Hakata Station is the biggest station in Kyushu, and the area surrounding it truly represents Fukuoka. The area is cramped with restaurants, so it can be hard to choose which one to try. Factoring in the price and food, these 11 restaurants around the area that offer lunch were carefully selected. So by all means, please try these places out!
1. Ichiyutei Reisen
At this popular restaurant, you can try Hakata specialties, such as the [Hitokuchi Nira-manju] and [Motsu Nabe Hot Pot] (offal hot pot). On the lunch menu is the famous [Curry Udon] (thick noodles) for 500 JPY. It comes with a salted rice ball, but for an extra 200 JPY, you can switch it for a gyu-don (rice bowl with beef). Furthermore, there are tons of topping options, like fried foods and eggs, so you can personalize your udon or gyu-don to your taste. Additionally, there are lots of affordable items on the lunch menu, such as the [Jumbo Chicken Cutlet Set Meal] (680 JPY) and [Yokubari MIX Set Meal] (680 JPY), so it can be hard to make a decision. If you want to get full, order the [Yokubari MIX Set Meal] (880 JPY). There is no mistaking that a lunch with lots of fried foods is very satisfying and filling.
: Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm - 12:00 amClosed
: 6-minute walk from Nakasu-Kawabata Station. Right next to Reisen Park.Address
: 5-8, Tenya-cho, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaSource
: Official Homepage (Japanese
2. Tajimaya KITTE Hakata Shop
At this restaurant, you can enjoy local beef and chicken shabu-shabu, sukiyaki (hot pot stew), and hot pot. The [1,500 JPY All-You-Can-Eat Course] for lunch is sure to satisfy, and you can choose from 5 kinds of broth to accompany your beef rib, pork rib, and chicken thigh. Additionally, you can finish it off with rice or thinly sliced noodles, as well as a choice between 2 types of dessert. Although it’s a 60 minute all-you-can-eat course, there are more extravagant courses available, such as the [Local Beef Course] (3,000 JPY) and [Specially Chosen Wagyu Beef Course] (7,300 JPY) that's perfect for special occasions.
Tajimaya KITTE Hakata Shop
: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)Closed
: IrregularAverage price
: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY - 3,999 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPYAccess
: Directly connected to Hakata Gate of Hakata Station. 184m from Hakata Station.Address
: 10F, KITTE Hakata, 9-1, Hakata Eki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
3. Tori ZEN Tei Hakata Station Chikushi Gate Branch
This is a charming spot near Hakata Station for drinking late into the night. While it may be an izakaya (Japanese pub), the lunch menu is full of popular, reasonably priced options. The [Tori-don] (rice bowl with chicken) is only 400 JPY, and you can even do take out! If students show their student ID, they can get the [Tori-don Set] for 390 JPY. Ladies shouldn't miss out on Ladies' Day on Tuesday, in which 3 set meals are only 500 JPY for women. You can only find such cheap and varied lunch options here! Students and women should definitely check it out at least once.
Tori ZEN Tei Hakata Station Chikushi Gate Branch
: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm - 11:00 pmClosed
: SundayAverage price
: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 680 JPYAccess
: 1 minute walk from Hakata Station. Located close to Hakata Gate.Address
: 1-1, Hakata Eki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
4. H.C.HARBOR by LE HUIT CINQ
H.C.HARBOR by LE HUIT CINQ is recommended for mothers with children. For lunch, you can choose from 3 different options: the [Lunch Buffet] for 2,500 JPY, the [Plate LUNCH] that starts from 1,300 JPY, and the [Course Menu] that starts from 3,800 JPY. On weekdays, the [Lunch Buffet] has no time limit. There are 4 kinds of fish and meat main dishes to choose from, and you can indulge in appetizers and desserts to your heart’s content. There is also a separate kid's play room, and some of the staff either are experienced babysitters or have preschool teaching qualifications. All of this is what makes this place great for having a fun lunch with your kids!
H.C.HARBOR by LE HUIT CINQ
: [Tuesday - Friday] 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm (L.O. 7:00 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:00 pm)Closed
*Operating hours may change at the beginning and end of the year, long holidays, and so on.
Average price: [Dinner] 4,000 JPY *Courses start from 3,800 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY *Reservations only accepted if you spend at least 2,500 JPYAccess
: Close to Hakata Port (Bayside) Bus Stop via the Nishitetsu Bus (Catch from Hataka Station)
5-minute walk from International Center Sun Palace (Bayside Palace Entrance)Address
: 2F, Bayside Palace Hakata Bldg. B, 13-6, Chikkohon-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
5. Yakiniku no Gyuta Honjin Yodobashi Hakata Branch
This restaurant is only a 2-minute walk from Hakata Station. You can enjoy high-quality beef direct from meat wholesalers here. Since the lunch hours are from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, you don't have to worry about missing lunch. The lunch menu is huge, consisting of 9 options that get you unlimited refills of rice (850 JPY - 2,000 JPY), as well as 4 varieties of the [Standard Menu] that costs less than 1,000 JPY. Furthermore, there are 3 all-you-can-eat courses for lunch: the [55 Item Course], [80 Item Course], and [100 Item Course]. If you like having meat for lunch, why not drop by and give this restaurant a try?
Yakiniku no Gyuta Honjin Yodobashi Hakata Branch
Open: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Irregular *Following Yodobashi Camera Hakata
Average price: [Dinner] 2,800 JPY / [Lunch] 900 JPY
Access: A two minute walk from JR Hakata Station Chikushi-guchi Exit/ A two minute walk from Fukuoka City Subway Kuko Line (Line 1) Hakata Station Exit12.
Address: Yodobashi Camera 4F, 6-12 Hakata-eki Chuo-gai , Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka ()
Taste contemporary Chinese food at Rensoutei. The lunches on weekdays differ from weekends and national holidays. There are 11 weekday [Sou] lunches: from the [Mapo Tofu Bowl] (850 JPY) and [Fried Rice Set] (980 JPY) that are both under 1,000 JPY, to the more extravagant [Gourmet Lunch Set] (1,180 JPY) and [Premium Lunch] (1,700 JPY). The weekend and national holidays' [Sou] menu has 6 lunch options available. This restaurant is perfect for experiencing delicious Chinese cuisine.
: 11:00 am - 10:00 pmClosed
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPYAccess
: 5-minute walk from Chikushi Gate of Hakata StationAddress
: 2F, TERASO, 2-7-27, Hakata Eki Higashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
7. Gyutan Sumiyaki Rikyu Hakata Station Branch
Enjoy crispy, thick, and delicious beef tongue at Rikyu. The recommendation is the [Beef Tongue Set Meal] (1,650 JPY), which comes with barley rice and soup. A great amount of effort is put into creating this juicy, charcoal-grilled, dry-aged beef tongue. You are sure to be enchanted by the [Luxurious Stew Set Meal] (2,050 JPY). It consists of steak-shaped beef tongue that's been carefully cooked with a special demi-glace sauce. There are other classic menu items that are sure to please children, such as the [Beef Tongue Curry Set Meal] and [Beef Tongue Hamburg Set Meal].
Gyutan Sumiyaki Rikyu Hakata Station Branch
: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)Closed
Please inquire with the restaurant regarding operating hours during New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.Average price
: [Dinner] 1,575 JPY / [Lunch] 1,575 JPYAccess
: Directly connected to 9F of City Dining Kooten from Hakata StationAddress
: JR Hakata City Amu Plaza, 1-1, Hakata Eki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
8. Pizza to Niku Sakaba LUNO
Pizza to Niku Sakaba LUNO is famous for their painstakingly handmade pizzas, crafted using fresh dough and baked in a stone kiln. They are also popular for their steaks that are cooked in the same kiln. You can have savory pizzas and meats for dinner, but they're also popular for lunch. The recommendation is the [Roast Beef Bowl] (850 JPY), wherein partially cooked eggs and a special sauce blend perfectly with the meat. The rice adds depth to the dish. Soup and salad are also included. If you want to thoroughly enjoy the umami (Japanese savory taste) of meat, get the [Wagyu Beef Sagari Set Meal] (1,000 JPY) or [Beef Cutlet Set Meal] (1,200 JPY). This restaurant is not open for lunch on Sunday or national holidays.
Pizza to Niku Sakaba LUNO
Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm *No lunch on Sunday or national holidays, Dinner 5:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:00 am), Breakfast 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Average price: [Dinner] 3,800 JPY / [Lunch] 900 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from Hakata Station. After exiting from Chikushi Gate, turn right and go straight. Turn left at the Yodobashi Camera intersection and go straight. It is on the 1F of the hotel that's diagonally opposite of you.
Address: 1F, The B Hakata, Hakata Eki Minami, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka
9. Shirasukujira Hakata Deitos Annex Branch
At this restaurant, you can sample anything from exceptionally fresh [Shirasu] (young sardines) to [Kujira] (whale). All the lunches come with a side dish, Ara soup (fish scrap soup), salad, and pickled vegetables. You can get unlimited rice refills and large rice portions for free, so you can definitely eat your fill. There are 6 dishes on the lunch menu: [Kaisen-don] (rice bowl dish with seafood) (700 JPY), [Sashimi Set Meal] (800 JPY), [Shellfish Soup Set Meal] (650 JPY), [Fisherman's Uni-don] (rice bowl dish with sea urchin) (700 JPY), [Market's Zuke-don] (rice bowl dish with sashimi and soy sauce) (500 JPY), and the [Bowl of the Week] (800 JPY). Eating such fresh seafood at this price is a steal! This lunch menu is only available on weekdays.
Shirasukujira Hakata Deitos Annex Branch
: [Weekdays, Saturday] 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)Closed
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPYAccess
: 1 minute walk from Chikushi Gate of Hakata StationAddress
: 2F, Ex-Side Hakata, 1-1, Hakata Eki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
10. WITH THE STYLE Steak House "Medium Rare"
You can enjoy the taste of delicious luxury meats at this teppanyaki (ingredients grilled on an iron griddle) restaurant. The lunch menu consists of: the [Weekdays' Hamburg Lunch] (1,200 JPY, but costs 1,500 JPY on holidays), [Kuroge Wagyu Gyu-don Hitsumabushi Style] (1,200 JPY, but only 8 servings available on weekdays), [Kuroge Wagyu Beef Thigh Lunch] (2,500 JPY), [Kuroge Wagyu Beef Sirloin Lunch] (4,700 JPY), [Kuroge Wagyu Beef Fillet Lunch] (5,000 JPY), and [Beef Tongue Lunch] (3,800 JPY). Everything comes as a set meal with salad, rice, and miso soup. Why not enjoy a lavish lunch on a special day by visiting this restaurant?
WITH THE STYLE Steak House "Medium Rare"
: Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O.)Closed
: IrregularAverage price
: [Dinner] 7,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPYAccess
: 7-minute walk from Chikushi Gate of Hakata StationAddress
: 1-9-18, Hakata Eki Minami, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, FukuokaMore Details
11. Hakata Station Oyster Bar Amu Plaza Hakata Branch
Hakata Station Oyster Bar is a place where you can casually enjoy fresh oysters from both Japan and abroad. You can eat these oysters for lunch at a reasonable price. With the [Popular Fried Oyster Set (3 Pieces)] (910 JPY), [Oysters and Bacon, Asparagus no Peperoncino] (910 JPY), and [Oyster and Spinach Macaroni Gratin] (910 JPY), you can enjoy oysters for under 1,000 JPY. There are also more luxurious lunch options, such as the [Oyster Deluxe Meal] (2,390 JPY) and [Basil Cream Pasta with Oysters, Shrimp, and Vegetables] (1,465 JPY).
Hakata Station Oyster Bar Amu Plaza Hakata Branch
Open: 11:00 am - 12:00 am (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 3,800 JPY / [Lunch] 980 JPY
Access: Directly connected to Hakata Station. On the 10th floor of Amu Plaza Hakata.
Address: 10F, Amu Plaza, 1-1, Hakata Eki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.