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Tenmusubi no Takano
Tenmusubi no Takano, located near the subway station Sakurayama, is a long-standing omusubi (rice balls) specialty store established in 1977. The signature item of this highly popular store despite being located in a quiet residential area away from the main road, is Nagoya specialty tenmusu, an omusubi with a shrimp tempura inside! This place is said to be the origin of this tenmusu, enjoyed by locals and tourists alike since its establishment. Other than the original tenmusu, the store also has a choice of about 20 other types of omusubi using different ingredients including some specialty foods from all over the country and unique flavors that can only be found here.
- 3-8-4 Komabacho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi
- Contact No.
- 8-min walk from Sakurayama Station on Metro Sakuradori Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 11:00-17:30 Closed on Sunday, Monday, national holidays
- Other Information
- *Average budget （per person）: Up to 999 yen*Menu: Tenmusubi 110 yen, tenmusubi teishoku 730 yen, Shimonoseki uni 130 yen
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Commitment to Tenmusu, Passed on Since the Beginning
The omusubi of Tenmusubi no Takano are made using carefully selected ingredients including the rice, nori （seaweed） and the ingredients inside the omusubi. The restaurant has an especially strong commitment toward its long-time signature item tenmusubi, such as using its very own unique sauce and using a high quality refined oil for frying, which is changed every day.
Popular Tenmusu is Stuffed!
The most popular item is tenmusubi （110 yen）. Although in many other places tenmusu only have a shrimp tempura inside, the tenmusu of this place has a generous combination tempura of shrimp, corn, onion, carrots and mitsuba （Japanese herb）.
Taste of Japanese Home Cooked Meal
Also recommended is the tenmusubi teishoku （730 yen）, a meal featuring signature dish tenmusubi and several Japanese home-cooked style dishes such as okara （bean curd）, somen and miso soup with mitsuba and tempura bits. This is a popular dish that gives you the comfortable taste of a home cooked meal.