Asaba-ya is a Japanese restaurant along the street to Hase Kannon. It is opposite an old but attractive inn, Taisen-kaku. They specialize in unagi (grilled eel), but also serve some other Japanese dishes such as tempura and fish.
If you are the type of a person who thinks "When in Rome do as the Romans do," please try grilled eel and Japanese sake! It could be a great experience for you here in Japan. There are many cute little decorations in the shop: doll furniture, food knick-knack, hanging ornaments, and so on.
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Japan is a small island nation, but we have a huge number of surprising things to discover here. Many of these delights can be found when you step off the main street onto small side paths. I really enjoy studying about and researching various aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and then sharing this information with visitors to Japan. I hope you will enjoy it, too! ARTICLE INDEX & PHOTOS: An index of most of my Japan Travel articles can be found at the entry page of my blog, and my photos are shown here. 日本はとても小さな国ですが、大通りから一本小道に入ればたくさんの発見があります。日本人が積み重ねてきた歴史を学びながら、古い建物や庭を訪ね、物語の舞台となった景色を眺めて、皆様といっしょに日本文化の奥深さを探求していきたいと思います。