Halal dishes you can get in Tokyo

Your Complete Guide To Halal Authentic Japanese Food In Tokyo


Tengku Suzana •  Dec 07, 2023

Now that travel is back and if you are planning a trip to Tokyo soon, then you've come to the right place! Japan is famous for its delicious cuisine and don't you worry about finding halal food there as there are plenty of halal-certified eateries these days. Check out this ultimate halal authentic Japanese food you can find in Tokyo! Warning – Do not read this on an empty stomach!

#HHWT Tip: Most of these restaurants require a reservation at least one to three days in advance, so we highly recommend you make a reservation to be safe!

Note: Opening hours of these eateries might change from time to time. We advise you to confirm their opening hours on their social media platforms or website.

We have an interactive map showing all the places you can eat at in Tokyo right here!


1. Ayam-YA Okachimachi


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Ayam-YA's yummy bowl of halal ramen in rich white chicken soup is just what you need after a whole day of walking and exploring Plus its location near the popular and well-connected Ueno station is super convenient to get to!

#HHWT Tip: If you need to do your prayers, the Masjid Assalam Okachimachi is only a 2-minutes' walk away.

Halal ramen

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If you want a stronger kick in your bowl of noodles, you can also opt for the spicy version if you feel like it. Other than ramen, Ayam-YA also serves tsukemen (cold dipping ramen) and rice bowls.

Halal Status: Halal-Certified (by Japan Halal Foundation)

The average price of main dishes: JPY1000

Opening Hours: Open daily; 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5PM–9PM

Address: 4 Chome-10-1 Taito, Tokyo 110-0016, Japan

Contact:+81 3-4360-3672 FacebookP.S. Are you travelling to an area of Tokyo without halal restaurants?Check out these halal bento deliveries!

2. Ramen Honolu

If you're visiting Shibuya, head to Ramen Honolu in Ebisu to enjoy various types of chicken ramen.

Halal ramen from Honolu

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You can savour chicken ramen in whatever way you like – spicy, soy sauce or fried chicken. The thick and rich taste of the chicken broth will leave you wanting more. Besides the ramen, you can also order some light bites like gyoza and takoyaki! ? This bowl of hot, savoury ramen will warm the heart. Happy tummy guaranteed!

Honolu building

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Ramen Honolu has recently opened a new outlet in the Kaminarimon area of Asakusa. Besides their yummy ramen and sides, you can also try halal cream daifuku in various flavours or order takeaways like fried chicken or yakiniku bento.

Halal Status: Halal-Certified

The average price of main dishes: JPY1000

Ebisu outletOpening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM-2.30PM, 5PM-9PM

Address: 1 Chome-23-1 Shibuya, Ebisuminami, Tokyo 150-0022, Japan

Contact: +81 3-5734-1667

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P.S.They also have another outlet in Osaka!

3. Menya Kaijin

Want a change from the typical chicken/miso broth? Then you'll have to visit Menya Kaijin and try their seafood ramen! The fish-and-seafood-based broth is clear & really light but still yummy. Plus, it's also located in the heart of Tokyo, Shinjuku, which is super convenient to get to!

Halal ramen

Halal Status: Seafood options available, broth is purely fish-based. The chicken is not halal, but pork or alcohol is not used in food preparation. Let the staff know that you don't want the chicken to be added, they can replace it with shrimp. Utensils are also not separated. Alcohol is served in the establishment. Since this is not a halal-certified restaurant, we advise you to dine at your discretion.

The average price of main dishes: JPY1000

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 11AM-3PM, 4.30PM-10PM, Sat-Sun; 11AM-10PM

Address: 2F, 3-35-7, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Shinjuku outlet), 2F, 1-5-9, Kichijojiminamimachi, Musashino-shi, Tokyo (Kichijoji outlet)

Contact: +81 03-3356-5658

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4. Menya Honolu

Menya Honolu's most popular dish is the Spicy Fried Chicken Ramen (priced at ¥1,580, ~S$16). This ramen features a delightful combination of sweet, savoury, and mildly spicy broth, accompanied by bamboo shoots, offering a refreshing departure from the usual rich chicken ramen flavours.

With their distinctive offerings such as yakiniku ramen and a convenient location in Shibuya, it's no surprise that people gravitate towards Menya Honolu when searching for Halal food in Tokyo.

Embracing the true essence of a ramen restaurant, you can place your order using the vending machine, which conveniently displays clear English labels for each item.

However, do note that Menya Honolu is a popular lunch spot, often crowded with patrons. To avoid queues, it is advisable to arrive at the opening time.

Halal status: Halal certified by the Japan Islamic Trust

Price range: From ¥680 (~S$6.90)

Address: Japan, 150-0022 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Ebisuminami, 1 Chome−23−1, 1F

Opening hours: 11:30AM – 9PM

How to get there: 5 mins walk from JR Ebisu Station East Exit

5. Halal Sakura

Probably the only halal restaurant you can find near Nippori station, Halal Sakura is the first restaurant in Tokyo to offer both Japanese and Uighur cuisine!

Ramen with kimchi

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The ramen here is traditional soy sauce-based and simmered with beef bones, making it tantalising. They also have miso ramen and chilled dry ramen. What's interesting here is that they serve their ramen with kimchi!


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Those of you who want to try Uighur cuisine can do so here, too - with a signature Uighur hotpot and BBQ skewers. Plus, they have a Japanese BBQ with wagyu beef, so it's the perfect place to head to for a feast.

Halal status: Halal-certified (by Nippon Asia Halal Association)

The average price of main dishes: JPY1000 (for ramen), JPY1400 (for sets), JPY3300 (for hotpots)

Opening hours: 12PM-9PM daily; closed on Tuesdays

Address: 2-18-11, Negishi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0003

Contact:+81 3-6802-3171

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P.S. Cooking your own meal instead?These 8 convenience stores and supermarkets in Tokyo have halal meat and products!

6. T's Tantan (Tokyo Station)

Sightseeing around Tokyo station or travelling but need a quick meal fix? Head over to T's Tantan - an eatery specialising in vegan ramen. If the idea of having a vegan never appealed to you, this would make you change your mind as even meat lovers have high praises for it.

Halal ramen from T's TanTan

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Ramen is usually made using meat bones to give it its rich taste, but, amazingly, T's don't use any meat, fish, egg or dairy products in their ramen. They have various ramen broths like white sesame, golden sesame and black sesame plus soy/peanut dressing to enrich its taste. The thin noodles also have a great texture and pair well with the light broth. Don't forget to try the ramen with gyoza and fried soya meat too!

Halal status: Fully vegan menu, Alcohol is served in the establishment, so do dine at your discretion.

Average price of main dishes: JPY800

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM

Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (Inside JR Tokyo station, Yaesu South exit, 1F, Keiyo Street)

Contact: +81 3-3218-8040

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P.S. If you're not sure if you should get the JR Pass?Our guide will help you to see if it's worth it!

7. Toribushi Halal Chicken Ramen

Toribushi is located just a 3-minute walk from Okachimachi station, serving delectable halal ramen and tsukemen, which is a Japanese ramen dish where noodles are eaten after being dipped in a separate bowl of broth or soup.

They offer a wide variety of chicken ramen, including their signature Special Chicken White Soup Ramen (¥1,250), Ajitama Chicken Broth Ramen (¥920), and Coriander Chicken White Soup Ramen (¥980).

For those wanting to try tsukemen, you can opt for their Special Chicken White Soup Tsukemen (¥1,400) or Ajitama Chicken Broth Tsukemen (¥1,070). If you don’t like ramen, they also serve rice set meals such as Chicken White Soup Rice Set (¥950)! Complete your meal with toppings such as ‘Ajitama’ (marinated egg), ‘Chicken Char Siew’ and gyoza.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price: ¥950 to ¥1,400

Address: Okachimachi Green Heights 106, 6-1-6 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005

Contact: +81 3-6284-2413


8. Gyumon

Located in the bustling streets of Shibuya, Gyumon is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant with authentic halal yakiniku. It’s the perfect place for a hearty dinner after a shopping session in Shibuya!


Ordering is pretty simple; you just have to choose the cut you want, and they’ll serve it to you raw. The raw beef is lightly marinated with salt and pepper, allowing you to savour the taste of the tender beef slices. Have fun grilling the meat on the charcoal stove! We’re absolutely in love with the beef tenderloin, grilled to medium-rare perfection!

Wagyu beef

Make a reservation by dropping them a call to avoid any queues as the restaurant is relatively small! If you didn't manage to get a spot during dinnertime, don't worry! Guymon has started serving lunch sets consisting of gyudon (beef bowls) and they are more affordably priced, at JPY1000 per bowl.

Halal Status: Food is halal-certified but do note that alcohol is served in the establishment. We advise you to dine at your own discretion.

Average price of main dishes: JPY3000-4000

Opening Hours: 5PM-12AM, daily

Address: 3 Chome-14-5 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan

Contact: +81 03-5469-2911 Website | Facebook | Instagram

9. Yakiniku Panga

Stuff yourself to your heart’s content with juicy strips of glistening wagyu and yakiniku, and watch with bated breath as the meat sizzles away on the grill in front of you. Trust us, Yakiniku Panga is one Japanese eatery you’re not likely to forget ?


Previously only located at Okachimachi, they have just opened another outlet at Asakusa called Halal Wagyu Dining Panga 585.

Halal Status: Halal-Certified

The average price of main dishes: JPY4900-8500 for wagyu

Halal Wagyu Yakiniku Panga (Okachimachi)

Opening Hours: Tues-Thurs, Sat; 11.30AM-2PM, 5PM-10.30PM, Sun-Mon, Fri; 5PM-10PM

Address: 3 Chome-27-9 Taito, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0016, Japan

Contact: +81 3-3839-8929 or reserve via

HotpepperInstagramP.S. They also have another outlet in Osaka!

10. Genki Taisho Wagyu

If you're craving good halal yakiniku, you can head down to Genki Taisho Wagyu which offers various cuts of wagyu beef to grill. You can choose from a variety of cuts and pair them with vegetables of your choosing.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (3PM - 1AM)

Address: 2-9-3 Sankei 59 Bldg., Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

11. (786) Omori Yakiniku HALAL

They have Wagyu beef such as Shiretoko Beef, which originates from Hokkaido. You can order various cuts of beef separately, including Beef tongue and intestines. During lunchtime, you can get a Teishoku meal consisting of rice, one main of your choice, soup, and side vegetables.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 1 Chome-9-2 Omorikita, Ota City, Tokyo 143-0016, Japan

Opening hours: Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri (3PM - 11PM) | Sat-Sun (12PM - 3PM, 4PM - 11PM)


12. Sushiken

Located in Asakusa, Sushi Ken creates every dish with only the finest ingredients and the freshest seafood ? If you’re a die-hard sushi fan, this is a restaurant you must not miss!

Halal sushi

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Like most eateries in Japan, dining here during lunch is much cheaper, with lunch sets ranging from JPY1,300 to JPY1,800! The sets come with a mix of tuna, eel, prawns, salmon eggs and more. With a wide range of set meals, there’ll be something for everyone in your travelling party.

Halal bento boxes

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If you are on a tight budget, we recommend getting their rice bowls instead! Their Unagi bowl (JPY1800) is highly recommended as the eel has a soft texture with a natural sweetness flavour. They also have a selection of seafood, tempura and salmon bowls too.

Halal Status: Halal-Certified

The average price of main dishes: JPY1300-1800 (rice bowls), JPY2400 (sushi sets)

Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-10PM (closes on 31st December yearly)

Address: 2 Chome-11-4, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan

Contact: +81 03-5246-6547

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13. Halal Tendon Itsuki

Located in the upscale shopping district of Ginza, Tendon Itsuki is probably Tokyo's first halal tendon (tempura bowl) bar. As the eatery is small, you can watch the Chef fry the tempura right in front of you, which is as good as it gets!

We highly recommend getting their Special Tendon which has snow crab tempura and it costs just JPY1500, which is pretty affordable in the Ginza area. Their other tendons are cheaper too, starting from JPY1000.

Ebi fry Ramen

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This was hands-down one of the best tempura we’ve ever tasted! The tempura batter was crispy and flavourful yet light on the palate. We couldn’t get enough of the tempura sauce too!

Halal status: Halal-certified

The average price of main dishes: JPY1000-1500

Opening hours: 11AM-8.45PM daily

Address: 2F, Ginza-INZ Building, 3-1, Ginza-nishi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061

Contact: +81 3-6263-2988


14. Tsunahachi (Ginza branch)

Can't get enough of tempura when you're in Ginza? Head over to Tsunahachi at the popular department store Matsuya.

Fried dishes

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What's great about this eatery is that you'll have the full tempura experience - it'll be served with not just tempura sauce, but 4 different kinds of seasalt from original to wasabi, sakura and seaweed. You can order sets with various kinds of tempura and they come with rice and ochazuke (steamed rice in soup).

Light and crispy fried snacks

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Rest assured the ingredients they use are fresh and the batter is crispy and light, so your mouth won't feel too oily from eating this!

#HHWT Tip: There's a prayer room in the same building too, located on the rooftop. Check out this article for more information.

Halal status: Muslim-friendly menu available, no meat or alcohol used in tempura preparation. Do note that customers can consume alcohol on the premises, so dine at your discretion.

The average price of main dishes: JPY2160-11100

Opening hours: Mon-Sat (11AM-10PM); Sun (11AM-9.30PM)

Address: 8F, Matsuya Ginza, 3-6-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8130

Contact: +81 3-3567-1374

15. Sojibo (Odaiba)

Sojibo is one of the only halal eateries on the island of Odaiba and here's where you can get soba in different types of broth.

Halal ramen

Their duck and leek soba is mouthwatering as the duck slices are chewy and flavourful. Their curry soba with chicken chunks will be perfect if you're craving a thicker broth. In need of a refreshing meal? Then their cold soba dishes will be just what you need!

Halal ramen

Other than soba, Sojibo also has other dishes like rice bowls and tempura. We particularly loved their tantalising Chicken Cutlet don!

Halal status: Halal-certified food, and alcohol is served in the establishment so dine at your discretion.

Average price of main dishes: JPY700-1500

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-11PM

Address: 6F, Diver City, 1-chōme-1-10 Aomi, Koto City, Tōkyō-to 135-0064, Japan

Contact: +81 3-5520-1310

16. Yoshitomoan Soba

Yoshitomoan isn’t exactly the most convenient to get to, but if you have time to spare, then we would definitely recommend making the trip down to try their soba which is served with tempura!


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Choose from their three Muslim-friendly dishes – Tamagotoji (egg) soba set, agemochi (fried mochi) soba set or kake soba (regular) set. They’re all served with tempura, cold tofu and warabimochi to finish off as your dessert!

Halal Status: Muslim-friendly menu available, alcohol served in the establishment. Since this is not a halal-certified restaurant, we advise our readers to dine at your own discretion.

Average price of main dishes: JPY 1000

Opening Hours: Tue-Sun; 12PM-2.30PM, 6PM-9PM (closed on Monday, 1st and 3rd Sundays)

Address: 10 Nandomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Contact: +81 3-3235-7177

17. Homemade Udon Noodles KINEYA MUGIMARU

If you're flying in to/out of Tokyo via Narita Airport, and have some time to kill or a stomach to fill, don't forget to try the halal udon in the airport! One of our writers tried the beef udon and she said it was the most delicious one ever! She loved that the noodles were very springy and the broth was just right – not too salty for her liking. Her cravings for udon were finally satiated when she had this!

#HHWT Tip: It is a Japanese tradition that you should slurp your noodles if they are yummy!

Halal ramen set

To place an order, decide on the toppings for the udon as well as the size. You will then be served with a bowl of udon with toppings sans broth. Then, pick your own onigiri and tempura (self-service). Make payment and then proceed to the dipping sauce station and dispense as much (or little) as you like.

#HHWT Tip: A multi-faith prayer space is also available on the same floor! Do bring your own sejadah and telekung.

Halal Status: Halal-Certified

Average price of main dishes: JPY400-1000

Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM-4PM

Address: 5th Floor of Narita Airport Terminal 1

Contact: +81 476-32-7877

#HHWTip: While travelling in Tokyo, keep a lookout for our #HHWT Recommends stickers at various halal eateries (like this one below!)

HHWT Recommends sticker

We hope you’ll find this useful in your Tokyo travels, and do let us know if you have any other halal Japanese food places that you think deserve to get a shout-out! Don’t forget to share our guide with your family and friends! ?