There are vintage izakayas and restaurants where you can experience authentic countryside dishes and local sake, as well as small cafés where you can enjoy delicious coffee and sweets in this local area.
This small open-air café is located in the mountains. Here, you can enjoy lunch or a cup of tea while immersing yourself in the sounds of birds and the wind.
This striking café is set up in the space of an old Japanese house. Recommended items here include anmitsu and cheesecake that is made from the soymilk of a local tofu store. You can also enjoy the gentle warmth of the wood stove here in winter.
Katsuraso Café Otafuku
This Café sells homemade gelato made from local vegetables and fruits unique to Shinshu, as well as snacks such as crepes and deep-fried bread. Items here are available for eat in or take out.
This long-established restaurant that evokes the atmosphere of a traditional Japanese abode is highly popular among both local residents and tourists.
[ Reccomended Menu: Hourse meat udon, Soba, Katsu-don, Ramen / JPY600~ ]
Darumaya is a soba noodle restaurant located beside the stone steps leading up to Kitamuki Kannondo Temple.
[ Reccomended Menu: Hot or cold Soba, Tempura / JPY700~ ]
This restaurant is located on a hillside overlooking the city of Ueda, and is a short walk from Kitamuki Kannondo Temple.
[ Reccomended Menu: Japanese kaiseki set or course menu/ JPY1500~ ]
Katsura is a casual izakaya with many loyal customers among local residents and tourists. Its menu features a wide variety of dishes from Ueda.
[ Reccomended Menu: Sake, Beer, Udon, Soba, Yakitori so on ]
Here, you can enjoy authentic charcoal-grilled yakitori at affordable prices. Enjoying local food and drinks casually is also something to look forward to for anyone on an onsen trip.
[ Reccomended Menu:Beer, Cocktail, Yakitori Hourse meet, Karaage so on ]