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The Best Halal Eatery in Nagoya at the “Yamamotoya”
Nagoya, the largest city in Aichi Prefecture that is also known as one of the largest city in Japan apart from Tokyo and Osaka. Talking about Nagoya city, the headquarter of the famous car company “Toyota” and its museum “Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology” may come up in our mind, or if you are a Japan history lover, Nagoya is the birthplace of three notable feudal lords ; Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Did you know that since December 2018, a local-famous yet long-established restaurant in Nagoya “Yamamotoya” has a halal local cuisines you have definitely to try?? We got excited to invite you to follow us enjoy the marvellous the halal Nagoya’s local food below!
6 min walk from Fukiage station (exit 2).
If you come from Nagoya station, take Sakura-dori Line to get the Fukiage station.
What to Have
Miso Nikomi Udon
Yamamotoya’s speciality dish is “Miso Nikomi Udon” which is known as popular local food in Nagoya, served in a hot pot with miso soup and soft yet chewy handmade udon.
Nagoya is popular with its miso! In the restaurant, they are using using hatcho miso which takes three years to make it, a darker, more reddish brown in color than common miso and has a rich flavor.
Price : 1,150 yen (+tax)
Halal Tebasaki (Chicken Wings)
After a lot of requests from Muslim customers, Yamamotoya formulated other Nagoya’s soul food, the halal tebasaki ! They are using the halal meat and change the mirin, which is usually used in making tebasaki, to dates syrup which has richer sweetness and flavor.
Price : 850 yen (+tax)
Halal Miso Kushi Katsu
Miso kushi katsu refers to a miso flavor deep-fried skewers with an extremely crunchy texture which is incredibly irresistible! It comes in miso sauce that brought up the umami of the kushi katsu itself.
Price : 540 yen (+tax)
Yamamotoya Ookute branch completed in making the halal tenmusu! Tenmusu is an onigiri (rice ball) with tempura filling, a popular food of Nagoya’s soul food loved by many of Japanese. Usually, it used to be filled with fried shrimp, but at the Yamamotoya, they are using crunchy fried halal chicken.
Price : 480 yen (+tax)
About Yamamotoya (Ookute Branch)
- 5-9-2 Ookutecho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464-0854
- Halal Gourmet Japan