Tokyo Bargain Dining – Katsukura Tonkatsu in Shinjuku 新宿のかつくら

Katsukura

Katsukura

In Shinjuku Times Square Building are several restaurant floors. Katsukura for tonkatsu on the 14th floor.

Pickles at Katsukura

Pickles at Katsukura

Sesame Seeds in a Grinder

Sesame Seeds in a Grinder

Not every tonkatsu restaurant serves the tonkatsu with a mortar and pestle and toasted sesame seeds. Grind the seeds, releasing the aroma of the sesame seeds, and add tonkatsu sauce and then dress your tonkatsu.

Tonkatsu at Katsukura

Tonkatsu at Katsukura

And the pork, breaded and deep-fried until golden.

There is often a line outside of the restaurant, but it usually moves quickly. If you are in a rush, there are plenty of other restaurants to choose from on the restaurant floors.

Katsukura

Shibuya-ku, Sendagaya 5-24-2, Shinjuku Times Square Building 14th Floor

11 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily, no holidays

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