SomChai Thai Restaurant is one place where you can taste the best of Asian cuisines. Apart from being an expert in Thai dishes, they also offer Vietnamese and Nepalese items on their menu. The food served here is colorful and spicy. They also offer a vegetarian menu for veggie lovers. It has some amazing Pad Thai, Coconut Soup with tofu and noodles, curry dishes, and pumpkin dessert with a combination of lime caramel sauce. It is a small restaurant with only five tables. The kitchen is in the open area that makes their cooking techniques clearly visible.
Travelers can get a taste of the luxury at Kise Bettei Hotel & Spa by visiting their main restaurant, Chura-Nuhji. One of the leading Italian chefs in Japan, Tsutomu Ochiai, owner of La Bettola Da Ochiai in the Ginza district of Tokyo, was specially brought in to design the menu. The chef creates innovative, gourmet Okinawan cuisine by preparing the finest of Okinawa's traditional ingredients (Ishigaki beef, Aguu pork, fresh seafood and local produce) with modern techniques. Lunch is the more affordable option, but dinner here would be divine. Guests are advised to be formally attired; people wearing sleeveless shirts and sandals will not be admitted.
Jakkepoes is an American styled restaurant that specializes in pancakes and other dessert items. It was opened in the year 2008, and slowly became a popular hangout place for a number of tourists, as well as locals. Pancakes are made using original recipes that were passed on from generations ago. They also have a variety of other American dishes for you to order. It is a budget friendly place, and ideal to visit on a weekly basis.
Decorated with simple wooden tables and cane chairs, this bay-facing restaurant exudes nothing but charm. Specializing in fresh seafood, expect to see clams, prawns and local fish on the menu. The key to their fantastic dishes is traditional ingredients fused with inventive recipes. Asian figurines, old barrels and the famous pirate’s wheel make for a whimsical atmosphere.
Tea is a very important part of Japanese tradition and food culture. This beverage came to Japan as a medicinal drink from China in the 700s and was available only to priests and some rich people. It became a popular drink much later, when people gathered at tea parties and played games around it. If you want a taste of the traditional Okinawan tea, Bukubuku, you have to visit this tea shop. It is made from jasmine tea and toasted rice served with foam on the crown. The staff here will show you how to make the foam by beating the tea with a whisk made of wood. One can also add crushed peanuts served with the tea to enjoy it even more.
Koba's, situated atop a hill in Ginowan City, is only five minutes away from ANA Laguna Garden Hotel. Windows span the entire length of the restaurant so that diners can take advantage of the panoramic view of the East China Sea. At night, the city lights create a dazzling backdrop to a romantic French meal. Though the emphasis is on French food, the chicken curry is the most popular lunchtime dish. The restaurant boasts a selection of French wines, as well as an unlimited drink plan for parties. A prix fixe menu is available for parties of 14 or more.
When the food that you're eating makes you happy, you should know that it's from the Greek kitchen. And at the Little Greek Kitchen, you would thoroughly relish the Meze-an assortment of various dishes such as fresh bread or pita with hummus, meat tenderloin salads, and many other dishes-and there are also drinks to go with the food. You could also try the Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie). What's more, Pamela, the owner and the chef, serves feta, dips and sauces that are handmade in her kitchen. The ambience of the restaurant is so much home-like, and the view of the beaches is mesmerising. So don't hesitate to take on the place with your family or friends and indulge in the Meze like the Greeks would!
Cozy environs, comfy seating, ambient lights and great food-that's Cafe Gozza, a restaurant whose menu is filled with cuisines of the world. The Chef does not believe in tagging his food, and his kitchen is pretty much a stage for creating new flavours and experimenting with a variety of ingredients. So you could try the variety of pastas they serve, and the salads are delicious. The fried catfish, and the shrimp preparation, are fine seafood dishes in there, and you could even call for the sausage pizza. They serve steak, and pork loin sandwich even! Pair up the excellent food with some wine, or any other drink of your choice, and you've just had a meal that's absolute delic.
Dessert Labo Chocolat is one of Okinawa's favorite joint for cakes and various other desserts. Owner and Chef Yoshiyuk Tajima is the brain of this venture. The place serves one of the best macaroons, with a wide range of flavors. Dessert Labo Chocolat also takes wedding orders and designs beautiful and delicious wedding cakes as per demand. Guests often visit Dessert Labo Chocolat for its soft and fluffy chocolate cakes. Various creatively packed and beautifully wrapped cakes can be purchased to gift friends and loved ones. Few tables are also set up for customers to relax and enjoy every bite of their dessert.
Sweets Cafe O'Crepe is a confectionery store located in Naha. Sweets Cafe O'Crepe serves breakfast, lunch, snacks, dessert and delicious crepes. All the dishes prepared are freshly made by carefully chosen ingredients. At Sweets Cafe O'Crepe, custom made orders are also taken for wedding gift confectionery, birthday or wedding cakes, party orders, etc. The staff and service at Sweets Cafe O'Crepe is good, very welcoming and helpful. The chef here is trained with immense experience. A great place to awaken one's sweet tooth.
Guacamole Burrito Truck is am amazing mix of American fast foods. They've got guacamole (Mexican avocado salad), carnitas (Mexican preparation of pork or lard), picadillo (Latin beef dish), burritos and quesadillas. There are also drinks to go with the food, and outdoor seating. The food is delicious and the flavours are authentic, as Kentaro, the owner and chef of the food truck, lived in California before he started this business, and now makes lip-smacking items, here in Okinawa. After you're done eating, you could even sign over the truck, leave comments over it; the truck takes it all in its stride! The quirky and creative food truck with tasty food should not be missed.