Onomichi restaurants

Japanese in Onomichi

Kome Doko

Slightly fancy, a rarity for Onomichi, this bistro-style restaurant uses locally sourced ingredients in excellent dishes that might make you wish portions were heftier, but allow you to sample more flavours such as …
Sushi in Onomichi

Hana Akari

Every table has a sea view at this homely little seafood restaurant. The lively owner brightens up lunch, and it features excellent-value sashimi, sushi and tempura. Beware, the included seafood chawanmushi (savoury…
Ramen in Onomichi

Onomichi Rāmen Ichibankan

Opposite a shrine and facing the water, a 15-minute walk from the station, this popular noodle shop is a good place to try Onomichi ramen, characterised by thick slabs of juicy pork. Its bestseller is the kaku-ni rā…
Seafood in Onomichi

Yasuhiro Sushi

Enjoy excellent local seafood in this traditional black-and-white building on the seafront road, on the left about a five-minute walk east of the station. At lunchtime, try the sashimi teishoku for fresh cuts of fis…
Okonomiyaki in Onomichi


Like neighbouring Hiroshima, Onomichi has its own spin on okonomiyaki – Onomichi-yaki – with the key ingredient here being chicken giblets. If you prefer your meals innards-free, there are also Kansai- and Hiroshima…
International in Onomichi

Yamaneko Cafe

Retro furnishings, battered-looking walls decorated with local artwork, and a mellow playlist add up to a relaxed spot for a drink or light meal. The menu includes pasta and curry sets, vegan options (try tofu steak…
Bakery in Onomichi

Neko-no-Te Pan

Could this be Japan's smallest bread shop? Pop into 'cat's-paw bakery' for a sweet or savoury baked treat and judge for yourself. It's on the steep path that leads to Senkō-ji.