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Nagoya Cuisine in Chubu Centrair Airport

Special Feature on Dining at Central Japan International Airport

What is Nagoya Cuisine?

Nagoya cuisine, Nagoya-meshi in Japanese, refers to the regional dishes born in Nagoya and its surroundings. This regional cuisine is characterized by the use of miso and tamari sauce (soy based sauce) which makes de dishes tastier. In this page you will find what kind of food is considered Nagoya Cuisine and where you can try it inside our airport.

Hitsumabushi

Restaurant name :
Maruya Honten

Hitsumabushi is barbecued eel broiled in tamari sauce. This dish has its own particular way of eating. The eel has to be divided in 4 portions: one will be eaten with rice, the second one with condiments, the third one with broth, and the last one as you like.

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Misokatsu

Restaurant name :
Misokatsu Yabaton

Miso-katsu is a breaded deep-fried pork loin cutlets with red soybean miso sauce poured on top that can be presented in various ways: on top of a rice bowl, hot plate with cabbage, skewered, etc.

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Miso-nikomi Kishimen

Restaurant name :
Yondaime Kagisaburo Miyakishimen.

This dish is a fusion of two elements of Nagoya Cuisine. On one hand, Miso-nikomi refers to a hot-pot noodle stew with a base of miso broth. On the other hand, Kishimen are flat and broad noodles. Both elements combined create this tasty noodle stew, part of Nagoya culinary specialties.

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Miso-nikomi Udon

Restaurant name :
Wakasachiya

Miso-nikomi udon is a hot-pot noodle stew characterized by its miso based broth, made with Hatcho-miso, a very tasty variation of red miso with a long history of fabrication in this area.

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Miso Oden

Restaurant name :
YATA

Oden is a dish of various ingredients stewed in soy-flavored broth or, the Nagoya specialty, miso broth. Miso Oden has a tastier flavor than normal oden due to the flavory red miso.

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Tenmusu

Restaurant name :
Meifutsu Tenmusu Senju Centrair Omiyagekan

Tenmusu is a Nagoya-style rice ball. What characterizes this rice balls is their smaller size, their fired shrimp filling that is sticking out from the rice ball and, their gently nori seaweed wrapping.

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Kishimen

Yondaime Kagisaburo Miyakishimen

Kishimen are flat and broad noodles typical from Aichi prefecture. It was created as a faster to boil faster to eat version of the Japanese Noodles. Kishimen is usually served in a hot soup; however it can be also served cold with sauce.

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Curry Udon

Restaurant name :
Wakashachiya

Udon is a Japanese dish consisting on thick noodles with soup, on which Nagoya has its original take adding curry in order to make it tastier.

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Tebasaki

Restaurant name :
Sekai no Yamachan

Tebasaki are deep-fried chicken wingtips, Nagoya’s chicken wings are famous nation while due to their tasty and slightly spicy pepper, salt and sesame seasoning. Sekai no Yamachan specializes in spicy Tebasaki, however different flavors can be found around the city.

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Nagoya Cochin Oyakodon

Restaurant name :
Torisanwa

Oyakodon, meaning parent and child bowl, is a chicken and egg rice bowl dish served all around Japan. However in Nagoya it is made with a high quality local breed of chicken called ‘cochin’, characterized by its deep flavor.

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Taiwan Ramen

Restaurant name :
Misen

Despite of its name, this dish is original from Nagoya. It is called Taiwan Ramen due to its spiciness, so fiery that reminds to Taiwanese cuisine, spicier than most of Japanese dishes.

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Ebi Fry

Restaurant name :
Maruha Shokudo

This Ebi fry or deep-fried shrimp, in English, have become part of the Nagoya Cuisine. It is characterized by its big size, approximately 20cm long. Eby Fry is served in many variations around Nagoya.

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Nagoya Cuisine Set Meal

Restaurant name :
Fu Fu Chaya

Fu Fu Chaya is serving a Set Meal that contains portions of many Nagoya Cuisine specialties, such as Ebi fry, Misokatsu and Kishimen. It is a good choice to try out various dishes at once.

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Suzunami Set Meal with Tebasaki

Restaurant name :
Suzunami

This seat meal includes various portions of Japanese dished and Tebasaki, the Nagoya Cuisine special. Try the delicious Suzuran’s Mirin sauce (rice wine cooking condiment).

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Teppan Napolitan

Restaurant name :
Pronto

Inspired by Italian pasta, this dish contains spaghetti with ketchup sauce and egg wash, served on a hot dish to maintain its temperature.

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