10 Best Restaurants to Go in Kanazawa

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Source: Kentaro Ohno

Are you planning to travel Kanazawa with your family or beloved one?  Are you very much interested in tasting the new food of the new city? If so, here are the list of the 10 best restaurants in Kanazawa that have been selected for your food satisfaction.

1. Curio Espresso And Vintage Design

It is a delightful American cuisine with cafe. Excessive tiny coffee shops in Kanazawa. An actual laid back northwest coast atmosphere,  and certainly welcoming owners. They take the time to conversation with customers about their coffee. They make an outstanding coffee and better-pulled pork sandwich. Their apple pie and muffins are so delicious. The atmosphere is gorgeous and the facility is awesome that makes you feel superior.


  • Name: Curio Espresso And Vintage Design
  • Address: 1-13 Yasuecho, Kanazawa 920-0854, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: USD 11
  • Tel: +81 76-231-5543
  • Access: 10 minutes walk from Marino
  • Opening hour: Mon-Sat (8:00 am – 6:00 pm) &  Sunday(10:00 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Website: https://www.facebook.com/CurioEspresso#_=_

2. Sushi Ippei

The Sushi Ippei is the outstanding Japanese restaurant in Kanazawa. It also helps Asian food also.  Outstanding excellence sushi is served by a welcoming hostess who can speak English.  Wonderful fresh fish-sea eel is a highlight, great tuna too. Their ginger is healthier than usual. Their white wine is just grand in one word. Only the people who have never noticed a decent sushi in their life can visit here at once.


  • Name: Sushi Ippei
  • Address: 1-5-29 Katamachi, Kanazawa 920-0981, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average High
  • Tel: +8176-261-8674
  • Opening hour: Everyday 6:00pm – 1:00am (except Sunday)

3. Morimorizushi Kanazawa-Ek ima ten

It is an excessive Japanese cuisine with sushi. It is one of the most luxurious sushi train restaurant. Convenient and contemporary atmosphere with shinkansen delivery. A huge variety of choice and all assist quickly.  The food is outstanding. Fatty tuna, fatty salmon,  wonderful crab meat is too decent. The ambience is so great especially with the shinkansen bringing the food to you. The serving of Uni on sushi is very generous too. The taste of raw sweet shrimp is best.


  • Name:  Morimorizushi Kanazawa-ekimaeten
  • Address: 3-1 Horikawashinmachi | kanazawaforus 6F,Kanazawa 920-0849
  • Price: Average USD 15-20
  • Tel: +8176-265-3510
  • Opening hour: Everyday 11:30am – 9:00pm

4. ItaruHonten

Itaru Honten is one of the finest Japanese and Asian food.  The home-based restaurant is very much helpful. This restaurant has very  eventful and entertaining atmosphere. Indigenous dishes that rarely surprising for the western traveler. The food is prepared in front of the customer and they can pick a menu of 6+ dish for a rational price. It is fun to sit next to natives at the bar and the operators.


  • Name: ItaruHonten
  • Address: 3-8 Kakinokibatake, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average USD 5-20
  • Tel: +8176-221-4194
  • Opening hour: Everyday (11.00-9.00)

5. Spice Box

Spice Box is an Indian and Asian food. Spice Box serves curry and Indian Tapas, authentic Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine. If anyone wants a change from regular Japanese food, then he can try this restaurant. Wonderful Indian food for an excessive value is existing here.  Their prawn Jalfrezi, seekh kebab, garlic naan, mango lassi is the best food item. A great Sri Lankan black curry is also offered there. Their mutton tandoori and dal are  just mouth watering food stuffs.


  • Name: Spice Box
  • Address: 2-30-8Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average
  • Tel: +8176-234-3313
  • Opening hour: Everyday 6:00pm – 12:00am

6. Yamasanzushihonten

Yamasanzushihonten is the most famous Japanese cuisine in Kanazawa. The seafood and sushi are really good here. The snow crab is one of their special menus. Their friendly sushi chef and efficient service, encourage you to visit their second times. Their kaizen don, ikuradon, flamed/grilled sashimi is the best food items also. The kaisen don is highly recommended that is filled with various fish cuts, shiroebi, snow crab, umi, take and scallop. The sushi and grilled Toro were also good here.


  • Name:  Yamasanzushihonten
  • Address: 68 Shimomicho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average USD 9-28
  • Tel: +8176-221-0055
  • Opening hour: Everyday 3:00pm – 1:00am
  • Website: http://www.yamasan-susi.com/#_=_

7. Le Musee de H Kanazawa

It is a cafe. Looking out the window and beautiful scenery, enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea is quite nice here. The shop has free WIFI. Every cake is fashionable and artistic. Of course, taste is also delicious.  Their souvenir sweets are really very tasty. The cafe has good lunch, dinner, reservation options. This café is perfectly good for romantic people.


  • Name: Le Musee de H kanazawa
  • Address: dewamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average 9-28
  • Tel: +8176-204-6100
  • Opening hour: Everyday from Lunch

8. Fumuroya Cafe

It is a well-known cafe in Kanazawa. This place serves Japanese baked gluten, a Kanazawa local specialty. The gluten is made in different color and shapes and definitely looks appetizing. This café adds a modern twist to its meal presentation. The restaurant is within the JR Kanazawa Station and is easy to find.


  • Name: Fumuroya Cafe
  • Address: 1-1 Kinoshinbomachi | JR Kanazawa Station Yard, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average USD 9-28
  • Tel:  +8176-235-2322
  • Opening hour: Everyday 1:00pm – 11:00pm

9. Jiyuken

It is an international cuisine. This is a simple, fast service place frequented by both tourists, local families and girls in geisha garb. Service is quick. Food like crab salad and shrimp with egg is too good. Everything about food in this restaurant is really so yummy. Definitely, try their America. It is a soy based instead of regular ketchup. Their pork sautés, deep-fried cream prawn, hamburg steak, and cream croquette are too much popular.


  • Name: Jiyuken
  • Address: 1-6-6 higashiyama, Kanazawa 920-0831, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average USD 7-9
  • Tel: +8176-252-1996
  • Opening hour: Everyday from lunch time

10. Grill Otsuka

Grill Otsuka is a worldwide cuisine. It is an antiquated western-style shop. Separate specialty is Hantonraisu. This restaurant is very western with nostalgic taste of flavor. All types of international food you can get here. It is a very much better place for your international taste of food.


  • Name: Grill Otsuka
  • Address: 2-9-15 Katamachi, Kanazawa 920-0981, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Price: Average USD 7-9
  • Tel: +8176-221-1646
  • Opening hour: Everyday 11:30am  – 8:00pm

I hope this recommendation will help you.

Have a good trip and travel!