1. Halal Kobe Beef Nagomi
Halal Kobe beef is very limited in supply, and so are the restaurants that serve it. The specialty of [Nagomi] is Halal Kobe beef. The scrupulous food management being one of the reasons, Nagomi serves only one menu: [Halal Kobe Beef Steak Course]. In addition, spaces for prayer and wudu are organized. Please experience the pleasure of eating Kobe beef, in a space prepared just for you.
Halal Kobe Beef Nagomi
12:00 pm - 2:00pm , 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
2-12-21, Nippombashi, Chuo-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka
2. Halal ramen shop Osakaminami Naritaya
[Halal Ramen Shop Osaka-minami Naritaya] is a popular Halal ramen shop located in Minami area of Osaka. The restaurant does not serve alcoholic drinks. How about trying karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken), a popular dish among the locals, or yakisoba (Japanese stir-fried noodles), which is only available in Osaka-minami branch. In addition, prayer space is organized.
Halal ramen shop Osakaminami Naritaya
: 11:oo am - 9:00 pm
Address: 1-7-23, Higashishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka
3. AYAM-YA NAMBA
Halal ramen shop [AYAM-YA,] developing branches in Okachimachi, Kyoto and Malaysia, has newly opened yet another branch in Namba, Osaka. The ramen soup is characterized by the thick chicken broth. No pork, beef or monosodium glutamate is used. The ramen shop conducts several Muslim-friendly services such as installing prayer spaces and lending out prayer outfits for women.
: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
: 1-10-7, Nippombashihigashi, Naniwa-ku Osaka-shi, OsakaMore Details
4. Yu-getsuan sojibou lalaport EXPOCITY
Once you are tired of sightseeing and shopping, how about eating soba for refreshment? [Yu-getsuan sojibou], a Halal soba restaurant, is located within LaLaport, a shopping mall. As origins of the used ingredients are listed for the public via the official website, the dishes served at Yu-getsuan are both reliable and safe. All condiments and ingredients used in Halal menus have received Halal certifications.
Yu-getsuan sojibou lalaport EXPOCITY
: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Address: EXPO KITCHEN 2F, Senri Bampakukoen, Suita-shi, Osaka
5. SHERATON MIYAKO HOTEL Japanese restraunt UEMACHI
Since you have gone through all the way to come to Japan, you cannot miss Japanese cuisine. [Japanese Restaurant UEMACHI] is a restaurant that grants such a wish for Muslim travelers. Also located within the Sheraton Miyako Hotel, the restaurant serves [Halal Washoku Bento], strictly separating the cooking process with non-Halal menus and using only Halal ingredients. For the Halal-menu users, please note that reservation is required 3 days in advance. As noted above, the hotel offers rental service of qibla compasses and prayer rugs.
SHERATON MIYAKO HOTEL Japanese restraunt UEMACHI
Break fast 07:00 am - 10:00 am, Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:30 pmClosed
6-1-55 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka
6. Restaurant & Lounge 'eu'
Located inside of Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka, [Restaurant & Lounge ‘eu’] serves certified Muslim-friendly menus during its breakfast buffet. All the Halal menus are scrupulously separated from non-Halal menus during their cooking process. Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka places a Halal manager for each department, and prayer rugs and qibla compasses are available for rent.
Restaurant & Lounge 'eu'
6:30 am - 12:00 am, Morning 6:30 am -10:00 am, Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6-1-55, Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
7. The U-don Kansai airport
[The U-don] is a Halal-certified Sanuki udon shop located inside of Kansai airport. The certification was issued by Malaysian Halal Consultancy & Training Agency (MHCT). Udons are customizable, as the shop employs self-service system. Take oden, tempuras and rice balls to satisfy your appetite.
The U-don Kansai airport
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Kansai International airport, 1 Senshukukokita, Izumisano-shi, Osaka More Details
8. HALAL YAKINIKU NARITAYA
Additive-free, chemical-free, and organic—[HALAL YAKINIKU NARITAYA] is the first 100% Halal yakiniku restaurant in Kyoto, located near Shijō Street. The restaurant earned a Halal certification at Malaysia by JAKIM in 2014. Carefully-selected Japanese Halal beef is offered with Naritaya’s original [100% HALAL BBQ SAUCE]. Moreover, local vegetables of Kyoto (Kyo-yasai) are used for side dishes and fixings. Please try the combination of traditional Japanese cuisine that emphasizes on seasons and the Halal yakiniku that is both safe and reliable.
HALAL YAKINIKU NARITAYA
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Address: 422-2 Rinkacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
9. OKONOMIYAKI SANSEI
In 2018, summer, with the owner’s sense of mission to provide tasty “okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake)” for Muslims, [SANSEI] started serving Halal okonomiyaki in accordance with Islamic law on ingredients and cooking processes. The restaurant has earned a certification, as Halal ingredients and cooking utensils are completely separated from those for non-Halal. At SANSEI, “yakisoba (Japanese stir-fried noodles)” and “monjayaki (semi-liquid okonomiyaki)” are also in your options. Furthermore, prayer room is installed for Muslim visitors. Please note that reservation is required.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 2F Haitsukusunoki, 8th Kamihakubai-cho Kitano, Kita-ku, Kyoto
10. Halal Curry Udon inari
Ever tried curry and udon together before? [Halal Curry-Udon inari] prepares Curry-udon in Halal way. Although this is a popular dish in Japan, the restaurant that prepares it in Halal style is extremely rare. The Fushimi Inari Shrine (South side of Kyoto) is located near the restaurant, so for the Muslim tourists visiting around this area, this restaurant is a must-go.
Halal Curry Udon inari
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Address: 21-462-17 Hon-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
11. Honke Tankuma Honten
[Honke Tankuma Main branch] is a Kyoto cuisine restaurant popular for both locals and tourists. In 2014, the restaurant earned a Halal certification by Kyoto Council for Sharia and Halal Affairs. The restaurant’s efforts toward Halal were all due to the kindness that Muslim people have shown when the 4th generation owner visited Islamic countries as a student. Riverside platform seats are available from May 1st to September 30th. Enjoy safe and reliable Kyoto cuisine accompanied with the stream of Kamo River, which will be music to your ears. Rest assured, the prayer space is installed.
Honke Tankuma Honten
: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (8:00 pm)
Address: 168, Izumiya-cho, Kiyamachi-dori-Bukkoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
12. Yoshiya Kyoto Arashiyama
Located in the popular sightseeing spot, Arashiyama, [Yoshiya Kyoto Arashiyama] is a Japanese restaurant that has received a Halal certification by Kyoto Council for Sharia and Halal Affairs. The characteristic of this restaurant is having a wide selection of Muslim-friendly menus. Among the popular menus are [Wagyu Shabu-shabu course] and [Special Shoukado (with sashimi and tempura)]. Because reservation is not required and Muslim staffs are present, Muslim guests may comfortably visit here without going through any troubles.
Yoshiya Kyoto Arashiyama
: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
: 31 Tsukurimichi-cho, Sagatenryu-ji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoMore Details
[Okabeya], an authentic tofu restaurant in Kyoto, is popular not only among tourists but locals as well. The restaurant has received a Halal certification by Kyoto Council for Sharia and Halal Affairs. Plates and ingredients are separated from those for non-Halal. More importantly, tofu in Okabeya is manufactured inside the restaurant under its complete control. There are various course menus for Halal dishes such as sukiyaki and tempura. Please note that some Halal menus require a reservation.
: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
: Kiyomizu 2 cho-me, Kiyomizu-dera Monzen, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoDirections
: 8 minutes’ walk from bus stop, Gojyo-zaka, City bus no. 206More Details
14. Le ・Temps Hotel Granvia Kyoto
In [Le Temps], a restaurant located inside of Hotel Granvia Kyoto, Halal menus are available from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. The examples of the Halal menus would be Bento (Japanese-style lunch box) and steaks. In this restaurant, Halal manager is present in order to supervise the use of Halal ingredients and Halal utensils and to enforce Halal education for the staffs. While a reservation is unnecessary for the Halal menus, the reservation for seats is encouraged.
Le ・Temps Hotel Granvia Kyoto
: 6:30 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm, Halal menus 11:00 am -)
: JR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Chuo-guchi, Shiokoji-sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
[Nanzan] is a yakiniku restaurant that has received a certification from Kyoto Council for Sharia and Halal Affairs. Prepared dishes and condiments are completely non-pork. Moreover, Halal menus are prepared with Halal-certified Japanese beef “Kyo Tankuro Wagyu,” an original brand beef of Nanzan, and alcohol-free soy sauce and tare sauce. The recommended dish is the [wagyu sushi], which will melt immediately after it enters your mouth. Please note that reservation is required 3 days in advance.
11:00 am - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
: 31 Shimogamo Kitanonogami-cho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, KyotoMore Details
What is Halal Gourmet Japan?
Halal Gourmet Japan (https://www.halalgourmet.jp/
) is a website introducing restaurants to help Muslims visiting and living in Japan to spend life in Japan more comfortably.
The inclination for Halal cuisine differs on each restaurant in Japan. Halal Gourmet Japan provides the restaurant features by showing on Pictogram. Please make use of this website to find the right restaurant for yourself.
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.