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Where to Eat Vegan and Vegetarian in Miyazaki


June 29, 2018

While there are only a handful of fully-fledged vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Miyazaki prefecture, there are still plenty of options available for herbivores dining out. Browse the list of tried and tested favourites below, curated with the help of past and present, non-meat eating Miyazakians.

※Disclaimer: Only part of the pictures we used in this article are from the real places. We will try and upload food and restaurant pictures from all the real locations as soon as possible!




Sky Café Zeal

Located on a small hill overlooking the forest, river, and sea, this beautiful café in Kaeda serves a buffet-style lunch made from produce grown in the adjacent greenhouse. There is also a shop next door that sells organic sweets and snacks, and clothing and toiletries. The café offers a vegan bento box (with brown rice and 4-5 dishes) and makes sugar-, egg- and dairy-free Christmas and birthday cakes to order. They also do catering for parties and events.

Hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am-6:00pm, Sun 11:30am-4:00pm
Price: 1,000¥ on weekdays and 1,500¥ on weekends; bento box is 700¥
Venue: 〒889-2161 宮崎県宮崎市Kaeda, 加江田6411
Map-Code (GPS): 843 188 336*55





Known for its meat-free Chicken Nanban, this cozy, 7-table eatery across from the Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum also offers Japanese meals, curry, and taco rice. All the dishes are vegan (except for one or two desserts that have honey) and are made using organic, seasonal vegetables. The restaurant, open for lunch and dinner, also has an impressive organic drink selection, including jasmine tea and grain coffee.

Hours: Mon-Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm, Mon-Thu 6:00pm-8:30pm, Fri-Sat 6:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm
Price: Prices for lunch and dinner sets range from 1180-1500¥
Venue: 〒880-0032 宮崎県宮崎市霧島4丁目106番地
Map-Code (GPS): 66 349 687*56
Website(Japanese): http://www.cafe-chago.com/




Café Vis a Vis
Vegetarian, with vegan options

This small vegetarian café in Miyazaki City has a changing daily menu featuring different salads, mains, and desserts. Many of the dishes are also vegan, including vegetable curry, zucchini and pepper fritters, potato spring rolls and friend burdock. Follow their Facebook page to see daily meals; the restaurant will open for dinner upon request.

Hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am-5:00pm
Price: 1,000¥ ~
Venue: 〒880-0803 Miyazaki-ken, Miyazaki-shi, Asahi, 1 Chome−3, 旭1丁目3−12
Map-Code (GPS): 0985-26-7666
Facebook (Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/visavis77cafe




Saishokutei Kokoro
Vegetarian, with vegan options

Ask for the vegetarian or vegan experience at this tiny restaurant in Miyazaki City and be surprised and delighted at what the chef cooks up for you.

Hours: Mon-Thur, Sun, Holidays:17:00p.m.-00:00a.m. (L.O. 23:30), Fri, Sat, Days before Holidays: 17:00 p.m.-02:00a.m.
Price: 1,000¥ ~
Venue: 〒880-0002 中央通6-28 2F, Miyazaki, 宮崎県
Map-Code (GPS): 66 290 444*21
Phone (Japanese): 0985-27-7333




Fruit Ohno
Vegetarian, with vegan options

“Oh no” is the last thing you’ll say when trying any one of the delicious parfaits at this award-winning fruit parlor in downtown Miyazaki. Vegans can try any of the dairy-free juices or request a parfait without ice-cream.

Hours: Mon-Sat 11:00am-10:30pm
Price: 1,000~1,500¥
Venue: 〒880-0002 Miyazaki-ken, Miyazaki-shi, Chūōdōri, 1−22 ばんぢろビル
Map-Code (GPS): 0985-26-0569
Website(Japanese): http://www.miyazaki-fruit-ohno.com




Every Bowl
Vegetarian and vegan options

Build-your-own-bowl is the concept at this new addition to Aeon Mall, where you can choose your own noodles, vegetables, salad leaf and sauce to create a healthy, filling meal for just 980¥. All ingredients are locally sourced and organic where possible, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. Eat-in or take your food to go!

Hours: Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Price: 980¥~
Venue: 宮崎県宮崎市別府町江口862-1イオンモール宮崎内
Map-Code (GPS): 66 325 214*05
Website(Japanese): http://www.everybowl.jp/




Vegetarian and vegan options

There are two daily curries on offer at this Tachibanadori wine bar, one of which is vegetarian and can be requested vegan. Happy hour is from 5:00pm-7:00pm.

Hours: Mon-Sat 11:00am-12:00am; Sundays and holidays 11:00am-5:00pm
Price: 950~1050¥
Venue: 〒880-0805 宮崎県宮崎市橘通東3丁目4−9 落合ビル 4F
Map-Code (GPS): 66 291 453*56
Phone(Japanese): 0985-29-7414




Vegetarian and vegan options

This authentic Nepalese curry house has a good selection of vegetarian curries, like spinach and potato bean, served with rice or freshly-baked naan. Curries are made fresh to order and can be requested vegan.
Hours: Mon-Sun 10:30am-3:00pm; 5:00pm-11:00pm

Price: 1,500~2,000¥
Venue: 〒880-0927 Miyazaki-ken, Miyazaki-shi, Gendōchō, 葉山217−1
Map-Code (GPS): 66 169 887*70
Website(Japanese): https://www.hotpepper.jp/strJ001185814/




Good Days
Vegetarian and vegan options

Soy meat tacos and avocado bagels can be enjoyed alongside American favorites like French fries and onion rings at this Cali-Hawaiian surfer café, close to Aoshima beach. There is indoor and outdoor seating, with TV and takeout service.
Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm (last order at 5:00pm)
Price: 1,000~2,000¥
Venue: 〒889-2151 Miyazaki-ken, Miyazaki-shi, Kumano, 熊野1330
Map-Code (GPS): 843 248 551*13
Website(Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/thegooddays/




Upper Yard
Vegetarian and vegan options

Another Cali-Hawaiian café in downtown Miyazaki that serves vegan tacos along with several other offerings that can be tweaked and substituted to your needs.

Hours: Mon-Sun 12:00am-11:30pm
Price: 1,000~2,000¥
Venue: 〒880-0805 Miyazaki Prefecture, Miyazaki, Tachibanadorihigashi, 3 Chome−5−33
Map-Code (GPS): 66 291 307*86
Facebook(Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/UPPER-YARD-Cafe-Bar–174350279310476/




Dining 912
Vegetarian and vegan options

Delicious sushi, pizza, salads and vegetable tempura are all up for order on the vegetarian menu at this California-inspired restaurant in the heart of Saito City. The owners are super friendly and accommodating and are happy to make substitutions upon request.

Hours: Wed-Mon 11:30am-2:00pm; 5:30pm-9:00pm
Price: 1,500~2,000¥
Venue: 〒881-0033 Miyazaki Prefecture, Saito, 大字妻912−10
Map-Code (GPS): 219 093 169*12
Facebook(Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/dining912/




Vegetarian and vegan options

The avocado tempura alone is worth a visit to this late-night dining spot in downtown Saito. The Italian-inspired menu features other delicious vegan snacks, such as fried spaghetti, as well as several salads and vegetarian pizzas and pasta.

Hours: Wed-Mon 6:00pm-12:00am
Price: 1,000~2,000¥
Venue: 〒881-0016 Miyazaki-ken, Saito-shi, Mifunechō, 2 Chome−84-2
Map-Code (GPS): 219 063 679*46
Facebook(Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/Food-Bar-OaSiS-456978794331100/?rc=p




Menya Tomato Ramen
Vegetarian and vegan options

The veggie ramen bowl is to die for at this ramen shop, with a wide range of toppings and sides to choose from, including onions, shredded garlic and basil rice. Popular with students, the dishes are reasonably priced and made fresh to order – ask them to skip the dashi for a vegan meal.

There are different locations with different opening hours all over the prefecture. To find the store closest to you, please take a look at our article about Menya Tomato Ramen: https://en-miyazaki.com/food/menya-tomato-ramen/




Vegetarian and vegan options

Cucumber, mushroom, corn, avocado and okra rolls are some of the vegan options available at this popular conveyer-belt sushi chain. The menu also features edamame, egg rolls, French fries, fresh pineapple, mochi, candied sweet potato and egg custard.

Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Price: 1,000~2,000¥
Venue: 〒880-0834 Miyazaki-ken, Miyazaki-shi, Shinbeppuchō, Eguchi−889−1
Map-Code (GPS): 66 324 377*80
Website(Japanese): http://www.hamazushi.com/hamazushi/menu/




Vegetarian and vegan options

If you can stand the smell of barbecue, this popular yakitori chain offers a few vegetarian and vegan options as well, including shiitake, green pepper, shishito pepper, garlic toast, tomato slices, potato salad, radish salad, onigiri, rice and noodles. The Takanabe branch is a particularly jovial spot.

Hours: Fri-Sat 5:00pm-12:00am; Sun 5:00pm-11:00am; Mon-Thu 6:00pm-12:00am
Price: 1,000~2,000¥
Venue: 〒884-0002 Miyazaki-ken, Koyu-gun, Takanabe-chō, Kitatakanabe, 大字北高鍋字七反田 288
Map-Code (GPS): 219 136 692*66
Website(Japanese): http://www.masuko-net.com/2009/megumiya/05_menu/index.html