Nagoya is famous for its one-of-a-kind food culture. There are so many different local dishes that the term Nagoyameshi (meaning "Nagoya cuisine") has come to be used. Its biggest characteristic is its rich flavors, and it is gaining popularity all throughout Japan.
NAGOYAMESHI EXPO is an event held among restaurants within Nagoya, and through the purchase of tickets, lets you enjoy all sorts of Nagoyameshi, from the traditional to the new, as you walk from restaurant to restaurant.

The event spans 50 days from October 1 (Sun) to November 19 (Sun), 2017, and tickets are sold from September 1.
There are two types of tickets: a set of 2 for 1,240 yen and a set of 5 for 3,000 yen. Tickets can be purchased at Oasis 21 i Center and the Nagoya City Tourist Information Center in Kanayama, as well as some participating restaurants, major hotels in Nagoya, Ticket PIA, eplus, etc.

After purchasing tickets, look for restaurants and menus you are interested in from the official pamphlet and official website. The amount of required tickets differs by menu. Don't worry if you are not comfortable ordering in Japanese, as all you need to do upon arriving to the restaurant is hand over the necessary number of tickets to the staff. Next, just wait for your food to be brought before you.


  1. Only food from menus registered with NAGOYAMESHI EXPO can be eaten using tickets.
  2. Tickets cannot be used before or after the event period.
  3. Please note that refunds cannot be given for leftover tickets.
  4. Check the official website ( for details (Japanese only).

See participating restaurants which offer service in foreign languages below.

Restaurant nameAvailable language(s)
KaLaPaNa English
Yamamotoya Souhonke Chinese
Hirono   Tonkatsu restaurant English, Chinese, Korean
Hirono   Temmusu restaurant English, Chinese
Nagoya Butahachido   Osu restaurant English
Nagoya Butahachido   Fushimi main restaurant English
Bar Gusha  English (simple)
Chojutei Chinese
Nagoya Miso Curry Labo English
Makamaka   Nagoya-style Japanese dining English, Chinese
Makamaka   Seafood kushiage English, Chinese
Ginza Lion   SakaeChika restaurant English, Chinese
Usakoya English
Nishiasahi   Cafe, restaurant, and guest house English
Nakamura   Western dining English
Sakatsuya   Fushimi restaurant Chinese
Sente   Casual tavern, Meieki Nishiguchi restaurant English, Chinese 
Sente   Grilled kushiyaki, Meieki Sasashima main restaurant English, Chinese
Shimono Ishiki   Marunouchi tempura cuisine English, Chinese
Shimono Ishiki   Main restaurant English, Chinese
Hitotoki Cafe   Nagoya Crown Hotel lounge English
Dining & Cafe HoiHoi   Sakae 3-chome restaurant English

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