If you're a first time visitor to Japan, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Japan.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Japan.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Check out Ebisu Yokocho (an old shopping centre full of izakayas), the Golden Gai alleyways, and under the train tracks near Koenji station." See More
"Big names such as Sushi Saito, Sawada, Sukiyabashi Jiro will of course be fantastic but as it is very difficult to get seats for these, I would recommend Sushi Shimon." See More
"Sushi Saito and Sawada are often considered to be even better than Jiro." See More
"Shinjuku is known for themed bars such as the Robot Restaurant." See More
"When we were in Tokyo, we made sure to visit Omotesando Koffee." See More
"Tsukiji fish market Meiji Jingu Shrine Omotesando and Harajyuku Gyozalo shopping area Asakusa (Sensoji temple, souvenir shopping" See More
"My recommendation is Umegaoka Sushi no MIDORI-SOHONTEN and Gonpachi." See More
"If you're hungry, one of the better ramen shops in the area, Kyushu Jangara Ramen, is right there." See More
"The Alice in Wonderland Restaurant was a little quirky, interesting drinks as well." See More
"Yakitori at Bird Land in the Ginza neighborhod." See More
"My recommendation is the Ninja Akasaka restaurant which offers a Ninja themed dinner experience including a little magic show at your table." See More
"Yokohama Chinatown is one of the biggest in the world, well worth checking out." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Japan.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.