Top Choice Japanese in Ise-Shima


This atmospheric local institution specialises in gyū-don (beef bowls), with the meat thinly sliced, simmered in hearty sauce and served with onions over rice. It's in the far left corner of Okage-yokochō.
Buffet in Ise-Shima


This spiffy buffet restaurant serves some 25 dishes made from local ingredients. The market menu selection changes daily, but look for dishes like Ise udon and tekone-sushi. Expect queues at peak times. Turn left ne…
Shokudo in Ise-Shima


Signage reading 'Japan's most famous restaurant' and 'Royal Family Endorsed' may be an exaggeration, but this is a polished place to sample seafood, including ise-ebi (Japanese lobster). Simpler meals include sushi …
Sushi in Ise-Shima


This former ryokan in Oharai-machi oozes Edo-period charm, from the wooden floors to the large tatami room. It serves the local speciality tekone-sushi (bonito dipped in soy sauce and served atop a rice bowl). The '…