Okinawa Restaurants

  • Restaurants
    by Ewingjr98
  • Restaurants
    by Ewingjr98
  • Restaurants
    by Ewingjr98

Okinawa Restaurants

  • Sugaree Cafe, Urasoe

    Sugaree Cafe is the name of a new and small family owned restaurant in Urasoe not far from Naha. I was riding my bike by the restaurant, when the friendly owner and wife waved and said hello. I rode for another 30 minutes or so, before deciding to come back to Sugaree for dinner.The interior is very unique and funky, with lots of handmade wooden...

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  • Yoshihachi Sushi

    Yoshihachi Sushi is a great sushi restaurant in Chatan near Kadena Air Base. The owner and sushi chef, Yoshi Maekawa, has operated the establishment here since 1992, after working in America for several years, developing sushi to satisfy the tastes of Westerners and Japanese alike. The restaurant is small and unassuming from the outside, and,...

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  • Tin Tin Noodles on Rt 56, Chatan

    Tin Tin Noodles is a small, order noodle restaurant on Rt 56 in Chatan between Camp Foster and Kadena Air Base. Their specialty is ramen noodles, and they offer a good variety of noodles and ramen set meals. Of course they have the standard ramen options like soy, miso and salty, and they also have pork and the house specialty, spicy tintin...

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  • Pōku Tamago Onigiri!

    Onigiri is one of the best quick and cheap meals in Japan, available at convenience stores and grocery stores across the country. Of course, Okinawa has onigiri as well, but they also have some varieties not found on the main Japanese islands. I was happy to discover the pōku tamago onigiri selection, which translates to pork and eggs, shaped...

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  • Don-Ka Kitchen - fast food

    Don-Ka Kitchen (どん家キッチン) is a local fast food restaurant in the area called Goya, near Kadena Air Base's Gate 2 and the intersection of Route 20 and Route 330. This small restaurant is located upstairs from a McDonald's, so it's easy to locate. We stopped here one night while wandering around the...

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  • Snack Corner Fugetsu Okinawa Soba - Naha...

    Snack Corner Fugetsu (スナックコーナー風月) is a small snack bar in Naha's domestic terminal, they sell, beer, snacks, a a few warm dishes like Okinawan Soba. Made with thick beef ribs and buckwheat soba noodles, this soup is a traditional Okinawan dish. Hearty and delicious. About 680 Yen...

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  • Orion Southern Star Beer

    Okinawa's Orion (pronounced Or-ee-on) beer is called "draft beer" on the label, but it mysteriously comes in a bottle. Even more unusual is its motto: "For Your Happy Time." Orion Breweries is based in Okinawa, where it dominates the market, with 50 percent of the island's beer sales. In the rest of Japan it is hard to find, and it holds only a 1...

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  • Orion Beer

    Okinawa's Orion (pronounced Or-ee-on) beer is called "draft beer" on the label, but it mysteriously comes in a bottle. Even more unusual is its motto: "For Your Happy Time." Orion Breweries is based in Okinawa, where it dominates the market, with 50 percent of the island's beer sales. In the rest of Japan it is hard to find, and it holds only a 1...

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  • Nihede Alt Beer

    Nihede beer is made at the Nanto Brewery in Gyokusendo Ryukyu Kingdom Village park in Okinawa. The company's Alt Beer is a good take on a German beer. It pours a light, clear brown with thin white head. The smell and taste are malty, with light caramel and a bit of fruity sweetness. Good altbier. 3.5 out of 5Website:...

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  • Beer Rize - Miyagi near Sunabe Seawall

    Beer Rize is a craft beer bar in Chatan near Kadena Air Base. The small establishment offers a huge variety of Japanese craft beers and foreign beers, along with snacks and full meals. The clientele is mostly Americans, and the staff are friendly, beer-savvy Okinawans. I stopped here during a recent visit to the island and was very impressed by the...

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  • Miyakojima English Pale Ale

    Miyakojima English Pale Ale is brewed by a microbrewery on the island of Miyakojima in the southern end of Okinawa prefecture. The brewery opened in October 2010, and, being a relatively new operation, I'm told the batches batches of beer can be inconsistent. While at a craft beer bar in Okinawa called Beer Rize, I tried the Miyakojima English Pale...

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  • Helios Goya Dry Beer

    I once visited Helios Pub in Naha back in about 2003. In 2012, I discovered one of their beers in cans at a small liquor store on the outskirts of Tokyo. Helios Brewery began making beer in 1996 and opened their pub the same year. The Helios restaurant opened in 1999. Helios Goya Dry is a fairly disgusting beer brewed at Okinawa's Helios Brewery....

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  • Helios Weizen Beer

    I once visited Helios Pub in Naha back in about 2003. In 2012, I discovered one of their beers in cans at a small liquor store on the outskirts of Tokyo. Helios Brewery began making beer in 1996 and opened their pub the same year. The Helios restaurant opened in 1999. On a 2014 visit to Okinawa, I again tried Helios beer, but a bartender told me...

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  • Helios Pub & Microbrew

    Helios Pub on Kokusai-dori has many good beers, decent food, and a great atmosphere. We bought a piece of dragonfruit at the market across the street and the bartender went to the trouble of peeling and slicing it for us so we could enjoy it in the restaurant with our beers. Now that's customer service!The pub has a distinct American feel, very...

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  • Don't miss tasty indian food

    You will get authentic indian food in okinawa city. If you are staying in naha then it may be bit far from you but if you are near okinawa city then don't miss to visit there. It is one of the best indian restaurents in Japan. good ambience tasty food and not expensive. You can have lunch in 893 yen and dinner in 1500yen. It is on 3rd floor of...

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  • Sam's Anchor Inn

    Sam's is a nice restaurant at Kokusai Street in the center of Naha, specializing in Habachi/teppanyaki-style seafood where the chef cooks the meal at a table seating 6 or 8. It is expensive but good food and a great show! The meal was expensive at about US$60-80 for two meals, but this is Okinawa! You should expect to pay a lot. The interior is...

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  • Superb Chinese Food

    Being located so close to Taiwan and with such a strong historical connection to China, you would expect Okinawa to have more Chinese restaurants. Although there are some good ones on the island, they are a bit hard to find if you don't live here. A very good one is Tetsu Nabe-ya. The chef, Nobu, only uses the freshest ingredients and makes...

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  • Chanpuru! Where the locals eat...

    The word "Shokudoh" describes a local-style eatery that is in most cases a simple place with some tables and chairs and good "home-cooked" food that is cheap but very filling. The most popular dishes are "Chanpuru," which literally means "mixed." These dishes combine a variety of ingredients that are stir fried over high heat in a fry pan with oil....

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  • Here is number 1

    Extremely friendly staff and most importantly, freakishly addicting good food. It's a curry-house. You can either choose what ingredients you want in your curry or type of meats, and choose the level of spice that you want or no spice at all. Absolutely delicious and like I said... Addicting. I always go with the Chicken-cutlet Curry, Level 3...

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  • Seafoods

    Very delicious Okinawa local sea food restaurant. You Tube movie;Nakamura ya Raw meat of MiebaiFly of Kurukun

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  • Great Buffett

    This tip is actually in my hotel tips, but I thought I should expand on it a bit as the Laguna Garden Hotel has many restaurants. The Paseo Garden is where the buffet is served daily. The Paseo Garden Lunch Buffet is all-you-can-eat and it is a great deal. It’s 1500 yen per adult and only 750 yen for ages three through twelve. The Buffet is...

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  • A Different Kind of Izakaya

    Although this restaurant is billed as an izakaya, the ambiance would suggest something else. It has a very upscale feel with it's dark hardwood floors and soft light. The bar area looks as if it came out of some chic New York club. The view from it is spectacular (overlooks the love motels) and with it's cozy little alcoves, makes it an ideal place...

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  • Curry...the Burger King way

    According to it's literature, Coco's operates more than 800 restaurants throughout Japan and I think there are even a few in Hawaii now. Anyway, if you have a taste for curry and not a lot of time, this is the place to go. It is also great to go to after a night of drinking as most on Okinawa are open very late. The food is delicious and very...

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  • Local Markets

    Michi no Eki (Street Stations) can be found in many towns and villages where local produce is grown. Each one sells fresh fruits and vegetables grown only in those areas. (Some fruits, such as mango, can be expensive but much cheaper than anywhere else in mainland Japan.) They attract tourists as well as locals, and you will find other specialties...

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  • Beach Bar Atmosphere

    The food here is typical bar food (i.e. pizza, fried chicken, french fries...etc.). What makes this place so special is that it is one of the few places where you can enjoy a drink and munch on some bar snacks with the beach right in front of you. In the summer, Coconut Moon is a really nice place to sit and relax with friends. There is also live...

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  • YOU MUST EAT HERE!!!

    This is a very quiet restaurant with the most fantanstic food in possibly all of Asia. The restaurant setting is in a giant gajumaru tree looking out towards the ocean. It's one of the most romantic spots in Okinawa at night. They offer Japanese, Thai, Korean, Chinese and Indian cuisine at very reasonable prices. For 5 of us, with alcoholic drinks,...

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  • Good Korean food on Okinawa

    This is another all-you-can-eat buffet style resturaunt. Usually at places like this the quality and variety of meats and etras is lacking, but not here. This place is oustanding in that it just keeps coming. There are about 12 different kinds of meat that you cook yourself at your table over charcol, plus 6 different kinds of kimchi, 3 kinds of...

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  • Do you like sushi

    Do you like sushi but afraid of the cost and not know what you really want? Well have I got the perfect place for you. It is a little all-you-can-eat buffet style sushi resturaunt called Liberal. Nearly every time I go it is Packed with people waiting outside just for a chance to get in and sample the large variety of sushi that is made here with...

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  • Okinawa Soba

    Southern OkinawaChiina Soba - Some will say that it is not the best soba in southern Okinawa, but when combined with the Okinawan atmosphere, it is is a fantastic place to eat! You can sit inside a traditional Okinawan-style home or sit in the tranquil garden and enjoy your soba...Located in Itoman off of Route 54 near a school. A little hard to...

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  • meal in a market

    In the Makishi Market, you can buy some fresh fish and meats to eat in there immediately. Buy some fish and meats, pay additional 500yen for cook, and you can eat them in the diner upstair. ......Deep-fried globefishStir-fried dishes of lobsterPig stir-fries in the Chinese styleSoki-soba (Okinawan ramen)

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  • Don't miss the beer and food

    I happened to find a great microbrewery with awesome food along street, called Helios. They had a stout, porter, hefe-weizen, pale ale, and an ale made from the goya squash. It was a great find. I wound eating and drinking there 2 days in a row. The staff was very friendly and proud of their food and brew.Hours: 11:30 til 11p.m. and 12 p.m on...

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  • Outstanding Subs and fried rice!

    If in Okinawa City, you must stop by Mt Blanc. the Pepper Steak or seafood subs are one of a kind and the Shrimp fried rice is amazing. Other menu items are all worth trying, and I ate there almost daily for many years. Great food and wonderful service! Pepper steak subs/shrimp fried rice. As stated above, the menu is above reproch, the staff is...

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  • Live Jazz and Okinawan food's well...

    The decoration of thousand small lights on the ceeling makes this izagaya(Japanese drink house) fantastic. Live band every night - enjoy Jazz when drinking aomori(local alcohol)... just good! The location is pretty cool too - right in the central of Kokusaidori(international street). Local food and drinks.

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  • Can't read the menu!!

    If your out exploring the local restaurants in Okinawa and you can't decide what to eat because you dont understand the menu..don't panic because outside the food establishment they have plastic replica of the dishes they serve so all you have to is point what you like and enjoy the delicious meal

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  • Great Food and an amazing view

    Located in Chinen, this restaurant offers some great Thai food and select Chinese dishes. This restaurant is a bit out of the way but the view and the food is worth the trip.While you wait to be seated you can walk around the herb garden or sit in the bench of the back of restaurant and just enjoy the view in front of you.So if you like Thai food...

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  • Vampire stay away

    This cozy restaurant offers some great dishes like spaghetti jambalaya and awesome garlic bread. The owner ( i assumed, he's the owner) is also the waiter and cook. There are only 4 or 5 tables in this hole in the wall place. So if youre down for some good food you have to check out this place spaghetti jambalaya

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  • Great Sushi

    Sushi Bar, also private enclosed tables where u take off your shoes and sit on the floor. Very friendly staff, some English and a rough English menu is available. Has pictures of sushi but not other dishs.

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