Restaurants

Top 10 Must-Visit Restaurants in Miyako Island!

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Miyako Island is not just about enjoying its beautiful sea and nature, but also savoring delicious meals. In this article, we introduce the top 10 recommended restaurants in Miyako Island, which offer attractive menus featuring fresh seafood, creative cuisine using local ingredients, and exquisite sweets. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the gourmet scene of Miyako Island!


Umai Mono Sakaba Yoshino Shoten

If you’re looking for delicious food during your trip to Miyako Island, we highly recommend Umai Mono Sakaba Yoshino Shoten. We offer a variety of dishes made with fresh fish from the Genkai Sea, which is flown in from Fukuoka’s fish market every day, as well as home-cooked meals based on Doug’s mother’s recipes. Our restaurant has a calm atmosphere and is beloved by local customers. You can enjoy homestyle dishes such as fresh sashimi, miso soup, and oden, as well as a wide selection of alcohol, including Okinawan awamori and Japanese sake. Why not spend your evening in Miyako Island at Umai Mono Sakaba Yoshino Shoten?

Address535-5 Higashisato, Hirara, Miyakojima City, Okinawa 1F
Phone number0980-79-7284
Business Hours18:00-23:00
ClosedWednesdays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/DRmpVaVk6SzDUxh48
Access12 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://yoshinoshoten.com/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/yoshinoshoten/
Budget¥4,000 – ¥4,999
ParkingNone
Payment methodsCredit cards accepted (VISA, Master, JCB, AMEX, Diners), electronic money accepted, QR code payment available
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking.
Number of seats43 seats
Private roomsNone
Reservation for private partiesAvailable (up to 20 people)
ChildrenAllowed

Umarizuma – Traditional Uchinanchu House

At Umarizuma, you can experience the traditional atmosphere of Miyako Island inside a recreated building featuring the red-tiled roofs, telephone poles, and thatched roofs of the island’s past. You will be welcomed by two shisa lions at the entrance, and once you step inside, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported back to old Miyako. You can enjoy dishes made from delicious local Miyako ingredients, including Miyako beef steak. Live performances of traditional Miyako Island music played on the sanshin are held every day. The antiques and decorations displayed in the restaurant offer a glimpse into the island’s rich history. As the restaurant has irregular holidays, we recommend checking their official website or contacting them by phone before visiting. If you want to experience the culture and history of Miyako Island while enjoying delicious food and music, be sure to visit Umarizuma.

Address556 Hirara, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa
Phone number0980-79-0335
Business Hours17:00〜Last
ClosedIrregular
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/gD9bLCrzNmxGprXC8
Access13 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://umarizuma.com/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/umarizuma38/
Budget¥2,000~¥2,999
ParkingNone
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking
Number of seats90 seats
Private roomsAvailable (for 2, 4, 6, 8, 10-20, and 20-30 people)
Private rentalAvailable (for 50 or more people)
ChildrenAllowed

Seawood Hotel KOMAJIMA

Seawood Hotel KOMAJIMA is a “panoramic resort” located at the northernmost point of KOMAJIMA, resembling a town where you can stay like living there. The entire resort exists as one town within KOMAJIMA, allowing you to enjoy the sea and nature while taking a stroll. From the guest rooms, you can overlook the expansive ocean and lush nature. The food features dishes made with fresh local ingredients, with Beach House Restaurant KISSHO and the Japanese restaurant “Kissho KOMAJIMA” available for dining. The hotel also has hot springs, esthetic salon, and fitness gym, making it a recommended resort stay for those who want to fully enjoy their vacation.

Address484-7 Shimoji, Miyakojima-shi,Restauran
Phone number0980-74-7888
Business HoursLunch 11:30-14:30, Dessert 14:00-17:00, Dinner 18:00-21:30
Closed
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/m22JJEfpvcQ3aMgQ9
Access19 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://www.seawoodhotel.com/dining/kissho-we/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/restaurant_kissho_official/
BudgetLunch¥6,600~¥22,000
ParkingAvailable
Payment methodsCash, credit cards accepted

Kitchen Mihorin

This restaurant serves delicious cold Miyako soba made with local ingredients from Miyako Island. The chewy noodles are topped with plenty of Miyako Island-produced mozuku seaweed, grated daikon radish, and green onions, which go well with the Japanese-style broth. Squeezing lemon or seasonal citrus like shikuwasa over the dish adds a refreshing sourness that makes it even more delicious. The taste is loved not only by locals but also by visitors, and once you try it, you’ll be hooked. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and is perfect for meals with family and friends. If you visit Miyako Island, be sure to stop by this restaurant.

Address870-2 Ueno, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa
Phone number0980-76-3641
Business Hours11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
ClosedSundays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/LiRJmZQPGZ4nU2k6A
Access14 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Website
SNS
BudgetLunch¥~¥999 / Dinner ¥1,000~¥1,999
ParkingAvailable
Payment methodsNo credit cards, no electronic money
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking.
Private roomsNone.
Reservation for private useAvailable.
OtherTakeout is available.

Sushi Genya Miyakojima

When you come to Miyakojima, be sure to visit Sushi Genya Miyakojima. Despite being located on one of Japan’s most remote islands, this restaurant serves sushi and tempura made from carefully selected ingredients sourced not only locally, but from all over Japan. The ingredients are transported with the utmost care and attention to detail, and are prepared and served on the same day. For ingredients that benefit from aging, they are specially processed by the restaurant before being aged for 3-4 days during transport. The restaurant has a calm atmosphere, and the sushi and tempura made by the skilled chefs are all exquisite. This is the perfect place for those who want to savor the taste of Miyakojima.

Address985-6 Hirara Nishizato, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone number0980-79-7882
Business Hours5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
ClosedWednesdays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/Zjs8Vzn7TgV8LdMF9
Access10 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://sushi-genya.co.jp/pages/okinawa-miyakojima
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/genya_miyakojima/
Budget¥5,000~¥6,000
ParkingAvailable
Payment methodsCredit cards accepted
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking.
Number of seats24 seats.
Private roomsAvailable (for 4, 6, or 8 people).
Private rentalAvailable.
ChildrenAllowed.

BRUAL Churrasco & Burger

BRUAL Churrasco & Burger is a gourmet burger restaurant that uses freshly baked whole wheat buns for their burgers. Located just a 5-minute walk from the beautiful Pai Nagama Beach, this restaurant serves burgers made with hearty Miyako beef patties and their own original BBQ sauce and mayonnaise that are sure to satisfy your taste buds. All burgers are made to order, ensuring that they are served fresh and hot every time. This restaurant is a must-visit for burger lovers looking for a delicious and satisfying meal.

Address269-2 Hirara Shimosato, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone number0980-79-7344
Business Hours[Lunch] 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM [Dinner] 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
ClosedThursdays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/qMXFuz8qug3y8jAq6
Access12 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://brual.okinawa/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/brual__hamburger_churrasco/
BudgetLunch¥1,000~¥1,999 / Dinner ¥5,000~¥5,999
ParkingAvailable
Payment methodsCredit cards (AMEX, JCB), electronic money
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking.
Number of seats42 seats.
Private roomsNone
Reservation for private useAvailable.

Inamaru Shokudo

Inamaru Shokudo is a restaurant on Miyakojima Island where you can enjoy Sapporo ramen made with noodles from Nishiyama Seimen. The most popular item on the menu is the Sapporo miso ramen, which is made by the owner, who is originally from Sapporo. They also serve “Hakusai Punch,” a garlic soy sauce ramen recipe directly from the popular Sapporo restaurant “Ramen Bunta.” The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner, and is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays. If you want to experience the addictive taste of their ramen, be sure to visit Inamaru Shokudo.

Address338-11 Hirara Shimosato, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone number0980-79-9321
Business Hours[Lunch] 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM [Dinner] 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
ClosedWednesdays and Thursdays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/TJZc8qR54seiEi1v6
Access12 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Website
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/inamaru_miyako/
Budget~¥999
ParkingAvailable
Payment methodsCredit cards
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking.
Number of seats8 table seats, 16 sunken-floor seats, 6 counter seats.
Private roomsAvailable (for 8 people).
OtherPets allowed, takeout available.
LocationOverlooking the sea.
ChildrenAllowed.

PAINAGAMA BLUE BOOTH

Located right in front of the beautiful PAINAGAMA beach, PAINAGAMA BLUE BOOTH is a cafe that offers unique and delicious menus using local ingredients from Miyako Island. Their signature dishes include the “Miyako Dog,” a hot dog made with local ingredients, and “Chanpuru Soft,” a soft-serve ice cream mixed with various island flavors. This cafe is perfect for a takeout or dine-in snack while enjoying a stroll or beach time at PAINAGAMA. The cafe even has a swing in the yard, which kids will love to play on. PAINAGAMA BLUE BOOTH is closed on Mondays and open from 9:00 to 18:00. If you’re looking for a delicious cafe experience in Miyako Island, why not visit PAINAGAMA BLUE BOOTH?

Address247-2 Shimozato, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa
Phone number0980-79-0898
Business Hours9:00-18:00 
ClosedMondays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/mTZuQhS3wsiDgiTg7
Access13 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttp://miyakojima-pbb.com/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/miyako_pbb/
Budget¥1,000~¥1,999
ParkingNone
Payment methodsNo credit cards, no electronic money
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking/there is a smoking area outside.
Number of seats35 seats
Private roomsNone
ReservationNot available for private reservation
OtherBreakfast available, takeout available
LocationOverlooking the sea
ChildrenAllowed.

Shiro Farm’s Go at Cafe

Welcome to Shiro Farm’s Go at Cafe, the popular goat farm and petting zoo on Miyako Island! Here, you can interact with cute goats in the famous goat pyramid, milk and feed them, and enjoy a relaxing time with your family or significant other. The goats, who serve as staff by eating weeds in the fields, provide a unique and natural atmosphere that is sure to soothe your soul. In addition, the cafe offers a variety of locally sourced products, including aloe vera juice, udon noodles, leaves, and seedlings, which make great souvenirs. You can also enjoy drinks like aloe vera juice at the on-site parlor. The cafe is open from 11:00 am on weekdays and 10:00 am on weekends and holidays, with the yagi bar open from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Come and relax with the goats at Shiro Farm’s Go at Cafe.

Address214-1 Miyakoku, Ueno, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone number0980-79-7900
Business HoursWeekdays 11:00-18:00, Weekends and Holidays 10:00-18:00, Yagi Bar 18:00-22:00
ClosedIrregular holidays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/GYYzpcL5AfYWcmjv6
Access14 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://www.goatcafe.jp/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/goatcafe33/
Budget~¥999
ParkingAvailable
Payment methodsCredit cards (VISA, Master, JCB, AMEX, Diners), electronic money
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingAll seats are non-smoking (including the entire park)
Number of seats45 seats
Private roomsNone
ReservationAvailable
OtherPets allowed, takeout available
LocationOverlooking the sea
ChildrenAllowed, strollers allowed inside the store

Dining Bar ‘ Ekolu 

Dining Bar ‘ -Ekolu- offers both Hawaiian and Okinawan cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious food until morning. Live ukulele performances are held, and karaoke is also available. If you want to enjoy the nightlife in Miyakojima, be sure to visit here. In particular, we recommend the Hawaiian plate, which allows you to savor the flavors of Hawaii. Since the restaurant is open until morning, it is also available after drinking parties. Why not spend a memorable night with delicious drinks?

Address3F-B D-Court II Building, 562-1 Hirara-shimojiri, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa
Phone number0980-79-5561
Business Hours20:00 to 5:00
ClosedThursdays
Google Maphttps://goo.gl/maps/ob8ScCuq1wKzDoUQ6
Access13 minites by car from Miyako Airport
Official Websitehttps://dining-bar-ekolu.owst.jp/
SNShttps://www.instagram.com/ekolu_miyakojima/
Budget¥3,000~¥4,000
ParkingNone
Payment methodsCredit cards (VISA, Master, AMEX, DINERS, JCB, UnionPay), no electronic money accepted
Facilities and Equipment
SmokingSmoking is allowed in all seats.
Number of seats30 seats
Maximum banquet capacity30 people
CounterAvailable
ReservationAvailable
SofaAvailable
Private rentalAvailable for private rental
Wi-FiAvailable
Band performanceAllowed
TV/ProjectorAvailable
All-you-can-drinkAvailable
Celebrations/SurprisesAllowed
PetsNot allowed.