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The restaurant located next to the most famous sightseeing spot, Itsukushima Jinja in Miyajima, Iwamura offers various dishes using Miyajima specialty food like oysters and conger-eels for reasonable prices. All the oysters are big and satisfactory. Conger-eels are expensive, but Iwamura offers smaller portions for conger-eel dishes for inexpensive prices. In this way, customers can enjoy both conger-eel dishes and other dishes. Neighboring restaurants around this area are usually very crowded and you have to wait in a line. However, Iwamura does not have any terribly long line and you can relax while you eat in a quiet atmosphere.
- 464-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima
- Contact No.
- 10 minutes' walk from Miyajima station on JR Miyajima Ferry
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Closed on Thursday
- Time Required
- 30 minutes
- Other Information
- Average budget (per person): lunch 1,000-2,000 yen, dinner 2,000 yen- 3,000 yen Menu: Kaki-don 1,100 yen, Kaki-udon 1,000 yen, Mini Anago-meshi 500 yen (only with other menus) Credit cards accepted
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Enjoy Various Miyajima Specialty Food Altogether
There are many other restaurants that offer the dishes using Miyajima specialty food like oysters and conger-eels. What makes Iwamura special among them is that Iwamura offers smaller portions of those dishes for reasonable prices so that customers can enjoy it together with other menus. Conger-eels are usually expensive, but people can try it casually in this way.
Excellent Kaki-don with a Lot of Big Oysters
The most popular menu at Iwamura is Kaki-don (1,000 yen), a rice bowl dish topped with a lot of big, fresh oysters cooked with fluffy eggs. Juicy oysters covered with eggs with rich stock flavor are so delicious. The miso soup that comes with it is tasty too.
Kaki-Udon in a Hot Soup Made with Oyster Stock
Kaki-udon (1,000 yen) is udon topped with five big oysters, kelp (kombu), fish cake, Wakame seaweed and leek. Its tasty soup is made with oyster soup stock. The oysters on top are properly cooked and contains much juice in it. Those oysters and udon create an absolutely great harmony in your mouth.