Food and Drinks

[Tokyo] Ichiyoshi Soba (一由そば): The Top-Rated Standing Soba Restaurant in Nippori, Tokyo, Open 24 Hours

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Squid-tacular Soba Sensation: Dive into Ichiyoshi’s Standout Squid Arm Tempura Soba!

Nestled within a quaint alley, just a stone’s throw from Nippori Station, lies the illustrious “Ichiyoshi Soba” – a haven for discerning connoisseurs of standing soba. This gem operates around the clock, offering a trifecta of virtues: swift service, affordability, and tantalizing cuisine.

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Step inside and be enveloped by the tantalizing aroma of frying tempura and simmering broth. What sets this establishment apart is its absence of a fixed menu; instead, patrons are empowered to craft their own culinary adventure with a plethora of noodle types, quantities, and toppings. Transactions are conducted seamlessly at the counter, enhancing the immersive experience. As you behold the rhythmic frying and stacking of soba, an insatiable appetite awakens within.

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A standout among its offerings is the Thick Soba, boasting robust, chewy noodles evoking the rustic charm of country-style soba. Each bite is a symphony of textures, free from any residual grit and imbued with delightful elasticity. The accompanying broth, a rich hue of brown, perfectly complements the soba, creating a harmonious marriage of flavors. 

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Among the myriad toppings, the Squid Arms Tempura and Jumbo Mixed Squid Arms with Pickled Ginger stand out, adding a delightful crunch to the culinary symphony. 

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