Japan’s capital city is a culinary destination for locals and tourists alike. World’s 50 Best groups company has named Den in Tokyo as the best Asian restaurant for 2022. The list was selected and voted on by more than 350 judges.

Den has two Michelin stars and has been in the top 10 on the World’s Best list for the past years. A customer can find thinly sliced carrots cut in the shape of smiley faces in the restaurant’s salad. The restaurant’s specialty “Dentucky Fried Chicken” is served in a fast-food takeout box decorated with jokes and a photo of the chef. It also has a pillar where customers can write thank you messages. Den offers playful dishes and great service. Head chef Zaiyu Hasegawa often welcomes the guests with his chihuahua named Puchi. Other Japanese restaurants made it to the top 50 list.

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2022 (Top 10)

1. Den (Tokyo)
2. Sorn (Bangkok)
3. Florilege (Tokyo)
4. Le Du (Bangkok)
5. The Chairman (Hong Kong)
6. La Cime (Osaka)
7. Suhring (Bangkok)
8. Odette (Singapore)
9. Neighborhood (Hong Kong)
10. Nusara (Bangkok)