Foods & Restaurants In kochi

Special Foods & Restaurants to travel in kochi Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.


Imadoki Yasube

A Major Gourmet Power, Kochi. Must Not Miss The Specialty Gyoza At A Stall

Kochi has many kinds of local specialties, but 'gyoza of Yasube' is unique. They make it one by one and start to cook after they take orders. These crisp gyoza wrapped by thin doughs will make you addicted.

Restaurant Yuzuan

Kochi's No.1 Avant-Garde Restaurant

The restaurant interior is very unconventional! But the taste is certain.

Kochi Breed of Chicken "Tosa Jiro" Omelet and Whale Meat Cutlet

The omelet made from "Tosa Jiro" chicken and the whale meat cutlet are well-known as Kochi local gourmet.


A Sky Restaurant At 1400m Highlands Overlooking The Mountains

For accommodation and restaurant, Tengu-so's biggest attraction is the view from 1400m above the sea level. It's so high that we have an earache when we drive up without stopping! It stands on the border of Ehime and Kochi Prefecture. You must feel relaxed by nature around you.

Kochi's Specialties At A Restaurant In The Sky

Located at Tengu Highlands, Tengu-sou is an ideal place for tourist to take a rest and eat lunch. It's truly a sky restaurant that commands the wonderful view from 1400m above sea level. You can eat Kochi's local specialties such as Tosa Beef steak.

Tosaichiba Zushi

Bonito Grilled with Straws By Yourself

You can eat Kochi's specialty wara-yaki (grilled with straws) bonito grilled by yourself in front of the restaurant. It's popular to eat it with ponzu (vinegar and say sauce) but it's an expert way to eat bonito with salt in Kochi. Grate a Himalayas rock salt and try it out.


Look Carefully! A Surprising Restaurant Extended Into The Pacific Ocean

The front part of the restaurant extends into the ocean. The endless ocean view is seen from the glazed three sides. 1F is the floor seat and 2F has tables. Kochi's proud restaurant where you can feel the ocean.

Blissful Time. A Special 'Shio-tataki Of Bonito' With Such A Superb View In Front Of My Eyes

A superb view, not only that. Kochi is famous for 'Katsuo (bonito) tataki'. This smart interior and the view can make you satisfied enough, but their genuine 'katsuo tataki' with the local solar salt is even more special. Of course, they prepare other kinds of Western dishes.


Enjoy Highest Grade Wagyu! Sukiyaki Of 'Tosa Aka-ushi'

Tosa Aka-ushi is called rare wagyu because of the small amount of shipment. You can enjoy it in the Japanese style inn. Tosa wagyu that grows in the great nature in Kochi, has a good chewiness and the more you chew the meat, more juicy flavor comes out. It's the superb sukiyaki.

All Kinds Of Delicacies Of Kochi! A Long Established Inn's Set Meal 'Komyo Gozen'

A long established inn's popular menu 'Komyo Gozen'. Tataki (a lightly roasted bonito), chanbara shellfish, dorome, original bonito 'shuto'. You can enjoy all kinds of delicacies in Kochi. They're surprisingly delicious.


You Must Not Mistake! First Rate Kochi's Omotenashi Gourmet

You can enjoy the picked local foodstuffs for the first rate Kochi's specialties. A restaurant stuff explains the way to eat in Kochi style enjoyably and politely. You can get a wonderful service, too.


Tosa's Dynamic Fisherman's Dish, Grilled Hagatsuo (a Kind of Bonito) Set Meal

This reataurant stands beside the sea and their dynamic fisherman's dishes are selling points. Hagatsuo's rich fatty taste is said to be better the katsuo.

A Rare Appetizer, Deep Fried Tuna's Organs

It is said to be eaten only in this restaurant. A little bitter taste and crunchy feeling were suited to alcoholic drinks. It was lucky for me to eat the rare food in this restaurant preparing many kinds of fisherman's food.

Ozeki Yasuikeikoku-Store

A Queen of a Mountain Stream, Amego Sushi

It is plump to a good degree. They stock amego grown in the specific clear stream and dress it after taking an order. So it's specially fresh. The restaurant is nice atmosphere in Yasui Vally.

Having a Crab's Sweet and Soft Flavor, Specialty Tsugani Udon

Tsugani Udon is the local specialty in Kouchi. Tsugani is a crab living in a clear stream. Its soup is full of crab extracts and soft meat.

Bonne Peche

Sirloin Tariata Of Beef With Mustard Sauce

Grilled without hastle in the oven to make surface crisp and whole of it soft in good degree. And finish with mustard as a spice to become a very delicious tariata.

A Deep Sea Water With Yuzu Citron Which You Can't Drink Except In Muroto

A non alcohol cocktail made of the deep sea water of Muroto Point and yuzu citron. The water contains full of minerals to be good for health. The deep sea water in Muroto is very well known, so you must try this cocktail.


A Rich Hamburg Made From Rare Wagyu, Tosa Aka-ushi Beef

Look at the gravy. There're only 2700 head of this rare wagyu. It has a thick flavor of beef although it's soft and fine-grained. So delicious! It's a proud hamburg steak in Tosa.

Bonito Slightly Grilled With Only Rice Straws

As a chef grills carefully by his hands, it doesn't have any fishy ador but a savory grilled bonito. It's both good to eat with a secret sauce and the local salt. It's only made by the proffesional skills.

Hotel Akenohoshi

The Best One Among Muroto's Local Specialty 'Kinme Don'

The local specialty of Muroto is Kinme Don (red snapper on rice). Kinme, a kind of highest grade fish, is deliciously fatty. It's popular for other restrants to arrange kinme with other fish, but you can eat a rice bowl with only kinme at Akenohoshi restaurant.

Kama-meshi HATSUNE

So Plump! 'Kimme Kama-meshi' Of Muroto's Expensive Fish Alfonsino

Hatsune is a long established restaurant for Kama-meshi. Kimme's (alfonsino) good flavors spreads whole of the rice, and the flesh has plenty of fat. Even more, this set meal has also a delicious 'Nitsuke', poached with soy sauce.


The Blessings Of Japan's Clearest River 'Shimanto'

Unagi (Japanese eel), ayu fish and river shrimps are all natural and grown in Shimanto River. It's not only fresh but I feel the genuine natural taste. Wonderful Shimanto dishes you can enjoy with the scenery of Shimanto.

Yuzu mou-ippai yogurt

Yogurt Topped With Rich Jelly Of Yuzu, A Citron

You can buy at a supermarket SUNNY MART in Kochi Pref.

A Yourgrut With Rich Yuzu Jelly And Pulp

Yuzu is a Japanese small citrus fruit. Kochi's specialty.

Manger Sasa Takasone-Store

Famous Kochi's Citrus Fruit "Buntan" Used For A Sweet Gratin

It's a kind of custard gratin. Like a mountain whose top coverd with brown. Thanks to the marriage of sweetness and sourness, you can eat whole of it easily.

A Shop Loving Kochi The Most In Japan

Sweets and food using Kochi's foodstuffs. All of them are creative and I get excited every time.

Sunday Market Imoten

A Crispy Sweet Potato Tempura that You Never Eat without Forming a Line

At a well-known Sunday market in Kochi, there's always a line in front of this booth. My family loves and buy one person one bag. Simple but unforgettable!