Momijiya in Iidabashi is well-loved for its delicious Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki pancakes, packed with plenty of vegetables, meat, and noodles. Whether it’s the best in Tokyo is debatable, but it’s always packed - which should tell you plenty.
Momijiya - image © Florentyna Leow
Okonomiyaki, or ‘as you like it’ pancakes, are a surefire crowd-pleaser. They’re tasty, and filled with meat, seafood, vegetables, and eggs. While Kansai-style okonomiyaki restaurants are quite common - held together by a batter - restaurants Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki are harder to come by in Tokyo. Momijiya is one such restaurant that also just happens to be one of the best of its kind in Tokyo.
Momijiya - image © Florentyna Leow
Located in Iidabashi, Momijiya is all about hearty Hiroshima-style pancakes cooked right in front of you on an iron grill at the counter - as it should be. In this style, the pancakes consist of a thin crepe layered with egg, fried noodles, heaps of cabbage, and protein toppings like seafood or pork slices. Then, of course, there are the finishing touches - swirls of Bulldog brown sauce, mayonnaise, and a shower of green seaweed.
Besides the pancakes, diners can also order stir-fried yakisoba or yakiudon noodles, and a variety of dishes cooked on the iron grill like sautéed squid eggs, ginger-fried eggplant, and scallops. There’s enough variety to keep everyone happy, and it’s a great little restaurant to eat at with friends.
1F Avance Iidabashi, 4-2-6 Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0072
〒102-0072 東京都千代田区飯田橋4-2-6 アヴァンセ飯田橋1F
Monday and Tuesday: 4:30pm-11pm
Wednesday-Friday: 11:30am-2pm, 4:30pm-11pm
Saturday, Sunday and national holidays: noon-11pm
Subway: 2-minute walk from exit A5 of Iidabashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai, Namboku and Yurakucho lines, and Toei Oedo line.
Train: 4-minute walk from the east exit of Iidabashi Station on the JR Chuo-Sobu line.
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