Top Choice Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima


The walls of this popular okonomiyaki specialist are covered with the signatures and messages of famous and not-so-famous satisfied customers. The tasty, generous servings are indeed satisfying – a half-order is pro…
Top Choice Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima


This Hiroshima institution is a touristy but fun place to get acquainted with okonomiyaki and chat with the cooks over a hot griddle. Spead over three floors are 26 stalls, each serving up hearty variations of the l…
Top Choice Tofu in Hiroshima


In a traditional wooden building overlooking a large garden with a pond and waterfall, Tōshō specialises in homemade tofu, served in a variety of tasty and beautifully presented forms by kimono-clad staff. Even the …
Noodles in Hiroshima


Try the famous Hiroshima tsukemen at this simple street-corner eatery. Tsukemen is a rāmen-like dish in which noodles and soup come separately. This is the original outlet; the chain has spread across the country. L…
Italian in Hiroshima

Ristorante Mario

A cosy ivy-covered place across from the Peace Park serving honest Italian food with good service, and a romantic atmosphere in the evenings. Reservations are recommended for weekends.
Tapas in Hiroshima


Zucchini is a lively Spanish-style tapas restaurant with warm chandelier lighting and the kind of atmosphere that makes you want to sip wine and settle in for a few hours. All the usual ham, cheese and fish goodies …
Oysters in Hiroshima

Oyster Conclave Kaki-tei

Come to this intimate riverside bistro for local oysters prepared in a range of mouth-watering ways. Lunch is a set menu of oysters in various guises, served with salad and soup; an à la carte menu is available in t…
Cafe in Hiroshima


This low-ceilinged narrow cafe-restaurant near the Peace Memorial Museum is a good place for a coffee or lunch stop after walking around the park. There are a few wooden tables and a solo-diner-friendly long bench. …
Indian in Hiroshima


Choose one of the generous set courses at this large restaurant dishing up filling authentic curries, or put together your own feast – individual dishes start from ¥850. The single naan orders are so big there ought…
Thai in Hiroshima

Osanpo Masara

It looks like a shack from the outside – let's call it rustic – and inside there are just a few wooden stools to perch on and a couple of tables. They have a small menu to suit the venue, featuring a very good Thai-…