July 1, 2019
This is the Akashiyaki in Kobe! The 10 Must-visit restaurants!
Kobe used to flourish as a port town in the past. Many people visited to Kobe from abroad, which left some international atmosphere. Kobe has been popular for its unique presence! There are various famous spots such as Motomachi, Ijinkan. Any place for Akashiyaki in Kobe? Let’s walk through the 10 must-visit restaurants, where you can enjoy Akashiyaki, also called as Tamagoyaki.
Akashiyaki made from Uniquely Blended Dough with Dashi stock, Arima 18-ban
This restaurant cannot be missed to introduce Akashiyaki in Kobe! “Arima 18-ban” is the Akashiyaki restaurant, where the dough has the original blend to deliver a deep taste. Not only the dough and the Dashi stock, but octopus has carefully handled by the restaurant master. The octopus comes directly from fishermen in Awaji.
You can enjoy a variety of dishes like Nama-shirasu (fresh whitebait) bowl as well as Akashiyaki, which satisfies you in any meals. This is the very place to enjoy Akashiyaki in Kobe.
Name: Arima 18-ban
Address: 1183 Arima cho, Kita ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 7 minutes walk from Arima-onsen station
Map: map to Arima 18-ban
Established in 1967. Akashiyaki restaurant with a Long history, Akashiyaki Tsukasa
“Akashiyaki Tsukasa” is the Akashiyaki restaurant with a long history in Kobe, which has gained good reputations in a review website. It has counter seats only in a compact space, which creates a relaxing atmosphere. You can actually see the experienced masters make fluffy Akashiyaki.
The Dashi stock dipping soup for Akashiyaki has amazing taste, which makes you feel like drinking it. You can also enjoy Oden pot as well as Akashiyaki here. Highly recommended for pre or after drinking.
Name: Akashiyaki Tsukasa
Address: Roseplaze bldg 1F, 1-3-10 Nakayamate-dori, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 1 minute walk from Sannomiya station
Map: map to Akashiyaki Tsukasa
Try the Famous Takoyaki Udon with Akashiyaki! Kitano Takohei
There is more than one way to enjoy Akashiyaki! It goes perfectly with Udon noodles! “Kitano Takohei” offers the signature dish “Takoyaki Udon”, which is Udon noodles with Akashiyaki. You can experience the amazing match of Akashiyaki and Udon noodles, both of which come with Dashi stock.
It is a small restaurant, but highly recommended to eat in and enjoy a variety of dishes. This is the only place serving “Takoyaki Udon” in Kobe. Do not miss it!
Name: Kitano Takohei
Address: 3-8-2 Kitano cho, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 15 minutes walk from Sannomiya station
Map: map to Kitano Takohei
Open only at Night. Japanese Pub-style Akashiyaki restaurant in Kobe, Kikucho.
Cannot deny the perfect match of delicious Akashiyaki and sake! “Kikucho” offers you Akashiyaki and delicious sake. Akashiyaki with light Dachi stock dipping soup served in hot, drives you to drink more sake. It opens till 3am, so you can drop by after drinking.
It serves not only Akashiyaki, but also Mugi-toro (grated Japanese yam) meal. You can visit here both for light and big meals. Worth visiting for drinking!
Name: Akashiyaki Kikucho
Address: 1-10-5 Nakatamate-dori, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 5 minutes walk from Sannomiya station
Map: map to Akashiyaki Kikucho
Famous restaurant in Kobe! Akashiyaki with Fresh Octopus from Akashi and Eggs of Silkie Chickens at Takoan.
“Takoan” serves Akashiyaki with high reputations, which is made with eggs of silkie chicken. You can enjoy not only Akashiyaki but also Tako-meshi (octopus rice) and various dishes. It offers you a wide range of set meals to meet your preference, such as “meal set”, “quick drink set”.
It has a rich selection of Shochu, which will satisfy sake-lovers. Best for Akashiyaki with quick drink. Why don’t you visit here on your sightseeing in Kobe?
Address: 5-3-5 Asahidori, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Time: (Monday – Friday) 12:00～15:00 / 17:00～22:30(Saturdays and Holidays) 11:30～22:30(Sundays) 11:30～22:00
Access: 3 minutes walk from Sannomiya station
Map: map to Takoan
Must visit on Sightseeing in Kobe! Akashiyaki Iroha
“Akashiyaki Iroha” is the Akashiyaki restaurant which used to serve sushi, located in 5 minutes walk from Suma Kaihin-koen station. Old married couple has run this restaurant for long. You can enjoy its unique set, Akashiyaki and Bara-zushi, which shows it was the sushi restaurant before.
Akashiyaki is normally dipped in Dashi stock soup in Kobe, but here you will have it with salt. This unique style has been widely famous! Do not miss this interesting combination for a reasonable price.
Name: Akashiyaki Iroha
Address: 3-1-17 Kinugake cho, Suma ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 5 minutes walk from Suma Kaihin-koen station
Map: map to Akashiyaki Iroha
Newly Opened Akashiyaki restaurant in Kobe, Ogawa
“Ogawa” is the newly opened Akashiyaki restaurant, which has gained popularity for its Japanese-pub-like atmosphere. It used to be the bad and now transformed to the Akashiyaki restaurant. You can enjoy the friendly atmosphere having the developing quality of Akashiyaki.
From lunchtime to late at night, Akashiyaki is ready for you! Worth visiting on your visit to Kobe.
Address: Taniguchi Bldg, 3-1-2 Yamamotodori, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Time: (Monday – Saturday, Days before Holidays) 14:00～2:00(Sundays and Holidays) 11:30～21:00
Access: 11 minutes walk from Sannomiya station
Map: map to Ogawa
Amazing Akashiyaki with Akashi Octopus from Seto Inland Sea, Takoyaki Tachibana
“Takoyaki Tachibana” is the Akashiyaki restaurant using genuinely local octopus from Akashi, which has gained high reputations for its fresh local ingredients. It serves a simple Akashiyaki only, so once you have a seat you will be asked “How many plates?”. This is the place to enjoy solely Akashiyaki.
The restaurant is located on the underground floor of a shopping center. Drop by and enjoy Akashiyaki while your shopping in Kobe.
Name: Takoyaki Tachibana
Address: 1-8-1 Sanomiya cho, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Close: When Sun Plaza closes
Access: 5 minutes walk from Sannomiya station
Map: map to Takoyaki Tachibana
Famous Akashiyaki restaurant in Kobe! Tako no Tsubo
“Tako no Tsubo” is the Akashiyaki restaurant, located in 5 minutes walk from Motomachi station, where you can easily drop by. It serves the unique style of Akashiyaki called “Gomoku-yaki” with green onions and minced meat and “Octopus fried rice” offering the best of octopus. You can also enjoy a wide range of drink menu to spend a bar time at night.
It has great access from the nearest station. Worth visiting on your visit to Kobe.
Name: Tako no Tsubo
Address: 3-3-3 Sannomiya cho, Chuo ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 4 minutes walk from Motomachi station
Map: map to Tako no Tsubo
Popular Akashiyaki restaurant in Kobe. Enjoy Freshly cooked Akashiyaki at Kyosuke!
“Kyosuke” is the restaurant offering Akashiyaki of deep taste dough. It is not the Akashiyaki-main restaurant, but serves various dishes like Ramen noodles. Akashiyaki here is made with well-seasoned dough, so you can enjoy it without dipping well in Dash stock soup.
Freshly cooked Akashiyaki has amazing taste itself without dipping soup! Enjoy Akashiyaki as your dessert after meal. Locally popular restaurant.
Address: 3-6-14 Ikegami, Nishi ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access: 12 minutes drive from Akashi station
Map: map to Kyosuke
Enjoy Delicious Akashiyaki, the local gourment, in Kobe!
Here is the 10 must-visit Akashiyaki restaurants in Kobe. Kobe is attractive for sightseeing to many of you. Do not forget adding the local gourmet in Kobe to your plan! Explore and enjoy Kobe!