Best Yakiniku in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Best Yakiniku in Shinjuku; Picked by My Local Japanese Friends

Yakiniku is a very popular type of food here in Japan. There’s just something about seeing the perfect cut of meat before it is cooked and then you cook it yourself over an open flame at your table that really speaks to the inner carnivore in people. In this guide, my Japanese friends and I introduce you to a few favorites of ours in Shinjuku.  I won’t bog you down with lots of flowery writing, just the facts you want to know about when choosing a place to eat, like what’s on the menu, what the atmosphere is like, and how expensive it is or isn’t.  All you have to do is pick a place and try it! Pro-Tip Real quick before we dive in . I want to give you a bit of extra help here. Yakiniku means grilled meat. Look for the kanji 肉 (meat) on shop signs. There are other types…