Oysters are the one true taste of Matsushima. This winter, choose from among 15 Matsushima “Kaki Don” (Oyster Rice Bowls) prepared uniquely by 15 local restaurants. Whether you are looking for a light and savory meal, or one that is rich and filling, there is something for every oyster lover here.

These prices are valid from November 2016 and the end of oyster season in March 2017.

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1.    かき松島こうは Kaki Matsushima Kouha Oysters
a. “Kaki no Hitsumabushi” Oyster Rice Bowl: 980 yen (plus tax)
b. 1-2-3 Oyster Sampler + White Wine or Medium Beer: 1500 yen (plus tax)

Open weekdays 12-15:00 and until 18:00 on weekends and holidays.

2.    たからや食堂 Takaraya Shokudo
a. “Kaki Course” Oyster Course featuring fried oysters: 1800 yen (with tax)
b. “Kaisen don” Seafood Rice Bowl with raw fish: 1680 yen (with tax)
c. “Anago don” Sea Eel Rice Bowl: 1600 yen (with tax)

Open daily 10-15:30pm. Closed Wednesdays

3.    はせくら茶屋 Hasekura Chaya
a. “Original sauce dare kaki don” Oyster Rice Bowl: 1200 yen (with tax)
Oysters cooked in olive oil with an original sauce. Includes Sendai favorite “Zunda mochi” dessert.
b. “Kaisen don” Seafood Rice Bowl with raw fish: 1400 yen (with tax)
c. “Anago ju” Grilled Sea Eel with Sauce over Rice: 1200 yen (with tax)

Open daily 11-17:00

4.    旬海 Shunkai
a. “Kaki ten don” Tempura Oyster Rice Bowl: 1600 yen (with tax).
Enjoy the crispy fried exterior with fresh juicy oysters inside
b. “Kaki gozen” Multi-dish Oyster Feast: 2,200 yen (with tax)
c. “Shunkai gozen” Multi-dish Seafood Feast: 2,600 yen (with tax)

Open Lunch: 11:30 to 15:00 (last order 14:00)
Open Dinner: 17:30 to 21:00 (last order 20:00) *Reservation required for dinner
Closed Wednesdays

5.    洗心庵 Senshinan
a. “Kaki don” Oyster Rice Bowl: 1,100 yen (with tax)
b. “Kaki soba” Oyster with Soba Noodles: 1,100 yen (with tax)
c. “Kaki zanmai” Oysters prepared various ways: 3,240 yen (with tax)

Open daily 10-16:00

6.    松島寿司幸 Sushi Kou
a. “Kaki Don” Oyster Rice Bowl (with secret sauce): 1,800 yen (with tax)
b. “Kisetsu no oyakata omakase nigiri” Chef’s Selection of Seasonal Sushi: 3,400 yen (with tax)
c. “Nama anago nigiri” add raw sea eel sushi (1): 400 yen (with tax)

Open 11:00 to 21:00
Closed Wednesdays (unless Wed. is a holiday)

7.    松島 松吟庵 Syoginan (3rd Floor of 玉手箱 Tamatebako Building)
a. “Sobaya no Kaki Curry Don” Soba Broth Curry with Crispy Fried Oysters: 1,380 yen (with tax)
b. Matsushima Set: 1,780 yen (with tax)
c. Masamune Set: 1,880 yen (with tax)

Open weekdays 11:00-15:00
Open weekends, holidays 11:00-17:00
Closed Tuesdays

8.    南部屋 Nanbuya
a. “Kaki don Set” Oyster Rice Bowl Set: 2100 yen (with tax)
Features fried oysters, shell-grilled oysters and oysters over rice
b. “Kaki don” Oyster Rice Bowl: 1,400 yen (with tax)
c. “Nama Kaki” Raw Oysters (3): 1,000 yen (with tax)

Open daily 10-16:00

9.    たいかん亭 Taikantei (4th Floor, Iroha Restaurant)
a. “Iroha no Kakidon” Oyster Rice Bowl: 1,620 yen (with tax)
Enjoy a mix of oysters and vegetables with a soy sauce flavoring in this restaurant with a view of the bay.
b. “Kaisen don” Seafood Rice Bowl: 2,484 yen (with tax)
c. “Kaki Teishoku” Oyster Set Lunch: 1,944 yen (with tax)

Open weekdays 11-15:00 (last order 14:30)
Open weekends/holidays 11:00-15:30 (last order 15:00)
Closed Wednesdays in January/February

10.  さんとり茶屋 Santori Chaya Restaurant
a. “Kaki ten don” Oyster Tempura Rice Bowl: 1,300 yen (with tax)
Featuring juicy tempura lightly fried oysters
b. “Nama kaki” Raw Oysters straight from the shell: 2 for 650 yen (with tax)
c. “Kaki zanmai set” Oysters prepared various ways: 2,040 yen (with tax)

Open daily 11:30-15:00 17:00-21:00
Closed Wednesdays (if holiday is a Wednesday then closed the next day instead)

11.  お食事処 櫻井 Oshokujidokoro Sakurai
a. “Kaki Don” Oyster Rice Bowl: 1,200 yen (plus tax)
b. “Matsushima Teishoku” Matsushima Set: 2,400 yen (plus tax)
c. “Kai yaki Set” Grilled Shellfish Set: 950 yen (plus tax)

Open daily 8:00 to 21:00

12.  石田家 Ishidaya Restaurant
a. “Kaki don” Oyster Rice Bowl with Kurikoma eggs: 1,200 yen (plus tax)
b. “Kaki fry teishoku” Fried Oyster Set: 1,100 yen (plus tax)
c. “Anago don” Sea Eel Rice Bowl: 1,350 yen (plus tax)

Open daily 10:30-21:00

13.  松島浪漫亭 Matsushima Romantei
a. “Kaki ten don” Oyster Tempura Rice Bowl: 1,500 yen (with tax)
b. “Moshio Kaki Ramen” Sea Salt Oyster Ramen: 980 yen (with tax)
c. “Kaki to kinoko no cheese cream pasta” Oyster and Mushroom Cream Pasta: 1,140 yen (with tax)

Open daily 11-16:00 (last order 15:30)

14.  松島さかな市場 Matsushima Fish Market
a. “Matsushima Kaki Don” Oyster Rice Bowl: 1,000 yen (with tax)
Plump oysters in a thick soy-based gravy
b. "Shofukumaru Maguro Tairyo Don" Tuna Rice Bowl: 1,230 yen (with tax)
c. “Fukahire Ramen” Shark Fin Ramen: 900 yen (with tax)

Open daily for lunch 8:00-15:00

15.  レストラン四季亭 Restaurant Shikitei
a. “Kaki Tempura Tamago Toji Don” Oyster Tempura Egg Rice Bowl: 1,380 yen (with tax)
b. “Kaisen Don” Seafood Rice Bowl: 1,650 yen (with tax)
c. “Kaki-iri yaki Curry” Oyster Curry: 1,100 yen (with tax)

Open Daily 10-21:00 (last order 20:30)

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