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Where to eat in Beppu: 10+ Best Beppu Restaurants to Try

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Beppu is a famous hot spring destination located in Oita, Japan. There are many interesting things to do in Beppu, including trying tasty Japanese dishes.

Where to eat in Beppu on a budget? Check out this list of best Beppu restaurants that you should not miss!

 

Touyouken

Toriten, or chicken tempura, is a local dish in Oita, Japan. Thus, visiting Beppu without trying Toriten is a huge miss.

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The most famous Toriten restaurant in Beppu is Touyouken, where this dish was first created. The restaurant was established since 1972, and the cook actually served the royal family. You can see many pictures and signatures of famous people who had meals here at the entrance.

Although it’s super famous, the price is affordable.
Address:7 Chome-8-22 Ishigakihigashi, Beppu, Ōita Prefecture 874-0919, Japan

 

Naruto Udon

Looking for a good place to have Udon in Beppu? Head to Naruto Udon.

The food here is tasty and the price is also really reasonable. A big bonus is that you can double or triple the size of your Udon without paying extra.

In addition to Udon, the restaurant also serves plenty of rice set menu and Soba. Also, don’t miss the Oden at the entrance. They’re really tasty and good especially in a winter time.

Although the restaurant is usually full, you get served quickly after ordering.

Bonus: You can get coupon after paying at the cashier to exchange to gifts later on.

Address: Japan, 〒874-0924 Ōita Prefecture, Beppu, Mochigahamacho, 69

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Osaka Osho

If you’re a fan of Gyoza, Osaka Osho is the restaurant that you should not miss.

The Gyoza here is really delicious. The outer layer is thin and crispy, while the filling is well-marinated and juicy. Along with Gyoza, you can order the set meal with rice or ramen.

A meal at Osaka Osho costs ~ $10 (food+drinks)

Address: 10 Mochigahamacho, Beppu 874-0924, Oita Prefecture

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Yakiniku Korea Garden

This restaurant is a good place to have Yakiniku – grilled meat. Although it’s quite expensive, the quality of meat is worth the price.

I’d recommend to order All-you-can-eat menu, and ask for a staff who can speak English. After choosing food on the tablet, the restaurant will bring out and you can start the meal!

Besides grilled meat, there’re other choices such as salad, fries, rice, soup, etc.

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Note: You can only order within 2 hours if you choose the All-you-can-eat menu.

Price starts at $35

Location: 3 Chome-13-3 Kitahama, Beppu, Ōita Prefecture 874-0920, Japan

 

Omatsuri Ichibankan

Ichibankan is another all-you-can-eat Yakiniku restaurant in Beppu. Although the quality of meat is not as good as Korea Garden, the price per person is much cheaper here.

You can also have ice-cream and drinks along with fruits and cakes while dining at Ichibankan.

Price:

  • Lunch time (11 am – 4 pm): ¥1000 (1 hour) or ¥1500 (1.5 hours)
  • Dinner time (after 4 pm): ¥2500 (1.5 hours). There are seafood for dinner course.

Address: 5246-11 Hamamachi, Beppu 874-0945, Oita Prefecture

 

Joyful

Joyful is my favorite restaurant in Beppu.

It is a great place to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner as the restaurant opens 24 hours. The price is really reasonable, ranging from ¥500 to ¥1000 per dish.

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As the staff will most likely not speak English, you just point at the dishes on the menu when ordering. The menu has both English and Japanese with pictures so it’s easy to understand.

Also, don’t hesitate to order Drink bar at Joyful. It’s definitely worth the money! You can get all-you-can-drink from soft drink to coffee and tea. My favorite drinks are matcha milk tea and hot chocolate.

A meal at Joyful costs ~ $7 (food+drinks)

Address: 6-14 Hamamachi, Beppu 874-0945, Oita Prefecture

 

Ramen Shops

There are many places to eat Ramen in Beppu. Most of the places have great ramen dishes, and the broth is rich and flavorful.

Here are some of my favorite ramen shops:

Ramen Icchan

Located near Beppu Kamegawa Station, this ramen shop is owned and operated by a former sumo wrestler. Ramen Icchan offers a big portion of ramen with cheap price.

The staffs are really friendly and it’s enjoyable to watch ramen preparation from the counter.

Tip: You should order gyoza to eat as well!

Note: You’ll need to know a few Japanese food to order here, as no one in this shop can speak English.

Address: Japan, 〒874-0014 Ōita Prefecture, Beppu, Kamegawahamadamachi, 4丁目12−58

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豊後ラーメン一刀竜

This ramen shop offers a good a wide variety of Ramen. Especially, you can try Halal ramen here!

Address: 1-15 Mochigahamacho, Beppu, Ōita Prefecture 874-0924, Japan

 

麺堂 香 別府店

This is a great Tonkotsu ramen shop located near The soup is tasty and you can choose the firmness of your noodles. The gyoza is also good.

Address: 8-16, 京町 Beppu, Ōita Prefecture 874-0926, Japan

 

ピザアルト (Alto Pizza)

Located near Beppu station, Alto Pizza is the best place to have pizza in Beppu. The place is small and cozy, and they offer delicious pizza with affordable price (¥1,800 ~ ¥2,300).

This shop also has Halal options.

You can have pizza here with friends or order for a takeaway.

Address: Japan, 〒874-0909 Ōita Prefecture, Beppu, Tanoyumachi, 14−21 メイゾン青山

 

Sushi Meijin

Sushi Meijin is a sushi-go-around shop located on the ground floor of Youme Town shopping center. The restaurant offers many sushi choices, along with ramen, udon, soba and other dishes.

Although each dish is really cheap (¥100~¥200), the sushi tastes good.

You can order by touching the tablet panel, and the dish will come on the tray running toward your table.

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Sushi-go-around is a fun experience!

Address: Ground floor Youme Town 382-7 Kusunokimachi, Beppu-shi, Ōita-ken 874-0943, Japan

Alternately, Kappa Sushi is also a good restaurant to have cheap but delicious sushi.

 

Beppu Izakaya

After a whole day exploring Beppu, you should head to Izakaya (Japanese pub) around Beppu station and enjoy the night.

Most of the Izakaya sell food along with drinks.

My favorite Izakaya is 生一本 新宮通り店. Address: 10-3 Motomachi, Beppu-shi, Ōita-ken 874-0944, Japan

Best izakaya in Beppu Oita Japan

 

Where stay in Beppu

As Beppu is a resort town, there are plenty of places to stay in Beppu. The best choice is staying at Beppu Ryokan, so you can experience the traditional Japanese room and services.

-> Read reviews and book accommodation in Beppu

 

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