Food and Dining in Nara

Nara Travel Guide

Dining in Nara introduces you to the ancient capital’s offerings of tempting local delights. These range from speciality sushi known as Kaki-no-hazushi to unique noodles like kudzu and a very thin wheat somen noodle, together with masterfully crafted wagashi sweets. 

Nara is a go-to destination for authentic Japanese dining experiences – sushi bars and noodle houses aren’t hard to find. For variety, hit the Higashimuki Kitamachi area in the heart of Nara which has burger houses and trattorias thrown into the mix.

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