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Kaiseki/Kappo Traditional Japanese Cuisine Spots in Niigata Area

  • Restaurant Chidori
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Murakamishi Saikumachi 2-14
    Chidori is a Japanese restaurant in Saiku Town, Murakami City, Niigata Prefecture, where you can indulge in seasonal Murakami delicacies and local sake. It is a well known restaurant loved not only be tourists but by the locals too. The restaurant serves set meals, rice bowls and individual dishes where guests can enjoy the local delights from both land and sea such as their daamata bowl topped with plenty of vivid red and flavorsome Murakami beef and fresh seafood. In the autumn guests can enjoy a menu full of Murakami specialties, salmon and salmon roe. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere with seating at the counter or on the raised tatami-floor. It’s the kind of restaurant where one could easily go by themselves and not feel out of place.

    数年前に汐見荘に宿泊したお店に4年ぶりに入店しました。以前は、夏に来店したのですが、今回は3月のランチ時に入店しました。今回も「だあまた丼」を注文しました。注文した時は、少し看板メニュと限定10食で元が取れなく、普段のお客ではなかったので少しワンクッション置かれたのですが、オーダーすることができました。 地元の食材がふんだんに、ご飯の上に置かれ、新鮮な刺身、卵焼き、鮭の塩焼きなど美味しさを堪能し...

  • Kappo Matsuuraya
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Murakamishi Teramachi 1-3
    This long-established Kappo restaurant is located in Murakami City, Niigata Prefecture. This famous restaurant serves Murakami specialty salmon and Murakami beef dishes. It is a perfectly Japanese-style building, with counter seats, slightly elevated seating, tatami flooring and an area for dinner parties. The restaurant serves a lunchtime salmon mini course, which is available all year-round, and allows customers to enjoy around five different salmon meals that have a history in Murakami dating back a thousand years. In the Autumn, there is a luxurious full course meal, which includes sets of sashimi and Hirako (fish roe). The Murakami Beef Amiyaki (grilling on wire net) Teishoku set meal, with seasonal side dishes, is also very popular.

    今天就以 日本最受讚賞的黑毛和牛套餐 村上牛 梅貝 瀧川豆腐 鳥肘煮 月越光米+豆腐味噌湯 來劃下句點 下次有機會再來點鮭魚料理

  • Kappo Oshokuji Yoshidaya
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nishikambaragunyahikomura Yahiko 941-2
    This restaurant is an eight-minute walk from JR Yahiko Station and is known for serving fresh fish caught from the nearby harbor as well as local sake. The “wappa-meshi-zen” dish, made by bending a thin strip of wood and filling it with rice, fish, salmon roe, and more, is particularly famous. You can also enjoy sashimi made with locally caught fish, broiled “nodoguro,” oysters, and other a la carte dishes are available as well, with the “oban minced squid” being particularly popular. Since it is located on the approach to Yahiko-jinja Shrine, you can drop in before or after your shrine visit.

    イカメンチを注文しました。千切りキャベツにポテトサラダイカメンチが2枚。ごはんは別に注文です。合計で1000円位です。価格の割に物足りない感はありました。

  • The Garden House Ikarashi
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Aganoshi Kanaya 340-5
    This restaurant is located in Kanaya, Agano City, Niigata Prefecture. It was renovated from a luxury mansion, spanning an area of over four acres. The exterior of the enormous mansion of a local wealthy farmer has the weight of history behind it, and the Japanese garden, which changes according to the season, is absolutely beautiful. The interior of the mansion has a stylish atmosphere, which combines Japanese and Western tastes. It is also used as a wedding venue. The restaurant’s Kaiseki course meals, which center on yuba-tofu, and its Western course meals, which use local ingredients are well-renowned, as is the readily available lunch menu.

    A pit stop for lunch with a lot of beer possibilities and a nice garden outside the resturant windows

  • Eshin Kizawa
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    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Daigakumae 31
    This Kaiseki cuisine restaurant in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, is convenient for both group dining and meals which are provided after events. Taking advantage of local seasonal ingredients, at lunch time, the restaurant serves a menu called Seafood Hitsumabushi, and, mini Kaiseki meals and Gozen set meals, which are on a daily rotating menu. In the evening, in addition to the seasonal Kaiseki meals, the restaurant also prepares traditional Japanese sukiyaki and rockfish course dinners. With no reservation, visitors can order such meals as sashimi Gozen and boiled fish Gozen. Projectors and other equipment can also be used, and for welcome parties, reception parties and other events.
  • Miyoya
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    5.0
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Santo-gun Izumozaki Machi Hagurocho 101-1
    A Japanese kappo cuisine restaurant and inn operating out of a two-story building adorned with two plaster angels and characters spelling the establishment’s name. Here you can stay in a room commanding a view of the Sea of Japan just outside. The establishment is also renowned as one of the leading restaurants in the prefecture, and customers rave about the outstanding seafood, bought fresh from Izumozaki Fishing Port just a stone’s throw away. The restaurant serves food from the Sea of Japan prepared with as little manipulation as possible in order to draw out the innate flavors of the high quality, fresh ingredients. The establishment’s eastern facade, facing the Hokkoku Highway, is 37 square meters in area and is a registered Tangible Cultural Property. The establishment two-story structure is capped by a tiled, gabled roof and is acclaimed as an excellent example of Western-style architecture prevalent between the late Meiji period and the Taisho period.

    食事は旬の魚料理が食べられ、部屋は三人で泊まるには十分の広さでくつろげます。日本海を眺められる、景色もオススメです。

  • Hokushinkan
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Shibata-shi Suwacho 1-13-15
    This venerable shop, in business for 160 years, offers traditional Japanese cuisine. They carry on a tradition of cooking stretching back to the Kaei era of the Edo. They offer kaiseki cuisine to match your budget and requests, so they're perfect for celebrations, memorial meals, and get-togethers. This place served as the first step in the career of Rikitaro Shibuya, called the master of modern Japanese cuisine and former chef to the imperial household. They also offer delivery of seasonal event-essential lunch boxes and hors d'oeuvre.
  • Yoshigen
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Murakami-shi Teramachi 4-18
    This long-standing Japanese kappo cuisine restaurant has been in business for over 180 years, since the late Edo period. Here you can enjoy the bounties of Murakami’s land and sea, including salmon and Murakami beef. Both the lunch and dinner menu consist exclusively of course meals. The full salmon course and toubanyaki Murakami beef course each come with over 10 dishes. The restaurant is reservation-only, with the exact contents of your meal being determined based on your preferences and budget. The establishment is replete with tatami mat rooms of varying sizes and can accommodate everything from individual diners to large groups and can be used for engagement ceremonies, Buddhist memorials, and all manner of engagements. The restaurant’s stately Japanese building bears walls and ceilings crafted by master artisans, and windows made with old glass, and the structure has been registered a National Tangible Cultural Property.

    180年の歴史を持つ料亭。 お部屋の中も、歴史を感じる造りで、旬の食材で提供された料理は、絶品。 併せて、村上牛のとろける美味しさは、幸せいっぱい、堪能致しました。

  • Kappo harimaya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Furumachidori Kyubanchou 1473
  • Akatsuki
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Bandai 6-1-27

    お店は昔ながらの小料理屋さんなんでしょう、入り口から見るよりとても広いようです。 オープンキッチンのカウンターで食事させていただきました。 今回たくさんいただいたのですがおつまみヒレカツは新潟名物のタレカツスタイルですがサラっとしたタレでとてもサッパリでもお酒のおつまみとして柔らかいヒレ肉がとても良いです。 茶碗蒸しもとても優しい味。絶妙な出汁と蒸しで最高ですね。 地鶏のスープは具沢山でこれひと...

  • Inakaya
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Furumachidori 9 Bancho 1457

    This restaurant is famous for offering traditional Echigo (corresponding to Niigata today) cuisine, as well as the original Salmon and Roe Wappa Meshi. The setting is reminiscent of a countryside...

  • Inakaya Ekinan
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Tenjin 2-137-25
  • Umedaken
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Nishikan-ku Masuoka 413
  • Echigo
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Bunkyocho 1-17

    ランチで利用。1000円でお釣りがくる値段設定で小鉢に入った料理数点とメインでした。ご飯よりお酒が飲みたくなるランチです。

  • Kakimasa
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiboridori 9 - Town 1407
  • Cooking no Yado Kohan
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Shichikuyama 7-5-13
  • Kinone
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Higashi Odori 2-9-6

    駅から歩いて10分以内にあるお店です。お刺身など魚がオススメですね。日本酒も種類も多いので県外の方など連れてきても喜んでいただけるかと思います!すごくあたたかい雰囲気のお店でした!

  • Kiyomasu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Akiha-ku Nitsuhonchou 2-2-16
  • Suga Hara
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Honchodori 11 Bancho 1818
  • Toriumenishibori
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    3.0
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Nishiborimaedori 8 - Town 1525

    開店と同時に入店し、2000円でちょい飲みができるセットメニューをオーダー。選べる串が2本と飲み物その他をつまみの軽食でした。

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Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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