Renka opened fifteen years ago by a family who originally came from Northern China. Their most popular dishes are the Cha-han rice dishes, Ramen noodles, Gyoza meat-filled dumplings steamed and fried, Sweet and Sour meat dishes and Ebi-Chili Shrimp in Chili sauce among others.
When asked about special diets, the staff said it would not be a problem to have dishes made without meat or fish or MSG. The main dishes for dinner start at ¥500 yen for vegetable dishes (some accompanied by slices of meat), fried meats, sweet & sour meat and vegetable dishes, Ramen noodles, Rice dishes as well as Gyoza, salads, desserts and other side dishes. Alcoholic drinks start at ¥400 and sodas, tea from ¥200. Kept bottles of whiskey (Snack bar style) are also available for the regular night-time drinking customers.
No English speaker or English menu available, but there are pictures on the menu outside the front door and the staff are easy to communicate with even in broken Japanese.
Opening Hours: 11:00-14:00, 17:30-22:00
Closed: Sundays, National Holidays and 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Address: 2-7-7 Yokogawa-cho, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, 733-0011
Telephone: 082-232-3987 (Mobile: 090-9413-4365)
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Access: Cross over the main road from Yokogawa Station and turn right after the Matsumoto Gakki music store, 1 block down on the right side (opposite an old style kissaten coffee shop) is Renka Homestyle Chinese restaurant.