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Gourmet / Alcohol Spots in Yamanashi Area

  • Specialty Houtou Fudou Higashi koiji Store
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    4.0
    156 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunfujikawaguchikomachi Funatsu Koiji 2458
    Even among the number of “Houtou Fudou” stores which this chain has around Lake Kawaguchi, the Higashi koiji store among others has the most characteristic appearance. There are roughly 300 seats available within the white round building which is similar to a snow dome, so even large numbers of people can feel relieved and use it with confidence. The miso base soup which has been flavored with the savory taste of vegetables and mushrooms has a gentle flavor which goes very well with the homemade noodles.

    This restaurant has a distinctive architectural design which resembles a large cave. As a result, the acoustics has presented some problem with noises bouncing around. The signature dish is veggie...

  • LECHE baked confectionery shop
    Shopping
    Yoshinaga prefecture Hokuto city Obuchi Sawamachi Kasasao 3337-3
    This shop in the Kobuchisawa Town of Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture serves up baked sweets, and is a small place standing quietly at the end of a small street. The fruit which is used in their cakes and tarts is hand-picked from the shop’s garden by the owner. They also use carefully selected other ingredients and vegetables, and turn them into sweets with a simple yet deep taste. There are many limited seasonal products and they carry various western sweets including cookies and puddings. The shop has terrace seating and it is also possible to eat inside.
  • Yatsugatake Club
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    4.0
    54 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Oizumichounishide 8240-2594
    This is a restaurant in Oizumi Town, Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture, with a beautiful forest grove, gallery and restaurant with courtyard. The family of actor Hiroshi Yagyu and staff gathered from around the country operate here, and there are frequent repeat customers. Their long-time specialty since the restaurant’s founding is the fruit tea containing a generous helping of seven varieties of fruit. The Morning Basket full of Mt. Yatsugatake flavor, Western cuisine options, bread and other food makes for a full menu. Guests can see small birds and animals in the tree grove overlooked by the restaurant.

    テレビで時々取り上げられるなど有名な某俳優さんのお店です。フルーツティーをいただこうと立ち寄りました。緑に囲まれた席でいただく甘いお茶が美味しく後味も爽やかでした。

  • Sobadokoro Sanbuichi
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi prefecture Hokuto-shi Karaba 292-1
    This handmade soba noodle restaurant adjoins Sanbuichi Spring, designated as one of the100 best water sites in Japan (Ministry of the Environment). The shop is a single story building with a spacious, relaxed atmosphere inside. The soba noodles are made using local buckwheat flour. You can enjoy lots of seasonal foods such as sansai (wild edible plants) tempura. In the spring you can try Japanese angelica-tree and fukinoto (edible flower bud of the fuki plant). They also have wine from Yamanashi Prefecture, local sake and beer.
  • Country Grill Yama no Jikan
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechoukiyosato 3570-1
    This hamburg steak restaurant is located along the Kiyosato Line (National Route 141) in Kiyosato Highland and serves hamburgs made from “Koshu Wine Beef,” which comes from cows raised on wine pomace. The restaurant also offers other quality ingredients, such as homegrown organic vegetables and Yatsugatake milk. The special black miso demiglace sauce, which uses homemade miso fermented for three years, is a lunch exclusive.

    甲州ワインビーフのハンバーグをいただきました。挽肉なのに、肉の旨味がギュッと詰まった感じがしました。今回はドライバーでしたが、ワインと会わせて頂くと最高だなと思いました。 窓の外にはひまわり畑が見えて、景色も最高! 家族経営?の様なので、混むと料理が出るまでに時間がかかりますが、それものんびりできてまた良しです!

  • Cafe Pianissimo
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Nagasakachoushiraizawa 4050-2
    This cafe is in Shiroizawa of Nagasaka Town, Hokuto City. Their lunch plates and curry dishes use plenty of local vegetables, and they also offer sweets and a raw food course that requires reservations. You can see the peaks of Mt. Yatsugatake and other natural scenery in all directions, and there are fireflies around the summer solstice. The second floor contains a chiropractic and reflexology salon.

    夏休みにわんこも一緒に家族で行きました。 お野菜や大豆メインでのヘルシープレートランチにはエビフライが。。。と思ったら、なんと人参で出来ていたエビフライが入ってました。 実はこのエビフライ行く前から気になっていたんですが、その名も”なんちゃってエビフライ”! なんちゃってが人参だったのにはビックリしました。 見た目はどう見ても。。。の写真を投稿しましたので見てみて下さい。 わんこと旅行が多い我が...

  • Cottonweed
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Kobuchisawachou 2790-2
    Situated at a point 1,000 meters from the southern foot of Mt. Yatsugatake in Kobuchisawa Town, Hokuto City, is the Western-style boardinghouse Pollyanna, and inside is the cafe Cottonweed. It is only open during the daytime in the main dining room, and it serves dishes made from local ingredients, including scones, sweets, lunch sets, sandwiches, and pasta. You can enjoy them along with select coffee brews, Chinese tea, green tea, and more.
  • Koshu Hoto Kosaku Lake Kawaguchi Branch
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunfujikawaguchikomachi Funatsu 1638-1
    Located along Prefectural Route 707 south of Lake Kawaguchi in Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko Town, this shop specializes in a dish called “hoto.” The chewy hoto noodles along with the vegetable-base soup stock and original locally farmed miso are boiled one by one in an iron pot to create the finished dish. There are plenty of varieties as well, including the popular “pumpkin hoto” as well as “pork hoto” and “azuki (red bean) hoto.”
  • Ma Vie
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Kobuchisawachoukamisasao 3332-454
    This black tea specialty shop is located in Kamisasao, Kobuchisawa Town. Enjoy the rich variety of black teas along with handmade scones and other treats while surrounded by the natural scenery of Mt. Yatsugatake. There’s also green tea, Chinese tea, and other varieties available, as well as antiques and candles.
  • Merry Go Round Café
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechoukiyosato 3545 Moe village
    This café and restaurant is located within “Moegi no Mura,” along Kiyosato Line in Kiyosato, Takanecho Town, Hokuto City. They offer western-style meals, bagel sandwiches, sweets and a variety of drinks, while the café shop corner sells food products and miscellaneous goods. You can bring your dog inside. As the name says, there is a merry-go-round, which you can ride for a charge.

    行ってみて、ここは20年ぶり?と思い出しました。昔はもっとうらぶれていた(失礼)感じだったような気がするのですが、今回行ってみて、それは払拭されました。そこに有るだけで存在感がありました。

  • EL-bethel Bread & Cake Hut
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Oizumichounishide 8240-7818
    This bakery is located a 13-minute walk from Kai-Oizumi Station. They offer bread and cakes made with domestic wheat and homemade yeast, which you can enjoy at counter seating inside or on the terrace (dogs allowed) along with a nice drink. The log house overlooking Mt. Yatsugatake was built by the owner himself.
  • Makiba Restaurant
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    3.5
    9 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Oizumichounishide 8240-1
    This restaurant is on the Yatsugatake Kogen Line in Ishido Nishiide, Oizumi-cho. It offers a Western-style menu using ingredients produced in the prefecture including Koshu Wine Beef and Kogen highland vegetables. A famed dish is the Kiyosato Jumbo Burger full of ingredients such as Fuji Sakura pork bacon and packs a great visual punch! The restaurant also has a shop where you can buy local products.

    山梨県営です。本格的ななお料理が食べるこができます。ジャンボハンバーガーとミートソースパスタを注文しました。どちらもトマトに感動。野菜が新鮮!ベーコンは気に入ったのでお土産に買って帰りました。テーブルの出されたお水がおいしい・・・これは購入できませんでしたが満足のいくレストランです。

  • Farm restaurant Le Mariage
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechoukiyosato Ranch Street Cote de Vert
    This restaurant is in the Auberge accommodation facility in Côte de Vert, a composite facility on Kiyosato Bokujo Dori in Kiyosato, Takane-cho. It offers French cuisine using seasonal ingredients including organic vegetables from its own garden. Reservations are required for both lunch and dinner.
  • Villa Afghan
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    4.5
    24 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Oizumichounishide 8240-3510
    An authentic British curry house. The superb curries contain 18 spices and are simmered slowly to produce a spicy aroma, deep richness and umami from melt-in-the-mouth ingredients. They go very well with the firm rice that is served. Select from three different strengths and sizes—making it an easy-to-use restaurant for anyone of any age.

    Taking a stroll up the constantly rising road to Oizumi Station on the local JR Koumi Line (which connects to the Shinjuku-bound Azusa express trains at Kobuchizwa), we wanted to see what Yatsugatake...

  • Daigahara Kinseiken
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    4.0
    69 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Hakushuchoudaigahara 2211
    This is a well-established Japanese sweets shop boasting over 100 years of history, located in a corner of Daigaharajuku on the Koshu-kaido Road. The Japanese sweets use homemade slowly cooked bean paste. The beans, which are cultivated with limited pesticide from restricted farmers, are produced in Tokachi, Hokkaido and are cooked slowly with the water of Hakushu, selected as one of the 100 best waters. The aroma and moderate sweetness is exquisite with a refreshing after taste. Every summer (from the beginning of June until the end of September), on Saturdays and Sundays, excluding holidays, they offer a limited number of simple sweets “mizushingen mochi” using famous Hakushu water which is also used in the red bean paste, set with agar.

    水信玄餅を食べに伺いました。 2018年度の販売は6月2日から9月30日までの土日限定販売。 6時過ぎに整理券ゲット。 9時開店時間にいただいた整理券順にお店の中庭に入り、 代金を払ってオープンテラス茶席にて 「水信玄餅」をいただきます。 テイクアウトはできません。 昨年まで300円。今年から500円。 一人一個までの注文で、1日700個限定販売だそうです。 お味は、、、 「水」です。 お水を飲...

  • Koshu Hoto Kosaku Isawa Station Street Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Fuefukishi Isawachoukubonakajima 73-3
    This is one branch of a popular chain of local cuisine restaurants in Yamanashi and Nagano. The most popular dish, the pumpkin hoto noodle stew is the basis for Koshu hoto stew. With one bite, the sweetness of the pumpkin and the flavour of the stock will fill your mouth. Hoto with game such as soft-shelled turtle or bear, chilled hoto only available seasonally and oyster hoto are all superb.
  • Okuto Handmade Soba Noodles Honten Kokubo Store
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Koufushi Kokubo 7-5-12
    Opened in 1913, this well-established soba noodle restaurant is known as the creator of Kofu chicken motsuni offal stew. It is proud of its hand-made noodles using buckwheat flour from Horokanai in Hokkaido and Fuji water drawn from deep underground that go perfectly with the semi-cooked dipping sauce containing bonito flakes and konbu kelp. The restaurant’s most famous dish, the Kofu chicken motsuni stew. contains chicken offal such as liver, heart and ovaries simmered in sugar and soy sauce for a habit-forming dish with a sweet and spicy rich flavour and an unusual mouth feel with each different type of offal.
  • Nakamura Farm
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    4.0
    55 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechouhigashide 4986-524
    This is a poultry farm near the entrance of Yatsugatake-ohashi Bridge, growing original Kaijishamo chickens, and Koshu Hootoshidori fowl, a domestically unusual helmeted guinea fowl, and an endorsed brand of poultry in Yamanashi Prefecture. There is a combined restaurant and shop and in the restaurant visitors can enjoy meals made from eggs and chicken meat of which the farm is proud, such as yakitori, bowls of chicken and egg on rice, and liver dishes and so on. The shop sells fresh eggs collected that morning, chicken meat, and other agricultural products.

    親子丼を食べましたが、鶏が美味しいのはわかります。 また、キープ協会のファームショップやイタリアンのモリモトなどでも中村農場の卵を使った料理も食べられるけど、ここで食べる方が美味しいです。 名物なのはわかる。 しかし、素材は十分美味しいのだろうけど、リピしたいか、というとそこまでではない。 料理が素材を引き立たせてるのか?と一瞬考えてみたけどそうではない。 スープが一応ギリギリ飲むことはでき...

  • Ami Gratin Specialist
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechoukiyosato 3545-478
    This popular gratin restaurant is located just a short walk from JR Kiyosato Station. The gratin, which contains a special white sauce carefully made by slowly drawing out the umami of plenty of fresh milk from the Kiyosato Plateau, is a superb dish with its rich milky sweetness and deep richness. It goes perfectly with bread or rice.
  • Pasta & Pizza Garden Marjoram
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Kobuchisawachou 1558-5
    “Pasta & Pizza Garden Majoram” provides authentic handmade Italian cuisine. The interior, designed to look like an old house in the outskirts of Italy, has an atmosphere of the warm feeling of wood. There is also a terrace with seats, and on a fine weather day guests can enjoy a meal while feeling the dappled sunlight through the trees of Mt. Yatsugatake. The restaurant offers a party plan and groups can have fun and enjoy themselves. It is about three minutes by car from the Chuo Expressway “Kobuchizawa Interchange”, and about a 25-minute walk from JR Kobuchizawa Station.

    シンプルな話しです。ここ来たらカルボナーラを食べるべき。むしろカルボナーラを食べにここに来るべき。とても濃厚でチーズとクリームが美味しいんだなと。私も妻も人生のベストオブカルボナーラと絶賛の一品でした。想定外のために写真撮り忘れたのが心残り。パスタ、ピザが選べるカジュアルなセットを頼みました。どれも美味しかったですがカルボナーラのインパクトが大きすぎた。写真は前菜です。

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Yamanashi prefecture is the proud home of one of Japan’s most celebrated icons: Mount Fuji. Although the mountain straddles both Yamanashi and Shizuoka, the most breathtaking views of Fuji-san can be seen from the Fuji Five Lakes north of the mountain in Yamanashi prefecture. The plethora of outdoor activities in and around the lakes all have the benefit of the country’s highest mountain as their backdrop, and we can assure you that it is an unforgettable sight.

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