Happy New Year 2019 everyone!
Anyone just got back from Japan? We do hope you had a pleasant journey and holidays whilst in Japan. Was it easy to find Halal food or prayer facilities there? We understand, one of the common challenges faced by Muslim travelers is to find Halal food. Worry not, we have compiled the Top 10 Most Popular Halal Restaurants in Halal Navi 2018 . Psst - Download them now and thank us later.
*drumroll* Ready for some delicious Halal Japanese cuisine - Keep your handkerchief closed before you drool all over the place!
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We are thrilled to announce the Top 10 Best Halal Japan Restaurant of 2018, here we go - At number 10th ...
10) Hanasakaji-san, Tokyo -Updates on 10/10: This restaurant is no longer operating.
Credit photo: Halal Navi app Feeling a little chilly on the streets of Shibuya? Shabu-shabu is just the right dish for you to warm yourself up. Thinly cut meat is accompanied with a boiling hot aromatic vegetable broth, you'd be be tantalized in minutes! Do take note to let the restaurant know in advance that you wish to dine with the halal dishes.
|Opening hours||Weekdays: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm / 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm / Weekends: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
|Address||3-22 Sakura-bldg. B1, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0031 Japan|
9) Naritaya Halal Yakiniku, Kyoto
Credit photo: Halal Navi app If you so happen to be at Maruyama park and decided to eat a prime meal, there is a nearby restaurant that will surely leave an unforgettable dining experience you'll always remember while in Kyoto. Why? Naritaya Halal Yakiniku serves only the selected part of prime halal meat comes directly from Miyazaki prefecture. We recommend the marbled beef brisket and wagyu for the melting experience you can never imagine. *Bonus* there is a prayer room just next door!
|Opening hours||12:00 pm - 10:00 pm|
|Address||Rinkacho, 422-2, 1F, Higashiyama-ku, Kyōto, 605-0062 Japan|
|Website||Naritaya Halal Yakiniku|
8) Ayam Ya Okachimachi, Tokyo
Credit photo: Halal Navi app So you've kind of overdid it with the shopping in beautiful Japan? HAHA, don't worry...you won't be leaving the country by eating junk foods. We've got you covered! This halal certified restaurant serves the most affordable and slurp-iest ramen noodles. Order their popular dish; rich chicken ramen to experience a flavourful thick broth that you will be begging from days on end, hehehe. *Bonus* Masjid Assalam Okachimachi is nearby.
|Opening hours||11:30 am - 3:00 pm / 5:00 pm - 10:00pm|
|Address||4 Chome−10−1 Yamada Building, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to, 110-0016 Japan|
7) Shinjuku Gyoen Ramen Ouka, Tokyo
Credit photo: Halal Navi app Have a heat with the spicy ramen challenge? Well then, prepare your taste palate and get ready to choose the different types of spiciness level in their ramen broth! Check out their chicken meatballs while you're it, heard it is the juiciest and tastiest one yet!
|Opening hours||Weekdays: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm / 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm / Weekends: 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm|
|Address||Shinjuku 1-11-7 , Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-0022 Japan|
|Website||Shinjuku Gyoen Ramen Ouka|
6) Gyumon Shibuya, Tokyo
Credit photo: Halal Navi app Wanna get the similar BBQ grilling experience like the Japanese? Look no further, Gyumon Shibuya is the place for you. Tell your wallet to be just a little bit... nicer with you so that you'd be having a happy belly at the end of your Japan trip! Remember to call them in advance to book your reservation.
|Opening hours||12:00 pm - 5:00 am / 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm|
|Address||3-14-5 Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0002 Japan|
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5) CoCo Ichi Curry House of Akihabara, Tokyo
Credit photo: Halal Navi app Come and try on Japanese curry on the birthplace - Coco Ochi Akihabara. All curry lovers, how awesome it is you could make your very own CoCo ICHI curry by customizing the rice portion, spice level, and optional toppings. You can order a chicken cutlet curry with cheese & plain curry without any toppings. Still, want more? Take home your curry bento with you!
|Opening hours||24 hours|
|Address||1F Uchio Matsunaga Bldg, 16 Kanda Matsunaga-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō-to, 101-0023 Japan|
|Website||CoCo Ichi Curry House of Akihabara|
Yihaaa, Matsuri famous takoyaki, and okonomiyaki at number 4! Can still feel the juicy taste of the fillings *gulp*
Credit photo: Halal Navi app Nyums, finally an authentic Halal Japan takoyaki! Matsuri serves Halal Japanese dishes, including ramen, okonomiyaki, takoyaki and more to cater to the needs of Muslim travelers. Not only that, you got to try on “Samurai” ramen, a noodle dish that uses no animal products or alcohol in its preparation - a perfect place for our vegetarian friends to try on authentic ramen.
|Opening hours||11.00 am - 2.00 pm / 5.00 pm - 11.00 pm|
|Address||3-27-17 Yoshino Fukushima-ku Osaka, Osaka, Osaka, 553-0006 Japan|
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3) Naritaya Asakusa, Tokyo
Credit photos: Halal Navi app If you are rushing and in need of souvenirs, why not enjoy your meal and shop at the same time? Yes, you read that right, at Naritaya Asakusa, you could find T-shirts and other goods sold in the storefront of the restaurant. It is very convenient as you can directly make your meal selection by ordering and paying the meal at the ticket machine, and they also provide a selection of Kid's Menu. All at one - Eat, Shop and Pray in the restaurant!
|Opening hours||Weekdays: 11.00 am - 10.00 pm / Weekends: 8.00 am - 8.00 pm|
|Address||Asakusa 2-7-13, Taito, Tokyo, 111-0032 Japan|
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2) Naritaya Ramen Osaka, Osaka
Credit photo: Halal Navi app Need a midnight snack? Naritaya Ramen Osaka provides delivery for halal bento! The recently opened restaurant is on everyone's lips, especially among the travelers! For those who wonder, that is because it is the only restaurant that can fulfill to serve halal hamburg set menu as requested by many Muslim customers.
|Opening hours||Weekdays: 11.00 am–3.00 pm, 5.00 –10.00 pm / Weekends: 12 pm - 10 pm|
|Address||1-7-23 Higashishinsaibashi, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0083, Japan|
|Website||Naritaya Halal Ramen Osaka|
And of course, everyone was (still is) in love and blown away with the authentic, jaw-dropping taste of Japanese signature dish Halal ramen by none other than the famous -
1) Ramen Honolu Ebisu, Tokyo
Credit photos: Halal Navi app A two levels restaurant serving the famous variety of flavoured Halal chicken ramen. You got to explore the taste and textures in its ramen creations! Slow-cooked from scratch topped with all-natural tender chicken breast, the broth is denser and heavier than you'd expect. It comes with its seasoned Japanese gyoza, firm on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside, a dish that's sure to make your friends drool with envy.
|Opening Hours||11:30 am - 2:30 pm / 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm|
|Address||1F America Bldg., 1-23-1 Ebisuminami, Sibuya-ku, Tokyo, 105-0022 Japan|
|Website||Ramen Honolu Ebisu|
Halal Navi app - surely is making it easy for you to get around town, help you to find the best Halal places to eat, nearest mosques and all the information you need to find halal restaurants all over the world especially in Japan! See - with one app, ALL of these problems can be easily addressed!