Wakagiri is a great place for your first night out in Nozawa. They have plenty to choose from and it’s fairly close to our accommodations.
Location: E6 on our town map – One of the first you come to when heading into town from Lodge Nagano, Central, or Villa Nozawa. It is down a little lane way on the right in an A frame shaped entrance.
Type of food: Japanese meals & lunch sets! Plenty of options from sushi to udon to tuna sashimi rice bowls!
The Plug: This is often a great place to start when you first get to town. It is a large place with a good English menu and great selection. The staff are all great especially their little 3 year old, the owners son, who will give you a greeting when you come in.
House Specialty: Fried Squid Legs and Katsu Pork Fillet
Average Price of a meal: 900 Yen
Be sure to check out Wakagiri and other restaurants around Nozawa Onsen on our free restaurant and bar guide