The popular okonomiyaki restaurant “Micchan Sohonten” will open at the Hiroshima Orizuru Tower in March.

Micchan Sohonten, a famous Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki restaurant, will open a new store on the first floor of the Orizuru Tower in March 2024.

Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki is a type of okonomiyaki that is made with a batter of flour, eggs, and water, and then filled with cabbage, noodles, and other ingredients. It is cooked on a hot griddle and is typically served with a savory sauce and mayonnaise.

Beloved Restaurant Relocates to Popular Tourist Destination

Michchan Sohonten, a renowned Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki restaurant, will be closing its doors on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday) after operating its “Michchan Sohonten Miyabi” branch on the 10th floor of Sogo Hiroshima. In March, the restaurant is set to open a new store under the name “Michchan Sohonten Orizuru Tower” on the 1st floor of the Hiroshima Orizuru Tower.

In addition to okonomiyaki, the Miyabi branch offered a diverse selection of teppan dishes, including courses that highlighted local ingredients such as eel, oysters, and Hiroshima-grown beef, attracting both tourists and locals alike. It remains to be seen what kind of menu will be offered at the Orizuru Tower branch.

Renovations Underway for Grand Opening

The space that will house “Michchan Sohonten Orizuru Tower” was previously occupied by “Handshake Cafe” until January of this year. The cafe has since closed and is currently undergoing renovations in preparation for the grand opening.

Additional Information:

Official Website:
Address: 1-1-1 Nakajima-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima 732-0001, Japan
Opening Hours: To be announced
About Michchan Sohonten:

Michchan Sohonten is a long-standing institution in Hiroshima, famous for its delectable Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki. The restaurant has been featured in numerous media outlets and guidebooks, and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.

About the Hiroshima Orizuru Tower:

The Hiroshima Orizuru Tower is a 167-meter tall observation tower located in the heart of Hiroshima City. The tower is named after the origami crane, which is a symbol of peace and hope for the city. The tower offers stunning panoramic views of Hiroshima and is a popular tourist attraction.