Went into Masuya just to kill a little time before meeting up with everyone.
Interior was cozy and on this Thursday night it was nice and busy at 7pm.
Cold winter evening "Atsukan" is a must.
Light oden. Warms you up.
Bonjiri (Chicken Butt Yakitori)... gotta try it. Masuya's bonjiri was really meaty compared to most places... felt kinda odd having such a big mouthful of butt. Prefer little butts myself.
If you want to experience a nice standing (partial sitting) busy Japanese izakaya with great beer food then this would definitely be an interesting place. You can watch the Yakitori chef and people watch at the U shaped counter or seats along the side.
Foodie Website: http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1305/A130501/13035773/
Shop Website: http://www.frontier-one.co.jp/masuya/ikebukuro.html
Address J: 東京都豊島区西池袋1丁目24-3Address E: Tokyo, Toshima-ku, Nishi Ikebukuro 1-24-3
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