Yagenbori Hassho

Worth the wait! A popular Okonomiyaki restaurant that is representative of Hiroshima Prefecture

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Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake)

Yagenbori Hassho is a top class popular restaurant, even within Hiroshima City that has many Okonomiyaki restaurants. People line-up in front of the restaurant every day, and it has a great deal of media coverage.

The cooking time for the Okonomiyaki is 20-30 minutes. The Chinese noodles inside the Okonomiyaki are grilled until crisp, and their texture is also superb. It is nice to be able to eat at a reasonable price, despite it being carefully prepared by an experienced artisan. Okonomiyaki for take-away is also available. As well as Okonomiyaki, one can also enjoy ox tongue and seafood Teppanyaki (Japanese iron griddle cuisine). Enjoying the Teppanyaki whilst the Okonomiyaki is cooking is recommended.


  • A restaurant that is so popular that people to line-up for it.
  • The most popular dish is the Okonomiyaki’s “Soba-niku-tama” (Okonomitaki with pork and noodles)
  • If you are seated at the counter, you can watch the food being prepared over the iron griddle in front of your eyes.
  • Since it takes 20-30 minutes for the Okonomiyaki to cook, enjoying a Teppanyaki dish while waiting is recommended.
  • Open only in the evenings.


  • The exterior

    The exterior

  • Soba-niku-tama
(Okonomitaki with pork and noodles)

    Soba-niku-tama (Okonomitaki with pork and noodles)

  • Teppanyaki


  • The interior

    The interior


  • 周琬婷


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Name in Japanese
薬研堀 八昌
Postal Code
10-6 Yagembori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima
Business Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 4:00pm-10:30pm
Sundays and public holidays 4:00pm-9:00pm
Mondays (the following day if it falls on a National holiday), the first and third Tuesdays of the month, New Year’s holiday.
1,000-2,000 yen
About 8 minutes on foot from the Hiroshima Dentetsu Main Line Kanayama-Cho Station
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)