7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

Publish-date: Jan 29 2018 Update-date: Apr 09 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

Thanks to its surf, beaches, and marine sports, Shonan is a hot spot during the summer, but it’s actually great year round! There are many delicious foods to try as well. Check out this list of eateries offering Enoshima's famous food - shirasu (whitebait) dishes. Many of these places also offer a lovely view of the ocean, so be sure to drop by!

1.PICCOLO VASO

1.PICCOLO VASO

At PICCOLO VASO, you can enjoy Italian cuisine made with local seafood and vegetables from the Shonan area. The interior of the restaurant will remind you of the fishing villages of southern Italy. Since Shonan is a major producer of shirasu, dishes using kama-age shirasu (boiled whitebait) are very popular. Be sure to try the [Kotsubo-san Shirasu and Karasumi Spaghetti] (whitebait and mullet roe spaghetti)!

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

The [Kotsubo-san Shirasu and Anchovy] pizza has just the right amount of seasonings.

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

The open concept at PICCOLO VASO allows the sea breeze to flow in, making it a unique dining experience.

PICCOLO VASO

Open: [Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Closed: Wednesday
Beginning and end of the year / May be closed on some days in summer
Average price: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY
[Lunch] 2,000 JPY, 1,350 JPY - 3,050 JPY (lunch courses and a la carte available)
Access: 1-minute walk from Kotsubo Kaigan bus stop on the Keikyu Bus headed towards Kamakura via Zushi-kotsubo
3-minute walk from Kotsubo bus stop on the Keikyu Bus headed towards Zushi via Kotsubo
Address: 4-4-7, Kotsubo, Zushi-shi, Kanagawa
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2. Shokudo Yurantei

2. Shokudo Yurantei

At Shokudo Yurantei, the entire Shonan coastline (Shonan Kaigan) and vast expanse of the sea can be taken in as you enjoy your meal. A nice cold beer with grilled turban shells or baked clams is just the thing during the hot summer months! "A meal with a view" is the best way to describe the Yurantei experience!

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

The [Enoshima-don] ("don" refers to rice bowl dishes) is a recommended item featuring locally caught turban shells cooked with eggs.

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

Enjoy the view of the Shonan coastline to your heart's content! You might even catch sight of magnificent black kites (a type of bird) in flight!

Shokudo Yurantei

Open: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm (opening hours may be extended during the summer season)
Closed: Irregular
(may be closed due to bad weather)
Average price: 1,000 JPY
Call ahead for banquet reservations with more than 30 people.
Access: 24-minute walk to Katase-Enoshima Station
26-minute walk to Enoshima Station
Address: 2-6-3, Enoshima, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

3. Uomi-tei

3. Uomi-tei

Uomi-tei has been in operation for over 140 years. From this restaurant, you’ll be able to enjoy a view of the Pacific Ocean as you sample fresh seafood. At Uomi-tei, special priority is placed on using local ingredients. Representative dishes include [Enoshima-don] and [Shirasu-don], as well as various set meals. They also use spiny lobster and abalone to create mouth-watering delicacies that you must try!

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

Extremely fresh horse mackerel is used in the [Aji no Tataki] (minced raw horse mackerel). It'll make you want to keep drinking alcohol!

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

The terrace offers a wonderful view of the sea. The sky is painted orange during sunrise and sunset. It's a sight that you don’t want to miss!

Uomi-tei

Open: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm (restaurant closes 1 hour after sunset)
Closed: Irregular
(closed during bad weather)
Average price: 1,000 JPY
Access: 12-minute walk from the local car park
30-minute walk from Katase-Enoshima Station
Address: 2-5-7, Enoshima, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

4. Encore Shokudo Restaurant Cafe

4. Encore Shokudo Restaurant Cafe

Encore Shokudo is the place to visit if you want to enjoy the fragrant food of Shonan while enjoying good music. They serve home-style food made with vegetables carefully sourced from nearby farms. Encore is all about providing healthy dishes, and each of the menu items contain ingredients that are good for your body. Let the food and music refresh your body and soul!

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

The [Fried Rice] is topped with shirasu, and smells like the Shonan region (served with salad and miso soup).

7 Places in Enoshima Where You Can Enjoy Iconic Shirasu Dishes!

You can also enjoy the live music in the trendy restaurant ambiance.

Encore Shokudo Restaurant Cafe

Open: Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (lunch sets, drinks, beer, dessert, and cake are available)
Teatime 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (drinks, beer, dessert, cake, and pizza are available)
*Dinner is available by reservation only
Closed: None
A singing party is held every Tuesday from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Average price: [Dinner] From 3,000 JPY (by reservation only) / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 5 - 7 minutes by car from Shinzushi Station
Address: 264, Nagae, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

5. Maiami Kaishin

5. Maiami Kaishin

Have a taste of Maiami Kaishin’s [Nishoku-don] that combines fresh raw shirasu and tuna! The restaurant is a short 2-minute walk from Katase-Enoshima Station, along the national highway. It’s also located near the Enoshima Aquarium. It’s the perfect place to stop by when you’re in the mood for some fresh shirasu!

This is the [Double-don]. A combination of shirasu and tuna is used in this two-toned rice bowl dish. The fresh fish goes great with the warm rice. Enhance the flavor with some wasabi (Japanese horseradish) or ginger in soy sauce.

Maiami Kaishin

Open: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPY
Address: 2-17-21 Katase Kaigan, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

6. Ginnabe

6. Ginnabe

Ginnabe is located alongside the road passing by Enoshima Station. Be sure to treat yourself to a generous serving of [Kaisen-don] (rice bowl dish with seafood) that includes shirasu. Besides the shirasu, there’s tuna, shrimp, and other fresh seafood. During the shirasu season, you’ll also be able to enjoy [Raw Shirasu-don]. It’s a popular item!

Enoshima is practically synonymous with raw shirasu! When it's not shirasu fishing season, you can enjoy the [Kaisen-don] with kama-age shirasu instead. In both versions, the serving is generous, and you'll have a hard time figuring out where to start!

Ginnabe

Address: 1-12-24, Katase Kaigan, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

7. i-na cafe Katase Enoshima Branch

7. i-na cafe Katase Enoshima Branch

Located a short 3-minute walk from Katase-Enoshima Station, i-na cafe is a trendy cafe with gorgeous views of Enoshima. You’ll get great rice bowl dishes here, starting with their [Shirasu-don]. There are also other unique shirasu dishes, such as pasta and pizza, that are very popular with customers!

Enjoy a relaxed meal while looking out at the sea. The [Raw Shirasu and Kama-age Shirasu Mixed-don Set] offers a combination of raw shirasu and fluffy kama-age shirasu. The eggplant side dish is also delicious!

i-na cafe Katase Enoshima Branch

Open: [Weekdays] 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Monday (closed on Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday)
Average price: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPY
Address: 2F, Isomi Bldg., 1-12-21, Katase Kaigan, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Jan 29 2018 Update-date: Apr 09 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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