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There are a number of very popular restaurants, which are easy to spot because of the lines of people waiting, around GRIDS NIHOMBASHI EAST. Nihombashi is one of the best areas for epicureans in Tokyo where you can enjoy foods from various restaurants, such as long-established ones that have been cherished by people and traditional Japanese food as well as many other kinds of dishes.
The nostalgic streets with many narrow paths are a home to many small restaurants and Japanese style bars that serve good dishes and sake at a reasonable price. There are various bars, including Tachinomi (literally "drinking while standing") bars that you can go casually all by yourself, and those open as late as until five in the morning.
Souvenirs and Shopping
In the area, you can find stores that handle traditional crafts that were established in Edo Period (17th – 19th century), general stores filled with traditional goods with modern design, and many other stores that are unique to Japan. You will find something that is great as a present or as a souvenir.