Gourmet / Alcohol Spots in Fukushima Area

  • Ouchi-Juku Misawaya
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    4.0
    132 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Minamiaidugunshimogoumachi Ouchi Yamamoto 26-1
    Misawaya, where visitors can eat handmade takato soba (leek soba), is famous as the place where their grated daikon radish soba is eaten using leeks instead of chopsticks. Since Masayuki Hoshina (Matsudaira) became lord of Aizu Domain in 1643, grated daikon radish soba has been called takato soba. As well as takato soba, visitors can also have kozuyu (a local soup) and tempura manju, traditional dishes usually served on auspicious occasions and ceremonial gatherings in Aizu.

    I went here during winter and being able to eat good food while sitting under a warm kotatsu was wonderful. The environment is very cozy and the architecture is fascinating with many pieces of...

  • Bannai Shokudo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Hosoda 7230
    A ramen shop located in Hosoda, Kitakata City. The restaurant’s shina soba with thick crimp noodles in a light pork bone broth and homemade tender, stewed homemade roast pork has been very much enjoyed by patrons of the restaurant for a long time. It is a famous ramen shop considered to be one of the big three local ramen shops in Japan.
  • Shokudo Namae
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    4.5
    59 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Eikyu 7693-3
    A ramen restaurant located in Kitakata City, Fukushima Prefecture. The restaurant's ramen is notable for its boned rib chashu roast pork; chewy, handmade thick crimped noodles; and clear shoyu (soy sauce) broth. A renowned restaurant for Kitakata ramen, this popular establishment sees many regulars.

    My family and I travelled here after spending time at an Onsen in Sendai... We found a small family run business of the main high street snd had to que for a table. The que disappeared quickly and...

  • Wappa-meshi Aizu Cuisine Kappo Takino
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    4.0
    70 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Sakaemachi 5-31 (Kanedokido Alley)
    This is a kappo-style and Aizu cuisine restaurant located in the center of Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. The restaurant is famous for the food served in the oval shaped bamboo lunch boxes (mage-wappa) traditionally used by the people of the mountain village of Hinoematamura in Aizu, called “wappa meshi”. The simple and delicate wooden boxes are full of local ingredients such as salmon, salmon roe, crabs, mountain vegetables, mushrooms, etc. The “kaiseki” cuisine that makes use of Aizu seasonal produce is also popular. The relocated old houses and restored historical buildings that have continued since the Kamakura period are also interesting. There are rooms ranging from private rooms for small groups to a large hall of 36.4 square meters.

    This is my first-choice formal Japanese-dining restaurant in Aizu. It is a historic building where the shoguns representative used to stay while in Aizuwakamatsu. In fact, the main dining hall has a...

  • Gyunyuya Shokudo
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    4.0
    33 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Otomachikamimiyori Salt 343
    A ramen restaurant located in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. The restaurant's name is derived from the fact that it was originally established as a dairy company. Popular menu choices include the Aizu Ramen, which comes with extra thick noodles; and the Milk Miso Ramen made with real milk. The sauce katsudon breaded cutlet rice bowl, topped with a secret sauce which has been continuously added to for generations, is also a favorite. In addition, the restaurant has ramen and katsudon set meals.

    会津若松の温泉へ行く途中、昼食で立ち寄りました。お勧めのミルク味噌ラーメンとミニソースカツどん。それに餃子と普通のショーユラーメンを頂きました。 麺は太麺と普通から選べ、どっちを頼んでもおいしいと思います。

  • Syokudou Hasegawa
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    4.0
    31 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Arai 6
    Syokudou Hasegawa is one of most well-known places for kitakata ramen, offering original soup flavors, miso ramen with homemade lard, and shoyu-shio (soy and salt) ramen topped only with leeks. Its chashu ramen, with Japan-grown boned rib pork boiled to perfection, is popular too. On weekends, they also offer a Kurohasegawa dish that drops the black curtain.

    紹介してもらって初訪問。醤油チャーシュー麺をいただきましたが大変おいしかった。スープもさっぱりで完食してしまいました。

  • Medetaiya
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    4.0
    41 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Sengokumachi 3-1
    A ramen restaurant located in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. Serving primarily chuka soba-style ramen, the restaurant's specialties are its spicy Kara-miso Negi Niku Chuka and the plain Negi Niku Chuka Soba. The restaurant's chuka soba is characterized by a broth with a strong seafood aroma and is made with dried sardines and shellfish adductor muscle. The restaurant also serves donburi rice bowls such as the Daimyo Sauce Katsu-don, an Aizu specialty consisting of a rice bowl topped with a sauce-covered breaded cutlet.

    Ill say it again because its worth it - The pork cutlet blew my mind!! I was super hungry so I got the pork cutlet and the Raman and amazingly (even to myself ) I finished them both. The sauce the...

  • Mitsuta-ya
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    4.5
    83 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Omachi 1-1-25
    A local cuisine shop that was established as a miso (bean paste) manufacturing and sales company in 1834. It is famous for Aizu Miso Dengaku which are skewered konjac and sticky rice balls, vegetables etc. flavored with a red miso sauce and grilled on a charcoal fire by a hearth. It has a rustic, relaxing atmosphere and is a popular place for tourists. There is a section in the shop selling Mitsuta-ya products including miso. They have a variety of souvenirs such as hand-pressed sesame oil and Takada Plums, a specialty of Aizu. The nearest station is Nanukamachi Station.

    Most Japanese folks like this type of mochi (rice cake) dishes:mochi cakes on a skewer grilled with several original pastes.

  • Restaurant La Neige
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    4.5
    39 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Yamaguninawashiromachi Shirominami 140-1
    This restaurant is located close to Inawashiro-machi Town Hall in Shirominami, Inawashiro-machi in Yama County. It looks like a Western-style restaurant on the outside but the most popular item on the menu is the hand-made juwari (100%) buckwheat soba noodles made with local buckwheat flour. It also serves basket noodles with vegetable tempura with a range of rice bowls such as katsu-with-sauce.

    此処で有名なのはざる蕎麦とヒレソースカツ丼。周囲のソースカツ丼は盛りがいいところが多いがここはちょうどいいサイズで少し上品な味付け。

  • Kawakyo Ramenkan Inawashiroten
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    3.5
    31 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Yamaguninawashiromachi Mitsuwa Maeda 34-1
    A ramen restaurant located in Inawashiro Town, Yama County, Fukushima Prefecture. The restaurant takes great care in making its own crimped noodles and broth by hand, and diners can enjoy Kitakata ramen and six other styles of ramen in a buffet-type setting. The restaurant also offers over 30 different side dishes. The restaurant has 120 seats and can accommodate large tour groups. The restaurant is visited by many locals and tourists alike.

    A group of us had lunch here. The restaurant is upstairs and quite open with some low screens between dining areas. The staff were friendly and happy to discuss menu options. There is a good range...

  • Kabushikigaisha Urokoichi
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Iwakishi Onahama Sakaechou 66-40
    A seafood restaurant located in Iwaki City. Located in front of the Onahama Fish Market, here you can enjoy dishes made with fresh fish straight from the market. In addition to sashimi, the restaurant serves stewed and broiled fish dishes; the restaurant's seafood rice bowls all come with crab miso soup. The restaurant also sells processed foods like hiraki filleted and dried fish and other fried seafoods.

    Service was good. Food was ok. The whole smoked fish seems popular but may not be for everyones palate. Smoking restaurant so its a great respite for smokers.

  • Manpuku
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Chugenchou 1-24
    A gyoza pot sticker restaurant established in 1953 located in Chugen Town, Fukushima City. The restaurant’s signature menu item is its enban gyoza, a round enban platter covered with 30 fresh pan fried gyoza consisting of a gyoza dough skillfully prepared from two kinds of flour stuffed with Chinese cabbage. The restaurant also offers boiled gyoza, boiled tofu, oshinko pickled vegetables, and more. Manpuku also sells gyoza for takeout starting at 30 gyoza minimum per order.

    円盤餃子の元祖をうたっている店。具は白菜にこだわっているとのこと。餃子の皮は2日ねかせているとのこと。30個が基本でも一人だと20個もチョイス可能。小振りの薄皮で、片面が揚げ餃子的にパリパリです。具はニンニク無しなので、ニンニク好きはタレにおろしニンニクを足して食べるシステム。いさぎよくメニューにご飯はなし。

  • Gyoza Terui
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    4.0
    49 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Iizakamachi Nishikicho 1-21
    A gyoza dumpling store in Nishikicho, Iizaka-machi, Fukushima City. They serve the local Fukushima specialty, Enban Gyoza, dumplings served arrayed in a circular pattern. The dumpling filling mixes a cabbage base with Yonezawa Sangen Pork and the homemade wrappings are just a mixture of flour and water that are wrapped as you order before being arranged in the circle and fried. In addition to gyoza they also serve ramen noodles, side dishes, and Fukushima sake.

    あまり大きな店舗では、ありませんが、 大きくおいしい餃子が有名です。 出来れば、予約をしてから行く方がベターです。 畳の席に、大きなテーブルがあります。

  • Makoto Shokudo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Otadukimichishita 7116
    Kitakata City is famous as the home of Kitakata ramen, one of Japan’s three most popular varieties ramen. Makoto Shokudo, located in Otazukimichishita and established in 1947, is so popular customers wait in line for its ramen despite a plethora of choices in Hakata. The restaurant’s casual atmosphere will make you feel as if you’re in a regular Japanese home. Customer’s love Makoto’s meat-based broth and tirelessly delicious chewy crimped noodles, one of the distinctive features of Kitakata ramen. One of the restaurant’s hidden gems is its popular sauce katsu deep fried pork cutlets, and many customers come here just to eat some.
  • TARO Cafe
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    4.5
    30 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Yama-gun Inawashiromachi Katada Irie Mura Mae 704-3
    A cafe along National Route 49 in Nyuemura-mae, Katada, Inawashiro Town, Yama County. You can enjoy the in house roasted coffee and sweets while looking out at the scenery of Lake Inawashiro. They also operate the take-out specialty shop DENDEN COFFEE and the select shop CHANTILLY 2F.

    休日は、11:00からオープン。五分前には既に3-4組が並んで待ってます。11:00ちょい過ぎに入店しましたが、男性スタッフは疲れがあるようで、ハキがなく沈んだ声。おまけに挨拶もない。さっさと出てました。

  • Fruit Peaks (Main Shop)
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    4.5
    27 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Koriyamashi Yatsuyamada 5-405
    A Western confectionary shop located in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture. Created by Aoki, a fruit shop established in 1924, the shop's fruit tarts are one of its most popular products. Here you can enjoy tarts, cakes, and parfaits made with seasonally harvested fruit.

    美味しいの、ひとことです。店内はいつも多くのお客さんでいっぱいです。席を確保するのも難しい。味も最高です。

  • Tsuruga Aizu Main Restaurant
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    4.5
    31 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Higashisakaemachi 4-21
    Famous for its menu using Aizu brand horse meat sourced daily from Aizu Horse Farm, it serves more than eight different cuts of raw horse sashimi including some rare cuts. There is a range of local Aizu cuisine using Aizu brand horse meat as well as local Aizu sake.

    If you are an adventurous eater and you can accept that horses are food in some places in the world, do not miss this place. Small and very Japanese with a lot of character. Not only horse flesh...

  • Ramen Kiichi
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    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Sekishibamachikamitakahitai Sakaida 635-7
    A ramen restaurant located in Kitakata City, Fukushima Prefecture. Enwrapped in the restaurant's laid-back atmosphere, you can enjoy the uniquely springy noodles of the Takasui Hirauchi-men or the handmade noodles of the soy-sauce based Jukusei Shoyu Ramen. The restaurant's shio (salt) ramen is particularly popular due to the excellent balance between the light flavor of the broth and the toppings.
  • Aizu Ichiban-kan Cafe
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Nakamachi 4-18
    The Aizu Ichiban-kan building was once the Kaiyo Clinic, which treated the future famed bacteriologist Hideyo Noguchi when he burned his hand as a baby. The first floor is a café which serves coffee with home-roasted beans as well as handmade cakes. The second floor is the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Hall.

    午前中に七日町のどこか喫茶店に行きたいと思って探したけれど、昼前から開店するお店ばかり。観光地だから仕方ないのかなと思っていたら、ここが見つかりました。店の前の駐車場は埋まっていましたが、近くに提携の駐車場があります。野口英世ゆかりの建物だそうで、昔のレトロな喫茶店を楽しめました。

  • Takohachi
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukushima Pref. Soumashi Obama Hara 228-25
    A seafood restaurant located close to Matsukawa-ura in Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture. Here you can enjoy fresh, seasonal seafood. The hokki-meshi rice is particularly popular. The restaurant also sells seafood and marine products to take home and is visited by many tourists. The restaurant has a party area able to accommodate 80 people.

    松川浦の県道相馬亘理線沿いにあります。カネヨ水産でやっていて、メニューは刺し身、天ぷらの定食、海鮮丼等です。食事処の隣には魚介類の直売所になっています。駐車場に大型バスも止められるので、観光ツアーのコースの一部にもなっているようです。

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