Fodor's Expert Review Okonomi Mura

$$ Hiroshima Japanese

In this enclave 20 shops serve okonomiyaki (literally, "as you like it grilled") Okonomiyaki is best described as an everything omelet, topped with bits of shrimp, pork, squid, or chicken, cabbage, and bean sprouts. Different areas of Japan make different okonomiyaki; in Hiroshima the ingredients are layered rather than mixed, and they throw in lots of fried noodles. Seating in these lively shops, which are generally open late, is either at a wide counter in front of a grill or at a table with its own grill. This complex is near the Hon-dori shopping area, just west of Chuo-dori.

Japanese Casual Lunch Dinner $$

Quick Facts

5-13 Shintenchi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken  730-0034, Japan


Known For:
  • A massive selection of Hiroshima okonomiyaki shops
  • Lively—bordering on chaotic—atmosphere
  • Long lines around dinnertime



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