Irori Dining Tanaka offers you a unique dining experience where you can cook your own food like meat, fish, and vegetables on an irori in front of you. The irori is a square sunken fire pit in the floor that is used for cooking and heating the room. They provide local vegetables such as green onions, potatoes and mushrooms from their contracted farmers as well as premium Japanese Black beef. They also offer fresh seafood from the Sea of Japan. You will enjoy these carefully selected seasonal ingredients on the charcoal grill. The simple method of the cooking brings out the true flavor of the ingredients. There are casual counter seats as well.
Savoring Premium Ingredients in a Warm Atmosphere
The restaurant is situated in the historical town, Naramachi, that was established over 1,300 years ago. There is also a beautiful garden in the tranquil and sophisticated restaurant. You can enjoy your meal in a relaxed atmosphere while feeling the warmth of the charcoal. All the ingredients are of exceptional quality providing you with a special dining experience.
Admiring Tanaka’s Premium Beef in the Lunch Plate
This highly recommended Lunch Plate (2,000 yen) will enable you to enjoy Tanaka’s premium beef at a reasonable price. The exceptional beef is served with various sophisticated and healthy side dishes like salad and boiled vegetables on a big plate. You can also enjoy chocolate fondue on the charcoal for dessert for extra 500 yen.
Luxurious Lunch: Yamatogyu Aburi Course
Yamatogyu Aburi Course (from 5,000 yen) is a luxurious, fixed price lunch that consists of Nara’s brand of beef called Yamatogyu, salad and side dishes made with Nara’s local vegetable called Yamato yasai, chicken and healthy dishes made with soybeans. They offer selected premium beef of the day, and the menu includes rice, miso soup and three kinds of desserts.