5 Recommended High-End Japanese Restaurants in Nagoya

  • Nagoya is a city famous with its local goods and exceptional foods. This city also has some authentic and top-end Japanese restaurants that we cannot find somewhere else.

    Some restaurants have particular concepts such as historical, Japanese garden and cultural themes. So if you are interested to try, you may see the list below. But don’t forget to prepare enough money.

    1. Gajouen

    This restaurant is a buffet style restaurant that is able to serve around 200 people. There is a beautiful garden that make the environment and the atmosphere very good. Here you can find any Japanese foods cooked by special chef like sashimi of Japanese lobster. Please prepare around 8000 yen per person for banquet course.
    16-22 Yosamucho, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya

    2. Ryotei Tsutamo

    This restaurant was established in 1913. It features Japanese-style room with sukiya zukuri architecture and Japanese garden. This restaurant provides special authentic Japanese cuisines. Expect to pay around 3,500-13,000 yen for lunch.
    3-9-27 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya
    Ryotei Tsutamo

    3. Kawabun

    Kawabun was built 400 years ago when Nagoya castle was built. This restaurant is registered as a tangible cultural property. There are some speciality menus made by a Japanese chef. The cheapest lunch package is the Tenshin course, available only on weekdays, which costs JPY 5.500. It includes some grilled dish and other dish, soup, appetizer, rice, dessert, etc.
    2-12-19 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya

    4. Hozentei

    Hozentei restaurant is located in Tokugawa gardens. The restaurant’s cuisine will provide you with a cultural and historical atmosphere. The food here costs between 2,500- 7,800 yen for lunch and around 10,000 yen for dinner.

    1017 Tokugawacho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
    Hozentei*Japanese Only

    5. Maezawa Gyusha Fushimiya

    This restaurant is specialized in Maezawa beef. Maezawa is the good quality beef in east Japan. This restaurant is also nominated as a tastiest yakiniku restaurant. The price of food here is variy between JPY 2000 – 7000
    2-2-23 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya

    Maezawa Gyusha Fushimiya*Japanese Only