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Okayama's 25 Best Restaurants in 2021

Here are the 25 Best Restaurants in Okayama, as rated by locals. Enjoy Cafe, Sushi, Yakiniku, French, Okonomiyaki, Izakaya and more!
2021.07.01

We've prepared a list of the 25 most popular and recommended restaurants in Okayama Prefecture just for you. From sushi to ramen, these are the best restaurants Okayama Prefecture has to offer.

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

1. Bistro Takeda-ya

Cafe
1-12-31, Tamashima Chuo-cho, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

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A Western-style restaurant that opened in 2018. The reasonably priced and voluptuous menu is gaining popularity among locals. The restaurant has table seating and tatami room seating, and has a modern, old-family-style atmosphere that gives it a relaxed feel. The "stewed hamburger steak" is thick and you can really taste the flavor of the meat. It is a popular restaurant, especially during lunch time, when reservations are a must.

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2. Sushi Restaurant Hisada

Sushi
9-1-4 Sakuragaoka-Nishi, Akaiwa City, Okayama Prefecture

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Facing the Seto Inland Sea, this sushi restaurant is representative of Okayama Prefecture, which is considered a treasure trove of ingredients. Although the restaurant is open only three days a week (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), it attracts many gourmets from all over Japan. The menu consists of only one omakase using seasonal fish unique to the Setouchi region. Be sure to enjoy the sushi that will leave everyone impressed.

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3. Yakiniku Kamehachi

Yakiniku
1-3-1, Nakai-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A cheap and hearty popular yakiniku restaurant in Nakai-machi. The restaurant offers table and tatami room seating. The meat is purchased from the Okayama Meat Market every morning, and the freshness is outstanding. The menu is especially rich in guts, and you can choose from three types of "assorted delicacies" such as "kabachitare," "kobukuro," and "utagoe. The portions are large, making it a popular yakiniku restaurant with high cost performance.

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4. OBAN

French Restaurant
2980-105 Gun, Minami-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A French restaurant with a modern interior and a view of Kojima Bay. A stylish restaurant where you can enjoy dishes with a lot of care and attention.

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5. Tama-chan

Okonomiyaki
1118 Samukawa, Hinsei-cho, Bizen City, Okayama Prefecture

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A long-established okonomiyaki restaurant where you can taste Okayama's famous okonomiyaki "kakioko," which is okonomiyaki with oysters in it.

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6. Sakaiya Honten

Izakaya
1F, 1-14 Heiwa-machi, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A robatayaki restaurant where you can enjoy local ingredients at reasonable prices. One of the charms of this restaurant is the warmth of an old house.

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7. Hidaya Daikyu Branch

Yakiniku
Isomura Building, 1-2-1 Oku, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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Located near Okayama City Hall, this yakiniku restaurant is popular for its thick-cut tongue. The company president personally purchases and cuts the meat, making it possible to offer thick cuts at a reasonable price. The restaurant is equipped with counter seats, table seats, and tatami room seats. The famous "thick-cut tongue" is tender and high quality with a good amount of fat. The kalbi and harami are also thickly sliced and will leave you feeling satisfied.

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8. The Izakaya Dodo

Izakaya
7-15 Honmachi, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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Located in front of Okayama Station, this is a popular izakaya (Japanese style pub) where you can casually taste local products at reasonable prices.

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9. Matsu Sushi

Sushi
1-4-12 Nakayamashita, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A long-established sushi restaurant representing Okayama that has been in business for over 70 years.

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10. Shiki Saisai Teppan Kusano

Teppan-yaki
Alu Style Nishikawa 2F, 2-13-1-C Tamachi, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A teppanyaki restaurant that is dedicated to providing enjoyment not only for the senses of taste but also for the eyes. All of the dishes made with an abundance of seasonal ingredients are beautiful and can be used for both business and casual occasions. The lunch course is especially popular for its high cost performance. I hope you will enjoy the beautiful and delicious dishes with all your senses.

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11. CAFE REGOD

Cafe Regod
12-22 Saiwai-cho, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

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A stylish Brooklyn-style cafe with large glass windows, wood interior and concrete.

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12. Restaurant El Greco

Western food
1F City Corp EL, 2-5-14 Gakunan-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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This stylish coffee shop is located near Okayama University and has been in business for almost 30 years. You can enjoy hearty and reasonably priced Western food.

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13. Pango-no

Bread
3943 Michiguchi, Tamashima, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

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This restaurant is popular for its seasonal lunches using herbs, vegetables, and fruits from its own farm. We hope you will enjoy a relaxing moment at this restaurant with a space that is as relaxing as its name, "Bango-no," which means "slowly" in the Republic of Zambia.

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14. Omachido & FRUTAS

Cakes
104 AROW&DEPARTMENT, 12-101 Toiyacho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A cafe that sells shaved ice and cakes made with lots of fruit.

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15. Future Hyaku Cafe

coffee shop
1-4-22 Tsurugata, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

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A cafe run by an owner who was trained in a famous tea room. You can enjoy various kinds of black tea with deep flavor.

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16. Ojo Tea House

Sweet shop
2-3-1 Marunouchi, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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Located inside Okayama Castle, this cafe has a Japanese flavor. This store is famous for appearing in Detective Conan.

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17. Onsaya Coffee Tsuyama

Cafe
6-8 Numa, Tsuyama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A cafe with a high ceiling and a sense of openness. The cafe is equipped with a kid's room, so you can enjoy a relaxing meal with your children.

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18. Aloha Cafe Lilikoi

Pancakes
1-8-5 Ekimae-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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A cafe with a Hawaiian flavor that is rare in Okayama. There are many menu items that will make you feel like you are at a tropical resort, including the signature "Fruit Pancakes".

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19. Karapan

Italian
3-9-33 Omote-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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20. Tama Shoten

Izakaya
1-4-18 Ekimae-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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21. Nishiki Niwase Honten

Yakiniku
247-4 Niwase, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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22. Retro Yakiniku Tarou Restaurant

Yakiniku
3-24-30 Ima, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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23. Lin's Cafe

Cafe
2109 Hayashi, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

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24. chano-ma Okayama

Okayama Cafe
B1F Okayama Ichibangai, 1-1 Ekimoto-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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25. TAKENAMI

Kappou / Small dishes
1-2-2 Tsurugata, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

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