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Must eat!Special feature that you want to eat when you go to Ise-Shima

Ise-Shima, which is rich in nature, has a mild climate, and is blessed with abundant food from both the sea and the mountains, so much so that it was called "Miketsukuni".Miketsukuni is a place with a history of offering food to the emperor since ancient times.
In particular, there are high-quality marine products unique to Ise-Shima, such as spiny lobster, Anori puffer fish, and abalone caught by divers.
Ise lobster and abalone, which are typical local specialties, are still offered to the Ise Jingu Shrine to pray for a bountiful catch, on days when the ban on fishing is lifted.
Mie Prefecture, which is also famous for producing tea, is home to the certified Mie brand "Ise tea".
In this special feature, we will introduce carefully selected restaurants in Ise City where you can eat the specialties of Ise-Shima.

Speaking of Ise-Shima, it is a specialty that you cannot miss!

Ise-Shima is famous for its seafood, and there are many restaurants where you can taste fresh seafood such as spiny lobster and abalone.

Ise-Shima is famous not only for its seafood, but also for its tea, and the mild climate of Mie Prefecture is suitable for growing tea.We also recommend Ise black tea and Japanese black tea, which use Ise tea with a rich flavor.
We will also introduce shops where you can buy spiny lobster and Ise tea as souvenirs.

Shops in Ise City where you can taste spiny lobsters and buy them as souvenirs

Spiny lobster is the largest shrimp in Japan, and there is a ban on fishing for spiny lobster, which is from May to September to protect the spawning season.
The opening date is usually from October 10st, so the best time to eat spiny lobster is from November to March.
 In addition, spiny lobster is certified as a "Mie Brand", which is registered as an excellent specialty product unique to Mie Prefecture that has passed various standards.

In this special feature, we will introduce shops in Ise City where you can taste spiny lobster and recommended shops where you can buy it as a souvenir.

Yamatoan Kuroishi's Shedding Ise Lobster: A phantom shedding Ise Lobster that you can enjoy with its soft shell

Yamatoan Kuroishi, located in Yamatocho, Ise City, is a Japanese restaurant that was founded in 41. You can enjoy kaiseki ryori, seasonal a la carte dishes, and Matsuzaka beef, which are mainly seafood from Ise Shima, at reasonable prices. It's a shop.

There are many variations of spiny lobster dishes, such as sashimi, salt-grilled, and miso-nabe.
Yamatoan Kuroishi's recommended dish is the phantom shedding spiny lobster, which you can taste right after shedding its head and shell.
If you're lucky, you may even be able to see the moment when the spiny lobster sheds its skin in the aquarium inside the store.

Address125-2 Yamatocho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-24-9614

Taiki's Ise Lobster Set Meal: You can choose from 3 types of Ise Lobster dishes

A 2-minute walk from Kintetsu Ujiyamada Station, “Daiki” is a long-established Japanese restaurant that is a purveyor of the Imperial Household Agency and the Jingu administration.

You can choose from three types of spiny lobster, which is the main part of the "Ise lobster set meal": Ikezukuri, Onigara-yaki, and Gusokuni.

“Ise Nigiri Shunkeimori”, which is made by serving spiny lobster and local nigiri sushi in Ise Shunkei bowls, is also one of our recommended products.
Ise Shunkei is a traditional lacquerware of Ise City, characterized by its rustic and beautiful reddish-brown wood grain.It is durable and practical because it is made of a single piece of cypress.

There is also a spiny lobster course where you can taste 2.5 pieces of spiny lobster cooked in various ways.
Set meals, makunouchi bento, and hand-kneaded sushi are also available at reasonable prices.

Address2-1-48 Iwabuchi, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-28-0281

Ebimaru's Live Spiny Lobster: You can enjoy both sashimi and grilled spiny lobster

"Ebimaru" in Okage Yokocho is a fisherman's restaurant with a signboard of spiny lobster. There are also big fishing flags that are hung on the boat.

At Ebimaru, you can taste fresh Japanese spiny lobster just taken out of the store's fish tank.
Spiny lobster is served from autumn to spring (October to April), and you can choose between sashimi or grilled.

Ebimaru's special "Fisherman's soup" made with shrimp, crab and fish husks, and "Today's seafood bowl" topped with today's recommended seafood, mainly local and seasonal seafood, Ise-Shima “Nishoku-no Tekone-zushi”, where you can enjoy Tekone-zushi with fresh seasonal fish and tuna, is also popular.

*Cooking content may change.

Address52 Uji Nakanogiri-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-23-8805

"Live Ise Lobster" from "Ise Shima Souvenir Center Osho Ise": Fresh Ise Lobster as a Souvenir

"Ise Shima Souvenir Center Osho Ise Store" is a souvenir shop located halfway between the outer and inner shrines of Ise Jingu.The store is located near the entrance of the highway, making it easy to visit on the way back from visiting the outer and inner shrines.

The recommended product is spiny lobster, and there are various sizes of spiny lobsters in the fish tanks in the store.

Not only spiny lobster, but also fresh local fish, shellfish, and seaweed are available as it is directly managed by a manufacturing wholesaler.
We also have a wide selection of other items, including miscellaneous goods and sweets.We also accept shipments of purchased items.

Address281 Setacho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-63-5800

Shops where you can taste abalone and buy it as a souvenir in Ise City

Abalone is one of the specialties of Ise-Shima along with spiny lobster.Abalone fishing in Ise-Shima has a long history, and it has been dedicated to the Ise Grand Shrine for over 2000 years.
Abalone from Ise-Shima is characterized by its thick meat and rich flavor.Like spiny lobster, there is a ban on fishing (October to February), and the best season is from April to September.

We will introduce restaurants and souvenir shops in Ise City where you can taste abalone.

"Ise Sekiya Main Store" "Sangu Abalone":
A collaboration of fluffy abalone and traditional soup stock

Ise Sekiya Main Store is located in front of the Geku of Ise Jingu Shrine, and offers a wide range of souvenirs, including seafood such as the specialty abalone, and sea bream and other rice ingredients.

At the Asora no Chaya on the second floor of the Ise Sekiya Main Store, you can enjoy morning porridge and lunchtime kamameshi while gazing at the Outer Shrine.There is also a branch "Ise Sekiya Naiku-mae" in Ise Jingu Naiku-mae.

Their flagship product, “Sangu Abalone Fukurani,” is boiled in a traditional soup stock to make it soft and fluffy.
Ise Sekiya's abalone is popular not only as a gift but also as a souvenir, and it is a must-check souvenir for sightseeing in Ise-Shima.

Address13-7 Honmachi, Ise City, Mie Prefecture (Geku Omotesando)
contact information0596-23-3141

"Grilled Katayama"'s "Abalone Green Pea Sauce": A popular menu that has been popular since the establishment

Located within a 10-minute walk from Kintetsu Ujiyamada Station, “Grill Katayama” is a high-class French restaurant that uses Mie specialties.
Grill Katayama was founded in 1972 and is listed in the Michelin Guide.

"Abalone with Green Pea Sauce" is a filling dish with large abalone mixed with a special green peas sauce.

The sautéed spiny lobster and spiny lobster soup are also popular among locals and tourists alike.For birthdays and special anniversaries, please try Mie's attractive course meals.

Address3-6-47 Iwabuchi, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-25-1726

Seafood from Ise-Shima

“Same-no-tare” is an unfamiliar word, but it is not a seasoning sauce, but a dried fish.
There are various theories about the etymology of the word tare, but there is a theory that it comes from the drooping appearance of dried shark meat.

Same-no-tare, which is loved as a local food of Ise-Shima, is also a shinsen (offering to shrines and Shinto altars) of Ise-jingu Shrine.
Same-no-tare can be purchased at souvenir shops, roadside stations, and fishmongers in Oharaimachi.

"Same sauce" of "Uoharu"
A delicacy from Ise-Shima that goes well with rice or as a snack with alcohol

Founded in 1931, Uoharu is a souvenir shop located along Oharaimachi Street.Uoharu offers popular local souvenirs such as sweets, dried fish, local sake, seasonings, and Ise cotton.

The popular product "Same no Tare" has been featured in magazines and on TV, and comes in two flavors: salt sauce and mirin sauce.
The salty sauce goes very well with lemon juice.Mirin sauce has a refreshing and sweet flavor.

There is also a branch "Uoharu Isuzugawa store" on Oharaimachi street.

Address49 Uji Nakanogiri-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-22-4885 

“Same no Tare” from “Himono Juku Ise Main Store”: A specialty of Ise-Shima that you can taste at a store specializing in dried fish

"Himono Juku Ise Main Store" is a dried fish store facing Haraimachi Street. Based on the concept of "in the middle of people and fish", the name "Himono Juku" suggests the appeal of dried fish and how to grill them. increase.

No additives are used in the dried fish, and the fish is fresh enough to be used as sashimi, so there is no peculiar smell of fish.

As it is a dried fish specialty store, it handles many kinds of dried fish other than shark sauce, and you can try freshly baked dried fish in the store. The “Same no Sauce” available at “Himono Juku Ise Main Store” is a popular dish with a good balance of saltiness and fish flavor.

Address35 Ujiimazaikecho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-20-6628 

Shops where you can taste and buy Ise tea as souvenirs in Ise City

Although it is not well known, Mie Prefecture is famous for its tea production, which ranks third in Japan.
Ise tea is a Mie brand certified product, and Ise tea is defined as green tea made from 100% tea leaves grown in Mie Prefecture.

Ise tea, which is cultivated in Mie, which is blessed with nature, has a thicker leaf flesh than other tea leaves, and is characterized by a rich and rich taste.
Ise tea can be purchased at tea leaf shops and souvenir shops in Ise City.

"Ujien": Savor the rich flavor of tea leaves grown in Southern Mie

"Ujien" has two stores in Oharaimachi, "Ujien Naiku-mae store" near Ise Jingu Naiku and "Ujien main store" near Sarutahiko Shrine.Ujien's Ise tea uses flavorful tea leaves grown in southern Mie.

Ise tea, which has a strong flavor, was considered unsuitable for matcha, but "Ise Matcha Kosai", which is made with Ujien's unique manufacturing method, has both the richness and aftertaste that are unique to Ise tea. It is a popular item.
In addition to Ise tea, we also sell teapots that match Ise tea carefully selected by the owner.

Address47 Ujiimazaike-cho, Ise City
contact information0596-23-0764 

"Isecha Midori": Sweets for adults where you can fully enjoy authentic Ise tea and matcha

“Isecha Sui” is located in the middle of Haraimachi Street.

The No. 1 most popular item is the “Otona no Matcha Float”, which is an irresistible dessert for matcha lovers, where you can enjoy authentic matcha, matcha soft serve, and high-grade sencha.

There are a wide variety of drinks and sweets, including several seasonal menus, and depending on the time of year, lines may form at the sales floor.The value-for-money all-you-can-eat Ise tea is also popular with repeat customers.
The main store, Myokoen, is located in Ginza Shindo, Ise City.

Address48 Uji Nakanogiri-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture
contact information0596-28-3963 

Enjoy the specialties of Ise-Shima, including the fruits of the mountains and the sea, at your shop or at home

We introduced shops that offer recommended specialties in Ise-Shima, such as historical long-established restaurants and souvenir shops.In addition to the shops introduced here, there are also shops that serve spiny lobster and abalone, so be sure to find a shop that you like when you go sightseeing.

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