Gourmet / Alcohol Spots in Tochigi Area

  • Utsunomiya Minmin Main Store
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    4.0
    230 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Babadori 4-2-3
    The dumpling specialty store Utsunomiya Minmin, opened in 1958, is a restaurant committed to dumplings, serving only three kinds—grilled, soup and fried. The owner of the restaurant has strived daily to improve the taste of dumplings he learnt how to make in Beijing. Grilled and fried dumplings are available for takeout.

    They offer gyoza three ways, pan fried, in the hot water and deep fried. This is not my favorite gyoza restaurants but my husband’s favorite. There are many min-min everywhere and take out is also...

  • Bakery Penny Lane (Nasu Main Branch)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 656-2
    This bakery is located in Yumoto, Nasu Town. It offers many popular homemade bread, including blueberry ones. In addition, the next-door restaurant features terrace seating where visitors can enjoy their food, and there are occasionally limited-time dessert buffets as well.
  • Kirasse Main Store
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Babadori 2-3-12 MEGA Don Quijote La Park Utsunomiya branch underground 1F
    At Kirasse Main Store, the Utsunomiya Gyoza dumpling theme park, visitors can enjoy the taste of dumplings from five stores at any time, as well as a variety of gyoza from 33 different stores, changing daily. It is recommended for those who want to try dumplings from various restaurants. There is a large selection of many gyoza from each restaurant sold frozen in the souvenir section to be enjoyed at home. Visitors can experience making gyoza with a reservation. It is only an eight minute walk from Tobu Utsunomiya Station on the Tobu Utsunomiya Line.
  • Nikko Miyamaedango
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Shimohatsuishimachi 956
    This venerable kanmidokoro (a cafe featuring Japanese-style sweets) founded in 1723 is located on the approach to Nikko Toshogu Shrine. It is famous for offering the local specialty Miyamae dango dumplings. These additive-free dumplings feature a special miso sauce. Their matcha tea sets are also popular. The shop, which has a nostalgic atmosphere and an in-eat space, is visited by many tourists sightseeing at Nikko Toshogu Shrine.
  • Ryuzu no Chaya
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    4.0
    80 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Chugushi 2485
    This tea house is located in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. Located near the Ryuzu Falls promenade, visitors can enjoy eating and shopping while taking in views of the waterfalls from the tea house. Some of the most popular items on their menu include their specially-made ozoni (fried rice cake and vegetable soup), their Higurashi-mochi (red bean paste-filled bun), which are notable for their refined sweetness, and their Semui-dango (sweet dumplings), which have comforted countless people. Guests can also enjoy their sweets along with a cup of coffee brewed with water from Nikko's clear streams.

    We happened upon 龍頭之茶屋 after hiking down from Ryuza Falls as it is at the bottom. We were a bit cold and when we saw the menu we knew we wanted to give it a try. Fresh udon noodles! My husband and I...

  • Kamahiko
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    3.5
    24 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Shiobara 2611
    This diner in Nasushiobara City, Tochigi Prefecture is famous for being the originator of the local cheap but tasty soup-iri yakisoba. Their take on this dish of fried noodles in soup is notable for its use of specially-ordered wavy noodles and the spicy flavor of its soup. Lines sometimes form at the popular restaurant, which is equipped with table and tatami seating. It is visited by long-time repeat customers as well as many people who come from great distances away.

    店構えからして上等な金額を取るのかと思っていましたが、非常にリーズナブルな価格でした。スープ入り焼きそば...

  • Asian Old Bazaar
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto Zumdiga Plain 506-20
    This Asia-inspired mini theme park is located along the Nasu Road in Tsumujiga-daira Yumoto, Nasu Town. There are three areas with various shops that sell goods from Bali, Vietnam, Thailand, Nepal, India. In addition, the “Ubudo Restaurant” offers Bali cuisine, and the “Mekon Restaurant” offers Vietnam and Thai cuisine as well as drinks for takeout.

    写真を見て注文しましたが思った以上に量が多かったです。写真ではお皿からなんとなく量を想像したのですが、お皿がお盆のように大きかったからです。ミーゴレンはバリ島と違って甘口でちょっと残念でした。ファミリー向け?なので仕方ないのかも。最初にお金を払って注文します。

  • Kouran
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    4.0
    40 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Utsunomiya-shi Honcho 1-24
    This gyoza pot sticker restaurant has been in business for over 50 years. A 10-minute walk from Tobu-Utsunomiya Station, the restaurant can be identified by its red sign and serves gyoza which are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. The vegetables used to make its gyoza fillings are all domestically grown. The gyoza skin's, on the thick side and fried in sesame oil, have a distinctive crunch. The restaurant's boiled gyoza, which can be enjoyed with soy sauce, vinegar, or rayu chili oil as you prefer, have a chewy texture the establishment takes great pride in. The restaurant's fried gyoza, cooked in an original, sesame-based oil blend, have a distinctive texture; try eating them like an Utsunomiya native with just some rock salt.

    人気のお店との事でしたが、コロナ禍で空いてました♪ 餃子は好きで色々食べてますが、個人的には好みですねえ。 ご飯がすすみますね。焼き餃子が特に美味しかったです。 本当にカリッとしてる。 宇都宮に来たら再訪します‼️

  • Kobaya Shokudo
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    4.0
    56 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Shiobara 795
    This restaurant is famous for offering soup-iri yakisoba, a local Shiobara Onsen delicacy that features fried noodles in a soy sauce-based soup. The restaurant is equipped with counter and tatami seating inside as well as a parking lot outside. Lines sometimes form around lunchtime at the popular restaurant, which is visited by many people who come from great distances away.

    ぜひ酢を入れてください スープ入り焼そば ニンニクの香る酢をガッツリ投入してからが本番 酢を入れない油そばなんてないよね 酢を好みの量自分の加減で入れて完成 じゃなきゃラーメンスープに焼きそばを入れたような味 想像どおりの味で終ってしまう テーブルの調味料で自分好みにカスタムして食べましょう スープ入り焼きそば 酢を入れて初めて完成する食べ物だと知る もう酢を入れないスープ入り焼きそばなん...

  • Western Cuisine Meiji-no-Yakata
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    4.0
    154 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Sannai 2339-1
    A Western-style restaurant located in the Nikko Fudosan Park area in Sannai, Nikko City. The restaurant serves a range of classic Western-style dishes exquisitely prepared including rice omelets with a demi-glace sauce, hamburger steaks, beef stew, steaks and seafood dishes. Coupled with the Western-style stone building restaurant, guests can savor the atmosphere of the Meiji period.

    The place seems very popular - perhaps because it has free parking if you eat there - but if you don’t have a reservation you’ll have to wait. I waited 20 mins at lunch time. Not too bad, and it gave...

  • A Cowherd
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    4.0
    51 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 593-146
    Come try all sorts of original dishes at this Japanese black beef dining restaurant. Along with their popular specialty Japanese black beef Hamburg steak they offer sirloin steaks, beef stew, and roast beef at reasonable prices made from the cattle from their very ranch.

    少し高いかなぁとは思いますが、国産牛ですからこれぐらいのお値段が妥当なのでしょう。 ランチに黒毛和牛赤身肉ステーキ丼をオーダー。中にキムチが入っていて相性抜群ですが、苦手な方はご注意下さい。 娘のハンバーグも肉の旨味たっぷりで中々のクオリティ。 今度はディナーでお伺いしたいですね。

  • Usaburou
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    4.5
    46 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 2727-344
    This local cuisine restaurant located in Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture is where you can taste country cooking such as okowa (sticky rice mixed with vegetables or other ingredients), kenchin zoni (mochi with soup) and suiton (wheat flour dumpling soup) in a shop that is like a private house filled with nostalgia. The mochi glutinous rice without preservatives or additives is characterized by its stickiness and slight sweetness. It can also be used as a tea house or sweets shop to enjoy ankoro mochi (rice cake with bean paste) and ice cream using matcha green tea.

    那須高原へのドライブ。 ランチはこちらでと目指してくると昼前に到着。 まずは駐車場待ち。 その後は1時間以上待って店内へ。 木立に囲まれた古民家です。 庭の紅葉が色づき始めています。 入り口付近には古い農機器具が置かれていて、入り口が引き戸で、かがんで入るほどの高さ。 寒い場所の知恵ですね。 席は入り口付近だっただのでトイレついでに店内を見学。 囲炉裏や縁側もあり、良い雰囲気。 隣の席には、地元の...

  • SantateSoba NAGAHATAAN
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Nagahata 635-1
    This soba restaurant is located in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. It offers soba noodles that are freshly ground, freshly made, and freshly cooked. The restaurant, which has a nostalgic atmosphere, offers table and tatami seating. Due to its popularity, lines sometime form before it even opens. It is visited by locals as well as people who come from great distances away.
  • Shogetsu Himuro
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Imaichi 379
    Shogetsu Himuro is a natural ice producer which was founded in 1894 in Imaichi, Nikko City. Today they produce and sell natural ice which is hard to come by in Japan nowadays. As you might expect they also sell kakigori (shaved ice dessert) using the natural ice. Many people can be found queuing up for their exceptionally good and fluffy textured kakigori.
  • Yama-no-Restaurant
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    4.5
    60 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Tokorono 1546 Foggy falls waterfall
    A cafe restaurant located in Tokorono, Nikko City. The restaurant offers a selection of dishes from the grill served in an authentic North American style such as steak and hamburger meat dishes and grilled seafood. Moreover, the views from the terrace of the surrounding countryside including the Nikko Mountains are also quite magnificent.

    My husband took me to celebrate my Birthday at Yamano restaurant. We fell in love with this place, not only great food but also warmest hospitality provided to customers from the first moment...

  • Restaurant Steam Locomotive
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    3.5
    24 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 24-2
    This restaurant is located at the Nasu SL Land steam locomotive theme park. It is notable for the 1/5 scale locomotive that rides through the restaurant and brings customers their food. It offers a wide variety of items including their Jokiyaki set meals, kid's lunches, and more. The entrance and interior are decorated with locomotive-related goods, making it especially popular with families with children.

    This place specializes indoor jin-gisu-kan style barbecue with lamb and beef. Taste is second priority. The interesting thing is that trains will carry uncooked meat and vegetables to your...

  • Seiryu no Sato
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 2714-2
    This facility offering hands-on nature experiences is located in Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture. It features a fishing hole with a waterfall fed with a subterranean river from the Nasu Mountain Range. There, visitors can char-grill and eat the river fish they catch. One of the facility's other attractions includes a soba restaurant. There, visitors can enjoy items such as their Tochigi Shamo Tsukesoba. This dish features soba noodles made with valuable Shinano Ichigo wholegrain buckwheat flour that is ground in-house paired with a dipping sauce made with brand-name Tochigi Shamo free-range chicken.

    釣り道具一式はレンタルできるので手ぶらで行ける那須高原の釣り堀です。釣った魚はお店で捌いて焼いてくれます。そば、うどんもあります。そばの評判が良く、それだけのためにリピートする方も多いらしいです。カレーうどんも旨いみたいです。

  • Banri (Handmade Ramen Noodles)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Sanoshi Takahagichou 437-7
    Come taste a perfect representation of Tochigi's local Sano Ramen here at this ramen shop in Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture. Their soup base, made by boiling chicken and pork together for four hours, pairs well with their signature noodles handmade with green bamboo known for their springy texture. This popular ramen shop draws ramen fans from all over Japan.
  • Nasu no Rasukuyasan Rusk the Rusk
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 586-905
    This western confectioner specializes in the perfect blend of water, flour, salt, and heat baked into the finest rusk bread. Their rusk, baked in special made ovens, inspires lots of repeat customers and is a popular souvenir option. Along with samples they also have ice cream for sale out on their wood deck.
  • Nikko Guruman's Wagyu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Tokorono 1541-297
    A restaurant in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. The interior of the store is decorated with furniture made from Nikko cedar. Try steaks, Hamburg steak, and ground beef cutlets made from carefully selected Japanese beef, including Iwate Maesawa Beef, Mie Matusaka Beef, and Tochigi Wagyu Beef. Relax and enjoy your meal in this popular restaurant which attracts a number of tourists.

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Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi's capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.

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