Japan is rich in culture and heritage. It does extend to their food as well! We all know what a Sushi is as it is one of the staple food of Japanese.
Have you ever heard of okonomiyaki? Let us now get to know the specialties of the food including the celebrities who love to eat it, especially, when they are in Japan!
Also, let us pick the best okonomiyaki restaurants so that you can also choose the right taste when you get a chance to eat okonomiyaki.
What is okonomiyaki?
It is a pancake-like recipe and the specialty of the dish is that you can add any flavor or ingredient ranging from noodles to egg. Based on the region,
it is served with local tastes and Osaka, Kansai, etc are few places that host the best okonomiyaki restaurants.
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She visited Japan for the promotion of her album “Dangerous Woman” and she released a picture of okonomiyaki on her Instagram page.
The picture clearly reveals her likings for the Japanese food, the Okonomiyaki!
Best okonomiyaki restaurants
It is one of the best okonomiyaki restaurants that bring the batter right away to your table and you can have the fun of cooking it.
The right proportion of ingredients are blended and brought to your table. You can season it with flavors of your choice.
It is one of the right choices for those who try okonomiyaki for the first time!
Address: 2-7-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Phone: +81 3-3216-3123; Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
This restaurant serves the less doughy okonomiyaki and the most popular one is the Hiroshima okonomiyaki.
These pancakes are arranged in layers and look truly appealing. Most people call it as Kansai-style okonomiyaki!
Hiroki is one of the best okonomiyaki restaurants and tries it when you visit Japan next time!
Address: 2-14-14 Kitazawa, Setagaya-Ku, Tokyo, Japan; Phone: +81 3-3412-3908; Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 12:00 pm – 9:45 pm;
It serves okonomiyaki of typical Osaka-style and it is also famous for octopus balls dipped in a batter.
The restaurant is really cool with its casual ambiance. Though it serves a variety of flavors, you can taste them only in the evening!
Address: 5-15-1 Toyotamakita,
Nerima-Ku, Tokyo, Japan; Phone: +81 3-3993-7285; Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 5:00 pm – 2:00 am; Sunday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm;
Though Kura is located on a street with dozens of such restaurants, it has its own crowd for the real taste of okonomiyaki.
It also serves monja but the new customers love to eat okonomiyaki as it is one among the best okonomiyaki restaurants in the region.
Address: 3-9-9 Tsukishima, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Phone: +81 3-3531-5020; Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm;
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It was an old house called as “Okiya” and it still retains few of the old features.
You can either opt for the traditional seating to a western-style option.
Once you visit this restaurant, don’t forget to taste the monja as well as it is famous for that dish too!
Address: 9-3 Maruyama-Cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm; Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm – 12:00 am; Sunday 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm;
The Japanese always show their warm welcome to every people who visit their country and so is the case with Ariana Grande!
After tasting the okonomiyaki, she became addicted to it as it tastes too good!
We have listed a few best okonomiyaki restaurants in Japan and do try them when you land in Japan.