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Miyajima Food Guide: Where and What to Eat in Miyajima Island, Hiroshima

If you’re visiting Hiroshima, it’s hard to miss Miyajima Island. There are many worthy things to do in Miyajima and some tourist spots to visit. And of course, you’re gonna eat after some sightseeing. In this guide, we highlighted the best restaurants in Miyajima and suggest what to eat.

Miyajima Island is one of the top tourist spots in Hiroshima. It boasts stunning scenery, including its famous floating torii gate. The island is home to several important cultural and historical sites, such as Itsukushima Shrine and Daisho-in Temple. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on Miyajima, including hiking, biking, and kayaking.

If you’re wondering where to eat in Miyajima, here are our top picks!

1. Sushi at Miyajima Sushi Tensen

For your sushi cravings, this sushi restaurant in Miyajima serves places of fresh sushi made in front of you. They also have a good selection of sake to complete your sushi experience. The restaurant’s ambiance is also something you would appreciate while dining.

Price: From 7,700 yen

Hours: 11:30 AM-2 PM, 5-10 PM (closed on Wednesday)

Contact: +81 829-44-1233

Address: 810-1 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0588, Japan

2. Wagyu beef at Niwa Cafe Miyama

This modern izakaya is the true definition of a hidden gem. You can taste some of the best Japanese foods here, from deep-fried oysters and octopuses to matcha. Its bestselling Wagyu beef set is definitely something to try. If you’re looking for a different taste for the palate, order the ginger pork set! Add to this the wonderful garden seating.

Price: From 3,000 yen

Hours: 11 AM - 8:30 PM depending on days (closed on Wednesday)

Contact:  +81 829-44-2777

Address: 527-2, Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, 739-0588, Japan

3. Grilled oysters at Yamane

The restaurant is right outside the south exit of Itsukushima Shrine, so you can drop by to taste some sumptuous meals. Large fresh oysters are the bestsellers at Yamane. You can have them raw, fried, or grilled—but most people like them grilled! You can also try their beef udon ramen, which is exquisite (thanks to the A4 beef broth!).

Price: From 2,000 yen

Address: 102 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0588, Japan

4. Ice cream at Miyajima Umaimonokan

Although they serve a range of full meals, Umaimonokan is quite popular for its desserts, particularly soft-serve ice cream. You can have it in matcha or vanilla flavor or mix the two. You can even add cookies to sweeten the deal (pun intended).

Price: From 1,000 yen

Hours: 12-4 PM (Monday to Sunday)

Contact: +81 90-4578-1818

Address: 277 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan

5. Conger eel don at Kiyomori-Chaya

This family-run udon restaurant in Miyajima, which has been around since 1955, is a must-visit for its conger eel udon. It’s located near Kiyomori Shrine, so you can easily drop by after visiting the spot.

Price: From 1,000 yen

Hours: 10:30 AM - 4 PM (closed on Thursday)

Contact: +81 829-44-0757

Address: Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0534, Japan


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