Ichibiki, the popular eel restaurant where a line forms before opening even on weekdays, is located along the main street just a 15-minute walk from Nagoya Station. The popular dish of this restaurant which is loved by local customers is Unagi mabushi, unique to Nagoya. You will be surprised by not only the great taste but also the volume! The popular eel of Ichibiki, which even local customers line up for, is sometimes sold out by midday. Please note that the restaurant closes when the eel runs out.
The volume fills your stomach as well as your heart!
At Ichibiki, they take pride in the quality and taste of the eel of course, but the volume of the dish as well. Especially rice bowl dishes such as Unagi don and Unagi mabushi, you can't close the top because of the amount of eel, and it will catch you off guard.
Signature dishes you can enjoy till the last grain of rice
Their signature dish is Unagi mabushi (3,400 yen). The volume is large so you can enjoy the straight taste on the first bowl, with some spice on the second bowl, and on the third bowl, you can enjoy it by mixing it with Kimosui, the soup with eel's liver which enhances the delicious taste of eel.
A popular dish with the rich meat of eel
Tokujo-don (3,500 yen) only 60 dishes served a day is as popular as Unagi mabushi! In this incredible bowl, the special size which is 1.5 times the normal size of eel is on top of the warm rice. The texture of eel is crispy on the outside which is baked by a charcoal fire, and is soft on the inside! The sauce baked by charcoal fire turns yellowish brown and matches with the eel as well as the rice!