Hosakaya is an eel izakaya near Jiyugaoka station. It is a popular restaurant with a retro atmosphere. Hosakaya opened in 1950, shortly after the end of the war. The original owner of the shop wanted to offer eel, a high-class ingredient, to ordinary people. Since it opened more than 60 years ago, the taste of the store hasn’t changed and this retro store continues to be loved by local people.
The shop prepares fresh eels every morning. They offer a wide range of snacks that go well with sake. They are especially famous for their eel on skewers. There are a few types to choose from and the price of the skewers start from 250yen. If you come here for lunch, you can also eat an eel bowl here at a reasonable price, with the middle size bowl at 900yen and the bigger bowl with more eel at 1600yen.