• May 20, 2016

    Okinawa Soba Soup At Onna Station Nakayukui Market

    Okinawa Soba Soup At Onna Station Nakayukui Market CONTRIBUTED BY JENNIFER GILES Last week I wrote about Onna Station Nakayukui Market and all it has to offer visitors and shoppers. But of all the…
  • March 30, 2016

    Kaneku – Oceanview Soba Restaurant

    CONTRIBUTED BY MARISSA MATSUZAKI While soba dishes are served all over Japan, Okinawa Soba is a unique regional version made with wheat flour instead of buckwheat. I like the idea of enjoying this…
  • March 7, 2016

    Muran Café

    CONTRIBUTED BY LACEY SOILEAU After a weekend at Okuma, my little family and I decided to venture across the island and take a scenic tour up north. Our little drive found us near Camp Gonsalves (Jungle…
  • Gate 1 Tacos | Okinawa Hai
    April 24, 2015

    Gate 1 Tacos and Antoshimo-Ticket Restaurants

    CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY BUREK I love the tacos in Okinawa! They look like the hard-shelled type and are a bit crunchy, but have the flexibility of a soft taco. The fillings are always simple- but fresh,…
  • April 17, 2015

    Haebaru Drive In Restaurant

    CONTRIBUTED BY BOB ROBERTS We recently stopped at an Okinawan family restaurant called Haebaru Drive In Restaurant. The front of the building proudly proclaims that it was established in 1972. The…
  • Akebono Ramen Oroku l Okinawa Hai!
    February 11, 2015

    Akebono Ramen Oroku

    CONTRIBUTED BY ALLI M. If you find yourself down in Naha and don’t have an idea of where to stop and eat, you can try Akebono Ramen. I think this is a place where the local businessmen come to grab…
  • Hamahiga Food Café l Okinawa Hai!
    January 12, 2015

    Hamahiga Food Café

    CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZA GROFF If you find yourself on Hamahiga for a day of kayaking, kite surfing, or other adventures, I recommend that you splurge and spend 500 yen on Okinawa soba from this local…
  • Igokochiya Izakaya in Yaka l Okinawa Hai!
    December 15, 2014

    Igokochiya Izakaya in Yaka

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Charming atmosphere, hospitable owners, and creative craftwork await you alongside some delicious meals at Igokochiya Izakaya. The restaurant is a new addition along…
  • Bangasa Restaurant l Okinawa Hai!
    December 12, 2014

    Bangasa 和食処ばん傘

    CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZA GROFF We worked up an appetite on our weekend expedition exploring the Nakagusuku Castle Ruins and Nakamura House. While those are both worthwhile cultural visits, our meal at…
  • Cha Bira Okinawa Dining l Okinawa Hai!
    November 28, 2014

    Cha-Bira Dining

    CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZA GROFF If you're looking for a fun atmosphere and some real Okinawan cuisine, check out Cha-Bira Dining on 58 near Nago. The colorful awning is painted with jovial drinking shisa…
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