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All-you-can-eat in Tokyo
All-you-can-eat in Tokyo. All kinds of food in unlimited quantities in a city that satisfies diners young and old. No matter what your budget, Tokyo has an all-you-can-eat option that'll grab you by the tastebuds.
It's 1,680 yen per person for 90 minutes of feeding freedom. Soft drinks and desserts are included. The main type of food featured is Korean BBQ. 10 different cuts of beef, pork and other meats are available.
Sushi is served too... There's octopus, shrimp, squid and other typical toppings. They have fried rice among a variety of other prepared dishes... and everything is all-you-can-eat. In the dessert corner: cake, fruit and various Japanese confections.
With such a lot to choose from, a newcomer to the all-you-can-eat experience can feel overwhelmed. There's a trick to it, though. Plan ahead. Eat just a little of lots of items. Enjoy the variety!
The image of all-you-can-eat dining is "cheap and plentiful". But some places offer a real gourmet experience. This is an all-you-can-eat gourmet sushi restaurant. 60 kinds of sushi to choose from, two hours to eat it, and a tab of 4,189 yen. It's a smash hit.
The secret of its success is in the toppings. It's near Tsukiji Market where it sources tuna, sea urchin and salmon roe along with seasonal delicacies. Then sushi chefs make each piece.
Shinjuku Part 1
Here's a place just a two-minute walk from Shinjuku Station. It offers all-you-can-eat high-end Korean BBQ.
They chose a 90-minute feast for 12,600 yen per person. When you order this course, they bring you three kinds of meat for starters. It's all premium wagyu beef.
Tokyo Bay! The cruise departs from Hinode Pier near Hamamatsu-cho and lasts 2 hours and 10 minutes.
The lunch is a gourmet buffet for 5,000 yen. The banquet tables are laden with tasty-looking dishes. Today's buffet theme is Canadian food.
They set off with Tokyo tower in the background and pass some famous sights. There's Odaiba... and Tokyo Sky Tree, the world's tallest freestanding tower.
Shinjuku Part 2
You can deep-fry your own skewers in this restaurant. It's 2,625 yen per person for 90 minutes, and very popular with young diners.
There are 30 different kinds of skewer... shrimp, beef, vegetables and more. Plus five different sauces! Keep your taste buds guessing!
Dip a beef skewer in the shop's special batter and breading then fry it for four minutes.