Halal Gourmet Japan, a halal restaurant search website and mobile app serve information on halal restaurants across Japan, to help Muslim travelers and residents easily find halal restaurants nearby that meet their needs/conditions and location.

In 2022 when international travelers are gradually coming to Japan and domestic travelers can travel from one to another place, Halal Gourmet Japan has abundant access to halal restaurants within Japan and these are the most accessed restaurants in 2022.

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1. Issho Ueno (Tokyo)

Best known for its rich motsunabe and the first restaurant that serves halal wagyu located at the most convenient access from JR Ueno station, Issho Ueno is extremely popular, especially among Muslim residents and the Japanese so that highly advised to place a reservation in advance to secure your seat. The restaurant is not halal-certified but is 100% using halal ingredients and seasonings for all dishes available means that they also serve halal foods for Japanese customers.

Issho Ueno on Halal Gourmet Japan

2. Halal Yakiniku Zerohachi Namba (Osaka)

Halal Yakiniku Zerohachi is the pioneer of halal yakiniku restaurant in Osaka, one of the most populous cities and also one of the international tourists’ most visited cities. Located inside OCAT Namba which directly connects to the Kansai International Airport via bus. The restaurant offers only all halal foods with high-quality meats that surely satisfy customers’ bellies. They also manage Asia Spicy Diner 585 which serves Osaka’s local foods, is located right beside Yakiniku Zerohachi, and provides a prayer room close to the restaurant.

Halal Yakiniku Zerohachi Namba on Halal Gourmet Japan

3. Asia Spicy Diner 585 (Osaka)

Asia Spicy Diner 585 is the sister restaurant of Halal Yakiniku Zerohachi Namba, which also serves only all halal Osaka local foods, from the popular kushikatsu to the classic shabu-shabu. The restaurant is spacious and available all-you-can-eat meals.

Asia Spicy Diner 585 on Halal Gourmet Japan

4. Tendon Ginza Itsuki (Tokyo)

One of the most crowded halal restaurants in Tokyo, Ginza Itsuki is highly appreciated by Muslim travelers and residents with its amazingly delicious and voluminous tendon. Don’t be surprised when seeing both Muslim and Japanese customers make a line in front of the restaurant, it is proof of how popular they are.

Ginza Itsuki is not a halal-certified restaurant but they serve only all-halal foods in the restaurant. They only have counter seats and mostly cannot receive reservations because of the limited seat.

Tendon Ginza Itsuki on Halal Gourmet Japan

5. Luxe Burgers (Tokyo)

The first halal burger shop in Japan, Luxe Burgers has been loved by especially Muslim residents and Japanese businessmen since it is located in the busy Ningyocho area in Tokyo. They serve only halal foods in addition to vegan foods with a French taste.

Luxe Burgers on Halal Gourmet Japan

6. Ayam-YA Shin-Okachimachi (Tokyo)

Talking about halal ramen in Tokyo, Ayam-Ya is the best-known halal ramen shop among Muslims in Tokyo with its rich yet flavorful halal ramen that is located a walk distance from Asakusa. Their spicy ramen and karaage (fried chicken) are one of the most favorite meals among Muslim customers.

Ayam-Ya Shin-Okachimachi on Halal Gourmet Japan

7 . Japanese Restaurant Matsuri (Osaka)

Together with Yakiniku Zerohachi, Japanese Restaurant Matsuri is one of the pioneers of halal restaurants in Osaka. Matsuri offers halal Osaka local foods, from the classic takoyaki and okonomiyaki to the popular dry curry and yakisoba (fried noodles) at a reasonable price. They are not a halal-certified restaurant but serve only all halal foods.

Japanese Restaurant Matsuri on Halal Gourmet Japan

8. Sushiken Asakusa (Tokyo)

Sushiken Asakusa is the first halal sushi in Tokyo, located just a few minutes’ walks from Kaminarimon gate, and is highly chosen especially by Muslim tourists who are willing to try genuine and halal Japanese sushi. They also have other Japanese meals such as tempura and other sushi-arrangement meals.

Sushiken Asakusa on Halal Gourmet Japan

9. Halal Yakiniku Panga Okachimachi (Tokyo)

It is the most popular halal-certified yakiniku restaurant in Tokyo, which serves high-quality halal Japanese beef at a reasonable price that has been loved by Muslim expatriates and is popular among customers in groups or for business dinners. The restaurant was visited by New Zealand’s rugby team, the All Blacks, during the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Halal Yakiniku Panga on Halal Gourmet Japan

10. Gyumon Shibuya (Tokyo)

Located in the busy Shibuya, Gyumon offers halal yakiniku that gives you a taste of a typical Japanese restaurant. They have limited seats so better to place a reservation in advance.

Gyumon on Halal Gourmet Japan


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