Top Choice Cafe in Shimabara


This busy blade and sharpening store is filled with incredible knives, hatchets, swords, and even ninja shuriken (throwing stars), but it is also a lovely cafe, offering good Japanese curry, sōmen, dango and shave i…
Japanese in Shimabara


This venerable restaurant across from the castle serves Shimabara's best-known dish, guzōni, a clear broth with mochi (pounded rice dumplings), seafood and vegetables. There's more standard Japanese fare, too, and U…