13 Best Halal Restaurants In Tokyo, Japan

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Melissa
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When it comes to food, Japan is known for its traditional, healthy (and raw), and tasty food. From sushi to ramen, etc., it’s safe to say that the Japanese have established their own kind of cuisine. But that doesn’t mean they are not inclusive. Surprisingly, there is also what you call halal authentic Japanese cuisine. This caters to Muslims and other halal eaters. With the increasing number of tourists from around the world, it is good that they have provided options for halal eaters as well. Here is a list of the best halal restaurants in Tokyo, Japan for you. Happy eating.

1. Gyumon

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One popular Halal restaurant in Tokyo known for gaining the attention of the Muslims is Gyumon in Shibuya. Here you can expect high-quality Halal food as all the dishes are cooked by a Muslim chef in a grill only used for halal cooking. All their meat is halal-certified as well. The place is also considered one of the most authentic Japanese experiences since as its smoky and intimate setting is compared to typical yakiniku places.

Gyumon

Address: 3 Chome-14-14-5 Shibuya, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan

Website: Gyumon

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 5pm - 4am; Sat - Sun, holidays: 5pm - 11pm

2. Kappou Yama

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Dine in style and eat at halal Japanese Kappou Yama, who is known for their gourmet halal dishes. Certified by Japan Halal Foundation, this restaurant has been serving the halal community for more than 30 years now. They also have a whole kitchen just for halal dishes and some Muslim chefs who cook the food. To taste some of their food, you have to book an appointment or order online through their website. We highly recommend you try the halal bento to have a fun and filling lunch experience.

Kappou Yama

Address: 15, Chuo Ward, Saitama, 338-0014, Japan

Website: Kappou Yama

Opening hours: 7pm to 9pm (by appointment only)

3. Saido

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Saido is a popular local eatery that is often called the “hideaway”, and is known for its animal-free versions of Japanese comfort food. The restaurant doesn’t use any animal products or artificial additives and instead incorporates healthy options that everyone can enjoy. Apart from vegan dishes, there are also halal options. Another thing to look forward to when you dine here is its superb selection of sake and herb drinks.

Saido

Address: 2 Chome-15-10 Jiyugaoka, Meguro City, Tokyo 152-0035, Japan

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Opening hours: Thu - Tue: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm (closed on Wed)

4. Yakiniku Panga

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Tucked near Ueno Park, this certified halal yakiniku joint offers one of the best wagyu feasts in Japan. The restaurant purchases the whole cattle directly from the market and then prepares the halal yakiniku. You can taste a A5-grade wagyu, juicy Satsuma beef, and other wagyu favorites here. Apart from steak, they also serve meat sushi and varieties of salads and soups. Additionally, the restaurant’s menu is 100% halal, so Muslims can order anything they want without worry.

Yakiniku Panga

Address: 3 Chome-27-9 Taito, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0016, Japan

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Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 5pm - 10pm

5. Annam Indian Restaurant

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Don’t be fooled by its name. Annam Indian Restaurant does not only serve Indian food but they also serve halal food as well. This popular restaurant has been around since 2008 and is known for its quality and reasonably priced food. They were formed by a group of Indian chefs but their dishes showcase the diversity of flavor. The Annam Indian Restaurant is located in the heart of the Tokyo and is a minute away from Ginza station making it attractive and easily accessible. There’s no way you’re not leaving Tokyo without trying one of their halal dishes.

Annam Indian Restaurant

Address: 8 Chome 10 Ban building B1F 8-10-8 ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061-Japan

Website: Annam Indian Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

6. Sekai Cafe

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Sekai Cafe takes its mission from the word Sekai which means “the world”. This lovely and inclusive cafe aims to be the place where people from all over the world can eat together. No matter what dietary restrictions you have because of your religion, ideology, or allergy, Sekai cafe has a menu for you. They serve vegan dishes for those allergic to animal products, organic for those who prefer additive-free ingredients, and halal meat for the Muslims. The best part? They have free Wi-Fi, a power socket for every seat, and English-speaking staff who are readily available.

Sekai Cafe

Address: 1 Chome-18-8 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan

Website: Sekai Cafe

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 9:30am - 8pm; Fri, Sat and days before public holidays: 9:30pm - 10pm

7. Tentei

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Go crazy on tempura, fish, and their other halal dishes in Tentei. This restaurant is highly recommended for the traveling foodie. Here the food is fresh and not oily, unlike your ordinary tempura dishes. Each order is respectively chosen and fried in front of you so you know it is clean and of quality. The staff are also very friendly and accommodating in case you have special requests for your food.

Tentei

Address: 8-6-3 Ginza Shimbashi Hall B1F, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

Website: Tentei

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 3pm, 5:30pm - 9:30pm (closed on Sun)

8. Halal Cafe & Sushi Akasaka Saryo Ouka

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If you’re looking for the best of both worlds, then come to the first ever halal Japanese-style cafe in Tokyo, the Halal Cafe & Sushi Akasaka Saryo Ouka. This lovely cafe serves the highest quality halal sushi, Wagyu Beef, and Japanese confectionery (such as anmitsu, pancake, and dainagon) in the city. There is no alcohol and no animal materials used in the food as they guarantee everything to be 100% halal. It is strategically located just seven minutes away from Tokyo Metro Tameike-Sanou station and even has a praying room which customers are welcome to use.

Halal Cafe & Sushi Akasaka Saryo Ouka

Address: Level B1, Sankaido Bldg, 1-9-13 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tōkyō-to, 107-0052 Japan

Website: Halal Cafe & Sushi Akasaka Saryo Ouka

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12:30pm - 3pm, 6pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)

9. Origami Asakusa

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The thing about Origami Asakusa is that their food not only look good (enough for pictures) but it also tastes good. That and the fact that the restaurant is also inclusive that even Muslims can enjoy their authentic Japanese cuisine without worrying. They have a specific kitchen for preparing the halal food which is prepared by their Muslim staff. They also have a prayer room and a facility for Wudu. Should you be seeing your friends or holding meetings and events, they also have a private room for those special occasions.

Origami Asakusa

Address: 1-chōme-2-8 Hanakawado, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 111-0033

Website: Origami Asakusa

Opening hours: 11:30pm - 3pm, 5:30pm - 9pm (daily)

10. Honolu Ebisu

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So you like Ramen but want it halal? This place got you covered. Go to Honolu Ebisu, one of the most popular halal ramen restaurants in Tokyo. This lovely restaurant has a Muslim-friendly menu waiting for you. They serve ramen, gyoza, and even takoyaki. Located just seven minutes from Ebisu Station on foot, it should be easy to spot. They also provide free WiFi connection for those who need to use the internet. Taking pictures and sharing them on social media are also allowed and welcome.

Honolu Ebisu

Address: 1F, 1-23-1 Ebisuminami, Sibuya-ku, Tokyo 105-0022, Japan

Website: Honolu Ebisu

Opening hours: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm (daily)

11. Naritaya Asakusa

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Another notable halal ramen shop is the Naritaya Asakusa. This halal-certified ramen shop in Asakusa is for everyone (including Muslims) to enjoy authentic ramen without worrying. At the front door of the shop, you’ll already notice their halal certificate as they are proud to be certified by the Japan Islamic Trust. One can order their food through their easy-to-use ticket machine. There is also a prayer room on the second floor that guests are welcome to use. Just inform the staff if you when you would like to pray so they know when to serve your food.

Naritaya Asakusa

Address: 2 Chome-7-13 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan

Website: Naritaya Asakusa

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm

12. Tokyo Chinese Muslim Restaurant

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Just a three-minute walk from Kinshicho, this is first ever halal Chinese restaurant in the city, the Tokyo Chinese Muslim Restaurant. Here expect the highest quality of halal food as it is prepared by their in-house Muslim chef. They don’t have serve pork and everything else is made by beef sourced from a halal-certified American company and a halal butcher in Saitama. They even have a small prayer room where guests are welcome to pray before or after their meals. The restaurant serves alcohol but is not in the menu. Feel free to ask their friendly staff though.

Tokyo Chinese Muslim Restaurant

Address: Kotobashi, 2-18-6, Sumida, Tokyo, 130-0022 Japan

Website: Tokyo Chinese Muslim Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am – 11pm (daily)

13. Ise Sueyoshi

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A popular halal restaurant among tourists and locals is Ise Sueyoshi, another halal-friendly food establishment in Tokyo that has English speaking staff and offers delectable traditional kaiseki cuisine. The menu here is composed of mouth-watering set courses and halal options. Another highlight of the restaurant is you can watch the chef artistically prepare your food from the counter seat. The restaurant has a very strict no perfume policy as it is a fragrance-free space where wearing perfume/cologne can hinder your own and other guests’ dining experience. Please also note that there is an age restriction here where the minimum age to enter is 15.

Ise Sueyoshi

Address: Japan, 〒106-0031 Tokyo, Minato City, Nishiazabu, 4 Chome−2−15 水野ビル

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Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 5pm - 9:30pm (closed on Sun)

Enjoy halal cuisine in Japan without worrying

We know the stress of thinking about where to eat when you travel to another country. Especially for halal eaters, it gets challenging to look for available places that cater to halal food. It’s a good thing that Japan has plenty of options, starting in Tokyo. Enjoy the healthy and halal certified food – whether it’s sushi, ramen, or gyoza – as there’s always a dish for you. Some restaurants also have prayer rooms. Enjoy Japanese cuisine without ever having to worry and eat in one of the best halal restaurants in Tokyo, Japan.

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Melissa is a 20-something-year-old storyteller from Manila. She's been to Europe and Asia but still dreams of going around her home, the Philippines. When she's not traveling, you can find her in...Read more

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