Exploring Best Street Foods in Japan

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“Mouthwatering Street Foods in Japan”

Some people are really health conscious so they don’t want to try all foods but some are foodies, they ultimately eat to fulfill their desires, there are many options like “Food Exhibitions, Food Festivals, Restaurants and Street Foods” in the market. Let’s discover some of the best street foods in Japan.

Do You Have Any Plan to Visit Japan?

If yes, Japan is an island country which located in East Asia, its city if Tokyo, it is most famous for its “technology, history, samurais, mountains, cherry blossoms, sushi and sumo”, it is most famous for street foods, you should never miss tasting street foods in Japan.

What is Street Food?

You can see many food vendors in the street, those vendor’s startup costs and running costs are much lower and the stall could be set in a cart or wooden booths, they keep all the stuff ready for preparation, so you can taste the food on the go, the food prices are much cheaper than the restaurants but the foods taste amazing.

Have You Ever Heard About Street Food in Japan?

Yes, and Japan is one of the most famous places for street foods, it has different kinds of foods and a variety of street food vendors in Japan, so try to taste amazing street foods.

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What Are the Most Famous Street Foods in Japan?

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There are many famous street foods in Japan, such as the following.

  • Watame
  • Okonomiyaki
  • Yaki Imo
  • Crepes
  • Nikuman
  • Bento
  • Sushi
  • Takoyaki and many more items to eat

If you are about to visit Japan, never miss the taste of these wonderful street foods.

Are There Any Specific Markets For Street Food in Japan?

There are plenty of markets in Japan, refer the followings

Nishiki Market, Kyoto

Nishiki Market is in downtown Kyoto, it has many varieties of street foods such as “fresh and preserved”, so it’s better to visit around 10 am in the morning otherwise it may be very crowded, you can access the market easily by taking a Subway or Bus from JR Kyoto Station.

What are the Best Street Foods to Taste in Nishiki Market?

  • Sashimi
  • Amazaka
  • Octopus on a Stick
  • Tamagoyaki Omelet
  • Takoyaki and many more

Nakamise Shopping Street, Tokyo

Nakamise shopping street connects to Sensoji Temple main gate, it has many varieties of street foods, Nakamise-dori is just five minutes walking distance from Asakusa Station.

What are the Best Street Foods to Taste in Nakamise Shopping Street?

  • Kaminari Okoshi
  • Kibi Dango
  • Rice Crackers
  • Ningyo Yaki and many more street foods

Kuromon Ichiba Market, Osaka

Kuromon Ichiba market is in the Namba area in Osaka, it has many fresh products, take a Subway to Nipponbashi Station and out through exit 2 and just walk for a few minutes.

What Are the Best Foods to Taste in Kuromon Market?

  • Kobe Beef
  • Sea Urchin
  • Grilled Scallop
  • Octopus with Quail Egg
  • Fatty Tuna
  • Sushi and many more foods to taste

Heiwa Dori Shopping Street, Okinawa

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Heiwa Dori is located in downtown, Naha, Okinawa, if you travel to Kokusai Street then never miss to visit Heiwa Dori, you can walk on the side streets to taste street foods.

What are the Best Foods to Taste in Heiwa Dori?

  • Okinawa Soba
  • Rafute
  • Goya Champuru
  • Umi Budo
  • Sweet Potato Soft Serve and many more foods to taste

Ameya Yokocho, Tokyo       

Ameya Yokocho is in Tailto Ward, Tokyo, it is an open-air market, get off from Okachimachi Station and walk to JR Yamanote line tracks.

What are the Best Foods to Taste in Ameya Yokocho?

  • Takoyaki
  • Yakitori
  • Chicken Karaage
  • Daifuku Mochi and many more street foods to taste

How Street Food is Served in Japan?

Street foods in Japan will be served on a plate so you can sit at the vendor site or else if it is served in a pouch you can eat while walking.

We have seen many things in the above article, so are you ready to try this mouthwatering street food? If yes, visit Japan, don’t forget to find these famous street food markets, you should never miss tasting these mouthwatering street foods in Japan

Not only the street foods, but Japan also has many historical, cultural, amusement and scenic sites, so if you make a visit to Japan, you do many things and try Japanese Cuisine as well to end your Japan Tour, so add Japan to your next tour list and make your itinerary with all these street food markets and enjoy your tour.

Hope this article is really useful for “Foodie Lovers”

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