Find out the restaurants you can eat for less

You think living in Japan is expensive?

There are many restaurants you can eat for ¥300-¥800, and they are all over the place! Make your search on google map and you will find one near you!!

Beefbowl
Udon
Tendon
Sushi
Ordinary


Yoshinoya
Yoshinoya

 

The most famous beefbowl shop in the world, having the shops in many Asian countries, and also in the United States. Fast, inexpensive and delicious beefbowl

 

Offered from ¥380 per bowl

 

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Matsuya
Matsuya

 


Shop offering not only beefbowls but also curry and combination meals.

 

Offered from ¥280 (mini size from ¥230).

To order, you will need to buy a ticket at the entrance.English menus are usually not available.

 

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Sukiya
Sukiya

 

The most numerous beefbowl shop in Japan, offering various toppings on the beefbowl.

 

Price from ¥280 (mini size from ¥230)

 

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Marukame Seimen
Marukame Seimen

 

 

 

 

 

Self service style Sanuki noodle restaurant. Sanuki is the most famous and most popular type of udon noodle that recently became renowned after the opening of the shop in Tokyo.

Udon offered from ¥280.

Refer to this link to see how to order.

 

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Hanamaru Udon
Hanamaru Udon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Along with Marukame Seimen, Hanamaru is one of the most famous Sanuki noodle shop. It takes the same style of ordering as Marukame Seimen, which actually is the way it is ordered in Kagawa prefecture.

Small Udon from ¥294.

See link for the menus offered at Hanamaru.

 

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Naka-u
Naka-u

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naka-u offers not only the udon noodles but also beefbowls and chickenbowls, and more side dishes compared to other 2 shops.

Udon is offered from ¥280 (¥140 for half size).

To order, you will need to buy a ticket at the entrance. English menus are usually not available.

 

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Ten-ya
Ten-ya

 

Probably the only chain store offering Tendon in Japan.

Tendon is usually offered from over ¥1000, but at Ten-ya, it is offered from ¥500.

 

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Sushiro
Sushiro

Revolving sushi for only ¥105 per plate! Definitely the most inexpensive sushi you can find.

 

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Kappa-zushi
Kappa-zushi

Revolving sushi also offered for ¥105 per plate. Famous for salad sushi.

Although this is a revolving sushi, you make your order from the touch panel menu. To check, you also need to press "会計" button in the tablet.

 

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Kura-zushi
Kura-zushi

Revolving sush from ¥105 per plate. Depending on the menu, there are sushis that comes with only 1 piece and 2 plates (¥210 per piece).

 

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Ootoya
Ootoya

 

The biggest Teishoku restaurant (restaurants that serve ordinary) in Japan. The restaurant offers a variety of menus including some of the in-season food.

 

Price ranging from ¥700- ¥1200 per set.

 

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Yayoi-ken
Yayoi-ken

A self serve style Japanese restaurant.

Pick the dishes you like and make your payment at the cashier. The refill of rice is for free!

 

Price ranging from ¥580 - ¥980

 

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Maido-Okini-Shokudou
Maido-Okini-Shokudou

Cafeteria style restaurant, where you take the prepared plate from the rack. Very enthusiastic on rolled egg. Although other menus are pre-cooked, rolled egg is cooked after the order.

Price ranging from ¥50 - ¥400 per plate.

 

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