Best Cheap Restaurants in Yokohama


Shabu-shabu restaurant © atharva80/Flickr

As you already know, Yokohama is one of the largest and most populated cities of Japan. Millions of tourists travel here to see the amazing sights of the city, not only from Japan, but from distant countries as well.

When you visit another city or a country, it is important to plan your costs in advance. Luckily, hundreds of places can be visited nowadays, without spending millions on a single holiday. If you plan to visit Japan, especially Yokohama, you have several options of eating, drinking, sleeping and traveling on budget. This article suggests you some of the best and cheapest restaurants in Yokohama.



Fried oysters and soft-shell crab © Kent Wang/Flickr

Shitateya is a very cheap and popular restaurant. The most delicious dishes served here are seafoods: the most outstanding is kaki furai, or deep fried oysters. The address is 2-50-1 Futumatagawa, Asahi-ku, Yokohama.

Between Monday and Saturday, it is open between 11.00 and 23.00. On Sundays and National holdiays the opening hours are 11.00-22.00. You can have lunch starting from 1000 Yen, but expensive dishes are available as well.


Tori Dori


Preparing Yakitori © LWY/Flickr

Tori Dori is a very famous Yakitori Izakaya restaurant. The specility of this place is the charcoal grilled chicken, but other skewer dishes also deserve to be tasted. The drink offers of this place are outstanding as well: there is a special offer, the all-you-can-drink for only 600 Yen.

The restaurant is located on the first floor of Kanzaki Building, Noge-cho 2-59, Naka-ku. From Monday to Thursday, it is open between 17.00-23.30, and between 17.00-04.00 on Fridays and Saturdays. The biggest disadvantage of this place is that only Japanese menu is available.

You should reserve  place before visiting the restaurant. You can make the reservations on the following phone number: 045-323-1118.


Shabu-Shabu Buffet Shiabu-Yo


Comfortable Shabu-shabu restaurant © atharva80/Flickr

This restautant has a very good location: it is situated in the famous area of Minato Mirai. In addition to other shabu-shabu places, here you can order pork and beef as well. The average price of a lunch is around 2000 Yen, being the most expensive place mentioned in this article.

Although the prices are higher than in the other two restaurants, Shabu-Shabu Buffet has  very outsanding atmosphere: the music and the decoration are all 100% Japanese. The all-you-can eat- shabu-shabu, the most recommended dish only costs 2079 Yen.

The address of the restaurant is 1F World Porters Shopping Center, Minato Mirai, Yokohama. It is recommended to make reservations before visiting this place. Their phone number is +81 45-444-2911.


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