Tsukiji Market : Deep fried foods at Yachiyo (とんかつ八千代)

Fries of C set, Tonkatsu Yachiyo (Tsukiji Market) Tokyo
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Best horse mackerel fry ever

Appearance, Tonkatsu Yachiyo (Tsukiji Market)


I had breakfast at Tonkatsu yachiyo in Tsukiji after a long long absence.

5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

I had really wanted to go there, but since they were featured on popular TV program, there was always long line in front of the shop.
But the other day, we found there were only two people waiting. My friend who wanted to try Yachiyo said “I can wait !”
We could enter this shop within 5 minutes after all 🙂

Anyway we ordered C set (C定食, 1400 yen) each.

C set, Tonkatsu Yachiyo (Tsukiji Market)


C set have deep fried horse mackerel that is specialty of Yachiyo, deep fried kuruma prawn that is the most popular deep fried foods and deep fried scallop.

I missed you !

Fries of C set, Tonkatsu Yachiyo (Tsukiji Market)
Its coating was crisp, but the horse mackerel meat was juicy.
I learned its coating have cheese on the TV program. I didn’t feel the cheese, but certainly I felt it is not simple crumb.
The prawn’s head is hard, but its innard was tasty. So I recommend you eat everything from its head to tail.

The scallop fry was completely cooked this time. I like “medium rare” !

Section of scallop, Tonkatsu Yachiyo (Tsukiji Market)


Miso soup with mitsuba was good, too !

Miso soup, Tonkatsu Yachiyo (Tsukiji Market)


About Tonkatsu Yachiyo (とんかつ八千代)

Address / Tsukiji Market Bldg No.6, 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Station / Tsukijisijo station (Toei subway)
Open / 5:00 – 13:00
Closed / Market’s holidays


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