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The specialty of Hiroshima prefecture, Hiroshima-fu (Hiroshima style) okonomiyaki is like a savory thick pancake with a lot of cabbage and sprouts, egg, pork or seafood and noodles. Originally, the ingredients were more subtle than those of today and people used to eat them as a snack. It developed as a specialty cuisine from 1945. Okonomimura was very active because tens of stall shops of okonomiyaki were in the middle of Hiroshima city. Now it is one of the popular sightseeing spots which has numerous famous restaurants in the tall building.
- 5-13 Shintenchi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima
- Contact No.
- ・Hiroshima Dentetsu (street car) 3-min walk from "Hatchobori" station, 10-minute train ride bound for Ujina, Enami, Nishi Hiroshima, Miyajima＜Bus＞・12-min walk from Hiroshima Bus Center・5-min walk from Hatchobori Bus Stop・3-min walk from Shintenchi Bus Stop
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Momotaro11:00-21:30（Order stops at 21:00） Closed on Mondays/Shin-chan11:00-23:30 Closed on Mondays
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 90 minutes
- Other Information
- *Average budget （for per person）: Lunch from 1,000 yen, Dinner 1,000-2,000 yenMenu:Momotaro: Momotaro deluxe 1,312 yenShin-chan: Sobairi 810 yen
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A food theme park of okonomiyaki
There are 27 restaurants in Okonomimura, and the place is still very active and maintains the taste from a long time ago. This is a famous sightseeing spot in Japan. You won't be disappointed with the choice of restaurant in this food theme park. Even many local people visit here.
Momotaro, the representative restaurant of Okonomimura
Momotaro is the most famous place which started in 1951 and is operated by 2 women. Their pursuit was a light taste which you will never get tired of, even if you have it everyday. The sweetness of cabbage, volume of noodles and the balance is amazing. They have a lot of toppings such as kimchi and cheese. （The image below is that of "Deluxe", 1,312 yen including tax which contains meat, egg, squid, shrimp and noodles.）
Shin-chan, has kept the same volume since the opening and hidden ingredient seaweed
Shin-chan is one of the old restaurant that exists since Okonomimura was a group of stall shops. The large volume has not changed since their opening, and their appeal is that of an at-home atmosphere. The secret of the taste is hidden in the ingredient, Tororo Konbu, which is the seaweed soaked in vinegar and sliced in thick pieces. Their standard dish is "Sobairi" （810 yen）, which contains meat, egg and noodles.