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Kochi's 16 Best Restaurants in 2021

Here are the 16 Best Restaurants in Kochi, as rated by locals. Enjoy Chicken, Kappou, Kaiseki, Seafood and more!

2021.07.01

We have prepared for you 16 of the most popular and recommended restaurants in Kochi Prefecture. From sushi to ramen, check out the best restaurants Kochi has to offer.

Disclaimer: This article has been automatically translated and may contain typographical errors.

1. Torishin Main Restaurant

Bird Cuisine
47-9 Minamikawazoe, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Toriyaki diner loved by the locals. The signature dish is the chicken nanban set meal. The rice and chicken are both hearty and impressive. Be sure to try the special aurora sauce that makes the chicken nanban so delicious and unique.

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2. Cuisine Fujimi

Kappou, small dishes
1F Miki Building, 1-3-34, Okawasuji, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Located in Kochi Bridge, this is a Japanese restaurant where you can enjoy Tosa cuisine to the fullest. The Japanese dishes made with plenty of local ingredients are delicate and full of flavor. Standard dishes such as tataki (seared bonito) and sakatome (steamed fish cake) are also reputed to be excellent.

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3. Zaya

Kaiseki and kaiseki cuisine
2-8 Hatsuro-cho, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Zaya is a place where you can enjoy delicate Tosa cuisine. You can enjoy dishes typical of Kochi, such as fried moray eel and tempura of aosa-nori. The restaurant is highly satisfying in terms of taste, customer service, and atmosphere.

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4. Kurotson

Seafood & Seafood specialties
3-4-13 Honmachi, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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This kappo local cuisine restaurant is well known for its delicious bonito and whale dishes. This is a popular restaurant where you can enjoy thick bonito tataki and Kochi's seafood.

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5. Eel Restaurant Gennai

Eel
11-22, Kitamiza, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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This eel restaurant is run by an owner with 40 years of experience in eel farming. The eel is grilled to perfection with a crispy outside and fluffy inside in a sauce that is not too sweet. The richly flavored liver is also well known for its delicious taste.

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6. Tanaka's Fish Restaurant

Seafood & Seafood Cuisine
6382 Kure, Nakatosa Town, Takaoka County, Kochi Prefecture (in Taisho-machi Market)

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A place where you can enjoy the best fish dishes in the morning. The diner is located across from the fish counter, and you can choose the sashimi you want at the fish counter and eat it at the diner.

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7. Hirome de Anbei

Gyoza
Hirome Market, 2-3-1 Obiya-cho, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Founded in 1970, this long-established gyoza store was born and raised on a food cart. Each gyoza is carefully wrapped in a skin after receiving an order, and then baked and fried in an iron frying pan to perfection. This is a place where you can enjoy authentic gyoza made by artisans.

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8. Barre Buffone

Italian Restaurant
1F Morita Building, 1-2-10 Obiyacho, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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This Italian restaurant is known for its delicious Genovese. The Genovese is made with an abundance of basil produced using the Nagata farming method, and is said to be the most fragrant in Japan.

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9. Kamontei

Japanese style pub
2-3-13 Harimaya-cho, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Fresh seafood is carefully prepared and seasoned to bring out the best in the ingredients. An izakaya where you can enjoy local cuisine made with ingredients from Kochi. The restaurant is a small, relaxing space with about 12 seats, and is popular with customers, with reservations filling up early. The price range is reasonable, and the carefully selected sake is a perfect match for the food.

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10. Kaida-ya

Eel
1330-3, Hamakaida, Nankoku City, Kochi Prefecture

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Kaida-ya is a restaurant where you can taste eel with sweet sauce and fragrant sansho. The sansho is made from Niyodo River in Kochi Prefecture, and is characterized by its low numbness. It goes well with the sauce.

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11. Robata-yaki Senju

Robata-yaki
1-3-47 Okawasuji, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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A very popular popular Robata restaurant where you can enjoy the seasonal bounty of Tosa. In spite of the large number of seats, the restaurant is always full of energy. With a large menu, this is the place to go if you want to enjoy local cuisine easily.

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12. Nambei Yatai

Ramen
1F New Prince Mitani Building, 1-8-13 Obiyacho, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Nenbei Yatai is said to have the best shijimi ramen in Japan. It is a popular closing ramen restaurant that sits in the middle of a bar area. Many people come here every day to try the ramen filled with shijimi clams.

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13. Hagino Tea House

Seafood and Seafood Cuisine
2739 Usa, Usa Town, Tosa City, Kochi Prefecture

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An all-around yakiniku restaurant where you can enjoy not only delicious meat, but also seafood such as lobster and bonito tataki. The famous scallion rice is also a must-order dish.

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14. Gyotou Okuma

Kappou, Small dishes
1F, 2F Metropolitan Building, 4-9 Hatsuyomachi, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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Gyotou Okuma is directly operated by a fisheries company in Kochi. You can enjoy high quality seafood and seasonal vegetables unique to Tosa, but the bonito is particularly excellent. This is a must-visit restaurant when you want to eat delicious tataki.

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15. Sanri Udon Honpo

Udon
2-4-11, Totsu, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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An udon shop that is also known for its delicious Chinese noodles. You can choose from three types of chukasoba: soy sauce, shio, or nabeyaki udon.

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16. Janjaka Tosa Road Branch

Yakiniku
51-17 Asakura-Higashimachi, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

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