Hiroshima is not only a city that is known for its history, it is also a good place for great eats! It is famous for its okonomiyaki, a Japanese-style savory pancake. Other than this offers more amazing local dishes made with fresh ingredients. Read on for 3 of the best destinations to have a great lunch in the area!
Kaki Meian is located in the ASSE Station Building of Minami-ku, Hiroshima. It offers seasonal gourmet dishes with oyster as the restaurant’s specialty. It is the best place to eat seafood dishes that are offered at a price range from 1,000 to 2900 yen for lunch, and 4,000 to 8,000 yen for dinner. Needless to say that lunch is a great deal!
This restaurant is easily accessible from Hiroshima Station, which makes it an ideal place to have lunch if you’re on the go. However, take note that reservations are not accepted here, so if you want to have a chance to taste Kaki Meian’s fresh seasonal food, you had better come as early as possible.
This noodle restaurant has opened its doors in 1935 and has survived over the years. They did so well that they have expanded with several branches. Parts of the menu are in English or with pictures, and the staff is very friendly and willing to help you place your order.
The noodles are freshly made upon order. You can choose other types of food as well, including donburi dishes (rice bowls with a topping), musubi rice balls (a popular choice for a snack), maki-zushi (roll sushi), and more. Some of the shops compliment the food with draft beers, while others just serve water and hot tea. These are inexpensive meals which you can eat any time of the day. Most shops are open daily from 10 am to 7 pm.
GARIBER is a curry boutique which opened in 1984, and is located in the Hondori district of Hiroshima. It is an awesome place to have a quick lunch. Some say it is the best place to eat delicious Japanese style curry in Hiroshima. Though it is only a small space, it provides you with a great culinary experience with all the different spices they use in order to create the perfect curry flavor. This place has a cosy indoor type of setting, with only 10 counter seats.
These are just some of Hiroshima’s shops offering delicious lunch deals. There are many more places to discover in this gastronomically blessed city. Enjoy Hiroshima’s local super food!