Restaurants

Japanese in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Itoh Dining by Nobu

Savour some premium Japanese beef, cooked teppanyaki-style in front of you by the chef, at this elegant restaurant, a branch of the celeb chef Nobu's dining empire. It's just uphill from Koenshimo station on the fun…
Sushi in Miyanoshita & Kowakidani

Miyafuji

This friendly sushi shop is known for its aji-don (horse mackerel over rice). If you know how to fold an origami crane, ask to try their special challenge – using their impossibly small origami, fold a crane in unde…
International in Hakone-machi & Moto-Hakone

Bakery & Table

There are options that appeal to everyone at this lakeside venue with a footbath terrace outside. The take-away bakery is on the ground floor, a cafe is one floor up, and the restaurant serving fancy open sandwiches…
Sushi in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Kappeizushi

A few doors downhill from the Hakone Open-Air Museum, this friendly sushi place also does tasty chirashi-zushi (rice topped with assorted sashimi). Look for the small sign in the window.
Japanese in Miyanoshita & Kowakidani

Yamagusuri

Yamagusuri is a popular spot for substantial, healthy meal sets featuring tororo (grated yam) that you pour over barley and rice. The dining room overlooks the forested gorge below.
Japanese in Sōun-zan & Sengokuhara

Hanasai

Slurp noodles and tuck into hearty traditional stews as you soak up the old Japanese atmosphere of this friendly family-run restaurant.
Japanese in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Gyōza Center

The humble gyōza (dumpling) stars at this cosy, long-running restaurant in a dozen different varieties. No vegetarian options though, unfortunately. It's between Gōra and Chōkoku-no-Mori Stations on a corner, with a…