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Ishikawa's 30 Best Restaurants in 2021

Here are the 30 Best Restaurants in Ishikawa, as rated by locals. Enjoy Kaiseki, French, Kappou / Small dishes, Ramen, Sushi, Pork cutle and more!

2021.07.01

We have prepared a list of the 30 most popular and recommended restaurants in Ishikawa Prefecture for you. From sushi to ramen, check out the best restaurants Ishikawa has to offer.

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1. Kataori

Kaiseki and kaiseki cuisine
3-36 Namiki-cho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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Takuya Kataori, who served as the head chef at Kaiseki Tsuruyuki, a ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) in Kanazawa, became independent in May 2018 and opened his own Japanese restaurant, Kataori. He personally travels to distant places every day to procure the best ingredients, and this is the only restaurant in Kanazawa where you can taste matsutake mushrooms picked in the morning. This restaurant is the only one in Kanazawa where you can taste matsutake mushrooms picked in the morning, and it is definitely worth a visit to taste the original and powerful flavor of the ingredients.

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2. Installation Table ENSO L'asymetrie du calme

Modern French cuisine
4-33 Ikeda-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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Installation Table ENSO L'asymetrie du calme is a French restaurant located in a house about a 15-minute walk from Nomachi Station. The owner, who has trained in various European countries, offers French cuisine that makes the most of Hokuriku ingredients.

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3. Mifuku

Kappou / Small dishes
2-16-37 Owari-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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Mifuku is a long-established restaurant specializing in earthenware stew, established in 1940. It is open only during the winter season, and its ginger miso-based hot pot with seasonal oysters and beef loin is popular.

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4. Kamejiro

Ramen
4-2-6 Sainen, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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Kamejiro is a ramen restaurant located near the Kanazawa Central Market. Because it is located near the market, it is open from 8:00 a.m. The light, chicken-based soy sauce ramen is popular.

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5. Taihei Sushi

Sushi
1-164 Taiheiji, Nonoichi City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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Taihei Sushi is quietly located in a residential area of Nonoichi, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a counter with 12 seats, as well as tatami rooms and tables, making it suitable for a variety of uses.

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6. Honke Tontontei

Pork cutlet
3-16-17 Kita Yasue, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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This is a restaurant where you can enjoy a very thick slice of excellent tonkatsu. The thick slices are tender and juicy, and the fat is delicious.

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7. Sushi Restaurant Asanogawa

Sushi
2-13, Shukei-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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Sushi Restaurant Asanogawa is located near the Higashi Chaya district. You can enjoy the skilled craftsmanship of the owner, who was trained at the famous sushi restaurant "Komatsu Yasuke" in Kanazawa.

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8. Sushi Restaurant Mekumi

Sushi
4-48 Shimobayashi, Nonoichi City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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This restaurant is located in a residential area of Nonoichi, Ishikawa Prefecture. The restaurant is famous for being visited by gourmets who love sushi from all over Japan. Every morning, he travels two hours to the market to use only ingredients that he has personally inspected and selected. The sushi carefully prepared to bring out the best flavor has quickly become popular, and the restaurant is well known among sushi lovers.

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9. Oden Takasago

Oden
1-3-29 Katamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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A Kanazawa Oden restaurant located at the entrance to Kakinokibatake. The store has a retro, Showa-era atmosphere that invites nostalgia. It is recommended to eat the specialty oden with our secret ginger miso. Misokatsu," a pork cutlet with a perfect balance of secret miso and fat from the pork shoulder loin, and "Doteyaki," a dish with plenty of miso and black pepper, are also popular. We hope you will enjoy Kanazawa Oden and other Kanazawa specialties at our restaurant.

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10. Kawaramachi Ichi

Sushi
1-6-15, Katamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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"A popular restaurant that makes sushi with the belief that "I don't want to challenge the customer, I want to see the customer smile. The courses are "Omakase" and "Kami Omakase," and they do not serve sushi after the snacks, but instead serve sushi during the snacks. The owner, who was the second in charge of the famous Taihei Sushi restaurant in Ishikawa, makes excellent sushi and dishes. Reservations are required.

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11. Beef Steak Restaurant Chick

Steak
1-34-19, Kikugawa, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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A long-established steak restaurant that has been in business for over 50 years. Only fillet steak is on the menu. The hearty aged meat is excellent.

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12. Otome Sushi

Sushi
4-10, Kigura-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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A popular sushi restaurant in Kanazawa that was awarded one Michelin star. You can fully enjoy the delicious Noto seafood.

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13. Cafe de Reverie

Cafe de Reverie
1-1-8, Kanaishi-Nishi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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A stylish warehouse cafe located near the Kanaishi Port landing. You can enjoy the taste of Karuizawa's Maruyama Coffee with a view of the sea.

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14. Spanish Cuisine Aros

Spanish cuisine
1-7, Kigura-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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A famous Spanish cuisine restaurant in Kanazawa. The owner chef is Takashi Ishiura, who has experience at a Michelin star restaurant in Spain. He uses the freshest ingredients from Kanazawa for his dishes, and the traditional dish from the Basque region of Spain, "Salted Cod Pil Pil," has the perfect amount of saltiness in the sauce and the flavor of the cod. The "Paella" is also recommended as it is full of ingredients. We hope you will enjoy the excellent Spanish cuisine that uses an abundance of ingredients from Kanazawa.

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15. SHOKUDO YArn

Innovative Fusion
1-37-1 Yoshitake Town, Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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A fusion restaurant run by Mr. and Mrs. Yoneda, who were trained at a world-famous modern gastronomy restaurant, in Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture. I hope you will experience their delicious and unique cuisine.

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16. Sawanoya

Kaisen-don
3-2-21 Higashiyama, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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They purchase seafood through routes that only local residents can cultivate, and you can enjoy the high cost performance and volume of their kaisendon. In addition, they also have a wide selection of local sake, which can be recommended for those who like to drink. Reservations are required for lunch time as well, and the seared nodokuro rice bowl, which is limited to a few servings a day and is not listed on the menu, is especially delicious.

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17. Tobi

Sushi
12-5, Oyama-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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The owner, Takashi Tobiji, trained for more than 20 years at Taihei Sushi and was in charge of sushi at Benkei in Kanazawa Nikko Hotel. This sushi restaurant has a great atmosphere and is highly satisfying.

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18. KUPPI

Cafe
Palace Sakura-dori 1F, 1-1-5 Nomachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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A popular cafe with a great atmosphere, decorated with vintage Scandinavian tableware and goods. You can enjoy delicious sweets, coffee, and tea while looking at the river. The sweets are moderately sweet and easy to eat.

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19. Ageha

Seafood and seafood dishes
1F Hirosaka Palace, 1-1-28 Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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A seafood restaurant with a reputation for its delicious fish paste. It is difficult to make a reservation to enjoy the freshest seafood. Try the excellent fish paste.

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20. Sushi Kibatani

Sushi
1F, 1-8-26, Hikosan-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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A hidden sushi restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. You can enjoy authentic Edomae Sushi.

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21. Hirami Pan

Cafe
1-6-11 Mayor-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa

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A cafe with a nostalgic atmosphere in a Taisho-era ironworks building. Open for breakfast, lunch, cafe, and dinner.

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22. Bistro Regale

Bistro
4-1 Naoe-cho 18 kai, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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This is a popular omelet restaurant where you can enjoy a casual bistro experience. The interior of the restaurant is spacious and open, creating a comfortable atmosphere. Their signature "half-boiled egg omelet with hamburger steak" is made with forest eggs and soy milk, and the fluffy omelet is topped with a generous amount of homemade demi-glace sauce. The hamburger steak made from Noto beef and Noto pork is also an excellent dish packed with flavor.

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23. Oden Izakaya Sanko

Oden
1-10-3 Katamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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A long-established oden shop located near the downtown area. It has a good reputation not only for its oden but also for its delicious dishes. The prices are very reasonable.

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24. Bar Kinase

Bar
1F Status Building, 2-7-4 Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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Authentic bar located near the intersection of Korinbo. A place where you can enjoy cocktails with delicate and gentle flavors. One of the charms of this place is its relaxing atmosphere, even for first-time customers.

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25. Souan

Soba
Ro32, Hiyoshi-cho, Tsurugi, Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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This soba restaurant is so popular that it is fully booked as soon as it opens. You can enjoy excellent soba noodles in an elegant building.

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26. Higashiyama Bonheur

Cafe
1 Ho 19-1, Yamanaka Onsen Higashi-machi, Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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This cafe is located on the banks of the Tsurusenkei River, in a renovated old inn called Higashiyama-so. From the counter seats on the second floor facing the window, you can see the greenery of the forest. The popular menu is beef stew.

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27. Ichijo

Sweet shop
1-26-13 Higashiyama, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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This is a hojicha specialty store where you can enjoy the rich taste of hojicha and sweets. There are two patterns of seasonal sweets, Japanese and Western, so you can enjoy the one you like.

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28. Japanese Cuisine Zeniya

Kaiseki and kaiseki cuisine
2-29-7 Katamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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This is a restaurant where you can enjoy the best kaiseki cuisine in a space that resembles a Japanese inn. All of the dishes are made with the finest ingredients. The customer service and atmosphere are sure to make your visit a memorable one.

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29. Umebai Kanazawa

Beijing cuisine
1-9-16 Owari-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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A Chinese restaurant where you can enjoy authentic hot pot and Peking duck. "The yakuzen hot pot comes in two different soups, yakuzen hot water and hot and spicy yakuzen hot water, and offers fresh vegetables such as Kanazawa vegetables in addition to pork, chicken and mutton. The popular "Peking Duck" is baked in a homemade stone oven using traditional Chinese methods, and you can enjoy the crispy skin and tender meat with a hint of the aroma of firewood.

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30. Bar Spoon

Bar Spoon
1F Chateau Building, 1-5-8 Katamachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

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Bar Spoon is said to be one of the best authentic bars in Kanazawa. This is a place you should visit at least once to experience the master's skills.

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