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Japanese Food Spots in Chiba Area

  • PIER-01 (Minato Branch)
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Chuoukou 1-20-1 Kays Harbor 1F
    This seafood restaurant is in Chiba City's K's Harbor complex, which is centered on the passenger ship terminal. They prepare seafood fresh from their enormous 8.5-meter tank cooked just the way you like it. They have table seating, terrace seating overlooking the sea, and private rooms that can accommodate more than 20 guests.

    客船ターミナルに隣接したシーフードレストラン。何度も足を運びたくなるロケーションと料理の味。ランチは食券を事前に購入するシステム。メニューは900円から。フリードリンクとサラダブッフェ付。今日は「オマール海老のチャウダー」をオーダー。海老のお出汁がよく効いて美味しかったです。

  • Ikesu Ryori Aki
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Isumishi Misakichouebado 4481
    This seafood restaurant is on the Sotobo-Kuroshio Line. Their cuisine features seasonal seafood from their own in-store tank. Their menu changes with the seasons and offers a variety of fare including Japanese spiny lobster tempura on rice and other rice bowls, sashimi, simmered fish meal sets, and hotpots with locally harvested clams.
  • Oshokuji-Chaya ZEN
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Nishishibachou 14-2
    This Japanese restaurant in front of Choshi Station features fresh seafood direct from Choshi Fishing Port. Their menu includes Japanese style and standard set meals, rice bowls, pilchard course cuisine, and more. Evening multi-course meals include their Choshi-zukushi Course featuring puffer fish, goose fish, and golden eye snapper shabu-shabu (available with a reservation for groups of four or more). Their sea bream sushi is a local favorite and is available as a gift as well.

    JR銚子駅のロータリーの右の角を曲がると、すぐにこの店舗があります。 駅前には、たいしたレストランはないものだと思っていましたが、ここは試す価値があります。

  • Itamae Ryori Kiyoto
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Shirahamachoushirahama 2620
    "This Japanese restaurant in Shirahama-machi offers daily specials, a la carte dishes, and elegant kaiseki banquet cuisine featuring locally harvested fish. Their daytime meal sets include sashimi, tempura, boiled fish, and a set-of-the-day, as well as rice bowls like their zuke-don topped with local fish. Their popular and hearty ""Rider's Lunch"" meal set comes with a zuke-don rice bowl and fried food."
  • Sazaeya
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Shirahamachoushirahama 623
    This seafood restaurant on National Route 410 in the Shirahama section of Shirahama-machi, Minamiboso City has a view of the Nojimazaki Lighthouse. They offer sashimi and set meals made with fresh seafood. Their popular Kabuto Soup features a whole Japanese spiny lobster plucked from the shop's tank.

    気さくなお店の方と、美味しいお料理でとても良かったです。 朝一番の客だったとのことで、食後のコーヒーをサービスしていただきました。 さざえカレーが珍しかったです。

  • Satomi Sushi
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Minato 832
    This sushi restaurant is in Minato, Futtsu City. Their sushi is made with fresh local fish purchased every morning at the ports of Takeoka and Kanaya, as well as Amaha-koshihikari sushi rice procured from local farmers. They serve hand-rolled nigiri sushi, colorful chirashi-zushi, and rice bowls with toppings like conger eel, too. In winter they offer dishes with raw local seaweed.

    ファミリーで行きましたが、店主さんも温かく対応していただいて、雰囲気も良かったです。海保丼をいただきましたが、適度にボリュームもあり、味の「安っぽさ」は全く有りません。また寄らせていただきたいと思います。

  • Wappa Chaya Kawana
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Nakajima 398 Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu Food Court
    "This shop in the Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu specializes in a traditional dish called ""wappa-meshi."" Their version consists of rice topped with seafood from Minamiboso and Tokyo Bay and vegetables from their own farm served in round wooden containers known as ""mage-wappa,"" a traditional craft. Their menu includes popular Minamiboso-hana Chirashi, wappa-meshi with toppings like Kisarazu's famous short-necked clams and Futtsu's renowned conger eel, and seasonal wappa-meshi dishes."

    海鮮わっぱ飯のお店です。一番安いねぎとろわっぱを美味しくいただきました。734円でしたがコストパフォーマンスはまずまず良いです。

  • Umi no Shokudokoro Namura
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Wadachoukaihotsu 196-1
    "This seafood restaurant is on the Sotobo-Kuroshio Line. Chiba Prefecture boasts the nation's largest catch of iwashi Japanese anchovies, and this store's cuisine features the bounty in a variety of forms, including in meal sets with iwashi Japanese anchovies served sashimi style, as namero tartar with miso, fried, as a zuke-don rice bowl topping, and mixed with seaweed and used as filling in ""sea dumplings."" Their hishiko oshi-zushi (hishiko is another name of iwashi Japanese anchovies) is available in a meal set or for takeout."

    ここの評価を見て妻と2人でお店に行きました。外見はいまいちでどうしようかと思いましたが、せっかくここまで来たのだからといざ入店。「おすすめは?」と尋ねると、「いわし漬け丼」と即答。ということで、「いわし漬け定食」にすぐに決定。待つこと数分、いわしで覆い尽くされたご飯(酢飯)とつみれ汁他。一口食べるとそれは今までにない美味しい味でした。お通しのいわしの佃煮も美味しくてすぐに食べてしまいました。機会が...

  • Umi Shokudo Kujukuri Soko
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Sambugunkujukurimachi Ao 2359-138
    This seafood restaurant is on the Kujukuri Beach Line. Housed in a refurbished marine product processing plant, they offer dishes such as grilled clams, rice bowls topped with kabayaki style iwashi sardine, iwashi no kusare-zushi, and clam curry. They serve three kinds of meal sets in the daytime, along with a la carte items featuring local fish in the evening.

    1,080円の刺身定食ランチをいただきました。 刺身の鮮度は海際の街ならフツーからやや下。 ワラサ、マグロ、イワシ、つぶ貝。悪くはないがフツー。 ご飯も保温して時間たったもの、澄まし汁もフツー、漬物は浅漬けで美味しかった。小鉢は刺し盛りのつま(?)の海藻を煮たものだと思う。柔らかくて美味しかった。 倉庫の名前通り、食事するには、雑然として、気持ち良くなかった。

  • Kaisen Hamayaki Banzu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Kuroto 1416
    This restaurant in Kisarazu City specializes in hamayaki grilled seafood. Run by a fishery, they serve grilled sazae turban shells, scallops, clams and other fresh shellfish landed at Kisarazu Kaneda Port. They also have rice bowls topped with asari clams, conger eel, fresh young sardines, and mixed seafood, as well as a la carte items like fried asari clam skewers.
  • Kanenaka
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    Chiba Pref. Isumishi Ohara 1530-1
    This Japanese kappo restaurant is on the Sotobo-Kuroshio Line. They offer seafood dishes such as sashimi and sushi with fresh fish purchased every morning from Ohara Fishing Port, flame-broiled fish, stewed dishes, meal sets, and more. Ohara boasts one of the nation's biggest hauls of Japanese spiny lobster, and the shop has a has a tank dedicated to them. Their Nami-no-Ihachidon seafood rice bowls are limited to 20 servings a day. Only three servings of its special premium version are available daily.
  • Japanese culinary art Tenpei
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Katsurashi Tona 784
    This restaurant in Katsuura City serves local cuisine. It has bidding rights at Katsuura's seven ports, so they use lots of fresh seasonal seafood including the region's famous skipjack tuna. Local dishes include namero raw fish tartare, Minamiboso fisherman's fare known as sanga-yaki, and magochazuke with house dashi broth over sashimi topped rice. They also serve meal sets, rice bowls, and multi-course meals.
  • Oshokuji Dokoro Ishii
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    3.5
    15 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Katsurashi Katsura 159
    This eatery is on Asaichi-dori Street in Katsuura City's Katsuura district. One of their popular dishes is Katsuura tantanmen noodles, a local favorite. Made with red chili oil, three kinds of garlic, and stir-fried onions, they serve several types, including salt-flavored, miso, curry, and a simple soy sauce variety.

    とにかく辛いです! でもクセになるからさで、ペロリと食べてしまいました。 お子様には無理だと思いますよ。

  • Sawara Chiyofuku
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    4.5
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Sawara B. 1720-1
    This Japanese restaurant is located in the Important National Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings in Sawara, Katori City. With an Edo period facade and a modern interior, they offer Kobe beef and a variety of creative Japanese cuisine made with carefully selected ingredients. Try their popular Little Edo Bento boxed lunch to sample a variety of their food.

    佐原の町は川沿いの景色が素晴らしいのですが、その中に融け込む素敵な料亭です。 外観も中も贅沢に作られていて、お値段が心配になるのですが、ランチはとてもリーズナブルで、コスパ抜群!です。二人共同じ2100円のランチをお願いしたのですが、全く違う器で供されて‥「器もお楽しみください!」という言葉に大感激でした。お味も、どこの高級料亭にも負けない!‥と思いました。残念ながら、車だったので飲めませんでした...

  • Shinozaki
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Futtsu 2280
    This seafood restaurant in Futtsu Park in Futtsu City's Futtsu district uses marine produce fresh from Tokyo Bay. They specialize in bakagai (trough shell) cuisine, and their popular Kaiho-don features it and top shell cooked with egg and served over rice.
  • Funakatsu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Isumigunonjukumachi Rokkenmachi 157-31
    This seafood restaurant is in Rokkenmachi, Onjuku Town, Isumi County. They serve only fresh, seasonal fish caught locally by the owner and food from the mountains prepared as the chef feels inclined. In addition to sake and shochu Japanese spirits, depending on the season, you can try scorpion fish hirezake (hot sake flavored with fish fins).
  • Surugaya
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    4.5
    131 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Nakamachi 359
    This eel vendor is near the main gate of Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. They roast kyosui eel raised in the Oigawa River, fed by water from the Southern Japan Alps, over binchotan charcoal, brushed with a secret sauce made with fine varieties of soy sauce and mirin cooking sake. Dishes include eel served marinated on rice, kabayaki style, and shirayaki style. Other cuisine features carp and suigo (riverside district) fowl.

    This place pretty much only sells eel, so if you wanted to try something else, too bad. It might have been a little tourist gimmick, but I did like the fact that the servers were all in traditional...

  • Seafood Restaurant Nakamura
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    4.5
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Uchiura 273-1
    Nakamura is located in Uchiura in the city of Kamogawa. Its menu is centered on local fresh seafood, such as Oraga Don, which consists of eight or nine kinds of seafood piled high on rice, and Bikkuri Jo Tendon, two large deep-fried prawns on rice. The restaurant also serves other kinds of seafood dishes, prix fixe meals, and small plates.

    平日の昼前でさしたが、混んでました。自宅の玄関を入ると、天井が高く、ひろびろ。お勧めは、おらが丼とランチ。特にランチはエビとお刺身が出ます。

  • Kawakyo, Seafood restaurant
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Yokosuka 1117
    Kawakyo is a restaurant located four minutes' walk from the east exit of JR Awa-Kamogawa Station. It serves shore dinners made with fresh local seafood. One of its signature dishes is Sazae-no-Oragadon, an entire turbo, including the liver, flavored with a special sauce, and served over rice, and its Shore Dinner prix fixe meal is especially popular.
  • Jizakana Kaitenzushi Marufuji
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    3.5
    63 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Hiroba 777
    Marufuji is located inside Shiosai Marketplace along the Sotobo Kuroshio Line. It provides sushi made from freshly caught fish from the local fishing port at a reasonable price. In addition to fish, customers can choose sushi made with broiled wagyu beef or whale meat. The itamae (sushi makers) also serve other dishes made with local fish and whale meat, and customers can also try such examples of fisherman's cuisine as Namero (minced fish mixed with seasonings).

    鴨川の魚を安く食べに訪問しました。夕方なのに、待ち時間も許容範囲内。美味しく頂きました!孫二人(双子)も大喜びでした。

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The Boso Peninsula forms the main body of Chiba prefecture, and this is where you'll find its endless warm water beaches and jagged mountains. Further inland, Naritaーmost famous as the home of Narita Airportーis a secret haven of tradition and history in the form of centuries-old Shinshoji Temple and quaint wooden Edo buildings. Chiba prefecture is also home to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

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