This restaurant specializes in fresh fish and seafood dishes derived from the local Seto-naikai area. In our course, there was beautiful platters of raw fish (sashimi), grilled chicken, deep fried vegetables, sauteed fish, sauteed hotate scallops, miso soup, and a rice dish at the end. Many of the people in my group enjoyed a variety of sake served warm and cold, one of their featured sake is “dark lord” which was really quite tasty and I am not a big sake fan. They also had a variety of Shochu from the Kyushu island areas. A few of us were enjoying the cold draught beers and others in our group had “chu-hai” a juice and shochu cocktail that is quite mild, sweet and popular at Japanese izakaya pubs.
Wakana is located not far from the Tokyu Hands department store, walk right up the road that has a YMCA sign over it from the main street car street (AIOI dori). There is also a travel agent with a Tully’s coffee shop on the corner of the street you should turn down. Walk a few blocks and after you pass the large car parking building, turn down the last small side street on the right before you see the next semi-main street with the YMCA building’s rear entrance on the other side. If you turn down the right street, you will soon see the restaurant sign or hanging white banner in front of the shop for Wakana in Japanese Kanji writing like this: わか菜
Hours: Monday to Friday Lunch: 11：00～13：30 Dinner: 17:00-22:30 17:00-22:30 (last order) no lunch on Saturdays Closed Sundays and Holidays
Address: Hiroshima city, Hatchobori 8-5 Onoki bld.1F Address in Japanese: 広島県広島市中区八丁堀8-5 大野木ビル 1Ｆ Tel: 082-221-7326
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