August 7, 2017
The 10 Best Izakaya You Must Visit in Nagoya, Japan
Nagoya is located between Tokyo and the Kansai district where Osaka and Kyoto are found. Here there are many sights to visit as well as delicious gourmet to be enjoyed. Nagoya Castle is a particularly well-know site here! Let us introduce you to the best 10 izakaya of Nagoya where you can truly enjoy the culture of Nagoya.
This izakaya is located a very short walk from Nagoya’s Fushimi Station. The outside of the building is traditional and memorable. This is a shop that has received much media attention and many people visit here each day.
Somedays there is even a line outside the shop before it opens for the day. Here you can enjoy quite a fresh variety of sashimi as well as the other regular foods in Japan that are served to accompany alcohol. Come here and enjoy Japanese sake with the locals!
Name: Daijin (mainshop)
Address: 1-5-6 Sakae Naka-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 2 minutes from Fushimi Station
Map: Map to Daijin
If you are looking to enjoy sashimi and seafood cuisine, this is the shop for you. Here the both wild and seasoned fish is used to give you the best of the sea to enjoy with your drink. The selection of Japanese sake here is also changing daily.
The temperature at which the Japanese sake is served it the secret to its delicious flavor. If you want to enjoy the best of sashimi and seafood this is the place to come. You are sure to be satisfied!
Address: Sakae High Home 4-15-14 Sakae Naka-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 2 minutes from Sakae Station
Map: Map to Uminohi
3. Kanshutei Daiyasu
If you want to enjoy both your food and drink for a reasonable price without sacrificing taste, this is the place for you. This shop does not have the regular seating found in Izakaya but it is a standup Izakaya.
Most Izakaya where you stand up and enjoy your drink are thought to be a place to come for just one drink. However, here you can enjoy original fish and meat cuisine. You can be here a long time without becoming bored or uncomfortable! Please do stop by!
Name: Kanshutei Daiyasu
Address: 22-24 Namiyose-cho Atsuta-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 5 minutes from Kanayama-sougo Station
Map: Map to Kanshutei Daiyasu
4. Nagoya Imaiya
What do you like to enjoy with you sake? Some may say sashimi while others may say yakiniku. What about yakitori and wings? If yakitori and wings are your ideal to accompany your sake, this is the place for you.
Here you can enjoy yakitori. One recommendation we can make for you here is to try the White Liver. It is prepared rare has a texture similar to that of Fois Gras. Come and enjoy!
Name: Nagoya Imaiya (main shop/midland square shop)
Address: Midland Square 4F 4-7-1 Meieki Nakamura-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 2 minutes from Nagoya Station
Hours: 11:00～15:00 / 17:00～23:00
Map: Map to Nagoya Imaiya
One of the popular dishes of Nagoya is fried chicken wings. These wings are deep-fried and served with sweet-savory sauce. They are loved by many people.
It is said that the chairman of this shop was the one to first create these wings now enjoyed by many. This suspicion is no surprise as the wings offered here are better than anything you have ever tasted. Once you taste your first bite you will have trouble stopping.
There are also the traditional accompanying foods for sake in Japan so come enjoy these and the wings served here!
Address: Esaca Chikagai 6-9 Tsubaki-achi Nakamura-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 2 minutes from Taikoudoori Station
Map: Map to Furaibou
6. Yanagibashi Beer Garden
This is a beer garden found located 4 minutes from Kokusai-center Station. Here you can enjoy delicious beer.
As the beer garden is located above the fish market you can be sure you will also be able to enjoy delicious seafood as well as beer. In addition, this beer garden includes a roof so that even if the rain begins to fall your lovely evening will stay lovely.
There are also special events such as live performances or bingo tournaments that everyone can enjoy. This is a wonderful place to reserve as a group as well.
Name: Yanagibashi Beer Garden
Address: 4-15-2 Meieki Nakamura-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 4 minutes from Chikatetsu Sakuradorisen Kokusaisenta Station
Map: Map to Yanagibashi Beer Garden
This izakaya is very conveniently located near Nagoya Station. The outside of the shop looks like a traditional home and may leave you feeling nostalgic.
Here you can enjoy teppan cuisine with wine and Japanese sake. Hida Beef is among the items on the teppan menu. You choice will be prepared on the counter before you in a splendid fashion.
One bite of Hida beef with spread the juicy flavor within your mouth. Please do come and enjoy what if offered here!
Name: Koshitsu x Izakaya Tarafuku (Nagoya Station shop)
Address: 3-17-26 Meieki Nakamura-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 5 minutes from Kamimaezu Station
Map: Map to Tarafuku
Here you can enjoy the flavor of the specially selected ingredients. You will be served cuisine that brings out the best of the ingredients of the season to best fit the Japanese sake enjoyed here.
The more traditional building has been remodeled in a more modern fashion but you can still enjoy the traditional feel left here.
Here we can especially recommend the Tofu Cuisine that is made with Japan-grown soybeans only. The home-made tofu here is something you cannot find somewhere else to enjoy. Please do come, try and enjoy!
Address: 3-17-34 Meieki Nakamura-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 5 minutes from JR Nagoya Station
Map: Map to Hitohashi
This is an izakaya open in the lively part of Nagoya, Sakae. It is open till morning and here you can enjoy cuisine specific to Nagoya. This includes the Nagoya Cochin (chicken), Kushiyaki, Kushikatsu, and wings.
Enjoy the cuisine of Nagoya with the drink of your choice. This is a shop we can particularly recommend to those travelling in the area because they will truly be able to experience Nagoya.
Whether you choose to come here alone or with a group, you are sure to enjoy your Nagoya experience her.
Address: 3-9-13 Sakae Naka-ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 7 minutes from Kamimaezu Station
Map: Map to Gomitori
10. Taishuu-izakaya Suehiro-ya
If you want to enjoy a cheap drink while celebrating with friends, this is the place for you. Here you can truly enjoy the joy found in numbers. Everyone in your group is sure to enjoy their time here. The sashimi and other seafood cuisine here is also surprisingly delicious.
You may not have a chance to visit this true style of Japanese izakaya at many other places so why not come and enjoy!
Name: Taishuu-izakaya Suihiro-ya
Address: 3-16-4 Oosu Naka -ku Nagoya City Aichi Prefecture
Access: 7 minutes from Kamimaezu Station
Map: Map to Taishuu-izakaya Suihiro-ya
Enjoy Delicious Sake at the Izakaya of Nagoya!
What do you think of the variety we introduced？ Nagoya has so much to offer in Nagoya cuisine. Much of it is richer in flavor, making it perfect to enjoy with sake. We were only able to share with you some of the Izakaya of Nagoya so when you come to Nagoya be sure to explore and find the place perfect for you!