Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten

Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten (Omotesando, Tokyo) – Best Tonkatsu in Tokyo

Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten is the mecca for Tonkatsu lovers. If you are in the Omotesando, Harajuku or Aoyama, it is the perfect place to enjoy the traditional meal of Japanese breaded fried pork. Tonkatsu (豚カツ, とんかつ, pork cutlet), is a popular Japanese dish often eaten at home made by deep-frying a breaded pork cutlet. There are typically two main types,  fillet and loin and is eaten with shredded cabbage and a slightly

Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten

sweetened brown sauce. Maisen specialises in fried pork but the they also have a fried fish filet on the menu as well as curry rice.

If you are not a meat eater, skip and head to Aoyama Flower Market, Citron or Franze and Evans for a great salad.  Maisen has a lovely dining room on the second floor of their Aoyama shop, as well as counter seating on the first floor. If you don’t have time to sit down pick-up a tonkatsu sandwich at the store.

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Maisen offers great meal sets that run from 990 – 3,400 JPY and include a tonkatsu, rice, soup, and pickles. Take out tonkatsu, croquette and sandwiches run 170 – 900 JPY. A kids lunch meal is offered for 900 JPY. You can see the menu offering here. 


Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten
Children’s Set

Maisen opened in 1965 and continues to be the leading tonkatusu restaurant in Tokyo. Super child-friendly offer baby hair chairs and a diaper changing space in the Maisen Tonkatsu Aoyamabathroom. Maisen has ten smaller stores around Tokyo and Japan where you can also buy the tonkatsu and tonkatsu sandwiches to take home. They also offer free home delivery for orders of over 5,000 and 10,000 JPY depending on location in Tokyo. Here is the delivery map in Japanese. 



Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten

Address: 4-8-5 JingumaeShibuya-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 120-428-485
Business Hours: Open every day 11:00 – 22:45 (LO/22:00)

Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten

Access: 5 min walk from Omotesando Station Exit A2
Note: No car parking, Strollers to be left outside, Child highchairs and changing area available. Smoking and non-smoking seating.
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