Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters

Publish-date: Dec 28 2018 Update-date: Aug 06 2019
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Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters

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.

1. Kakiya

1. Kakiya
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!
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
The [Premium Kakiya Set] is a luxurious set meal with various kinds of oyster dishes.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
A restaurant you can easily drop by for a date or while you're out sightseeing.

Kakiya

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Normal hours: 11:00 - 17:00 Can change by season
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 1,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: 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 (Map)
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2. Kakigoya Fukuromachi Umihei Shoten

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.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
It has the cozy and laid-back atmosphere of an izakaya (Japanese pub).
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
Other than oysters, don't miss their fresh daily catch!

Kakigoya Fukuromachi Umihei Shoten

Open: [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 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from the Fukuro-machi tram stop
Address: 1F, Morita Bldg., 8-11, Fukuro-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima (Map)
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3. Miyajimaguchi

3. Miyajimaguchi
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.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
Other than [Kaki Fry] (fried oysters), [Kaki Butter] is another popular dish.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
There are also tatami rooms, ideal if you're with kids.

Miyajimaguchi

Open: 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: Tuesday
*Open if it's a national holiday
Average 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)
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4. Hiroshima Wanari

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.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
Their Hiroshima oysters are raised with care in the town of Saka in Aki County.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
Wanari's special [Kaki Fry] are served with just seaweed salt and lemon.

Hiroshima Wanari

Open: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) *May close earlier or later according to the availability of ingredients.
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 7,000 JPY
Access: 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)
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5. Kanawa

5. Kanawa
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.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
Directly delivered from fishermen, their oysters are raised and caught in the clearest waters of the Seto Inland Sea.
Best Restaurants to Enjoy Hiroshima's Famous Oysters
The popular and flavorful [Kamameshi Ozen] is only available at lunch.

Kanawa

Open: [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 year
Average price: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY / [Lunch] 3,240 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from the Genbaku Dome-mae tram stop
Address: Icchome area, Ote-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima (Map)
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Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Dec 06 2018 Update-date: Aug 06 2019
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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