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Mitchan Sohonten Hatchobori

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Grill, Healthy, Japanese
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6-7, Hacchobori, Mashinakaku | 1F Churis Hatchobori, Hiroshima 730-8680, Hiroshima Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 82-221-5438
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Burlington, Canada
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good Okonomiyaki. The noodles were great. Several choices and prices available. Worth the wait if there's a line!

Thank Gordie W
Englewood, New Jersey
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I got off the train at Hiroshima I was looking for some place to eat. The lady at the information center suggested that I try Mitchan. It is located on the south exit of the station in a shopping complex. I had to go back in and down the stairs. Fortunately, I had a JR pass which let me... More 

Thank Sullykerry
Plano, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was highly recommended by our tour guide so we decided to give it a try. The wait was long, almost an hour. While my sister and I thought the food was tasty, big portions, my parents thought otherwise. It was also noisy.

Thank Treshachen
The Hague, The Netherlands
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98 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had to wait in line or twenty minutes, but our order had already been taken, so the wait for the food in this packed restaurant was reasonable. One can watch how the food is prepared which I found interesting. The food itself was excellent and I will certainly return. The okonomiyaki is eaten with chopsticks.

Thank Stephan1954
Level Contributor
42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had to wait for close to 30 minutes to get inside the branch in Hiroshima station and while the okonomiyaki was really good, I would not wait that long if I were the one to decide on where to eat. The sauce was very good as well as the soba and how it was cooked. Loved the slightly burnt... More 

Thank tonitanch
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

At 20.00 no people waiting for the entrance so we sat down and asked for the Okonomiyaki with everything on it. ¥ 1.500 for a plate and what a combination, what a dish! Enough as a diner. In 20 minutes we were gone, but what an experience. Not hard to find. Entering the north entrance of the station it is... More 

Thank Ad W
Dallas, Texas
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were in Japan for a total of 12 nights, so we planned for a few cheaper meals in between the more expensive meals. Mitchan was one of our cheaper meals and it was perfect. We did not try any other okonomiyaki on our trip, so we can't compare it to other places, but we DX special and thought it... More 

Thank Hoong Nan Y
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

In the basement of the JR train station. Go early as a line begins to form later during dinner hours and the restaurant is rather small. Cash only. No credit cards.

Thank Susan M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

The line was long, but moved rapidly (10 min tops). Also the waitress took our order in line, which sped up the process. However, the 3-star rating is because the okonomiyaki was not very good. It was not bad, but it was missing the variety of flavours and "kick" that I have tasted in other restaurants.

Thank Shauna F
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I visited there before 18, but I had to wait for 30 minutes. So you have to go as early as you can. I sat in front of counter, I can see how to cook Okonomiyaki!! A clerk asked me how he brought Okonomiyaki to me. On dish or teppan. Teppan is a hot plate. I chose on dish but... More 

Thank 千早 奈

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Grill, Healthy, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-7, Hacchobori, Mashinakaku | 1F Churis Hatchobori, Hiroshima 730-8680, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hiroshima
  • Phone Number: +81 82-221-5438

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?