If you are a fan of savory pancakes or frittatas, for that matter, then you will love Okonomiyaki. It’s a perfect blend between a pancake and a frittata.


Hiroshima is located very close to the Seto Inland Sea, ensuring that you always find delectable and fresh seafood here, especially oysters.

Momiji Manju

Momiji Manju is unique to Hiroshima! Small brown cakes, shaped like maple leaves are available at almost every shop here.


Hassaku is a popular fruit in Hiroshima. While it does resemble an orange, Hassaku has a bitter and sour aftertaste - it’s a cross between an orange and a lemon.

Grilled Conger Eel

Hiroshima’s Miyajima region is known for its abundance of grilled conger eel. The Japanese believe that eels can help you to beat the heat.

Shiru Nashi Tantanmen

Spicy Sichuan Dandan noodles served without any broth or as shiru nashi - noodles served in a tasty sauce sound delicious!

Setouchi Lemons

Hiroshima is the largest producer of these lemons in Japan - these are used in restaurants and patisseries across Japan.