Okayama has many Japanese restaurants where you can try traditional regional dishes. However, tourists are much more interested in food markets and street stalls where they sell exotic local delicacies. A common snack is charcoal-roasted sweet potato "Yaki Imo", which is offered at every step in the city. Usually, such potatoes are sold from carts that ply the city's streets and inform buyers through a loudspeaker. Several hundred stores in Okayama sell Crepes so beloved by locals. Customers are offered dozens of fillings to crepes. They can be prepared with salted fish and meat, fruits, various creams, and chocolate paste. Some local cafes serve such pancakes too, but the tastiest are still served at street stalls.
Okayama offers more than a thousand shops and malls, so shopping enthusiasts will not be bored here for sure. It's a good idea to start exploring local stores with a walk through the city's … Open
Continue tasting popular Japanese food at J's En Restaurant that has suitable meals for both thrifty tourists and connoisseurs of delicacies. It serves amazing marbled beef, rare seafood specialties, as well as grilled seafood and pork. The selection of desserts is also impressive, which makes the restaurant popular among families too.
Okayama is an important transportation and education center in Japan, as well as a city with rich cultural heritage and complex history. It was founded in 1889 and was considered a major … Open
It's hardly possible to imagine traditional Japanese cuisine without sushi and sashimi, a huge selection of which is offered in Azumazushi Sansute Restaurant. Here you can try traditional sushi with redfish and shrimp, as well as exclusive sushi with sea urchin caviar. Tourists appreciate the restaurant for affordable prices - even the rarest and finest seafood is attractively priced here.
Okayama is ready to delight families with a variety of entertainment centers, picturesque parks, and interesting places to walk. One of their favorite spots among active tourists is Nichioji … Open
The city also has several excellent pastry shops, and Motsuaruto is highly recommended to those having a sweet tooth. It serves delicious cakes and pastries, all desserts are distinguished by beautiful decoration. Visitors can try ready-made desserts or order a cake made according to an individual recipe. This cafe is a good place to arrange a wonderful family celebration. The prices are traditionally attractive, almost all sweets are available for takeaway. Interesting restaurants and confectioneries can be found in all districts of the city.