Updated: August 08, 2017
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Shirakawa-go: Places To Eat In Japan's Most Charming Little Village!

Shirakawa-go is a picturesque little hamlet in Gifu prefecture designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an extremely popular tourist destination. While you are visiting, you can have a taste of the local cuisine in the villages charming restaurants, many of which are operated inside beautiful historical houses the village is so famous for. Here are some recommendations!

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Irori

Irori is in the northern part of the village. The decor is simply amazing! At Irori you get to eat in a real Gassho-zurkuri house (straw roof house)! The meals are affordable and good. For 1,575 yen you can get the Irori set meal pictured below. It comes with tofu made from the village, mountain vegetables and a grilled fish. Soba and tempura dishes are also said to be delicious here.

Irori

374-1 Ogimachi Shirakawa Ono-gun Gifu

Soba Wakimoto

Soba Wakimoto is located near the entrance of the village on the west side. The restaurant is also in a traditional house so you get to enjoy a great atmosphere while your eat! It is a soba shop mainly that also has local specialties such as soba with grated yam, Hida beef bowls and mountain vegetables in various set menus. The prices for the sets vary from 1,300 yen to 2,900 yen.

Kondo Shoten

Kondo Shoten is in the central part of the village near the Kanda House. This place doesn't have a large menu but sells some of the most famous foods of the village including its very popular, delicious and juicy Hida beef korokke (pictured below)! It also has ice cream made from unrefined sake and a standing bar section where you can have the locally-made creamy white sake for 500 yen. Grab a snack here and continue your walking tour of the village!

Kondo Shoten

226 Ogimachi, Shirakawa, Ono-gun, Gifu

Kissa Kariudo

270 http://www.shirakawa-go.gr.jp
Kissa Kariudo is a traditional cafe located in the northern part of the village. It serves delicious traditional sweets, soba and udon noodle dishes along with more hearty meals such as warm oden (shown below), which is a great choice during the winter season!

Kissa Kariudo

110 Ogimachi, Shirakawa, Ono-gun, Gifu

Lastly...

Hope you will enjoy discovering this Japanese national treasure! For more on the village refer to the link below.
tabikamome
Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.

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