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10 Recommended
FACT  No.12

10 Recommended

“Intimacy” is a key word to describe Fukuoka's food culture. Restaurants are conveniently close to neighboring customers.
Since Fukuoka is compact city, bar hopping is easy and fun. It’s also a great way to go sightseeing.
You can enjoy not just the classic gourmet, but also the taste of original cuisine that cannot be eaten elsewhere.
  • かろのうろん/Karonouron


    The oldest udon shop in Hakata is still flavorful.
    Taste the classic flavor.

    Many say that udon noodles were originally created in Fukuoka. Karonouron is the city’s oldest udon restaurant. It was founded in 1882. Try the freshly boiled and seasoned noodles, which feature a satisfying texture.

    2-1, Kamikawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City

  • 麺道はなもこし/Hanamokoshi


    Fukuoka boasts quality noodles.
    This includes Hanakomoshi’s supreme bowl.

    Hanamokoshi makes no compromises when preparing their soup, which includes flavorful homemade noodles. The noodles are masterfully combined with a tasty, white soup that’s made from dried sea breams.

    2-4-35, Yakuin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

  • 土竜が俺を呼んでいる/Mogura ga ore wo yondeiru

    土竜が俺を呼んでいる/Mogura ga ore wo yondeiru

    Call it a night with this tasty ramen.
    The radish toppings catch you eye.

    This popular stop offers pork bone ramen, which is a great way to end the night. You’ll definitely enjoy the radish toppings, which are served with a broth. Large selection of liquors.

    1-9-18, Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

  • テラスとミコー/Telas & mico

    テラスとミコー/Telas & mico

    Enjoy the owner’s international cuisine.
    The chef traveled overseas for training.

    This international restaurant was opened by a skillful chef. He’s worked at a top VIP restaurant in the past. At Telas & mico, a tasty meal is guaranteed no matter what you order.

    2-1-16, Haruyoshi, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

  • 旬処 けむり/Kemuri

    旬処 けむり/Kemuri

    A fish dealer helps make Kemuri a must-try.
    You’ll find good prices for excellent, tasty fish.

    The restaurant’s owner was originally a fish dealer. After strengthening his knowledge of fish, he opened this shop. Since he’s offering affordable fresh fish directly from the market, it’s always crowded with local customers.

    1-18, Gion-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City

  • フロータン/Floatan


    The curry looks amazing. You almost feel
    bad eating the beautiful presentation.

    Former designer Ah-tan creates a photogenic chicken and bean curry. You might even hesitate to eat the stunning dish. You can enjoy any meal with craft beer, which is carefully selected by the owner.

    2-14-21, Hirao, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

  • かわ屋 警固店/Kawaya

    かわ屋 警固店/Kawaya

    It takes time and effort to create Kawaya’s
    wonderful taste. It’s hard to stop eating.

    You have to try this restaurant’s famous chicken skin stick. The chefs add flavor by putting the sticks in fire. They do this seven times over six days. You can easily eat 10 to 20 sticks in a meal.

    2-16-10, Kego, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

  • コネクトコーヒー/Connect Coffee

    コネクトコーヒー/Connect Coffee

    These baristas are world recognized for
    their lattes. Their technique is unmatched.

    Store owner Mr. Ando placed second in a latte world art tournament. The artist is known worldwide because of accomplishments like that. In addition to its beautiful appearance, the coffee boasts an excellent taste.

    5-6-13, Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

  • 捏製作所/Tsukune seisakusyo

    捏製作所/Tsukune seisakusyo

    Come visit Fukuoka’s only tsukune restaurant to
    find out how good the Japanese meatballs are.

    This specialty restaurant offers tsukune, a grilled chicken or fish meatball entrée. The ingredients are carefully chosen by the owner. Your taste buds will definitely enjoy this gourmet journey.

    1-14-5, Fujisaki, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City

  • もつ幸/Motsukou


    Try their unique, beef tripe hot pot.
    It will be seared into your memory forever.

    Motsukou’s beef tripe hot pot is cooked with chicken broth. It’s also mixed with homemade vinegar soy, which is very popular with locals. The included dumpling skin adds additional unique flavor.

    7-14, Tsunaba-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City

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