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51 Cinquante et un

place2 minute walk from exit 1 of Monzen-nakacho station

Meaty Lunch, Yummy Desserts & Specialty Foods in the Evenings

Published: December 1, 2023

※Prices are subject to change from those in effect at the time of the interview. Please contact the store directly for the latest information.


“51 Cinquante et un” opened in January 2023.



The store interior is a L shaped counter with 7 seats.

It’s very cozy but bright in the daytime and the seats are super comfortable.

It feels very clean, new and organized.



The chalkboard menu here is all custom made, based on requests from regular customers. Among them, the particularly popular choices are the ‘Chicken Liver Pate’ and ‘Fresh Oysters.’

The adjacent wall features a much wider selection of food items that are mostly rooted in French cuisine, hence the cafe’s name. The manager (and owner) is trained in French food and has also lived in Okinawa, both influencing the kind of food he serves.



△Japanese Beef Hamburger 1,400 yen

Who doesn’t love a juicy hamburger occasionally? It is so very satisfying especially knowing it’s ‘wagyu’, making this a higher-grade quick meal. Toppings include lettuce, tomato, and cheese. Lunch includes salad (or pickles) and a drink.



△Salsiccia Sausage 1,300 yen

Hot dogs aren’t as common here as in North America, so it’s nice to have this higher-grade snack that uses good quality meat for the sausage. It comes with a side of Japanese-style pickles for that added taste (and nutrition!)



△Fukagawa Pudding 500 yen

This is probably the best Japanese-style pudding I’ve ever had; the texture is creamier, and the taste is richer than the store-bought ones. It’s closer to Western style pudding in that it is much creamier and less jelly-like. It’s made by the manager himself!



They offer a wide selection of alcoholic beverages, including beer, wine, sake, and shochu.

On top of your standard selection of alcoholic beverages, there are some specialties like lemon sour made in-house and plum wine (umeshu).



On sunny days, you can also dine on the pet-friendly terrace and enjoy your meal

with your pets.

It’s quite rare to get a terrace in Tokyo, especially one that is not in a busy and noisy area. This spot would definitely be my first choice.



On top of there being an English menu, there are also clear pictures of the items on the menu which make it easier to choose, although everything looks good so in that sense it’s not easy!

If you can read Japanese, the seasonal items which are written on the chalkboard also sound tempting.

If time permits, I highly suggest visiting the temple next door. There is a lot of Buddhist art and statues inside!

Almost all forms of payment are accepted, except for PayPay.



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※Information is based on October 2023. Prices, operating hours, and other details might have changed. Please verify with the store directly.

※All prices mentioned in this article include tax.