4 Halal Restaurants in Nagoya, Japan

  • The number of Muslims in Japan is increasing every year whether they are tourists or students that are staying in Japan. As we all know, Muslims only eat halal food. With this concern, there are now a few restaurants that offer halal food here, in Nagoya. I will introduce several restaurants that I know.

    1. Mega Kebab

    If you go to Osu Shopping Street, you will find three branches of Mega Kebab there. They sell various types of kebabs at a very affordable price. All the workers of the chain are kind and they will happily greet you when you walk along their restaurants. You can also buy Turkish Ice Cream here at Mega Kebab. Before the workers give you the ice cream, they will perform some tricks to entertain you.


    2. Ghandara

    Ghandara is an Indian restaurant for Muslims that is located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya. This restaurant is located near Nagoya Mosque, so a lot of Muslims know about this restaurant. The popular dish here is Biriyani. You can choose whether you want Chicken Biriyani or Lamb Biriyani. You can also choose the level of spiciness of the dish. The dishes here are priced at 1000 yen for Biriyani and between 650 yen and 950 yen for a curry. I am sure the taste will capture your heart!


    3. Nanbu Friendly Shokudou

    If you are near Nagoya University, you can try to eat at Nanbu Friendly Shokudou. There are a few halal foods that you can try here. The price is very affordable seeing that it is in the university’s area. The example of the halal foods served here is Saba no Shioyaki (さばの塩焼き), Tandoori Chicken (タンドリチキン) and a few others. Even if you are not a student, you can still eat at this cafeteria. This place offers halal food since 2005.

    4. Food Cafe Juliet

    This cafe is a Muslim friendly cafe. It serves halal food for muslims. This cafe is located at Nishi-ku, Kaminagoya. You can find various kinds of steaks and pastas here, that are certainly halal. The price for all the dishes is also affordable. Since this cafe is certified by Nippon Asia Halal Association as a Muslim friendly cafe, you do not have to worry about the ingredients used since all the ingredients here are halal, the non-halal ingredients cannot be used in this cafe.