Sushi in Onomichi

Hana Akari

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


Like its neighbour 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 Hiroshim…
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 lunch sets and pizza, plus cakes, c…
Ramen in Onomichi

Onomichi Rāmen Ichibankan

Opposite the Sumiyoshi shrine, 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 best seller is the kaku-ni rāmen (noo…
Sushi in Onomichi

Yasuhiro Sushi

Enjoy excellent, fresh local seafood in this traditional black-and-white building on the seafront road, about a five-minute walk from the station and on the left. Try the sashimi teishoku (¥1650) at lunchtime. Dinne…
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.