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Great Value in Shinjuku! Seafood at Takamaru Fishmonger

Takamaru Fishmonger No.3 (タカマル鮮魚店 3号館) is one of 3 Takamaru Fishmonger spots in Shinjuku. They’re all highly rated so it doesn’t matter which one you go to. You’ll get great value for your money…hills of mouth-watering seafood / sushi.

Not only is Takamaru Fishmonger affordable – the decor is spectacular – a Japanese fisherman’s dining hall, if you will. Overall, it’s a great experience for visitors to Shinjuku.

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Entrance

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Went for a late lunch at 3 pm, so practically no one was there

It’s a 2 floor fish palace. From the menu below, I ordered “Blue Flash” – second row, second from the left. It includes buri, shimesaba. aji, nama shirasu, and sawara. You can literally throw a dart of any one of these and have an amazing time, just in case there’s a language barrier.

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Wall Menu

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Heaven in Sinjuku

​As the above pic, you also get a fishy miso soup, with grilled fish chunks.

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Fresh shirasu

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2nd floor Dining Area

I heard their crab cream croquettes (カニクリームコロッケ) were fantastic. I heard right. The kraken was released, crab legs and all.

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Enormous

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Very creamy and with onions inside

Fresh fish can be bought at the 1st floor.

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Supermarket

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Front

If you’re visiting Tokyo and are in Shinjuku, Takamaru Fishmonger is a worthwhile visit, especially if you’re into sushi / seafood.

Address: 7-12-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo (東京都 新宿区 西新宿 7-12-3) MAP LINK
Train Station: Shinjuku (Multiple Train Lines)
Shop Hours: 11:00 – 23:00 (Sundays too)

More Info: Tabelog Link

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