Restaurants in Kamakura, a historical city with nature and sea

Kamakura, which is full of historic buildings, nature and seaside resorts, has a lot of famous restaurants and shops around its tourist spots which are often crowded. In this article, we will introduce the recommended restaurants in Kamakura.

Kamakura Hachinoki (Kitakamakuraten) for vegetarians

Kamakura Hachinoki (Kitakamakuraten), which was founded in 1964, is a well-known restaurant that was published in Michelin of Shojin Ryori and Kaiseki Ryori. Shojin Ryori is a dish that does not use animal meat based on Buddhistic "Sessho-kai", the prohibition of killing living things indiscriminately. There are many people who are surprised at the deliciousness of its food made with no meat or fish. It is a restaurant where you can enjoy Kamakura-style cuisine which is related to Kamakura's temples.

Spot Information

  • Spot name: Kamakura Hachinoki (Kitakamakuraten)
  • Street Address: 350 Yamanouchi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 247-0062
  • Access: a 5-minute walk from Kita-Kamakura Station
  • Credit cards: Can be used
  • Opening hours: Weekdays: 11:30~14:30(Last order); Saturday/Sunday/Public Holiday: 11:00~15:00(Last order); Dinner: 17:00~19:00(Last order) (Reservation is required up to the previous day)

Restaurant Michele Nakajima: Taste French food made with seasonal ingredients

Michele Nakajima is a French restaurant in a place full of nature. In addition to fresh Kamakura's vegetables and seafood delivered from other places like Shonan, ingredients are carefully selected from home and abroad to be used. The skillful chefs prepare delicate and authentic French cuisine by using these ingredients. The food is well dished up and it stimulates not only taste but also vision. It is a restaurant where you can spend wonderful time looking at seasonal scenery outside the window while having food.

Spot Information

  • Spot name: Restaurant Michele Nakajima
  • Street Address: 1-1F Sky Kamakura, 648-4 Tokiwa, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0022
  • Access: About 23 minutes on foot from Kamakura Station; 4 minutes on foot after using a bus from Kamakura Station; Take Keikyu Bus at Kamakura Station(4 minutes), get off at Nakanozaka Bus Stop and walk for 1 minute.
  • Credit cards: Can be used (Cash only for lunch)
  • Opening hours: Lunch Weekday: 12:00~14:00(Last Order); Sat/Sun/Holiday: 12:00~13:30(Last Order); Dinner 18:00~20:00(Last Order)

bills Shichirigahama: Famous global restaurant serving legendary breakfast

bills Shichirigahama is a cafe located in Shichirigahama overlooking the sea of Shonan. It serves breakfast which has become a popular topic in the world. You can eat soft scrambled eggs made by adding heavy cream to fresh eggs. Another popular menu is ricotta pancake with ricotta cheese. It has a soft souffle-like texture and melts quickly once put into the mouth. bills Shichirigahama is a cafe with a perfect location where you can have delicious food in an atmosphere of a resort.

Spot Information

  • Spot name: bills Shichirigahama
  • Street Address: 1-1-1 Shichirigahama, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0026
  • Access: a 2-minute walk from Shichirigahama Station
  • Credit cards: Can be used
  • Opening hours: Mon/7:00-17:00(Last order: Food 16:00; Drink 16:30); Tue~Sun/7:00-21:00(Last order: Food 20:00; Drink 20:30)

Ichirin Hanare: Taste original Chinese dishes inside a traditional Japanese home in Kamakura

Ichirin Hanare is a creative Chinese restaurant that was renovated from a traditional Japanese home in the residential area of Kamakura. It serves various dishes, from those that make use of the natural taste of ingredients to those that need a touch. It serves original dishes derived from Sichuan cuisine and at the same time serves traditional Sichuan cuisine, which is a feature of the restaurant. Only course meal can be ordered here and there is always a"Yodare-dori" which is a famous mouth-watering Sichuan cuisine. The restaurant has already firmly developed its own version of "Yodare-Dori". We are sure Ichirin Hanare can impress and surprise you with every dish.

Spot Information

  • Spot name: Ichirin Hanare
  • Street Address: 2-17-6 Ogigaya, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0011
  • Access: 15 minutes walk from Kamakura Station
  • Credit cards: Can be used
  • Opening hours: Lunch: 11: 30-15: 00(Last order: Food 13:30; Drink 14:30); Dinner: 17:30-22:30(Last order: Food 21:00; Drink 22:00)

Omelet Ozawa: a popular restaurant for which you do not mind queuing up

"Tamago Gozen" is the specialty of "Omelet Ozawa". It is a set of three dishes including scrambled eggs, miso soup and rice topped with kelp and mentaiko (fish roe). If you cram your mouth with the egg omelet, you can taste the dashi and eggs well. Omelet Ozawa's food is so delicious that you can always see a long queue in front of the restaurant on a daily basis.

Spot Information

  • Spot name: Omelet Ozawa
  • Street Address: 2-9-6 Komachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0006
  • Access: About 5 minutes on foot from JR Yokosuka Line or Enoden Kamakura Station.
  • Opening hours: Breakfast: 9:00~10:00(Last order); Lunch: 11:30~16:00(Last order)


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