Japanese Food Spots in Toyama Area

  • Himi Uoichiba Shokudo
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    4.5
    26 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Himi-shi Himimachi 435

    This restaurant is in the fish market so depending on the time, you may see how fishes are traded. Fishes are off course very fresh and cost effective.

  • Mawaru Toyama Bay Sushitama, Toyama Kakeo Main Restaurant
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Kakeosakaemachi 5-8
    Located along National Route 41 in the city of Toyama, Toyama Prefecture, Mawaru Toyama Bay Sushitama is a conveyor-belt sushi shop where customers can easily enjoy seafood caught of the coasts of Ishikawa and Toyama Prefectures. Fresh shipments come in twice a day, at noon and at night, so customers can be assured that the seafood is fresh. In addition to standard menu items such as tuna and salmon roe, customers can also enjoy seasonal seafood typical of the Hokuriku region, such as wrasse, yellowtail, and snow crabs. The rice base for the sushi is made from Koshihikari rice grown on the Noto Peninsula and rice vinegar made according to an exclusive recipe. There is both counter and table seating, making the restaurant suitable for everyone from families to solo diners.
  • Banya Ryori Himihama
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    4.0
    25 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Himi-shi Himimachi 21-15
    A seafood restaurant along Prefectural Route 302 in Himi-machi, Himi. They offer meals made using local Himi specialty seafood yellowtail and oysters as well as other seasonal locally caught fish. Along with sashimi and simmered fish dishes served separately or as part of a set meal, you can enjoy a special course meal with stone grilled A5 Himi beef (reservation required).

    氷見の寒ブリ宣言も出たこともあって予約して訪問しました。店主のブリへのこだわりは相当なもので水揚げ時に一番良いブリを仕入れているとのこと。そのためお値段はやや張りますがそれ相応のメニューでした。 目当ては寒ブリのしゃぶしゃぶでしたが、そこへたどり着くまでの間に出てくる品物でお腹がいっぱいになってしまいます。女性や高齢者はまず食べきれないでしょう。ブリの脂がのっていることもあって食後は胃袋が悲鳴を上...

  • Sakana no Eki Ikuji
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    Toyama Pref. Kurobeshi Ikuji Nakaku 265
    This market is a 12-minute drive from Hokuriku Expressway's Kurobe Interchange. The market is comprised of two buildings; the Toretate-kan, which offers fresh fish and processed seafood, and the Dekitate-kan, which has restaurants and a take-out corner. At Chargrilling Restaurant Kokaito, diners can choose any of the fresh-caught seafood from Kurobe fishing port or Ikuji salted fish (a local delicacy made by the Ladies' Club of the JF Kurobe fishing cooperative) on offer and chargrill it themselves. We also recommend the local craft brew, Shozu Monogatari.
  • Kitokito Sushi Himi Main Shop
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    4.5
    16 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Himishi Kamizumi 65
    This sushi restaurant has made its name with carefully-crafted nigiri sushi made with Toyama-grown Koshihikari rice and fresh fish from Toyama Bay. Since its founding, it has offered a diverse menu focused on fresh, seasonal fish caught that morning in Himi. Its location close to a fishing port only allows them to offer abundant amounts of fresh fish at reasonable prices. Not only that, it also allows them to serve many unique varieties of sushi rarely seen elsewhere. On weekdays, the restaurant offers four types of lunches, as well as kid's lunches. Their diverse menu also includes items such as Himi udon, as well as a lineup of desserts. In addition to being loved by locals, the restaurant is also a destination for many tourists.

    5年程前に違う店舗ですが行った時に、凄く感動したので今回は本店に伺ったら、なんか普通に感じてしまいました。 美味しいは美味しいですがね・・・。 感動は無かった。

  • Shogetsu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Iwaseminatomachi 116
    "Shogetsu is a restaurant located a 15-minute drive from Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Main Line. Early every morning, the owners select the finest fish caught offshore from Toyama Bay and prepare them in ways that bring out the essence of their flavor. The restaurant offers creative dishes, such as roasted Japanese glass shrimp dumplings and glass shrimp deep-fried with a flavorful coating. Customers can enjoy glass shrimp, known as ""the grande dames of the sea,"" in an amazing number of ways. For festive occasions, the restaurant serves dishes such as soup with sea bream and mochi rice cakes, and extra-large bowls are available. Shogetsu welcomes everyone from individuals to large groups."
  • Kaiseki Tsubakitei Etchu-Yatsuo
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Yatsuomachihigashimachi 2223
    Kaiseki Tsukibatei Etchu Yao Restaurant is located a one-minute walk from the Nakamachi Stop on the streetcar from Toyama Station. Diners enjoy kaiseki cuisine in an elegant space served on ceramics and lacquer ware. The menu contains products of both the sea and the land, as exemplified by the Hietsu Lunch, which contains local Hida chicken and fresh sashimi from the sea off Toyama, and diners can also enjoy a variety of genuine kaiseki dinners. The restaurant hosts memorial services, wedding banquets, and tea ceremonies, as well as birthday celebrations for significant ages. It even rents out traditional Chanchanko (padded vests) to wear on these occasions.

    二階、椿亭の客人がおわら盆の踊り子を呼び、特別観賞していた最中、偶然通りがかり、その客人の為だけに踊る四名の後ろ姿の踊り子達を下から眺めた我が身の空しさよ。店の風情は折り紙つきだ

  • Authentic Charcoal Grilled Sweetfish Ayu no Sato
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Tonami-shi Shogawamachi Kanaya 2131-6
    A restaurant specializing in sweetfish in Shogawa-machi Kanaya, Tonami. They offer sweetfish prepared different ways in single plates or course meals including charcoal grilled sweetfish, tempura, deep-fried sweetfish, mizore-ae (sweetfish served with grated daikon radish), kanroni (sweet simmered sweetfish), and sashimi (depending on the season). Their menu also includes tofu dishes, soba, and topped rice bowls.

    鮎の塩焼きをはじめ、いろいろな鮎料理を頂けます。 焼き加減も、なかなかバッチリです。 また、行きたいです。

  • Kakinosho
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Takaokashi Ono 156
    A famous cafeteria located in Ono, Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture which can accommodate providing lunch for tour groups. The restaurant serves gozen set meals and a la carte items made with the freshet seafood delights from Toyama Bay, viewed by some as a veritable natural restaurant fish tank. The Kaisen Takaoka-don seafood rice bowl is piled high with seasonal fish; the restaurant’s signature dish, many fans travel from outside the prefecture to enjoy this delicious meal. Other popular items include the Amehare konbu-meshi gozen, made with an abundance of the renowned Toyama konbu kelp; and the Japanese amberjack shabu-shabu, a specialty dish which is only offered in winter. The restaurant is spacious and bright, and Kakinosho offers a variety of seating options, including a private dining room situated inside an old-fashioned warehouse connected to the historic figure Maeda Toshinaga.

    I have been there few time, but family of five, I expected long wait. I was surprised to see our lunch were served promptly. Their service is always top notch. My potion was huge, I had to share...

  • Sushiei Sogawa Branch
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    4.5
    168 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Sougawa 2-8-22
    Sushiei Sogawa Branch located in Sogawa, Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture is a sushi restaurant which opened in 1948 and is well-established with many repeat customers from outside of Toyama Prefecture. Under the concept of getting people to enjoy delicious sushi, there is only sushi on its menu. It has a range of fresh local seafood from Toyama as well as seasonal seafood sourced from all over Japan, and has continued to serve authentic sushi with shining craftsmanship. The restaurant does not allow drinking or smoking, so women and non-drinkers can also feel free to eat there.

    Excellent sushi without any dramas and without a show. Simply great! Was probably in the top 3-4 sushi restaurants I ever been to. Not cheap, but worth the money. We were not that hungry, so we did...

  • Aoyama Sohonpo
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Shintomichou 1-4-6
    Aoyama Sohonpo in Shintomi Town, Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture is a famous Toyama specialty trout sushi shop. An exclusive series of trout sushi using rare natural masu salmon, Chidori vinegar and Koshihikari rice wrapped in a bamboo strip and packed in a curved bento box made from cedar is the hallmark product and sold in limited numbers. It also sells a standard series of trout sushi as well as processed seafood products from Toyama.

    有名店です。予約が確実。 そのまま開けるとご飯の面なので、皿に返してから切ると良いです。上品な味で万人向け。

  • Yoshidaya Masunosushi Honpo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Yasunoyachou 2-6-6
    This shop specializes in masuzushi and is located near Yasunoya Station in Yasunoya-cho, Toyama City. They offer “masu no sushi” which uses Toyama koshihikari rice and fatty trout, as well as processed seafood products, like kamaboko (boiled fish paste). The popular “kombu masu sushi” has shredded kelp under vinegared rice, tangled kelp over the trout, and offers a mild taste.
  • Kappo Kawaguchi
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Imizushi Chuoumachi 19-31
    Kappo Kawaguchi near Shinmachiguchi Station in Chuo Town, Imizu City is a kappo (Japanese cuisine served at a counter) restaurant. It offers dishes using fresh seasonal seafood such as Japanese glass shrimp and snow crabs sourced from Shinminato Fishing Port. The popular menu items include the Shiraebizen special of all sorts of Japanese glass shrimp such as sashimi, deep fry, sushi and somen noodles as well as a Kanizanmai set meal with a whole red snow crab.

    カウンター席で、白エビをいただけましたよ。 富山県で季節限定でいただける「富山湾の宝石」は地元で いただくのがおすすめです。 白エビ刺身どんはのど越しが最高です!!

  • Trout Sushi Honpo Takataya
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Marunouchi 1-1-13
    Takataya on Prefectural Route 208, at 1 Chome, Marunouchi, Toyama City is a well-established trout sushi restaurant which opened in 1872. It sells masunosushi which has an excellent balance of soft and chewy cooked rice paired with umami flavor from the trout.

    こちらも老舗。富山県民は必ず贔屓のますの寿司屋がありそこばかり利用する。私もこちらは初めて。 酢の具合は弱めでレア感も少なめ。万人受けするタイプ。私はもっとレアなのが好みだ。

  • Ganso Sekino-ya
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Shichikenmachi 4-11
    Ganso Sekinoya is a specialist Masu (sea trout) zushi shop, founded in 1878, that is located on Prefectural Route 208 in the Shichiken Town of Toyama City, around three-minute walk from Suwanokawara Station. The store’s Masu zushi is made according to a traditional recipe that has been handed down for five generations, and uses rice grown locally in Toyama Prefecture. Ganso Sekinoya also sells a range of other processed seafood products, including Buri (yellowtail fish) sushi, Kamaboko fish paste, etc.

    友達のお勧めで行きました。 老舗のお店です。 鱒寿司ですが、酢がきつくなくてやわらかい味を楽しむことが出来ました。

  • Kaifutei
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Uodushi Shakadou 1-13-5 Miwamikan 1F
    A Japanese cuisine shop near Uozu Station. Their sashimi with fresh seafood from Toyama Bay, or kakiage don with Toyama’s famous glass shrimp are popular. For lunch, the seafood bowls at a special price is popular. Also, there are flavors for each season, like squid in spring, natural Iwagaki oyster in summer, and cold yellowtail, red snow crab, and wild boar stew from January to March.

    魚津駅前にある日本料理屋。魚津駅前観光案内所で紹介されました。 店頭の雰囲気は高級感があり、紹介されなければ一人だとちょっと躊躇ってしまいそうな雰囲気で中も素敵な感じでした。 お値段はごく普通なもので安心しました。 コース料理から丼物、お刺身や焼き物など色んな魅力的なメニューがあります。 海鮮丼を注文しました。サラダ、小鉢、味噌汁、漬物が付いていてとても美味しく満足できました。

  • Restaurant Shiroebitei
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    4.0
    260 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Meirinchou 1-220 times when market and inside the Marche
    Shiroebitei is a specialist white prawn restaurant located in the Toyamarche shopping center on the ground floor level of Toyama Station. Besides white prawn tendon (a bowl of rice topped with deep-fried seafood) and white prawn sashimi don made using white prawn delivered fresh each morning from Shinminato fishing harbor, Shiroebitei also serves a range of other seafood don and tendon dishes featuring fish and seafood from the Sea of Japan. The “Kito Kito Set Meal,” which combines white prawn tempura with draft beer or sake, is also very popular. White prawn tempura, tendon and sashimi don are also available for take-out.

    Food is really nice and reasonably priced. They have all kind of small dishes which are so delicious. I will be back.

  • Masuzushi Norimasa Honpo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Kamihonmachi 8-6
    This trout sushi specialty shop located between the Toyama City Tram Line's Nishimachi and Kamihonmachi stations uses only the highest quality ingredients. For their sushi rice, they use Koshihikari rice grown in Toyama Prefecture. For the salt used to enhance the flavor of the sushi, they use Mongolian rock salt. Their soup stock is made with Rausu konbu seaweed from Hokkaido, which contains more umami than regular konbu. Their filling, thick-cut trout has a pleasantly soft texture. Taste of the flavorful trout fat so abundant that it soaks into the sushi rice. Customers can choose between single and double-layered trout sushi.
  • Kawakami Masuzushiten Marunouchi Main Shop
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Marunouchi 1-2-6
    This trout sushi specialty shop a two-minute walk from Toyama Chihou Railway Kencho-mae or Marunouchi stations is obsessed with creating trout sushi with a rich, fully-bodied flavor. They soak thick-cut trout at the peak of its savoriness in specially-made sweet vinegar to create a refined taste. This is combined with rice grown in Toyama Prefecture, which is pressed slightly stronger than usual to give the sushi a resilient texture. In addition to traditional trout sushi, the shop also offers extra-special trout sushi with even thicker cuts of trout, as well as trout sushi that can substitute for a wedding cake.

    こちらは特選がオススメ。身が分厚く普通のものより 身をしっかり味わえる。予約必須。 酸味は少なめでレア度が高い。

  • Chargrilling Restaurant Kokaito
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    3.5
    9 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Kurobeshi Ikuji Nakaku 265 Fish Station Created and inside the building
    This restaurant is located inside Sakana no Eki Ikuji, which can be accessed by car or by local bus (using the Shinkansen-Ikuji Line) from Unazuki Onsen Station. Guests can choose own fresh seafood or Ikuji salt-dried seafood from the showcase and cook it themselves. The restaurant also has a full selection of fresh seafood to enjoy, including their sashimi boat or fried eelpout set meals, their kaisen-don (sashimi on rice), and more. Each set meal comes with a fisherman's soup made with hearty seasonal ingredients that are a feast for the eyes as well as for the palette.

    黒部駅よりバスで15分、生地道の駅にある海鮮料理店。 本日の刺身定食を注文、ヒラマサ、サス(カジキ)鯛甘エビ、小振りサイズ、サスな脂の乗りに満足。 汁物はベニズワイがなくカワハギの味噌汁。 追加で白えび天、ボリュームはありましたが若干揚げすぎでした。

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Toyama is one of the three prefectures that house the Japanese Alps, with its southern and eastern borders comprising one long stretch of mountains, out of which the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is forged. While traditional crafts fill the northern coastal cities of Toyama and Takaoka, thatched roof houses offer unrivalled views against a backdrop of fantastic scenery at Gokayama in the mountainous area in the south of the prefecture.

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