful of oyakodon, a harmony unfolds – the marriage of sauce and rice, a symphony of flavors that enraptures the senses and leaves one yearning for more. At Bonbori, every bite is a journey, every meal a celebration of culinary craft.

  • Name: Bonbori
  • Address: 1-5-1 Nihonbashi Kakigaracho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • Phone: +81-(0)3-3664-2777
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 11:30 – 14:00 & 17:30 – 23:00 / Saturday 11:30 – 14:00 & 17:30 – 22:30 
  • Closed On: Sundays and National Holidays
  • Number of Seats: 50
  • Budget: Lunch: – JPY1,000 / Dinner: – JPY5,000
  • Payment Options: Credit Cards Accepted (Cash Only During Lunch Hours)

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