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Sake Spots in Ishikawa Area

  • Izakaya-kappo Tamura
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    3.5
    32 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Namikimachi 2-18
    Izakaya-kappo Tamura is a Kappo-izakaya (Japanese-style bar-restaurant) in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Patrons can enjoy delicious fresh fish and Daiginjo (top-quality sake) at reasonable prices while enjoying the ambience of the historic city of Kanazawa. Besides offering classic Hokuriku region specialties such as Rosy Sea-bass and crab, Izakaya-kappo Tamura has also attracted considerable attention with its original recipes, including hearty Yellowtail Rolls, etc. Izakaya-kappo Tamura is a favorite with celebrities in the arts and entertainment fields etc., and has many fans not only within Ishikawa Prefecture but also in other parts of Japan and even overseas. The crab used in the restaurant's popular Crab Shabu-shabu hotpot comes straight from the restaurant's fishtanks before being prepared, making it ultra-fresh. Crab Shabu-shabu is available all year round, but as the restaurant sometimes has difficulty getting deliveries of fresh crab during periods of bad weather, it is advisable to book ahead two days in advance.

    Great experience at Tamura. We are mother and father with two sons (13 and 18) that had a great meal and experience on 2. of October. We just by chance walked into this place - and had a really good...

  • Oden Miyuki
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 1-10-3
    This popular oden restaurant in Katamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, has people lining up as soon as it opens. It is a famous restaurant that draws both local regular customers and a large number of tourists. The oden has a deep, flavorful kelp base soup, complimented with around 40 ingredients. Kurumabu, which soaks up plenty of soup, is a popular ingredient, representative of Kanazawa oden. The oden has standard ingredients such as radish and egg, to unusual ingredients in abundance. The atmosphere inside the restaurant is somewhat reminiscent of the Showa period, with small Obanzai dishes set out along the counter. Reservations can be made for groups of three or more.
  • So-Bar Oto-yu
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    4.5
    16 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Higashiyama 1-15-5
    This store operates as a soba restaurant during the day, and as a bar at night. It is located in a side street of the Higashi Chaya District, in Higashiyama, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The restaurant is inside a renovated spacious building with a high ceiling that was previously a public bathhouse. It has a mature atmosphere, with muted Jazz music flowing through the peacefully quiet building. The restaurant’s specialty is an aromatic cold soba which goes well with sake. The Shirayuki Torotoro dessert, topped with- fluffy meringue is also popular.

    Owner is a super nice guy. Could not speak too much English but we managed to sign language it through. Fantastic music, great food and good drinks. Welcomed foreigners happily!

  • Machiya Dining Aguri
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Nagamachi 1-6-11
    This Japanese-style diner restaurant is located in Seseragi-dori Shopping Street, in Nagamachi Town, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. It operates from a small, old townhouse. The interior has a modern atmosphere, which makes good use of nostalgic feel of the townhouse. It is renowned for its fine and careful preparation of the Ishikawa Koshihikari rice, freshly harvested vegetables and seasonal seafood used in its meals. The restaurant is not tied down by Japanese or western genres, and offers a wide range of dishes, such as its specialty Kama meshi, sashimi, char-grill, deep-fried dishes and other delicacies. The local sake, carefully selected by the owner is also very popular.
  • Soryu
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Tatemachi 12-2
    Soryu on a laneway in Tate Town, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture is an independent bar, and a hideaway-like place appealing with an exterior which is reminiscent of a traditional Japanese house and a relaxing interior. Behind a tasteful wooden bar counter, there are rows of many alcoholic beverages which are mainly wines and spirits. A fruit cocktail using plenty of seasonal fruit is popular. Talking with its friendly proprietor is another one of the pleasures. It offers mocktails and food menu items as well, so non-drinkers can also enjoy.

    随分食べログの口コミが良いので、試しに行ってみましたが何がどうよろしいのでしょう? 別段接客なども悪くはないのですが総体に心に残るものが無い-余りにも特色がなく、余りにも普通のバーでした。 あっ唯一店の名前は素敵、インパクトがありますね。

  • Kuukai
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Kazuemachi 3-10
    A creative Japanese izakaya bar which makes use of Kanazawa ingredients in its dishes. Operating out of a remodeled old teahouse, the establishment faces the Asano River and has an excellent view. The restaurant makes abundant use of local ingredients such as Noto beef, locally caught northern shrimp, and Kaga maruimo tubers. In addition to local dishes like salt-grilled mackerel pickled in ishiru fish sauce and jibuni duck meat stew, the establishment works to ensure that customers will never tire of its fare and also serves creative dishes incorporating new essences such as Laotian-style fried rice and Thai-style satsuma-age deep fried fish paste.

    The food was fantastic. I highly recommend the mushrooms in butter and garlic (so good that we ordered a second round of it) and the crab. The drink menu was pretty extensive. We ordered Yebisu...

  • Wine Bar Nishi-Kazutomi
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Nomachi 2-26-2
    "A Japanese modern-style wine bar operating out of a remodeled old teahouse in the Nishi Chaya District. The establishment is located a five minute walk from the Kata-machi neighborhood, the heart of Kanazawa, making it easy to stop by here on the way home from work or after a meal. Here you can take in the moody townhouse atmosphere while enjoying wine, sake, and suitable snacks. Other nice features include the establishment's welcoming ambiance which makes it easy for even women on their own to enter, and the reasonable prices. The staff can select the perfect wine to suit your budget and tastes. The establishment irregularly holds ""wine proficiency test"" events during which you can taste various wines and cheeses for free."
  • Bar a Vin Le Chateau de Chinon
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 1-1-18 Uno Building 2F
    "An authentic wine bar born out of a desire to convey the fun and splendor of wine to the people of the Hokuriku region located a three minute walk from the ""Korinbo"" bus stop on the Hokuriku Railroad Bus. In the bar's comfortable atmosphere, customers can enjoy the marriage of an abundant variety of wines, cheese, and tasty cuisine. The bar offers a daily changing selection of over 10 wines by the glass as well as over 200 bottles of wine which can be chosen based on tastes and budget. The bar also carries a wide selection of sherries and soft drinks. The bar's cover charge includes one amuse-gueule."

    Really enjoyed this little gem on a quiet street in Kanazawa. We stopped in for a glass of wine and ended up staying for a few more. The staff were so friendly and helpful by giving us great advice...

  • NO SiDE
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Honmachi 2-19-11 Wooden five streets
    "A Japanese townhouse-style restaurant and bar located a five minute walk from JR and Hokuriku Railroad Kanazawa Station where you can enjoy flavors that are ""simple yet rich, familiar yet new."" There are tables and counter seating on the first floor and semi-private booths equipped with soundproofing on the second floor. Choose whichever area best suits the number of people in your party, the purpose of your visit, and your mood that day. The restaurant's signature dish is its Hanton rice, a local favorite consisting of Japanese-style omelet rice topped with batter fried shrimp and whitefish covered with tartar sauce. You can also enjoy other local favorites here like Kanazawa-style curry as well as local Kanazawa Lager beer."

    本日のランチはポークソテーでした。味は良いのですが量が上品すぎて夕方までお腹がもちません。男性客も多かったのですが洒落た感じで女性向きなんでしょうかね。

  • Boubou
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Hakuishi Kawaramachi E -161
    "A Japanese izakaya pub located in Hakui City. Owned and operated by the adjoining Kurikawa seafood shop, the restaurant serves dishes made with fresh seafood caught just that morning. The restaurant is open for lunch and the daily ""Bobo Lunch"" special, which comes with the day's recommended seasonal seafood served grilled or sashimi-style along with a side, rice, soup, and pickles, is particularly recommended. At night, the restaurant's menu primarily consists of sashimi and other Japanese dishes; the restaurant also stocks a wide selection of local Hokuriku liquors. The restaurant's name means ""fish"" in the local Hakui dialect."

    シジミのお汁がドーンと丼できて、ボリュームたっぷりのランチ。コーヒーもセルフで、自由な感じ。帰りに隣の魚屋さんを覗いていろいろ買うのもいいです。

  • Kuimonya Furusato (Kaga Main Restaurant)
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kagashi Kosuganamimachi 1-55
    "A Japanese izakaya pub which serves meals made with Hokuriku ingredients in hearty portions for lunch and dinner located a two minute walk from Kagaonsen Station on the JR Hokuriku Main Line. Decorated like an old fashioned Japanese home, the restaurant has counter seating and semi-private irori-style tables. For lunch, the ""Kaga Kani Gohan,"" made with rare female snow crab from Hashitate Fishing Port in Kaga City served over rice, is particularly recommended. The ""Kaga Parfait,"" a dessert developed as part of the Kaga Omotenashi Kissa Menu project, is also popular and comes with Kaga bocha stem tea. In the evening, the restaurant offers an abundant variety of dishes made with seasonal fish and vegetables as well as a wide selection of suitable local liquors."

    加賀温泉駅から近い人気のレストランです。ランチ時に行きました。加賀カニごはんと加賀パフェはマストだと友人から教えられ、しっかり両方ともいただきました。

  • Nodoguromeshi Hompo Itaru
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    4.5
    36 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Kakinokibatake 2-8
    "Opened along with the launch of the new Hokuriku Shinkansen, this restaurant specializes in serving dishes made with blackthroat seaperch, a high-class fish and Kanazawa specialty product. The sister establishment to the popular Japanese izakaya pub Itaru in Kanazawa, the restaurant is located nearby. The restaurant's signature ""Nodoguro Meshi"" consists of rice served in an iron bowl and topped with numerous slices of torch-broiled blackthroat seaperch. This particular dish can be enjoyed three ways-first, as-is; second, with your choice of condiments added on top; and finally, by pouring a broth made from blackthroat seaperch on top. The restaurant's crunchy hone-senbei, made by deep frying blackthroat seaperch bones in oil, are also popular."

    Wonderful experience for two of us for lunch. We’ve taken their fish on rice specialty. Very original and tasty. Efficient service and nice atmosphere.

  • Izakaya chonhyoe
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Horikawamachi 5-28
  • Noto Kiriko chaya occhan
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 2-7-15
  • Toriaezugohei Kuratsukiten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Tomizu 1-86
  • Kafuearuko Purego
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 1-3-21 Prego street

    Stay away from this place. Suspicious appetitizers that are not even close to Italian food. Risotto for 2 persons were served at the plates that is not enough to feed a cat. It’ Written on their...

  • danmayasuisan Kanazawa Katamachi
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 2-1-3 Katamachi Center 2F
  • Rakunoichi
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 1-5-15 about building B1F

    スクランブル交差点にある関ビル地下にあるお店です。和食洋食どちらもあるのでフード中心の宴席には良いと思いますが、携帯の電波が通じにくいのが少々難ありです。

  • Choppusuteikku Kafue Shirubee
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi Building 2F 1-5-15 function

    Our Travel company hinted that we should go there for a Romantic evening - but Im not sure if they had their tongues pressed firmly in their cheeks at the time - because a) its on the corner of...

  • Kappo Takeshi
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Katamachi 2-32-4

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Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.

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