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About the Popular Location “Itoman City,” in Okinawa Prefecture

“Itoman City Tourism Promotion Video_Meals (Japanese Version)” (糸満市観光PRムービー_食事編(日本語版)) produced by “itomancityhall” is a video introducing popular cuisine that can be enjoyed in Itoman City (糸満市, Itoman-Shi), Okinawa Prefecture (沖縄県, Okinawa-Ken).

There's tons of delicious food introduced in this video, such as classic Okinawan cuisine, and deserts that are ranked highly on Japanese review sights. We recommend taking notes!
Enjoy delicious food near the ocean of Okinawa!

In this video, two women visit sightseeing spots in Itoman City, Okinawa, and introduce exquisite gourmet dishes.
Which one has your mouth watering?

Classic Cuisine of the Popular Japanese Tourist Destination “Itoman City, Okinawa”

Image of Okinawa Soba Noodles
Photo:Okinawa Soba Noodles

Itoman City in Okinawa Prefecture, has a lot to offer when it comes to gourmet food.
Since the cultures and recipes of China, Southeast Asia, and the Unites States have had influence on Okinawan cuisine, it is quite different from what you can find in other parts of Japan.

There are many restaurants and eateries in Itoman City that serve delicious Okinawan food. Let's take a look and see what they've got!

If we're talking Okinawan dishes, there's “Goya Chanpuru,” a type of bitter melon and fried meat, “Okinawan Soba,” and “Soki Soba Noodles” characterized by its refreshing soup, are some of the famous dishes of the area.
In the video, you can see the delicious “Okinawa Soba Teishoku (Set Meal)” and “Honejiru (Bone Soup),” at 0:06 in the video.

Here are some recommended locations with traditional Okinawan cuisine: “Rafuthy”- a typical Okinawan meat dish, “Ishigaki Beef”- excellent to eat as a steak, “Taco Rice” with tomato-based salsa over rice, “Pork Egg,” “Ninjin Shirishiri” (Grated carrot stir-fried), “Irabu-jiru (Soup), and “Tofuyo” (Okinawa-style fermented Tofu)- a classic menu item of Okinawan dinner.

As introduced from 2:22 in the video, if you enjoy these typical Okinawan dishes with Okinawa's Awamori at night, you're sure to be satisfied with your trip.
Enjoy sightseeing and Japanese food in Itoman City!

Popular Ingredients and Deserts in “Itoman City, Okinawa”

There are some slightly different ingredients and cooking methods, as well as some delicious desserts.

The Farmer's Market “Itoman Umanchu market,” in Nishizaki town (西崎町, Nishizaki-Cho) in Itoman City, is a place where you can purchase fresh Okinawan ingredients like “Shima Rakkyo” (a type of leek), and “Umi Budo” (sea grapes) at affordable prices.
This is introduced in the video from 0:28.
In addition to Okinawan ingredients, fresh vegetables are also sold.
The fish market “Osakana Center” near Umanchu Market, which is introduced at 0:48 in the video, sells fresh seafood.
It is a luxurious place where you can enjoy fish dishes while eating and walking around in style. This is a must-see spot for those who love to eat.

Additionally, in Itoman city, desert menus such as “Red Beni Tarts,” “Sata Andagi (Okinawan Donuts),” shaved Ice, “Shirokuma,” and Mango are also popular.
After lunch, why not try these deserts to top off a delicious meal.
Eat plenty of delicious food in Itoman city, with its amazing Okinawan cuisine!

Summary of the Popular Japanese Tourist Destination “Itoman City, Okinawa Prefecture”

Image of Bibi Beach Itoman
Photo:Bibi Beach Itoman

“Itoman City Tourism Promotional Video_Meals (Japanese Version)” produced by “itomancityhall” is a video introducing gourmet food that can be enjoyed at the popular Japanese tourist destination “Itoman City, Okinawa Prefecture”

Good meals are an important thing to consider when traveling.
You can dine at hotel restaurants or local ramen shops, but don’t you think that you'll be able to enjoy your trip even more by trying some of the local cuisine?

Come visit Itoman City, Okinawa, and visit its many tourist attractions, including “Okinawa Peace Memorial Park,” “Himeyuri Peace Memorial Museum,” “Himeyuri Tower,” and “Bibi Beach Itoman.”

【Trip Advisor】Itoman City

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Last Updated : Feb. 26, 2022
鈴木 正孝(Masataka Suzuki)
A writer born and raised in Asakusa, Tokyo who loves traveling and novels
Enjoy the Okinawan Food of Itoman City, Okinawa! Introducing All the Okinawan Dishes You Could Ever Want to Try! This Video, Which Showcases a Number of Delicious-Looking Okinawan Dishes, Is Not to Be Viewed on an Empty Stomach!
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