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[Mishima Unagi]

Delicious eel from the waters beneath Mt. Fuji

Mishima is so famous for its water that it's sometimes even called "The City of Water". The water comes from subterranean rivers beneath Mt. Fuji, and in it swim the unagi (freshwater eels) which go on to become firm and delicious "Mishima unagi" without the excess fat and characteristic pungency. Mishima unagi is representative of this region, and picking your absolute favorite among the many restaurants that vie with each other to serve the very best is a great way to spend a visit.

Places to try Mishima unagi

● Unagi Sakuraya
Address 13-2 Hirokoji-cho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka
Phone The Mishima Chamber of Commerce and Industry
+81-55-975-4520 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Closes early when sold out)
Holidays Every Wednesday (Open if Wednesday is a holiday)
Price Unaju (rice box with 2 slices of eel) 3,750 yen
Access Approx. 15-minute walk from "Mishima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
URL http://www.sakura-ya.net/
● Shokusai Arakawa Maruhei
Address 4-16 Chuo-cho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka
Phone +81-55-975-0068 (Japanese only)
Opening hours Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Last order: 2:00 p.m.) Dinner 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Last order: 9:00 p.m.)
Holidays Every Wednesday
Price Unaju 3,500 yen
Access Approx. 10-minute walk from "Mishima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.

updated on Sep 29, 2017

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