Restaurants / Restaurant Guide


Araiya has not tampered with its century-old, tried-and-true menu. Choices range from simple donburi rice-bowl lunches to multicourse sukiyaki or shabu shabu dinners. For the duration of the celebrations, though, the new branch has introduced a special set-menu lunch that it calls Kaika Gyu-nabe (Civilization Beef Hot Pot), presenting the classic recipe in a way that works for those on 21st-century schedules.

In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.