Japan is home to fantastic sushi, incredible haute cuisine, and killer ramen. Follow the lead of Chowhounds who've eaten their way through the country and find out where to go for every meal.

Butagumi vs Maisen

by astroboychorong 8 days ago

Can anyone vouch which tonkatsu is better, Butagumi or Maisen? Thank you


lederhosen commented 14 hours ago

Jumbo Yakiniku vs Ukai Tei or alternative

by astroboychorong 8 days ago

Hi, Next January will be my 5th time to Tokyo I've tried Tajima Beef, Kobe Beef, Matzusaka Beef, Hida Beef and ...


Uncle Yabai commented 5 days ago

What else to eat in Tokyo

by astroboychorong 8 days ago

I love food in Japan. Here are the list of restaurant that I've tried in Tokyo. RAMEN Ichiran - FAVOURITE Nag...

Robb S commented 5 days ago

High end sushi with partner who does not eat raw fish

by arturchik 14 days ago

Dear community Please help me with advice. We will be in Japan and I really wanted to visit Iwa or a similar sushi ...

Robb S commented 13 days ago

Tokyo and Kyoto restaurants

by JosefK 1 year ago

I will be going to Tokyo for seven nights and Kyoto for three in August with my wife and am interested in getting som...


JosefK commented 14 days ago

Help what is this food?

by I_love_food 16 days ago

So I am currently in Japan right now and stopped at a Russian restaurant named Baikal located in Roppongi, tokyo. I h...


I_love_food commented 15 days ago

3 to 4 Tokyo Sushiya with Different Kinds of Rice

by Algerena 1 month ago

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone can recommend 3-4 "high end" sushi restaurants in Tokyo that each serve nigi...


AustinLineCook commented 16 days ago

Buying nodogoro / blackthroat sea pearch / akamutsu / rosy seabass

by JTpearl 21 days ago

1. For those familiar with Japanese names for fish, are nodogoro and akamutsu names for the same species of fish? ...


SeaEagle commented 19 days ago

Miyakozushi (都寿司) near Suitengu-Mae station

by od_sf 23 days ago

Anyone been to this famous old sushiya, and if so, how does it compare to, say, Yoshino Sushi Honten? Is this the...

od_sf commented 21 days ago

Japan Trip in September - need help on restaurant suggestions please

by pmyok 27 days ago

My husband and I are going to Tokyo, Kruizawa, Kanazawa, Takayama in Mid September. I have been looking at all the r...


tanseaway commented 22 days ago

Looking for Solo Lunch suggestions in Tokyo/Osaka

by Haruhi7 1 month ago

Hello! A friend I'd planned to travel with can no longer join me when I go to Japan in September so I'll be going sol...


tanseaway commented 22 days ago

Sushisho Masa

by andieg 2 months ago

I will be going to Tokyo next month (end of July) and just landed a reservation at Sushisho Masa, which I am VERY exc...


pmyok commented 23 days ago

Kyoto in August Itinerary Suggestions

by kewlly 26 days ago

Hi CHers, My wife and I are traveling to Kyoto for the first time in August and are looking for some suggestions t...


tanseaway commented 23 days ago

Tsunoda-san has left Iwa

by angler 1 month ago

We've been going to Iwa annually for several years. We've been looking forward to our upcoming trip in September, bu...

od_sf commented 1 month ago

Kyoto Hotels with Good Concierge?

by hungrypharmacist 1 month ago

Hi everyone, Does anyone have a moderately-priced recommendation for a hotel in Kyoto that has a good reputation f...

od_sf commented 1 month ago

Where to eat Wagyu/Kobe in Tokyo

by andieg 1 month ago

I will be in Tokyo in three weeks, and I really want to try Japanese Wagyu or Kobe beef while I'm there! I want to ge...


andieg commented 1 month ago

Help choosing Tokyo Izakaya specializing in seafood

by arturchik 3 months ago

I understand that different Izakayas specialize in different foods (i.e. seafood, chicken, etc). I think I am more i...


happecamper commented 1 month ago

High end and friendly Sushi restaurant in Tokyo to celebrate 20th anniversary

by capri103 1 month ago

Hello ! My husband and I are going to Japan in September to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We will be staying two d...

od_sf commented 1 month ago

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Karuizawa (Japan) - Le Signe French Restaurant in Kyu Karuizawa Hotel

by capri103 1 month ago

Good Afternoon - I was wondering if anyone has tried this restaurant? It looks really nice on their web site and has...