Cocoro Musubi
Shinjuku Gyoen-mae: Izakaya
Cocoro Musubi (Shinjuku Gyoen-mae: Izakaya)
Cocoro Musubi
Open 5:30-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.

Sake is the star at this friendly little izakaya, with a smallish menu of charcoal-grilled seafood, meat and vegetables designed to go well with your drinks. Budget around Y6000 in the evening for food and drink.

Shinjuku Gyoen-mae
Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 2-8-17, SY Bldg 1F.
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