This is a roundup of carefully selected restaurants for oysters, Hiroshima's specialty. It is filled with many options for you to try oysters, whether it be in well-established restaurants, classy and fancy restaurants, or oyster eateries around the World Heritage Site, Miyajima.
The cozy and relaxing atmosphere of this classy place will let you relax and forget about the time. On the menu, you'll find dishes that use generous amounts of oysters produced in Miyajima. Kakiya is the place to go if you're looking for meals prepared with seafood freshly caught that very day!
The [Premium Kakiya Set] is a luxurious set meal with various kinds of oyster dishes.
A restaurant you can easily drop by for a date or while you're out sightseeing.
: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Normal hours: 11:00 - 17:00 Can change by seasonClosed
: NoneAverage price
: [Dinner] 1,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPYAccess
: Get off at Hiroden Miyajimaguchi Station. Upon exiting, ride the Miyajima Ferry. It's a 5-minute walk from Miyajima Bridge.Address
: 539 Miyajima, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima
2. Kakigoya Fukuromachi Umihei Shoten
This traditional restaurant is located in the city center of Hiroshima. A direct affiliate of the super popular oyster restaurant "Kakigoya Ujina," they use the same ingredients, focusing on using fresh seafood from the Seto Inland Sea to make dishes like the [Gangan-yaki], a specialty where oysters are baked in a covered pan.
It has the cozy and laid-back atmosphere of an izakaya (Japanese pub).
Other than oysters, don't miss their fresh daily catch!
Kakigoya Fukuromachi Umihei Shoten
: [Weekdays, Saturday] 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)Closed
: Sunday, Beginning and end of the year (December 30 - January 2)
*If Monday is a national holiday, it's open on Sunday and closed on Monday.Average price
: 3,000 JPYAccess
: 5-minute walk from the Fukuro-machi tram stopAddress
: 1F, Morita Bldg., 8-11, Fukuro-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima (Map
If you come to Miyajima, head here to try Japanese anchovy and oyster dishes! Miyajimaguchi can be found close in proximity to Miyajima. In a comfy and homey space, you can enjoy a variety of dishes that highlight oysters from the Seto Inland Sea, local sake (a type of Japanese alcohol), beer, and other local products at reasonable prices.
Other than [Kaki Fry] (fried oysters), [Kaki Butter] is another popular dish.
There are also tatami rooms, ideal if you're with kids.
: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)Closed
*Open if it's a national holidayAverage price
: [Dinner] 2,000 JPY *Enjoy reasonably-priced Japanese anchovy and oyster delicacies! / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY *Lunch sets include Hiroshima nazuke (pickles), mini salad, and a side dish.Access
: Get off at Miyajimaguchi Station. It's next to the post office of Miyajimaguchi Pier.Address
: 1-12-4, Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima (Map
4. Hiroshima Wanari
If you're in Hiroshima, you have to eat some oysters! Here, you'll be able to enjoy Hiroshima oysters with a selection of fine wine. The drink menu is very diverse and includes sake, shochu (another type of Japanese alcohol), and carefully selected wines. This is the perfect place for travelers coming from afar to enjoy the delicious local products and fantastic service.
Their Hiroshima oysters are raised with care in the town of Saka in Aki County.
Wanari's special [Kaki Fry] are served with just seaweed salt and lemon.
: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) *May close earlier or later according to the availability of ingredients.Closed
: IrregularAverage price
: [Dinner] 7,000 JPYAccess
: It's a 2-minute walk from Fukuro-machi Station and a 5-minute walk from Kamiya-cho-nishi Station. It's on the opposite side of the Park Side Hotel.Address
: 1F, Aoki Bldg., 2-5-5, Ote-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima (Map
Feast on Hiroshima oysters while riding an oyster fishing boat down the Motoyasu River! This service dates back 140 years. An expert on oysters, the chef of this restaurant treats customers with a variety of Hiroshima delicacies in addition to oysters, such as Takehara beef and seafood from the Seto Inland Sea. You'll be sure to have an exceptional time enjoying a meal atop a boat with a view of the glittering river and the seasonal changes in nature surrounding you.
Directly delivered from fishermen, their oysters are raised and caught in the clearest waters of the Seto Inland Sea.
The popular and flavorful [Kamameshi Ozen] is only available at lunch.
: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch from 11:00 am (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner from 5:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
[Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch from 11:00 am (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner from 5:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)Closed
: Irregular, Beginning and end of the yearAverage price
: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY / [Lunch] 3,240 JPYAccess
: 5-minute walk from the Genbaku Dome-mae tram stopAddress
: Icchome area, Ote-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima (Map
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.