Special Feature Buddhist Cuisine

Fukui prefecture is home to traditional Buddhism and you can enjoy Buddhist cuisine at venues not least Eiheiji Temple.
Buddhist cuisine refers to dining style and dishes based on the Buddhist precepts that are served in Buddhist temples and mountain monasteries for ascetic training.
Buddhist cuisine comprises mainly plant-based food excluding animal-source food (meat and fish).
Here are suggested venues that serve Zen precept–based vegetarian Buddhist cuisine focusing primarily on respectful cooking of food stuff, hospitality and gratitude.

Free

local cuisine Ookubo Chaya

大久保茶屋

Fukui-shi

Taste of Fukui, Soba / Udon, Izakaya / Bar, Café / Sweets, Set Meal, Rice Bowl with Toppings, Tonkatsu (Deep Fried Pork Cutlet) / Deep Fried Food, Hot Pot Dish / Casserole, Curry, Traditional Japanese Sweets / Powdered Green Tea

  • Opening Hours:Normally 10:00-22:00 (reservations required after 17:30), April 10:00-22:00
  • Regular Closing Day:No holidays
  • Warning for Allergic Diners
〜¥1,999
¥2,000〜4,999

This is a cherry blossom viewing teahouse located halfway up Mt. Asuwa, which is famous for its cherry blossom viewing. About 10 minutes by taxi from Fukui Station. This is a restaurant where you…

Free

Lunch Kaiseki Bar Seafood Tempura Seafood Pizza Eel WAKAZAKURA Cafe & Bar SAKURA

若桜 カフェ&バルさくら

Awara-shi

Izakaya / Bar, Café / Sweets, Seafood Dishes, Eel, Tempura, Kaiseki Cuisine / Traditional Japanese Cuisine, Tonkatsu (Deep Fried Pork Cutlet) / Deep Fried Food, Pizza, Chinese Cuisine

  • Opening Hours:Retail: 11:00 - 16:00 / Weekday lunch: 12:00 - 14:00 / Dinner: -18:00 - 21:30 (LO) / *Saturday and Sunday reservations can be negotiated
  • Regular Closing Day:Wednesday
  • Warning for Allergic Diners
〜¥1,999
¥2,000〜4,999
Vegan, Vegetarian Negotiable

3 minutes walk from JR Awara Onsen Station. We operate banquets, bento boxes, catering, cooking, and a cafe and bar directly managed by the fish shop. Enjoy delicious food and drinks in a spa…

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