Food and Drinks

[Tokyo] Kailaku (開楽 本店): Fried Rice at the Home of Renowned Jumbo-Sized Gyoza in Ikebukuro

Kailaku: Gyoza Excellence Since 1954, Savory Delights Await!

Kailaku, a well-established and esteemed gyoza specialty restaurant, was founded in 1954. Conveniently located just a two-minute walk from the east exit of Ikebukuro Station, it proudly occupies a distinctive standalone building with a retro ambiance. As previously introduced by Dishes Japan in another article, Kailaku’s jumbo-sized gyoza have earned acclaim for their chewy skins, complemented by juicy and flavorful fillings.

Among the cherished items on Kailaku’s menu are the Gyoza Chips and Pork Belly Fried Rice. The Gyoza Chips feature crisply pan-fried dumpling skins, providing a delightful snack option that pairs well with beer. As for the Pork Belly Fried Rice, it is a simple yet flavorful dish consisting of pork, eggs, and rice, seasoned with black vinegar and oyster sauce.

  • Name: Kailaku
  • Address: 1-27-2 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
  • Phone: +81-(0)3-3985-6729
  • Hours: Monday through Saturday: 11:00 – 22:30 / Sunday: 11:00 – 21:30
  • Closed On: First and Third Mondays of Each Month
  • Number of Seats: 70
  • Budget: – JPY1,000 
  • Payment Options: Cash Only

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