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Herewith the TOP 10 popular halal/muslim friendly restaurants in Japan for January 2020 based on restaurant access on Halal Gourmet Japan:
1. Isshou Tokyo Ueno (Tokyo)
This restaurant, which is located in a famous tourist destination, Ueno, serves not only HALAL WAGYU BEEF but also HALAL MOTSUNABE (giblet hotpot), which is very popular in Fukuoka among muslim customers. Additionally, they also serve fresh Kyushu seafood in Hakata style, which is hard to find in Tokyo. This method is to cook the seafood just right before serving, so you can enjoy freshly cooked seafood.
1 minute walk from JR Line Ueno station (Asakusa exit)
2. Uokura Hakata (Fukuoka)
A long waited HALAL WAGYU BEEF in Hakata, Fukuoka!!
Fukuoka is the 5th largest city in Japan and is well-known for its divine food culture. This restaurant is the only place you can enjoy Halal Wagyu Beef in Fukuoka (as per January 2020). Not only wagyu, this restaurant is a prestige place where you can also enjoy the ‘blackthroat seaperch’ and ‘spear squid’.
1 minute walk from JR Hakata Station (Tsukushi exit)
3. Japanese Food Restaurant Matsuri (Osaka)
Japanese Restaurant Matsuri is an extremely popular Muslim friendly eatery located at the northern Osaka. They do not only serve Muslim friendly but also vegetarian and vegan foods, making them one of most favorite places to enjoy the food diversity!
2 minute walk from Nodahanshin station.
4. Shinjuku Gyoen Ramen Ouka (Tokyo)
Ramen Ouka has been one of the most popular ramen shops located in the busy Shinjuku. The ramen taste is the original recipe of the long experienced chef, makes it authentic and delicious.
3 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Shinjuku Gyoen-mae station
5. Curry House CocoIchibanya Halal Shinjuku Kabukicho (Tokyo)
Enjoy the tasty Japanese style curry with various choices of toppings, selectable rice volume and level of spiciness in spacious table-seat. Kids menu and child seat are also available.
10 minute walk from JR and Tokyo Metro Shinjuku station
6. Halal Tendon Ginza Itsuki (Tokyo)
An ultimate tendon (rice topped with tempura: flour coated seafood, meat and vegetables) you must try in Tokyo!! It comes with plenty of tempura toppings: shrimps, vegetables, halal chicken, and half-cooked egg. Enjoy the additional warm miso soup, delicious chawan-mushi (steamed egg dessert) and voluminous all-you-can-eat pickles also!!
5 minute walk from JR Yurakucho station or 2 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Yurakucho station (inside Ginza Inz 2F)
7. Mazulu Halal Beef Tokyo Branch (near Tokyo Station) (Tokyo)
Following the success of the shop near Jimbocho station, Mazulu opened its second branch near the Tokyo station. Famous for its flavorful thick beef broth and handmade noodle, the new menu now comes with 9 different selectable types of noodles.
Gran Tokyo South B1F, 3 minute walk from Tokyo station Yaesu South Exit
8. Curry House CocoIchibanya Halal Akihabara (Tokyo)
CoCoIchi Akihabara got lots of positive reaction from the world as the first halal Japanese-style curry in Japan. Located at the electronic-anime area, Akihabara, it is a counter-seat style restaurant and has been a popular dining for tourists who visit Akihabara.
10 minute walk from JR Akihabara Station Showa-Doori exit
9. Sushiken Asakusa (Tokyo)
Known as the first halal sushi in Japan, Asakusa Sushiken is a favorite sushi dining in Tokyo located just 10 minute walk from the famous Kaminarimon Gate. Beside sushi, Asakusa Sushiken also serves tempura (lunch menu), halal beef and others.
10 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Tawaramachi station, around 15 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Asakusa station
10. Halal Wagyu Dining Panga585 Asakusa (Tokyo)
This halal-certified wagyu restaurant is the second branch of the popular halal Yakiniku PANGA at Okachimachi. Located at the Marugoto Nippon building 4F, it serves all-halal steak and teppan (cooked on the hot iron plate) cooked right in front of the customers. Definitely a recommended place to enjoy a flavorful dining in Asakusa!
10 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Tawaramachi station, 15 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Asakusa Station.