Sado-ga-shima restaurants

Cafe in Mano & Sawata


On a bend in the road at the southern tip of Mano Bay, this unexpectedly excellent bakery-cafe serves a wide variety of baked goods as well as coffee, cold drinks and ice creams. The outside tables overlooking the w…
Seafood in Ogi & Shukunegi


The speciality here is awabi (abalone), grilled as a steak (at market rate) or, more affordably, barbecued with a sweet soy-sauce marinade and served over rice. Follow the shop-lined road snaking up the hill behind …
Soba in Aikawa


Popular with locals, this friendly soba show does a delicious tempura set. From the bus stop, walk north for 200m, turn right in front of the police station and, where the road bends, look for the blue noren (sunsha…
Yakitori in Aikawa


Kimpuku operates on a simple premise: few seats, fast service, hot grill, quality meat, succulent sauces. Sado islanders often clock in here when passing through Aikawa.
Soba in Ogi & Shukunegi


This long-established eatery serves slightly flatter-than-usual teuchi (handmade) soba every which way.