Takewaka
Ikebukuro: Japanese
Takewaka (Ikebukuro: Japanese)
Takewaka
Open 11am-4:30, 4:30-11pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

The fish here is absolutely fresh, caught from big pools at the center of the wrap-around counter. Full-course dinners are Y5000-12,600, and lunches start at Y1260. Fugu is available in season.

Ikebukuro
Toshima-ku, Nishi-Ikebukuro 1-10-10, Spice 2 Bldg. B1F.
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