Tokushima & the Anan Coast restaurants

Top Choice Food Hall in Tokushima

Tokushima Station Bar Alley

Definitely the hottest eating and drinking spot in Tokushima is downstairs in the Clement Plaza building, under the station. New in 2018 is Bar Alley, with nine impressive places offering set meals for lunch, then t…
Top Choice Izakaya in Tokushima

Otona-no-Izakaya Kagoya-Tarō Kamuan

Not many nonsmoking izakaya out there! This place, up the white stairs almost at the end of the arcade, offers up a smoke-free environment, healthy menu options and nomi-kurabe tasting sets of local sake. The name '…
Top Choice International in Shishikui

Bahati

A superb little spot a tad east of Shishikui, Bahati is run by keen surfer Tsuji-san. Serving everything from pasta to katsu-kareē (pork cutlet, curry and rice), Bahati has surfboards on the rafters, surf photos on …
Top Choice Japanese Curry in Ikumi

Aunt Dinah

Get ready for a friendly welcome, country music and a great range of curries, pastas and pizzas at this rustic spot on the main road near the impossible-to-miss white Tōyō Shirahama Resort Hotel at Shirahama. Aunt D…
Izakaya in Tokushima

Izakaya Ikiiki

This slick little izakaya is well worth the adventure of having to battle Japanese-only menus. Just past the northeast corner of the park, Ikiiki has friendly, helpful staff, fresh seafood, and best of all, tasting …
Cafe in Shishikui

Cafe Hikōsen

This small roadside cafe is a locals' favourite, particularly for the impressive ¥540 Japanese/Western breakfast that will keep everyone satisfied. Expect a warm, friendly welcome, an English menu (and possibly a sp…
Cafe in Ikumi

Olu-Olu

Ikumi White Beach Hotel runs an inexpensive restaurant called Olu-Olu, featuring a picture menu and plenty of dog-eared Japanese surf mags. Eat inside, or there's a hole-in-the-wall ordering spot and terrace for eat…
Ramen in Tokushima

Tokushima Ramen Men Ō

There are about 20 seats in this Tokushima classic only a couple of minutes' walk from the station. Right outside the front door is a machine with the menu and photos of each dish – pick what looks good, put the app…
Izakaya in Tokushima

Kisuke

Named after an anime character who always arrives in the nick of time, Kisuke has built a reputation for imaginative seafood dishes. Get a recommendation for the freshest specials. To find Kisuke, take Ryōgoku-bashi…
Udon in Tokushima

Self Udon Yama

'Self Udon' is very popular – line up at the counter, then when it's your turn, choose cold or hot noodles before heading further along the counter to pick toppings, side dishes and broth. Everything is added up whe…