8 Highly Popular Sukiyaki Restaurants in Karuizawa

Karuizawa is one of Japan’s leading summer resorts, and famous for a cottage area. Surprisingly, Karuizawa has gourmet spots where you can enjoy both Japanese and Western food. We would like to recommend especially, Eukiyaki that you can get in Karuizawa. Generally, many Japanese people like Sukiyaki. So, this time, we will introduce recommended Sukiyaki restaurants in Karuizawa. Plese find and visit your favourite.

Log Tei – Main Store

Log Tei - Main Store
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First of all, we would like to introduce you to the “Log Tei Main Store” which you can get delicious Sukiyaki, Yakiniku and Shabu-shabu. This restaurant has a “large log house” to create a Karuizawa-like atmosphere.

The meat used in this Sukiyaki is either Omi beef or Kagoshima / Miyazaki Japanese beef. The price seems to be 5500 yen per person. It should be noted that Sukiyaki and Shabu-shabu will not be provided in August. Smiles will spill out involuntarily when you feel the nature while eating carefully selected meat.

Name: Log Tei Main Store
Address: 3138-1, Nagakura, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-45-2341
Time: 11:00 to 14:00 / 17:00 to 22:00
Close: Wednesday except summer time
Access: 4 minutes on foot from Nakano Karuizawa Station or 5 minutes on foot from Mino Station

Website: http://www.logtei.jp/
Map: map to Log Tei Main Store


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At “Fukumasu”, you can enjoy not only Sukiyaki as a multi-course, but also a Japanese-style dining with the ingredients from Nagano Prefecture and seasonal dishes. The restaurant which theme is local production for local consumption focuses on hand-made soba noodles beaten with 100% buckwheat flour from Karuizawa and Nagano brand beef “Shinshu beef”.

Especially they have a strong commitment to Shinshu beef. Red meat, excellent lamp meat and rare spot meat, and the highest rank A5 rib loin is always available, so it is recommended for those who want delicious meat at a reasonable price. In addition, a la carte menu is also available, and their lunch is popilar among locals because they offer cheap Shinshu beef for lunch.

Name: Fukumasu
Address: 16-4, Karuizawahigashi, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-42-4733
Time: 11:00 to 15:00 / 15:00 to 22 : 00
Close: 7 days a week
Access: About 7 minutes on foot from Karuizawa Station

Website: http://karuizawa-fukumasu.com/
Map: map to Fukumasu

Washokudo Shinano

Washokudo Shinano
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You can get sukiyaki even at “Washokudo Shinano”, which operates at Asama Prince Hotel, a popular hotel in Karuizawa. The restaurant is chic and old-fashioned, and feels nostalgic.

What we want you to eat here is Shinshu premium beef. The price is a bit high, but the sukiyaki you can eat here is an excellent item. As Nagano’s sake and shochu are also available, so it is also nice to have delicious local sake while enjoying sukiyaki. In addition, it is a popular Japanese restaurant in Karuizawa which you can enjoy the local taste such as Shinshu Yatsugatake Ishiusu hikiki-soba.

Name: Washokudo Shinano
Address: Karuizawa Asama Prince Hotel, Minami-Karuizawa, Karuizawa-cho Hocchi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-42-1111
Time: 17:00 to 20:30
Close: Public holidays
Access: Karuizawa About 10 minutes on foot from the station * Shuttle bus service every 20 minutes (7:00 to 21:00)

Website: http://www.princehotels.co.jp/asama/restaurant/shinano/
Map: map to Washokudo Shinano


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In Karuizawa, which is famous as a summer resort, Japanese restaurant “Hanakidori” is located in the popular resort hotel XIV Karuizawa. XIV Karuizawa has five genre restaurants, and “Hanakidori” is a particularly recommended restaurant among them.

The dinner at this restaurant is a multi-course meal. Kaiseki dishes that use ingredients that can feel the season from Nagano Prefecture are excellent. Please make sure that Sukiyaki is available when you visit as the menu changes according to the seasons. Enjoy delicious food at the elegant restaurant.

Name: Hanakidori
Address: 23-1, Higashikajikazawa, Oji Oiwake, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-46-3331
Time: 7:30 to 10:00 / 17:30 to 22:00 ※ Lunch is reservation system
Close: Fixed holiday
Access: It is approximately ten minutes by car from Miyoda Station

Website: https://rt-clubnet.jp/hotels/xiv/karu/restaurant/japanese/
Map: map to Hanakidori

Wasykudokoro Asama

Church Street, a symbol of the former Karuizawa, runs from the middle of the former Karuizawa Ginza to St. Paul’s Catholic Church. It is a small shopping mall, and a popular tourist attraction for tourists from overseas.

“Wasykudokoro Asama” offers Sukiyaki at Church Street. Here you can get a Gyu-sukizen using Shinshu beef, a local specialty. There are also Japanese foods such as tempura using Shinshu vegetables, so it seems to be popular among tourists from overseas. If you visit Church Street in Karuizawa, please visit the estaurant.

Name: Wasykudokoro Asama
Address: Church Street, 601-1 Karuizawa Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-41-2501 (Church Street)
Time: 11:00 to 16:00 / 17:00 … 21:00 ※ Vary depending on the season
Close: Fixed holiday (according to Church Street)
Access: 4 minutes by car from Karuizawa Station

Website: http://www.churchst.jp/shop-japanese_dining_asama/
Map: map to Wasykudokoro Asama

Shabu-shabu Atago

Shabu-shabu Atago
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“Shabu-shabu Atago” is located 3 minutes walk from Karuizawa Station. This restaurant is located on the ground floor of Hotel Grand Vert, a popular resort hotel in Karuizawa with an authentic fireplace.

“Shabu-shabu Atago” has A5 grade Shinshu Kuroge Wagyu beef Sukiyaki. The loin course is 7500 yen for 1 person and the Ichibo course is 5800 yen for 1 person.Iit is a surprise that you can eat Sukiyaki with A5 grade meat at this price. There is also a large selection of wines, so please enjoy delicious wine while enjoying Sukiyaki.

Name: Shabu-shabu Atago
Address: 1F, Hotel Grand Vert, 167, Karuizawa Higashi, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-41-6111
Time: 17: 00〜23 : 00
Close: Wednesday
Access: Karuizawa 3 minutes on foot from the station

Website: http://atago-karuizawa.jp/
Map: map to Shabu-shabu Atago

Sukiyaki Shabu-Shabu Teppanyaki Sofu

Sukiyaki Shabu-Shabu Teppanyaki Sofu
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Sukiyaki Shabu-Shabu Teppanyaki Sofu in the Karuizawa Prince Hotel East, offers the finest Sukiyaki. The restaurant interior with cedar leaf motifs gives you a feeling as if you were in the forest. You can enjoy Sukiyaki in a calm atmosphere.

In addition, the recommendation here is Sukiyaki which you have in a private room. There are two types of private rooms, “Megumi” and “Minori”, and you can get Sukiyaki of Shinshu premium beef. The price is not cheap, however, it is worth paying. This restaurant is recommended for enjoying Sukiyaki on special occasions.

Name: Sukiyaki Shabu-Shabu Teppanyaki Sofu
Address: Karuizawa Prince Hotel East, Karuizawa, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-42-1111
Time: 11:30 to 15:00 / 17:00 21:00
Close: Regular holiday
Access: About 10 minutes on foot from Karuizawa Station

Website: http://www.princehotels.co.jp/karuizawa-east/restaurant/soufu/
Map: map to Sukiyaki Shabu-Shabu Teppanyaki Sofu


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You might reckon to feel that there are a lot of high-end restaurants in Karuizawa, but don’t worry, there are restaurants that are quite ordinary as well. If you want a reasonable and delicious Sukiyaki, we recommend you to go to “Hanareyama”. It is a popular restaurant from the locals because of its friendly atmosphere.

The restaurant offers everything from set meals to a la carte meal. The restaurant’s popularity is “all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu”, but you can also enjoy Sukiyaki. If you want to eat Sukiyaki at a cozy restaurant, please visit “Hanareyama”.

Name: Syokujidokoro Hanareyama
Address: 2020-1, Nagakura, Karuizawa-cho, Nasaku- gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-267-42-7288
Access: About 24 minutes on foot from Naka- Karuizawa Station

Map: map to Syokujidokoro Hanareyama

Enjoy the Superb Sukiyaki in Karuizawa!

The city of Karuizawa is famous as one of Japan’s leading summer resorts, but it is also a spot that you can taste a variety of gourmet food. The sukiyaki restaurants that we have introduced may not have been so much in Karuizawa’s image, but if you visit those restaurants , you can enjoy delicious Shinshu beef meat. Please choose your favorite restaurant from the popular one to the high-end one or long-established restaurant. Please enjoy the gourmet of Karuizawa!

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