Tsukiji Market / Uogashi Yokocho-Vol. 17 TORITO-Tukiji Market

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A long-established specialty store for chicken serves ‘donburi’ cooked with its own merchandise




 New standard article of ‘donburi’ at the ‘Uogashi-yokocho’ is served by the famed specialty store for chicken

‘Torito’ is one of the famous specialty stores in Tsukiji for chicken. Their branch restaurant in the Tsukiji outer market has been the regular members as a specialty restaurant serving selected dishes cooked with chicken. In 1990, the famous specialty store started new restaurant in ‘uogashi-yokocho’ in the Tsukiji Market. Although, the new restaurant opened for male employees who is working in the Tsukiji Market, their dishes became popular among female workers nearby the market.

As well as the same menu items served at the branch restaurant in the outer market, the new restaurant in the Tsukiji Market serves its own original menu items. That is ‘Torimeshi’. You can’t stop eating ‘torimeshi’, with tender chicken cooked with salty-sweet sauce. Because a bowl of rice is cooked with legs of famous brand chicken ‘Daisen-dori’ on top after broiled with special home-made sauce. Broiled ‘bonjiri’ or a tail part of chicken, boiled egg, and Shishito peppers are also placed on top. You can recover your spirits in a minute after finish eating. It has become of a new standard article of ‘donburi’ at the ‘Uogashi-yokocho’.





Mt. Daisen in Tottori prefecture is well known as its magnificent view that is designated as one of the national parks in Japan. ‘Daisen-dori’ is a brand chicken feed at the foot of Mt. Daisen where is rich in feeding conditions, such as pure natural mineral water and fresh air.


Another original menu is ‘Oyako-don shio-#2’ which is based on the popular dish ‘Oyakod-don shio’ served in the branch restaurant at the outer market. A bowl of seafood soup ‘Gykai-dejiru’ is served together. There is a variety of à la carte dishes, such as ‘breast meat cheese-cutlet’ and ‘rice porridge cooked in white soup’.





700 Japanese yen

‘Oyakodon shio

700 Japanese yen

(A bowl of rice cooked with chicken & egg put on top-seasoned with soy sauce) (A bowl of rice cooked with chicken & egg put on top-seasoned with salt)

*Oyakodon, literally “parent-and-child donburi”, is a donburi, or Japanese rice bowl dish, in which chicken, egg, sliced scallion (or sometimes regular onions), and other ingredients are all simmered together in a sauce and then served on top of a large bowl of rice. The name of the dish is a poetic reflection of the fact that both chicken and egg are used in the dish.



‘Oyako Curry’

700 Japanese yen

‘Bonjiri Ontama-don’

680 Japanese yen

(Chicken & egg curry)

(A bowl of rice cooked with tail chicken & egg put on top)



‘Mizutaki’ with a bowl of rice

850 Japanese yen


700 Japanese yen

(Chicken and vegetables cooked in a pot at the table and eaten after being dipped in a sauce) (A bowl of rice steamed with special sauce and simmered chicken and egg are put on top.)




<Reference materials>

Tsukiji-marukajiri published by the Mainichi

Tsukiji-o-kiwameru published by Aspect co.








For travelers from overseas

As a certified guide-interpreter in English and also a writer of the website “Cool Japan Guide”, I am very happy to introduce ‘Tsukiji Market’. If you have something to ask, like to make reservation, or need English speaking tour guide when visit toTokyo, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your kind cooperation, I am looking forward to your contact.

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