Izakaya in Tokyo (and general trip itin advice)

by BSR84 17 days ago

heading to japan for the second time in may. i have most dinners mapped out, but wanted to work in one excellent izakaya. i saw a post raving about shinsuke, so i'm considering that but it seems a ...

Japan trip report May 2018

by Belkisw 10 months ago

Here are my foodie notes from our three week trip to Japan earlier this month. As you will see, I essentially tried to have us eat one of each time of Japanese cuisine once, and then a few thing mo...

Osaka beef recommendations

by veddeshpande 2 months ago

Recommendations for where to eat wagyu beef in Osaka? The top yakiniku restaurants in Tabelog don't seem to have any discussion here on Chowhound.

Oshizushi/Hakozushi in Osaka

by UmamiBase 3 months ago

I'm looking for place that sells oshizushi near Osaka station. My initial choice, Yoshino Sushi, is apparently closed until Jan.9 for New's Years holiday. Does anyone know place that's open around ...

Itinerary for 2 weeks in Tokyo/Hiroshima/Osaka/Kyoto

by Heeney 1 year ago

Planning for an extended trip through Japan in April and have been trying to plan dinners. Would love your thoughts and suggestions. Tokyo (5 nights) Torishiki Ishikawa Sawada Fukamachi Su...

Looking for Solo Lunch suggestions in Tokyo/Osaka

by Haruhi7 1 year 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 solo (and female.) I'm looking for places to hit up with nice/amazing/fancy Japanes...

Osaka Food Tour: Help me Select Places

by Julien.A 11 months ago

Hello: I need some help to choose some places for a 2 days itinerary in Osaka. No western food, just a discovery of what the city has to offer in terms of local delights, everything between 10 to ...

Belt Sushi Osaka: any recommendation?

by Julien.A 11 months ago

Hello: Can you recommend a good quality belt (conveyor) sushi in Osaka? Thanks

Kushiage in Osaka - does it have to be expensive?

by arturchik 1 year ago

Dear community I read multiple recommendations that in order to try Kushiage, it should be Rokkakutei or Wasabi. However, as I was looking at Tabelog, there appears to be a really significant pr...

Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto Restaurant Holiday Closures For Year End

by mikey8811 1 year ago

Hi Am planning a trip to Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto towards the end of the year ie. from 24 December to 7 January. Are most restaurants closed then for their annual holidays? I briefly looked ...

Osaka - where to eat?

by suzette82 1 year ago

Hi Chowhounds! We're visiting Osaka for 5 days in November. 1. Are there any interesting kappo / kaiseki restaurants to try? We'd prefer somewhere with a more diverse and creative range or stro...

Foodie trip to Japan during cherry blossom season

by nikkiv 1 year ago

Hi all, I am planning a 2.5 week honeymoon trip to Japan next year in March! I have planned the following so far: 4nights Tokyo 2 nights Hakone 2 nights Takayama 4 nights Kyoto 2...

Osaka Beef — Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M or Tsurugyu?

by LeighMB 1 year ago

Looking for a place to eat Wagyu beef in Osaka and considering Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M and Tsurugyu. They both get great reviews on TripAdvisor, but Tabelog skews Tsurugyu. So I'm guessing it's ...

Lunch Deals: 2017 Edition (Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto)

by JBG89 1 year ago

Hi Folks, I'll be fortunate enough to be taking a short trip to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka and the budget concious traveller in me has always seeked lunch deals for value. My last trip was in 2...

Osaka restaurant recommendation please

by rainbowbagel 2 years ago

Any suggestions on a restaurant near Osaka station that could accommodate a group of 7 including one vegetarian on Friday night? (Accepts reservations) Looking for good food (open to any style but ...

Help with Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto restaurant picks

by Cornstar 2 years ago

Hello, I will be traveling to Japan in a couple of weeks to visit Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. I'm still trying to research my restaurant options and I've barely looked at Kyoto and Osaka but I thought...

How to make reservations for Japan trip?

by Cornstar 2 years ago

Hello everyone, I will be traveling to Japan in mid March and I would like to make some restaurant reservations. I spoke with my hotel but they said that they cannot help me make reservations until...

Need help eating my way through Japan

by 97Sperss 2 years ago

Hey CHers, My wife and I will be going to Japan for 22 days from late March through mid-April. We want to start south and work our way North, spending time in Hiroshima, Kobe, Kyoto, Osaka, Toky...

2 weeks in Japan... recommendations please!

by Cornstar 2 years ago

Hello, my girlfriend and I will be going to Japan around mid March for a couple of weeks. We haven't figured out our itinerary yet but we'll probably be visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. Other plac...