Ehime Prefecture restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Matsuyama

Kappō Yano

Yano-san and his family have been serving traditional meals at their popular seafood place a block back from APA Hotel for over 30 years. Choose from his chef's omakase courses from ¥3000, or go for a teishoku set m…
Top Choice Cafe in Matsuyama

Café Bleu

This lovely little music cafe serves tasty, simple sustenance with a picture menu and daily specials. The decor includes photos of Andy Warhol and Mick Jagger spying on you in the bathroom, vintage typewriters and s…
Top Choice Seafood in Uwajima

Wabisuke

This restaurant, just off the arcade, is an elegant spot to try the local tai (sea bream) specialities, available here as a tai-meshi gozen (sea bream set course; ¥1880). There is a picture menu, plenty of small pla…
Fish & Chips in Matsuyama

Agetai

This is a new concept taking into consideration that Ehime Prefecture is well known for its tai (snapper). Agetai offers up tasty dishes such as deep-fried snapper fish and chips (from ¥500), and deep-fried snapper …
Cafe in Matsuyama

Dōgo-no-machiya

With a traditional shopfront along the Dōgo arcade, this former teahouse now serves as a bakery-cafe offering burgers, sandwiches and soul-satisfying coffee and tea drinks. Its shotgun-style layout leads through bea…
Izakaya in Matsuyama

Tengu-no-Kakurega (Tengu Retreat)

A chic izakaya (inn) serving yakitori (skewers) and other dishes in a pleasant setting; try the omakase (chef's choice) set of grilled, skewered carnivore's delights (¥1260). Paper screens give onto a little garden …
Seafood in Matsuyama

Dōgo Uotake

At the start of the arcade in front of Dōgo Onsen Honkan, Uotake offers up excellent set-menu seafood meals. Enjoy the booth seating and inspect the images in the menu carefully as this is what you will be served. E…
Bakery in Uwajima

Boulangerie Riz

Heavenly, light and crisp pastries and breads made with rice flour (50% – not gluten-free) are the house speciality at this bakery along the Kisaiya Road (きさいやロ−ド) shopping arcade. Enjoy a simple breakfast at the co…
Asian in Uwajima

Cafe Penguin Hotel

Hotel… no, cafe… yes! Despite its name, you can't stay here. This cosy lunch spot offers lovingly prepared meals of pan-Asian cuisine, from bulgogi (Korean grilled beef) to Thai curry, served in an airy and peaceful…
Noodles in Matsuyama

Goshiki Sōmen

Next to the central post office is this elegant Matsuyama institution, which specialises in goshiki sōmen (thin noodles in five different colours). You'll recognise it by the piles of colourful noodles in the window…