5 good and cheap fast food in Tokyo

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Are you looking for reasonable price, but good quality food when you travel?

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#1 Sweetened Fluffy Omelet

When you think of Egg dish, you may come up with scrambled, boiled, grilled and omelet.

It actually started at Sushi restaurant to serve sweetened omelet. It is a good combination with vinegar flavoured rice.

Since the origin of sweetened omelet was established in Edo food culture, here is introduction of traditional omelet places at the Tsukiji fish market.

They cook omelet just in front of you and serve fresh from pan!
One slice (1/4 of a square pan size) costs only 100-120 JPY (roughly 1USD / 1Euro)

Yamacho Matsue 

Address: 4 Chome-16-2 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045
Hours: Open 6:00AM⋅ Closes 3:30PM
Phone: +81 3 3248 6002


Address: 4 Chome-13-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045
Hours: Open 4:00AM⋅ Closes 3:00PM
Phone: +81 3 3541 6964

#2 Rice ball

Individually wrapped rice ball is easy to travel with you!
There are many flavours to choose from, for instance, Tuna Mayonnaise (tuna-mayo), Plum (Ume), Salmon (Sake).

What interesting is that rice part and seaweed (nori) part are separated with a plastic package when you see products in store. However, you can open with 3 steps and rice ball will be covered crispy seaweed when you eat!

You can buy at convenience stores or kiosk.

It cost around 100 - 200 JPY (appx. 1-2 USD / 1-2 Euro)


#3 Skewered Pineapple

Tired from too much walking? This is a totally good refreshment!

Hyakkaen is a fruit store located in front of Yurakucho station. (JY30 / JK25 /Y18)
They sell a gift package of fruit and at the same time they serve "to-go" fruit!
A fresh cut pineapple bar costs 100 JPY! (appx. 1USD / 1EURO)

Address: 2 Chome-8-5 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Hours: Open 12:00PM⋅ Closes 22:00PM
Phone: +81 3 3201 2928


#4 Soba noodle

Soba is healthy and light meal to fulfil your starve.
There are a lot of chain store at stations.

Komoro Soba chain started with quick stop by style shop right next to a stations.
There are 78 shops in Central Tokyo so you can easily find a shop. Opening hours are different from store locations, but from 5:30AM (at the earliest) to 23:00PM (at the latest).

Nada Fuji Soba is another noodle chain. it has a similar concept to serve
There are over 80 shops in Central Tokyo.

simple noodle bowl costs 300 JPY (appx. 3 USD / 3 EURO)
MORI soba (noodle served with a dipping source)
KAKE soba (boiled noodle served in a soy bean sauce based soup bowl)

You can add variety of toppings to make it your specialised menu!

#5 Deep Fried Chicken

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A great takeaway snack for a walk!

Kinnno torikara 
Jingumae Shibuya Tokyo
Address: the 3rd FMG building103, JIngumae 1 Chome-20-10 , Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Hours: Open 10:00AM⋅ Closes22:00PM
Phone: +81 3 6447 0952

Kinnno torikara 
Shibuya Center
Address: 5-3 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042
Hours: Open 11:00AM⋅ Closes23:00PM
Phone: +81 3 3464 5585

Cost per package:

  • Single (100g) 280 JPY (appx. 3USD / 2EURO)
  • 1.5 size (150g) 380 JPY (appx. 3.5USD / 3EURO)
  • Double (200g) 500 JPY (appx. 5USD / 4EURO)
  • Mega (400g) 1,000 JPY (appx. 10USD / 8EURO)


Have fun in Tokyo!