Harajuku and Omotesando is trendy area in Tokyo, new fashion styles are born in Harajuku and brand-name shops line the streets of Omotesando. After shopping around in the area, grab some cheap and delicious gyoza from Gyozaro.
Gyozaro is a very simple gyoza restaurant. No frills, since six gyoza costs 290 yen people are always lined up waiting to get in and enjoy the juicy gyoza.
The cooking area at Gyozaro is surrounded by seats, watch the gyoza being cooked and take in the atmosphere of the simple restaurant. Many foreigners were eating at Gyozaro, permanently there is a special treat if you are a foreigner. The staff is also pretty interesting, since the menu is simple there is much complication.
At Gyozaro, drinks cost more than the food. Enjoy a cold beer for 500 yen with your steaming hot gyoza.
Choose from two types of gyoza, fried or steamed. Another option is getting the gyoza filled with garlic chives and garlic cloves. Before enjoy the main item, try some of the refreshing vegetables.
The cucumber and miso sauce is a good mixture of salty and refreshing. Miso is fermented soy beans, the miso is slightly sweet, this dish cost 250 yen.
The pickled cabbage is slightly sour and it matches well with the gyoza. The cabbage is perfect for visitors in the summer because it is crispy and refreshing.
The bean sprouts with the special meat sauce are a fan favorite at Gyozaro. This dish can be found in the typical Japanese household.
Finally, we have made it to the fried gyoza. The outside is crispy and the inside is juicy. One order comes with six pieces.
The boiled/steamed gyoza are fluffy on the outside and juicy too. The gyoza sit in a tiny amount of water so they stay moist. Many people like to have rice with their gyoza, the rice comes with a salty soup.
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Address: Okajime Bldg, 6-2-4 Jingumae, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo
Access: 4 minute walk from Meijijingu-Mae Station
Hours: 11:30 AM – 4:30 AM
*Last order at 10 PM on Sundays
Tabelog: Harajuku Gyozaro