Fukuyama is one of the main stations that connect to western Japan, and it is the perfect stop for you to transfer and catch some air before another train ride or try some local favorites restaurants in Fukuyama. Voted as one of the best located station for tourist in Japan because one of the town main attractions, the Fukuyama Castle is just across the street, despite being torn down by the bombing, it is now a favorite tourism site even the cultural events are all held there.
We have the list for the best restaurants in Fukuyama for you.
Steak Kaiseki Miyako Kasuga
Indulge yourself in the thick juicy tender piece of steak grilled to perfection while sipping on some fine wine in this teppanyaki steak house which has over 42 years of grilling experience. The restaurant features an open kitchen experience where the chef grill on the teppanyaki flat iron plate giving you the sense of awe as the chef perform the art of Japanese grilling in front of your eyes. This restaurant is also well praised for their friendly and very attentive staff, the restaurant provides private room and even wedding function rooms. The staff are all very well informative on the menu and the huge wine selections to pair with the meat.
- Name: Steak Kaiseki Miyako Kasuga
- Address: 2-2-43 Kasugacho, Fukuyama 721-0907, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
- Access: 15 minutes car ride from Fukuyama Station
Onomichi Ramen Iccho
Nothing beats a hot bowl of the classic onomichi ramen. The flavorful soup made from chicken bones and fish fresh from the Seto Inland Sea is cooked to form the clear soy sause base soup, then filled with tender succulent chashu (barbecued pork), crispy bamboo shoots and fresh green onions to form the ultimate unique taste of onomichi ramen loved by locals and tourists. This restaurant is a branch of the original Iccho in Onomichi, which is the birth place of Onomichi ramen, they have been selling delicious bowl of ramen for many years, many of the locals insist to only have Onomichi ramen in Iccho restaurants. The restaurant only has 30 seats and they are usually occupied, prepare to line up for the ramen but it will sure satisfy you.
- Name: Onomichi Ramen Iccho
- Address: 3-7 Sannomarucho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture
- Access: 4 minutes’ walk from Fukuyama Station
Salvatore Cuomo & bar Fukuyama
Fancy some Italian food? This restaurant gives you the closest authentic Italian food you can have in Japan. The founder of the restaurant which is also the chef, Salvatore Cuomo, born in Italy, Napels, and started to practice cooking from the age of 11, since then he has been going back and forth between Japan and Italy to bring the perfect Italian food experience to Japan. He is a pioneer in Neapolitan pizza which is based on the original recipe from his home town in Napels, Italy. The restaurant promises No. 1 pizza and pizzeria experience in Japan, all the pizzas are made from the traditional charcoal fire grilled skewer just like in Italy.
- Name: Salvatore Cuomo & bar Fukuyama
- Address: INES Fukuyama 2F, 1-1, Higashisakuramachi, Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima 720-0065
- Access: 3 minutes’ walk from Fukuyama Station