Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Kōya-san

Bononsha

Japanese, English and French are spoken by the delightful couple who own this charming cafe with great old wooden beams. It's a relaxing spot for coffees, organic mains and cakes like chocolate cake and tofu cheesec…
Shokudo in Kōya-san

Tonkatsu-tei

If after all that Buddhist vegetarian cooking you just need some meat, this mom-and-pop shop on the edge of town serves up an assortment of deep-fried goodness: the namesake tonkatsu (pork cutlet), chicken, grilled …
Shokudo in Kōya-san

Maruman

This convenient shokudō serves standards like katsu-don (fried pork cutlet on rice) represented by plastic food models in the window. It's diagonally across from the Kōya-san Shukubō Association on the main street.
Shokudo in Kōya-san

Nankai Shokudō

Diagonally across the street from the Shukubō Association office, this restaurant specialises in noodles and teishoku (set meals).