The main dish on a recent visit with a large group - everyone was incredibly impressed with the quality and taste of everything we ate (Photo: Sandra Isaka)

Ohya's Zou-no-ie Restaurant

Great Southeast Asian food in a charming environment

Sandra Isaka   - 1 min read

The town of Ohya, just outside of Utsunomiya in Tochigi Prefecture, does not offer many food options. However, it does have one truly outstanding restaurant, 'Zou-no-ie'. Run by Mr. Saito and his wife, it is a 'must' for anyone visiting Ohyaji Temple and the Shiryokan, a historical museum located in an impressive quarry. The restaurant is open from 11:30 - 14:00 and 17:30 - 21:30 (last order 20:45). It is closed on Mondays. There is parking available for 10 cars. To contact them in Japanese or English, call 028-652-1422.

Sandra Isaka

Sandra Isaka @sandra.isaka

As an intercultural consultant & Japan travel specialist with 20 years in Japan, I love sharing my favorite places with others.