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[Gunma ]7 recommended gourmet restaurants in Gunma Prefecture! Beautiful scenery and rich food culture in Kanto!

[Gunma ]7 recommended gourmet restaurants in Gunma Prefecture! Beautiful scenery and rich food culture in Kanto!

2022-02-22 Management office

Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce some recommendations for food in Gunma Prefecture. Gunma Prefecture has become one of the most pristine landscapes in Japan, centered around the Tone River. It is a spot where rich nature and traditional food culture still remains, giving you a feeling of openness. With easy access from the Kanto region, it is a great place for families and travelers.
In this article, we will introduce such recommended gourmet foods in Gunma Prefecture. We hope you will enjoy the wonderful food culture that has been passed down from generation to generation. For tourists, please refer to this article and enjoy a pleasant sightseeing tour of Gunma.
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Tamaruya (department store)

First of all, we must not forget Mizusawa udon, one of the most famous gourmet specialties of Gunma Prefecture. Originating from a temple called Mizusawa-dera, where it was popular among worshippers, this udon is one of the three most famous udon in Japan. Its name value and taste, comparable to Sanuki udon, make it a truly unique experience. It is a must-try meal when you visit Gunma Prefecture. Please give it a try.

Various sauces are mixed with wheat-scented, slippery udon noodles!

The udon noodles at this restaurant are extremely simple, but have been carefully prepared so that you will never get tired of them. The handmade noodles, which allow you to fully enjoy the flavor, deliciousness, and aroma of the wheat, are truly a deep culinary experience. The udon noodles, made with Gunma's rich marine resources, are smooth and smooth. There is a wide variety of tare (sauce) that can be added to udon noodles. You can choose from two types of sauce: sesame and soy sauce, both of which are highly aromatic. The best part is the side dish of kakiage (deep fried fish cakes). Kakiage, which is filled with the delicious flavors of vegetables and seafood, is a contrast to the smoothness of the udon and makes for a hearty and satisfying meal. This is a meal not to be missed when visiting Gunma Prefecture.

"Store Information "
Name: Tamaruya
Address: 206-1 Mizusawa, Ikaho-cho, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma
Phone number: 9:00 - 15:30
Hours of operation: 9:00-15:30
Closed: Wednesday
Budget: ¥2,000 - ¥2,999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: Stylish space, calm space, large seating area, seating

Harashimaya Sohonke

This restaurant serves yaki manju, the soul food of Gunma Prefecture residents. It may not be familiar to people from other prefectures, but it is truly a local dish that is both satisfying and delicious.

Great power! Both mouth-watering and delicious!

Yaki Manju is a simple looking yet highly satisfying food recommendation. A bun based on rice cake is baked until golden brown, and soy sauce sauce is applied around the bun. The aroma of the slightly burnt flavor and the savory taste of the soy sauce create a perfect marriage and tickle your nostrils. The chewy texture is addictive, and the traditional taste lingers on your tongue. This is a popular restaurant, so we recommend that you plan your visit accordingly.

"Store Information "
Name: Harajimaya Sohonke
Address: 2-5-20 Heiwamachi, Maebashi, Gunma
Phone number: 027-231-2439
Business hours: 10:30 - sold out
Closed: Tuesday
Budget: ~¥999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: Take-out only

Shidomiya Honten

This restaurant serves a local delicacy called Sauce Katsudon. Sauce katsudon is a popular gourmet dish that has emerged rapidly in the past few years and has become a unique culture of Gunma Prefecture. This restaurant is widely supported by both locals and tourists, and is highly recommended to try it at least once.

The large cutlet is soaked in flavorful sauce!

The Sauce Katsudon available at this restaurant is first of all wonderfully voluminous. The mega size ( "), which is considered a large size ( "), is topped with as many as eight pieces of fillet cutlets, making it a very impressive dish. The fact that there are no tricks at all, and the pork cutlet is delicious alone, makes a good impression on the customer. The pork cutlets are deep-fried at once in hot oil with just the right amount of fat on them. The flavor is not lost, and the crispiness of the batter can be enjoyed while still providing a hearty taste. What is also noteworthy is the good compatibility with the sauce. Although it is a large, thick cutlet, the batter is well soaked with the secret sweet and spicy sauce, and the delicious flavor overflows. It is also moist and pleasant to the tongue, a truly wonderful match. You will never get tired of this dish and will finish it without getting bored.

"Store Information "
Name: Shitamiya Honten
Address: 1-1-1 Hamamatsu-cho, Kiryu-shi, Gunma
Phone number: 0277-44-4693
Business hours 11:00-14:00
Closed: Thursday and 3rd Friday
Budget: ³,000 - ³,999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities:Calm space, seating available
URL: http://www.sitamiya.com/

Torihei Honten

This restaurant is both popular and well-known, and is often introduced on TV both in and outside of the prefecture. The first reason for its popularity is its tradition. The store's age-old appearance is powerful and reassuring, and it attracts people who see it. As the name suggests, the restaurant focuses on chicken dishes, which are popular among a wide range of people, from the young who want a hearty meal to the elderly who want a refreshing chicken dish.

The specialty chicken rice is of drool-worthy quality!

The torimeshi available at this restaurant is of outstanding quality. It is a mixture of two types of chicken, one slow roasted and grilled, the other thin and tender like pork, spread over a bed of rice. The two types of chicken make it easy to eat without getting tired of the dish, and they go well with the rice. It has become a classic flavor that we hope you will enjoy.

"Store Information "
Name: Torihei Honten
Address: 1-18-6 Rokko-cho, Maebashi, Gunma
Phone number: 027-223-5454
Business hours: Meals: 11:00 - 21:30 (L.O. 21:00), Take-out: 10:00 - 21:00
Closed: No holidays
Budget: ³,000 - ³,999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: Stylish space, large seating area, seating

Ramen Shibahama

This restaurant is one of the most popular ramen restaurants in Gunma Prefecture. It has a very high reputation online and by word of mouth. As a restaurant that has been loved for a long time, it is of course loved by the locals, but also highly satisfying for tourists. Eating local ramen is one of the best ways to enjoy the local flavor of a trip, and is highly recommended. If you want to enjoy Gunma's ramen, please visit us.

Excellent soy sauce based ramen!

The ramen at this restaurant boasts an excellent, standard form, but with a distinctly different flavor. The orthodox soup is based on shoyu (soy sauce), and the relatively thin noodles are intertwined well with the soup. The soup has a noble flavor with a hint of animal and seafood aromas. The rare chashu pork is tender and easy to eat, and the excess fat has been cut off. It is very popular and there is often a long line to get in. You will never get tired of this dish.

"Store Information "
Name: Ramen Shibahama
Address: 1-303-1 Aioi-cho, Kiryu-shi, Gunma
Phone number: 0277-46-6901
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (may end up being sold out)
Closed: Wednesday, 2nd Tuesday, 4th Tuesday and Thursday (4th Tuesday week)
Budget: ³,000 - ³,999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: Counter seating available
URL: http://ramenshibahama.jp/

Soba Restaurant Ume-no-hana

This restaurant is also famous for its soba noodles. Gunma Prefecture, rich in nature, is also famous for its soba noodles made with clean water and wheat. Please try their carefully prepared and neat taste.

Beautiful soba noodles with plenty of volume!

The soba noodles available at this restaurant are meticulously prepared and in sufficient quantity. The slippery and fresh noodles look like silk and attract the eyes of those who see them. The noodles are arranged in layers, making them beautiful to the eye. The buckwheat flour is highly aromatic and, of course, delicious. The sense of sight, smell, and tongue. The five senses are used to savor the deliciousness of the dish.

"Store Information "
Name: Soba Restaurant Ume no Hana (Plum Blossom Soba Restaurant)
Address: 25-2 Sakae-cho, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture
Phone number: 027-327-4178
Opening hours: 11:00 - 14:50
Closed: Open every day
Budget: ³,000 - ³,999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities:Calm space, seating available

Shango Main Store

This last store we will introduce here is a very old and historic store. The store's interior and interior design, which has been loved by the locals in the style of a pure coffee shop, is truly friendly and has a style that will appeal to many people. The centerpiece of this restaurant is a product called pasta with pork cutlet on top, a popular item that is both hearty and delicious. Please try the pasta, which is popular among a wide range of people and retains the retro atmosphere of the past.

An assortment of my favorite foods! Pasta with pork cutlet on top is worth a look!

The pasta with pork cutlet on top, which is the most distinctive feature of this restaurant, is a combination of the three sacred treasures: smooth pasta, rich meat sauce with just the right amount of acidity, and deep-fried pork cutlet with a crispy batter. The cutlet is not only an extra, but is also a satisfying volume by itself, and a generous portion of meat sauce is also served. It is a dream come true for many people, as it is a multiplication of their favorite foods. This popular restaurant is highly recommended not only for children, but also for adult men who want to eat with gusto. Please come and try it for yourself.

"Store Information "
Name: Shango Doyamachi Honten
Address: 1-10-24 Toiyacho, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture
Phone number: 027-361-5269
Office hours:11:00~21:30(L.O.21:00)
Closed: Second Monday and Tuesday
Budget: ³,000 - ³,999
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: Calm space, counter seating available
URL: https://shango.co.jp/


Thank you for taking the time to read this far. All of the restaurants were attractive places where you can enjoy delicious food and local cuisine unique to Gunma Prefecture. It is also interesting to note that, despite its image, Gunma has developed a local food culture, such as "B-class gourmet" cuisine. It is no exaggeration to say that experiencing the unique culinary culture and fresh cuisine that can only be experienced in a particular region is one of the best parts of traveling.
We hope this article has helped you find the perfect restaurant for you.

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