Your Definitive Guide to Dining at Mt Fuji in Japan
Mt Fuji Restaurants
Fujiyoshida Udon Restaurant
This cozy restaurant serves up delicious udon noodles made from locally sourced flour. The broth is light and flavorful, and the toppings are fresh and plentiful. Make sure to try the tempura udon for a little extra crunch.
Timings: 11 AM - 3 PM; closed on Thursdays
Price Range: ¥800-¥1,200 ($7.50-$11)
Location: 1st floor near the souvenir shop in the Fifth Station Visitor Center
Menu/Cuisine: Udon noodles, tempura, and donburi bowls
Houtou Fudou is a traditional Japanese restaurant that specializes in serving Houtou, a famous noodle dish from Yamanashi prefecture. The broth is made from pumpkin and miso, and it is served with vegetables and chicken.
Timings: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Price Range: ¥1,000 - ¥3,000 per person
Location: 3640-1, Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken, 401-0301
Sumibi Yakiniku Himawaritei
If you’re looking for a good meal, with stunning upside-down reflections of Mt. Fuji, on a good day, then Sumibi Yakiniku Himawaritei is where you should go. Known for yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) at reasonable prices, we recommend you get the Family Set that is enough for two. It includes 12 items, including 8 different cuts of meat, salad, rice, and other dishes. Another delicacy is the thickly-cut Salted Tongue made with beef!
Timings: 5pm - 11pm
Price range: Up to ¥ 3,000
Location: 7364-2 Funatsu , Fuji kawaguchiko Machi, Minami Tsuru-gun , Yamanashi
Menu Highlights: Salted tongue, kimchi, Natto Bibimbap
Cisco Coffee is a slice of San Francisco in Japan. With a carefully curated selection of third-wave coffees, it’s perfect to grab a hot cuppa and sandwich. They also have homemade pies, dessert and cakes. With a great view of Kawaguchiko Lake, head here after wandering around for a welcome break.
Timings: 9:30 AM to 5 PM; closed on Wednesday.
Price Range: ¥1,000-¥2,500
Location: Near the Kawaguchiko Lake, 927-1 Kodachi, Fuji Kawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken, 4010302
Menu/Cuisine: Coffee, sandwiches and pies
One of the best ramen restaurants in the area, Ramen Kaneyuki is a food truck with seating spaces around it, under a tent. The pork and lobster ramen is best, and without unnecessary frills.
Timings: 11:30 AM - 8 PM
Price Range: ¥900
Location: 401-0301 309-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture
Menu Highlight: Pork ramen
Tetsuyaki is a cozy restaurant that serves traditional Japanese cuisine with a focus on yakiniku, or grilled meat. The restaurant offers a wide variety of meats to choose from, including beef, pork, and chicken. The must-try dish here is the Wagyu beef, which is grilled to perfection and served with a special dipping sauce.
Timings: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Closed on Wednesdays)
Price Range: ¥2,000 - ¥4,000 per person
Location: 3213-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken, 401-0301
Menu Highlights: Teriyaki Chicken, Beef steak in Yakiniku (garlic) sauce.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Mt Fuji Restaurants
Yes, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes near Mt Fuji that offer a variety of cuisines.
There are many options for eating at Mt Fuji. Some popular areas to find restaurants are in the towns of Fujinomiya, Kawaguchiko, and Yamanakako.
The cost of eating at Mt Fuji can vary depending on the restaurant and the type of cuisine. Some restaurants may be more budget-friendly, while others can be more expensive.
There are several budget-friendly options for eating at Mt Fuji, such as food stalls, cafes, and local eateries. Some examples include Houtou Fudou and Ramen Kaneyuki.
There are many different cuisines available at restaurants near Mt Fuji, including traditional Japanese, French, Italian, and more.
The best restaurant for you may depend on your personal preference and what type of cuisine you are looking for. However, some popular options include Ramen Kaneyuki, Sumibi Yakiniku Himawaritei, Houtou Fudou and more.
The opening hours of restaurants near Mt Fuji can vary, but many restaurants are open for lunch and dinner. It's best to check the specific restaurant's website or contact them directly for their hours.