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d47 Shokudō, Shibuya - Regional Cuisine From All Around Japan

d47 Shokudō, Shibuya - Regional Cuisine From All Around Japan

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Get a taste of Japan by savoring delicious regional dishes from all 47 prefectures! Learn more about the origins of the food at d47 Shokudō in Shibuya.

Translated by Jasmine Nishino

Written by Jihyeon Kim

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Japanese food is known world wide to be a healthy and visually appealing cuisine. Lately, you can find sushi, soba, udon and various other Japanese dishes all over the world. However, there are plenty of other dishes that can only be found in Japan.

Today, we will introduce to you a restaurant where you can savor some popular regional dishes.

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Photo courtesy of: D&DEPARTMENT

d47 Shokudō located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is a thematic restaurant based off of foods from all 47 prefectures of Japan. Here you can taste regional dishes using seasonal ingredients, set meals that change monthly and limited edition seasonal desserts here. It is a unique restaurant where you can enjoy eating along with other fun points.

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Point 1. See Shibuya in a Glance!

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d47 Shokudō is located on the eighth floor of Shibuya's Hikarie building, so you can eat while enjoying the view of Shibuya from above.

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The tables are located by the large windows, so you can witness a clear open view of the city before your eyes during lunch or sundown.

Point 2. Purchase Regional Ingredients on the Spot!

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Being able to enjoy shopping is another fun point about this shop. A portion of the ingredients used in these regional dishes can be purchased in the shop, so if you find something you like, you will be able to buy it on the spot without leaving Tokyo. Coffee and teas also make great souvenirs too.

Pick from the Menu!

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On the table, there is a menu and a book titled d design travel. It is a travel guide book (in Japanese and English) with a detailed introduction of all 47 of Japanese prefectures, published by the D&DEPARTMENT PROJECT that run d47 Shokudō. By tasting regional foods and looking at travel guides you will really start to feel like you are on a journey around Japan without ever leaving Tokyo.

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All the menus have a simple description written about where the dishes or ingredients were produced. There is a cute illustrated map too, so you can tell which prefecture your dish came from!

It's a lot of fun to take food journey around Japan in one place.

Recommended Menu

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This is the Nagasaki set meal, fried crusted mackerel from Matsuura Port (1550 yen). The breaded and fried mackerel in the meal is from Nagasaki prefecture. After the crispy texture of the batter, you can taste the rich flavors of the mackerel along with a delicious homemade sauce on the side. It's a meal that will have you craving for more.

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There's even dessert! This is Yamagara coffee (550 Yen) from Shizuoka prefecture along with a seasonal dessert from Tokyo, the kusa dango soft rice cake (500 yen). The mild flavor of the coffee pairs well with the fresh herbal flavors of this Japanese treat!

In Conclusion

Shibuya is known to be a busy city filled with people, so how about taking a break and helping yourself to a healthy meal next time you visit?

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Information

d47 Shokudō

Address: Tokyo, Shibuya, 2-21-1 Hikarie 8F
Hours: 11:30-22:30 (Lunch time/Tea time/Dinner time)
Closed: Open all year
Wi-fi: Available
Credit cards: VISA, MASTER, AMEX, JCB, China Union Pay and other major credit cards
Other Languages: Basic English
Menus in Other Languages: English
Nearest Station: Shibuya Station (渋谷駅)
Access: Connected to Exit 15 of Shibuya Station on the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line, Den'entoshi Line, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line
Connected to the second floor of Shibuya Station on the JR line, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Keiō Inokashira Line
Price Range: 200 Yen-1,650 Yen (Does not include wine)
Religious Considerations: –
Phone Number: 03-6427-2303
Homepage: d47 shokudō (Japanese)

The information presented in this article is based on the time it was written. Note that there may be changes in the merchandise, services, and prices that have occurred after this article was published. Please contact the facility or facilities in this article directly before visiting.

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