Kamakura restaurants, a historic town with nature and ocean

Kamakura, which is full of historic houses, nature resorts and seaside resorts, has many renowned restaurants and stores that are often crowded around its tourist spots. We're going to present the suggested restaurants in Kamakura in this article.

Kamakura Hachinoki (Kitakamakuraten) for vegetarians

Founded in 1964, Kamakura Hachinoki (Kitakamakuraten) is a well-known restaurant released by Shojin Ryori and Kaiseki Ryori in Michelin. Shojin Ryori is a dish not using animal meat based on Buddhist "Sessho-kai," a ban on indiscriminate killing of living things.  Many individuals are amazed by the deliciousness of their nourishment produced without meat or fish. It is a restaurant where kamakura-style cuisine connected to the shrines of Kamakura can be enjoyed.

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

In a location complete of nature, Michele Nakajima is a French restaurant. In addition to fresh vegetables and seafood from Kamakura supplied from other locations such as Shonan, ingredients are thoroughly chosen from home and overseas for use. By using these ingredients, the skilled chefs prepare sensitive and genuine French cuisine. The food is well prepared and stimulates sight as well as taste. It is a restaurant where, while having food, you can spend wonderful time looking outside the window at the seasonal scenery.

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 that has become a worldwide common subject. By adding heavy cream to new eggs, you can eat smooth scrambled eggs. Ricotta pancake with ricotta cheese is another famous menu. It has a smooth texture like a souffle, and once placed into the mouth, it rapidly melts. Bills Shichirigahama is a cafe where you can enjoy delicious food in a resort atmosphere.

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 renovated in the residential region of Kamakura from a traditional Japanese home. It provides different meals, from those that make use of the ingredients ' natural flavour to those that need a touch.  It serves initial Sichuan-derived meals while serving traditional Sichuan cuisine, a characteristic of the restaurant. Only course meal can be ordered here, and there is always a "Yodare-dori" that is a renowned Sichuan cuisine of mouth-watering. The restaurant has already created its own "Yodare-Dori" version strongly. We are sure that with every dish, Ichirin Hanare can impress you and surprise you.

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)