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Foreigner-Friendly
DINING SPOTS
with an English menu or English-speaking staff

 
You’ll find restaurants in Kanazawa to be very accommodating.
However, not all the staff are as fluent in English as they are friendly.
But don’t let this deter you; 
as a foreign guest the staff will be even happier to entertain you!

Foreigner-Friendly
DINING SPOTS
with an English menu or English-speaking staff

 
You’ll find restaurants in Kanazawa
to be very accommodating.
However, not all the staff are as fluent in English
as they are friendly.
But don’t let this deter you; 
as a foreign guest  the staff will be even happier
to entertain you!

Find our sticker on the street!
Make sure to look for the pink Eye On Kanazawa sticker at building entrances. 
They have English speaking staff or an English menu.
*Not displayed at all restaurants.

KATAMACHI AREA (Katamachi / Korinbo / Tatemachi)

SANDWICH
COPPE-TEI [コッペ亭]
1-1-50, Hirosaka
Tel: 076-255-0426
 https://www.coppetei.jp


Japanese Coppe-Pan Bread Sandwich
This unique eat-in/takeout sandwich shop, located in the heart of downtown Kanazawa, bakes its original coppe-pan dough fresh every day. Special flour and Yotsuba-brand unsalted butter made in Hokkaido are used, but no eggs. The shop offers a wide variety of sandwich fillings. 


• Avocado Salmon ¥580 *Tax not included in price. 
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: weekdays 10:00-19:00; weekends and holidays 10:00-18:00; closed irregularly 

STEAK HOUSE
ROKKAKUDO [六角堂 せせらぎ通り店
GF, Korinbo Tokyu Square
Tel: 076-222-6109
 http://www.asadaya.co.jp/seseragi


Enjoyable Teppanyaki-Steak Making
A branch of Rokkakudo, a long-established steak house, is located inside the fashion mall, Korinbo Tokyu Square on Seseragi Street. They offer a choice of various steaks, including a fillet of Noto Beef, which is a wagyu beef brand only served by authorized restaurants.


• Seseragi Course Lunch (Noto Wagyu) ¥6,300~ *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: Lunch 11:30-14:00 (l.c.); 
  weekdays 17:30-20:30 (l.c.); weekends 17:00-20:30 (l.c.); Closed Wednesdays

SUSHI RESTAURANT
KANAZAWA TAMAZUSHI
[金澤玉寿司 せせらぎ通り店]
GF, Korinbo Tokyu Square
Tel: 076-254-1355
 http://www.kanazawa-tamazushi.com


Stop By Before or After Shopping!
Kanazawa Tamazushi has five shops in the city, and this branch is located on the Seseragi-Street side of the fashion mall, Korinbo Tokyu Square. Although the chef doesn’t speak English very well, you will enjoy seeing how he makes your sushi. Stop by before or after your shopping!


• Hyakumangoku Nigiri ¥3,500 *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Open: 11:00-14:30 (l.c.14:00); 17:30-22:00 (l.c.21:30); closed irregularly

CASUAL DINING
SAIZERIYA [サイゼリヤ]
4F, Korinbo Tokyu Square
Tel: 076-220-5433
 https://www.saizeriya.co.jp


Affordable Italian-Style Dining
Saizeriya is a casual-dining chain restaurant in Japan. Since this branch is located on the 4th floor of the fashion mall, Korinbo Tokyu Square, it’s packed with families on weekends. The restaurant serves affordable Italian-style dishes such as pasta, pizza, focaccia, frico, and tiramisu.


• Hamburg Steak & Chicken ¥599 *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 10:00-22:30 (l.c.22:00); closed when Korinbo Tokyu Square is closed

Italian
LA BETTOLA da Ochiai KANAZAWA
[ラ・ベットラ・ダ・オチアイ・カナザワ
GF, Korinbo Tokyu Square
Tel: 076-222-0141
 http://www.la-bettola-kanazawa.com


Supervised by a famous chef
This restaurant is under the supervision of Tsutomu Ochiai, the chef who spread Italian cuisine in Japan. He consistently provides simple but dynamic dishes, which can be enjoyed at both lunch and dinner. Although customers with a reservation are given priority, you will also be welcomed without a reservation if there is a table available.


• Weekday Special Pasta Lunch ¥2800 / Prefix Dinner ¥5000 / 
Prefix Lunch ¥3200~ *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: Lunch11:30-14:30; Dinner (weekdays)18:30-21:30; (weekends) 18:00-21:30; closed Mondays

Dining
Dining • SohZa[ダイニング・ソウザ
1F, AGORA • KANAZAWA, 2-25-17, Katamachi
Tel: 076-224-0710
 www.agora-kanazawa.com/restaurant/


Introducing Kanazawa-Style Cuisine
Opening on November 1st 2019, this new casual dining restaurant is located very close to Katamachi intersection.They offer tapas bar-style cuisine made using local ingredients, and their extensive menu includes food that goes well with sake. Take a seat at the counter to dine while watching the chef prepare your food.


•Variety of small dishes ¥600-¥900 / Kanazawa bouillabaisse ¥2,980
/ Noto-Gyu beef steak  ¥3,200 *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 7:30-10:30 (Breakfast); 17:30-22:30 (Sun.-Thu.); 17:30-24:30 (Fri. and Sat.); open everyday

Pizza
Salina[サリーナ]
2-12-39, Kohrinbo
Tel:076-255-3546
 www.facebook.com/salina272/


Authentic Neapolitan pizza
If you have a craving for Neapolitan pizza, choose this only restaurant in Ishikawa Prefecture, certified by the ASSOCIAZIONE VERACE PIZZA NAPOLETANA. You are sure to be satisfied with the pizza made by the chef who trained in Naples.


• Pizza Margherita [S] ¥850; [M] 1150 *Tax not included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: VISA and Master cards accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: weekdays 18:30-15:00 / 17:30-22:00; weekends 11:00-22:00; closed Thursdays

Sushi Bar
IPPEI SUSHI[一平鮨]
1-5-29, Kata-Machi
Tel:076-261-8674
 www.facebook.com/ippeisushi


Authentic but Affordable
The moment you slide back the entrance door to be greeted by the cheerful chef and kimono-clad okamisan (mistress). Please note that one order usually comes with two pieces, with the exception of maki-zushi (rolled or wrapped sushi in laver). Share them with your friend!


• Nigiri ¥1600 *Tax not included in prices
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Not accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Open: 18:00-1:00; closed Sundays and national holidays

Indian / Nepalese
AASHIRWAD [アシルワード]
1-4-59, Nagamachi, Kanazawa
Tel: 076-262-2170
 http://aashirwad.jp


Both for Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Alike!
Enjoy a variety of foods cooked by skilled chefs from Northern India in this cozy restaurant located near the samurai district! If you are vegetarian or vegan, let them know so that they may prepare dishes without meat or dairy product for you. 
* During lunchtime, only affordable set meals are served.


• Chana Masala ¥950 *Tax included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Not accepted
 Language: English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-15:00 / 18:00-22:00; closed Mondays (closed Tuesdays when national holidays fall on Mondays)

CAFE & BAR
Kanazawa Music Bar
[ カナザワミュージック・バー ]
1F, Kaname Inn Tatemachi, 41, Tatemachi
Tel: 076-208-3540
 http://kaname-inn.com/eo/


Stylish Hotel Bar in Tatemachi Street
This stylish café/bar is located in the iconic hotel Kaname Inn Tatemachi. Music is selected from a variety of analog-recorded albums to play on their hand-picked sound system during bar opening times. Enjoy a relaxing time while listening to the music inside or while sitting on a sofa in the open-air space!


• Original Gin & Tonic -Japanese Sake Style- ¥1,300 *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Open:  weekdays11:30-15:00; 18:00-26:00; Sat. 11:30-26:00; Sun. 11:30-24:00; closed Wednesdays

STATION AREA [EAST GATE] (Horikawa-machi / Showamachi / Honmachi)

Tempura Bowl
Ebi-Tendon KOSHI[海老天丼 こし]
6F, Kanazawa Forus, 3-1, Horikawa-shinmachi
Tel: 076-265-8275
 http://immfoodservice.com/shops-list


Yummy Tendon at a Local Specialty Shop!
The casual tempura bowl restaurant Koshi has opened on the 6th floor of the shopping mall, Kanazawa Forus. To make good tendon, they leave the ingredients in the sizzling oil just a bit longer so that their tempura on the fresh Japanese rice is still crispy with an originally flavored sauce! It’s definitely the right place for shrimp / prawn lovers!


• Ebi Zanmai-Don ¥1680 / Yasai Tendon ¥1200 / Ishikawa Jizake Sanshu Nomi-Kurabe ¥1000 *Tax not included in prices. 
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; Limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:00-23:00; open everyday

Izakaya
DAIAN [だいあん]
1F/BF Central Bldg, 4-1, Horikawa-machi
Tel:076-263-5858
 http://www.daian.ne.jp


Welcomes Foreign Tourists
This popular Izakaya located next to Kanazawa station welcomes foreign tourists. The chic interior offers counter seats as well as western or Japanese table seating. Some dishes are traditional Japanese, while some are fusion. Enjoy both and pass the plate with your friends as you share a delicious experience!


• Kaga-Yasai no Tempura ¥680 / Assortment of 5 grilled skewers ¥1180 / Shun no Sakana no Moriawase ¥2880 *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge with otoshi appetizer
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
All seats are smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 170 seats
 Open: 17:00-24:00 (l.c.: 23:00); open everyday

Sushi Bar
HATANAKA [はた中]
4-21, Konohanamachi, Kanazawa
Tel:050-3503-3200
 http://sushihatanaka.com


Luxury Teppanyaki Dining
A female chef makes various kinds of delicate Japanese cuisine, including sushi. At the counter seats, you can see how skilfully she handles a kitchen knife.
*For the course menu, a reservation is recommended by the day before.


• 5 pieces of sushi chosen by the chef ¥2000 *Tax included in prices.
 
Seating charge
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
 Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 18:00-23:00; closed Wednesdays

Teppanyaki
KAGA TEPPANYAKI [鉄板焼 加賀]
ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa 19F
Tel:076-224-9806
 http://anacrowneplaza-kanazawa.jp/


Luxury Teppanyaki Dining
Situated on the top floor (19F) of ANA CROWNE PLAZA KANAZAWA, this classy teppanyaki restaurant boasts the finest taste and view in town. Top quality beef, fresh seafood and flavorful vegetables from the Hokuriku area are cooked in front of your eyes on a flat grill by skilled chefs.


• Kuroge-Wagyu Steak Course: Lunch ¥3000~; Dinner ¥7000~ *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
 Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-14:30, 17:00-21:30 (l.c. 21:00); Open everyday

Fine Dining
CASCADE DINING[カスケイドダイニング]
ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa 1F
Tel: 076-224-9802
 http://anacrowneplaza-kanazawa.jp/


Smart Hotel Dining
Located inside the upscale hotel, ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa next to JR Kanazawa Station, CASCADE DINING offers contemporary European meals that use fresh local ingredients to provide the customer with authentic “Kanazawa cuisine.” Their lunch and dinner buffets are absolutely fantastic. 


• Lunch buffet ¥2500~ *Tax included in prices.
*Special prices available during some holidays, and Obon season. Please ask a staff!
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menus; limited English spoken
 Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 6:00-23:00 (l.c. 22:30); open everyday

Japanese
UNKAI JAPANESE RESTAURANT[雲海]
ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa 5F
Tel:076-224-9805
 http://anacrowneplaza-kanazawa.jp/


Delight in Kaiseki Cooking
UNKAI boasts sophisticated Japanese cuisine with a stunning view of a Japanese garden. The tempura is highly recommended.  While it’s possible to order a-la-carte, most diners order a course meal. Counter seats are available where you can sit and watch your food being prepared.


• Tempura Course: Lunch ¥5000; Dinner ¥8000 *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
 Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-14:30, 17:00-21:30 (l.c. 21:00); open everyday

Chinese
KARIN CHINESE RESTAURANT[花梨]
ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa 2F
Tel:076-224-9804
 http://anacrowneplaza-kanazawa.jp/


Refined Chinese Cuisine
They offer not only authentic Cantonese food but also original Chinese dishes utilizing local ingredients such as seafood from the Sea of Japan. Enjoy their course meals or the delicious a-la-carte selection including Chinese noodles, roast duck, chicken and fried rice in a relaxed atmosphere.


• Lunch meal KARIN (Weekends & Holidays) ¥2200 *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-14:30, 17:00-21:30 (l.c. 21:00); open everyday

STATION AREA [WEST GATE] (Hiro-oka / Hyakubangai ANTO - In Terminal)

SUSHI BAR
MAIMON SUSHI [金沢まいもん寿司]
Kanazawa 100bangai ANTO (JR Kanazawa Station)
Tel: 076-225-8988
 http://www.maimon-susi.com/kanazawaeki


Grab some sushi at JR terminal!
This sushi bar is one of the branches of Kanazawa Maimonsushi which is well-know for good sushi and foreigner-friendliness. The counter seats are always packed with passengers – a busy sushi bar with dishes made from fresh ingredients! It is easy to understand why. Grab some sushi before or after a train trip! What a convenient location!


• Kaga-Hyakumangoku Nigiri ¥4,000 / Jizakana Nigiri (7P) ¥2,200 / Jizake: local sake ¥850~ *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Open: 11:00-22:00 (l.c.: 21:00); open everyday

KENROKUEN AREA (Edomachidori street in Kenrokuen Garden)

STYLISH SUSHI

KANAZAWA ATSUSHI [カナザワ アツシ]
5-29, Koshomachi
Tel: 076-208-5003
 http://www.kanazawa-atsushi.com


If You Miss Sushi Rolls in Kanazawa
Located near to Kenrokuen Garden, Atsushi (At-sushi) offers you a variety of sushi, as well as meat dishes. The chef who trained abroad prepares international food items on the menu, including highly recommended sushi rolls. The restaurant can cater for vegans, and English-speaking staff will take care of you.


•Green Tiger Roll ¥1,690 *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English Menu; English spoken
 Free WiFi
 All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
18:00-22:00; closed Tuesday

RESTAURANT & CAFE

Kenrokuen Jaya KENJOTEI[兼六園茶屋 見城亭]
1-19, Kenrokumachi (Edomachidori street in Kenrokuen Garden)
Tel: 076-222-1600
 https://www.kenrokuen.jp


Kenrokuen’s Iconic Restaurant
Located by the Katsurazaka ticket booth of Kenrokuen Garden, the Kenjotei restaurant reopened in 2019 after the whole building was redesigned by the prominent architect Kengo Kuma. Enjoy some of their wonderful meals while appreciating the view of Kanazawa Castle!


• Set Meals: Tamahimeno Hosekibako ¥4,000 / Breakfast at Kenrokuen’s ¥2,300 / Cafe Menu ¥650~ *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English Menu; limited English spoken
 Free WiFi
 All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: Breakfast 8:00-10:30 (Sunday of Mar.-Nov.);  Lunch 11:00-15:00;
Dinner 17:00-21:00 (Saturday); closed Tuesday

HIGASHIYAMA AREA (Higashiyama / Kazuemachi / Hashibacho)

KINPAKU TAKOYAKI
HAKUZA Kin-no-Engiya [ 金の縁起屋]
1-13-23, Higashiyama
Tel: 076-253-8881
 https://www.hakuza.co.jp/shop/kinnoengiya/


Kanazawa-style Tasty Takoyaki
Takoyaki isn’t just Osaka’s local food anymore! This quaint takoyaki shop, run by one of Kanazawa’s gold leaf companies, was opened under the supervision of a takoyaki promotions director, which means you won’t be disappointed by the taste! It’s located in the Higashi Chayagai district.


• Kin-no-Takoyaki (4P) ¥890 *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 10:00-18:00 (l.c. 17:30); winter 10:00-17:30; open everyday

SUSHI BAR
Sushi Place ASANOGAWA
[鮨処 あさの川]
2-13, Kazuemachi, Kanazawa
Tel: 076-222-1114 *Reservation recommended.
 http://www.sushiasanogawa.jp


Sushi Kanazawa Style in Kazuemachi
This quaint restaurant is run under the supervision of Mr. Morita, who is the head chef at Japan’s legendary sushi restaurant Komatsu-Yasuke in Kanazawa. We definitely recommend that you sit at the counter bar seats to appreciate sushi Kanazawa-style! Enjoy the exquisite sushi course of the day, and be amazed by masterful sushi-making skills in front of you!


• Course Sushi [Lunchtime] ¥5000~; ¥8000~ / Course Sushi [Dinnertime] ¥12000~; ¥15000~ / Jizake: Local Japanese Sake) ¥900~ *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English spoken
 Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-14:30 (l.c.: 14:00); 17:30-22:00 (l.c.: 21:30); Closed Wednesdays

YOSHOKU
RESTAURANT JIYUKEN [レストラン自由軒]
1-6-6, Higashiyama
Tel:076-252-1996
 http://www.jiyuken.com


Yoshoku at Higashi Chaya District
Conveniently situated in the Higashi Chayagai geisha district, this long-established yoshoku restaurant has always been popular among the locals and tourists. They utilize handpicked local ingredients, and it’s hard to go wrong with any of their fairly priced dishes served by a friendly staff. 


• Plate Set ¥1010 / Bifuteki-Don (Beef Steake Bowl) ¥1440 *Tax not included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Only Visa card accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
 Free WiFi
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-15:00; 17:00-21:00 (Mon.-Fri.); 16:30-21:00 (Sat., Sun., and national holidays); closed Tuesdays and every third Monday

MUSASHI AREA (Musashimachi / Omicho-Ichiba / Hikoso)

STYLISH JAPANESE
COIL [ コイル ]
2F Kanazawa Hakomachi, 1-1, Fukuromachi
Tel: 076-256-5076
http://coil-japan.jp


Make Your Own Hosomaki-Zushi
This restaurant offers you the unique experience of making your own sushi rolls. Select your preferred ones from over 40 different ingredients! As an option, you also can add “tea tasting” or “all-you-can-eat miso soup” to sushi making. Ask staff for details.


• (Making) Hosomaki Sushi - Combo ¥1,480 *Tax not included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 11:00-22:00 (last call: 21:00); open everyday

STEAK
Steak House DAIZEN [ステーキハウス大膳]
B1F, Meitetsu M’za, 15-1, Musashi-machi
Tel: 076-260-0063


Casual steakhouse!
This steakhouse is located on the basement floor in the Meitetsu M’za department store just in front of Ohmicho Ichiba market. They serve rare steak with a special soy-based sauce on a Japanese serving tray. Grill it by yourself on a hot lava stone plate just as you like! Choose from various sizes in a menu all written in English.


• Hida-Gyu Steak (200g) ¥10,000 / Rib Eye roll steak plate: steak 240g ¥2,090 / Japanese Premium A-5 ranked beef (150g) ¥3,980 / *Tax included in prices.
 
 Seating charge: free
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
 Smoking not permited from 11:00 to 15:00.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:00-21:00(l.c.: 20:30); closed New Year’s Day

Tea House
KISSA & CO. 喫茶去
1F KUMU -THE SHARE HOTEL, 2-40, Kamitsutsumicho, Kanazawa
Tel: 076-282-9613
http://emblemstay.com/eatanddrink


New-Style Hotel Cafe & Bar Worth A Visit
Hotel bars are much more than convenient pit stops for weary travelers. Kissa & Co. has very much been in the public eye since the cool share hotel KUMU opened in 2017. As its cafe and bar, it is integrated into the lobby on the first floor and welcoming you.


• Matcha Beer ¥800 *Tax included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; English spoken
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:00-23:00 (l.c.: 22:00); open everyday

KAGA CITY AREA (Yamashiro / Yamanaka / Katayamazu / Daishoji / Hashitate / Station / Iburibashi)

CAFE
BENGARAYA [べんがらや]
59, Onsen-Dohri, Yamashiro-Onsen
Tel: 0761-76-4393
 http://www.bengara-ya.jp


Cafe Owned by A Superb Hot-Spring-Inn
Bengaraya, named after the bengala-colored lattice work, is a cafe run by the superb hot-spring inn Hatori in Yamashiro-Onsen. Stop by for lunch or a cup of coffe when you visit the spa town for soaking! They have a gallery in there as well.


• Onsen-Don Bowl ¥1,419 *Tax not included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language: English menu; limited English spoken
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 10:00-17:30; Lunch 11:00-15:00; Closed Wednesdays 

DUCK MEAT
Kaga Cuisine BANTEI [加賀料理 ばん亭]
4-11, Higashimachi
Tel: 0761-73-0141
 http://bantei.co.jp


Duck-Meat Cuisine Restaurant
Katano Kamo-Ike pond in Kaga City has been well known for traditional duck hunting since the Edo period. Excellent duck meat procured via this hunting method is called Saka-Ami-Gamo. This specialty restaurant serves both Saka-Ami-Gamo (limited Nov.15-Feb.15) and regular wild duck meat.


• Tennen Kamo Jibu Nabe ¥4,000 *Tax not included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language:  Touch screen menu with pictures available during lunch time.
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: 11:30-14:00 (l.c. 13:30); 17:00-22:00 (l.c. 21:30); closed Wednesdays and every second Thursday

SEAFOOD
KAPPO SHINTOKU [割鮮 しんとく]
2-11, Hamayama, Tajirimachi
Tel: 0761-75-2013
 http://www.maruya-suisan.com/sintoku_html/sintoku.html


Local Restaurant by A Fishing Port
Shintoku means a “lunch box for fishermen.” Local connoisseurs who often visit the restaurant know it uses fresh seafood from local ports. They simply select a fish they want without checking the menu. Although staff do not speak English and there is no English menu, they will welcome you using a translation device!


• Hama-Bento ¥2,300 *Tax not included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language:  Touch screen menu with pictures available during lunch time.
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: weekdays 11:00-15:00; weekends 11:00-19:00; closed Wednesdays

IZAKAYA
KUIMONYA FURUSATO [ ふるさと ]
1-55, Kosuganamimachi
Tel: 0761-73-1135
 http://www.k-furusato.com


Izakaya Loved by Local People
Located by the station, this izakaya is popular with locals and tourists alike. So when you visit, you might see them celebrating a regular customer’s birthday. Order izakaya-style dishes such as raw fish or grilled seafood when drinking at night, and rice dishes such as a tempura bowl for lunch.


• Kakiage Tendon ¥1,880 *Tax not included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Language:  Touch screen menu with pictures available during lunch time.
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: weekdays 11:00-15:00; 15:00-23:00; Fri., and Sat. 11:00-15:00; 15:00-24:00; closed Tuesdays

DINER
BUTCHERS CREAM [ ブッチャーズクリーム ]
Ro-9-1, Ushiozumachi
Tel: 0761-80-9017
https://butchers-cream.business.site


Juicy Beef Patty Grilled Over Charcoal!
This hideaway diner, located in Katayamazu-Onsen, has attracted public attention for their most popular menu. Stop by when you visit the hot spring town and show your copy of ‘eye-on-KANAZAWA’ to receive a discount on drinks after 18:00!


• Bacon Cheese Burger ¥1,450 *Tax included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
 Free WiF
All seats are non-smoking.
 Kids-Friendly
 Open: weekdays 11:30-15:00; 18:00-22:00; weekends and holidays 11:30-22:00; closed Tuesdays, and often irregularly

CAFE
HIGASHIYAMA BONHEUR [東山ボヌール]
(Bashodo) 1-ho-19-1, Higashimachi, Yamanaka-Onsen
Tel: 0761-78-3765
 https://higashiyama-bonheur.jimdofree.com


Cozy Café by The Beautiful Gorge
Kakusenkei Gorge is one of the must-go places in Yamanaka-Onsen spa town. Stop by this cozy café after strolling the promenades by the river! Try the “Beef Stew Rice” they feature! This café and its dish are popular with Kanazawa folks as well.


• Beef Stew Rice ¥1,650 (Available for lunch time:11:00 - last call 13:30) *Tax included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
All seats are non-smoking.
 Open: 9:00-17:00; closed Thursdays 

TEA SALON
MISHO [ 実生 ]
Ta-1-8, Iburihashi-machi
Tel: 0120-42-4251
 https://misho.kagaboucha.com


Tea Salon Run by a Tea Leaf Factory
Kaga-Boucha (roasted twig tea) is one of Kaga’s specialties, which the Maruhachi tea leaf factory is well known for. This tea salon is owned by the factory established during the Edo period, selling a variety of Maruhachi brand tea leaves. Have a tea break with the locals.


• Kaga-Boucha Set ¥500 *Tax included in prices
 
 Seating charge: free 
 Credit cards: Most accepted
All seats are non-smoking.
 Open: 10:00-18:00 (l.c. 16:30); closed Wednesdays (closed Thursdays when national holidays fall on national holidays)
* Tea Leaf Roasting Performance: Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (10:00-12:00)