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13 Halal Bento Deliveries That Are Perfect For Your Next Tokyo & Japan Trip


Shasha Dania •  Aug 16, 2019


[Updated 18 August 2019] There's no shortage of halal restaurants in Japan these days (at least in major cities!), but what about the days when you just want to order a halal bento set instead of sitting in a restaurant? And what about those less-popular towns outside Tokyo where it's near impossible to find anything Muslim-friendly, or if you're going to be on a train and there's nothing at the station that you can eat? ? Halal bento deliveries is the solution! Credit: Giphy Finding portable halal bento sets in Japan is definitely still a bit of a challenge - which is why we've come up with this list of 13 bento delivery services that you can rely on during your next trip! While only a handful truly deliver all over Japan, we're definitely thankful that these services exist at all! Now you won't have to worry about where to find delicious halal food no matter which part of Japan you're exploring. ? Disclaimer: Do note that as many of these bento delivery services require a minimum order in JPY, or a minimum number of sets, we recommend ordering these bentos if you're travelling with your family or a group. Solo travellers and couples with access to refrigerators and microwaves can order them too, but make sure to check if the bento will arrive chilled or freshly cooked!
All-over Japan
1. Royal Deli Halal Meals The Royal Group is one of the largest food production companies in Japan, and you might even recognize their name from their halal bento sets which began selling in Asakusa earlier this year! Good news for fans - the halal bentos are now available for order and delivery within Japan on Royal's website! ?
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The products offered range from simple Gyudon Beef Bowls to fancier Hamburg & Biryani Rice Frozen Meal Box. If you're going to be in Japan for the long-term, you can even order their signature Butter Chicken Curry Sauce or Gyudon Sauce which come in packages of 30 to last you a whole month! ? Halal Status: Halal-certified by Japan Islamic Trust. Do note that halal and non-halal completed products may be stored and distributed together. Delivery Locations: Various destinations around Japan, but may not be possible for remote islands and selected areas Delivery Options: Room temperature, Refrigerated, and Frozen (Additional delivery fees JPY594 - JPY972) Prices: JPY2,720 - JPY11,850 Order Method:Order onlineContact: +81 0120 196 303 (Japanese only) or email [email protected] (English available) Website2. WaO-Bento Kajiya If you're looking for authentic halal Japanese-style bentos, then WaO-Bento Kajiya's wide range of options are perfect for you! Not only do they deliver all over Japan (from as far north as Hokkaido to the southern islands of Okinawa) but some of their boxes even come in a special container that can be automatically reheated. No microwave necessary! ?
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Their Japanese-style boxes come with an assortment of side dishes to accompany the main protein, which includes Teriyaki Chicken and Prawn Tempura. Those who prefer something more familiar will also love their South Asian-inspired Dry Curry Bento, and Asian style bento that includes nasi goreng! ? Halal Status: Halal-certified kitchen and ingredients (Certified by Japan Halal Foundation) Delivery Locations: Various destinations around Japan, but may not be possible for remote islands and selected areas. Cannot be delivered to Tokyo Disney parks or major sightseeing spots. Delivery Options: Chilled (may require reheating) Prices: JPY1,000 - JPY2,500 (Additional delivery charges may apply) Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover Japan or on their websiteContact:Online formWebsite3. Malaychan Malaychan was originally a Malaysian-owned restaurant in Tokyo, with a halal-certified outlet in Ikebukuro selling authentic Malaysian cuisine. ? They've expanded to include a delivery service that's also halal-certified, and the owner even flies to Malaysia to buy ingredients for their meals!
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Now that their bentos are available for order and delivery, you'll have no problem tucking into Mee Goreng, Chicken Rice, or Nasi Goreng no matter where you are! ? Do note that other dishes are available for order on their website but may not be able to be delivered outside of Tokyo. P.S. If you plan to pay their Tokyo restaurant a visit, make sure to visit the Ikebukuro outlet and not the Higashi-Ikebukuro outlet as only the former is halal-certified. Halal Status: Halal-certified by Japan Islamic Trust Delivery Locations: Various destinations around Japan, but may not be possible for remote islands and selected areas. Delivery Options: Fresh (Tokyo, Saitama, Kanagawa), or chilled (Rest of Japan) Prices: JPY1,180 - JPY1,980 (Additional delivery charges may apply) Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover JapanContact: Email [email protected]Website4. Kappou Yama Kappou Yama is another Saitama (located in the greater Tokyo region) restaurant that has branched out to offering bento delivery services to Muslims across Japan. ?
Credit: Halal Japanese restaurant Kappou Yama 割烹やま~ハラル和食~ on Facebook
Their restaurant menu offers a wide range of popular Japanese dishes, and now their bentos even offer Sukiyaki, Anago, and Yakitori options! If you weren't able to secure a reservation at their restaurant, then being able to have one of their bento delivered to your doorstep may be the next best thing. ? P.S. They also deliver halal strawberry tarts and strawberry cakes if you're planning a surprise party! Halal Status: Halal-certified by Japan Halal Foundation Delivery Locations: Various destinations around Japan, but may not be possible for remote islands and selected areas. Delivery Options: Freshly-made (Tokyo, Saitama), or chilled (Rest of Japan) Prices: JPY1,500 - JPY5,000 Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover JapanContact: +81 048 711 4119 or email [email protected]Website | Facebook
Tokyo & Greater Tokyo region only
5. Organic Deli GAJYUMAARU Gajyumaaru is a Tokyo-based caterer that prides itself on using only organic ingredients, and natural seasoning in its meals. Their meals aren't just healthy, but full of colour and flavour!
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Their Muslim-friendly options include Chicken Teriyaki and Beef, as well as vegetarian Soy-based Hamburg Steak. Each bento set comes with purple rice and seasonal vegetables, and will definitely keep you feeling full throughout the day. ? Halal Status: Muslim-friendly menu available that uses only halal-certified ingredients, with no pork or alcohol. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available for order. Do note that their other products use pork and non-halal meat and ingredients, and we cannot confirm if there is a risk of cross-contamination. As this caterer is not halal-certified, we advise that you dine at your own discretion. Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Delivery Options: Freshly made Prices: JPY1,500 - JPY5,000 Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover JapanContact: +81 03 6868 5346 or email Website | Facebook | Instagram6. Mrs Istanbul If you've flown into Tokyo via Haneda Airport before you may find this name familiar as it's currently the only halal restaurant in the airport!
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Now you won't have to go to Haneda just to get a taste of their Doner Kebab and Shish Kebab. ? They also sell their bento sets at the JR Tokyo Station - head over to the Yaesu South Exit Passage to pick up a delicious set full of hearty ingredients that will fuel you up for the day! Halal Status: Halal-certified by Nippon Asia Halal Association and Japan Muslim Association Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Delivery Options: Freshly-made Prices: JPY1,200 - JPY2,500 Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover JapanContact:Online form7. Nanie's Cooking No matter where we go in the world, there's nothing quite like home-cooked food to quell our nostalgia and keep us going. That's why the bento from Malaysian-owned Nanie's Cooking is so amazing, because they get that Southeast Asian taste perfectly right! ?
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Nanie's serves both Malaysian and Japanese cuisine, and you can find familiar dishes such as Ayam Merah, Nasi Goreng, and Nasi Lemak here that taste just like they do at home. Not forgetting their Japanese options such as Unagi! We can just imagine how delicious it'll be to get to eat these while you're visiting Tokyo DisneySea. ? Halal Status: Muslim-owned Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Order Method/Contact: DM over InstagramFacebook | Instagram8. HH Bento Tokyo HH Bento Tokyo is another Malaysian-owned business based in Tokyo run by Che Hazani who also operates the Muslim-owned Hazani Homestay! One of the best features of HH Bento Tokyo is that they even deliver to iconic attractions such as Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, and even Mount Fuji! That means even more convenience for you as you won't have to worry about carrying the bento during your commute - and you'll still have a delicious meal to tuck into at the end. ?
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Their meals are amazingly detailed and so mouthwateringly delicious. You can order anything from Japanese Wafu Chicken Hamburger Steak to Nasi Tomato Ayam Merah to Nasi Lemak Pandan. ? It's time to dig into a little slice of home when you're away from home! Halal Status: Muslim-owned Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Order Method/Contact: Whatsapp +81 90 1778 2009 Instagram9. Turkish Cuisine Tokyo If you're a big fan of Turkish Cuisine, you'll definitely be wowed by the care and thought put into these bento boxes. Not only do they deliver straight to your hotel but the boxes can be self-heated too so you can eat them on the go. ?
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Their usual orders include Lamb Kofte, Chicken Doner, and Beef Kofte, with a side of butter pilaf and grilled vegetables. They even include their own special sauce to make your meal extra-savoury - just what you need to keep you going for the rest of the day! Halal Status: Muslim-owned Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Order Method/Contact: Whatsapp +81 80 9636 1588 or DM over InstagramFacebook | Instagram10. Tokyo Halal Bento All of the home-based bento delivery services so far have promised delicious home-cooked meals - but have any of them offered Chicken Karipap too? ? This Malaysian-owned business doesn't just serve up Chicken Karaage, Ebi Gurai, and Nasi Lemak, but their side dishes sometimes include the familiar snack too!
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Every order even includes a freshly baked dessert - they've had muffins and brownies in the past, which are the perfect sweet treat to wrap up your meal! Plus the meals can be customized according to your own budget so you won't have to worry too much about forking out a fortune to get some delicious Malaysian cuisine. Halal Status: Muslim-owned Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Order Method/Contact: Email [email protected]Facebook | Instagram11. Nasi Abe Tokyo Nasi Abe Tokyo is one of the newest delivery businesses in Tokyo - they only had their first delivery in December 2018! But we're excited to see what they offer as they serve up delicious and authentic Malaysian cuisine!
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If you're craving Ayam Gulai Kuning or Sambal Belacan make sure to give them a try! Halal Status: Muslim-owned Delivery Locations: Tokyo only Order Method/Contact: DM over InstagramInstagram
Outside Tokyo
12. Halal Restaurant Naritaya Osaka Minami Fans of Japanese ramen will definitely recognize Naritaya - they run several popular ramen restaurants with outlets in Kyoto, Osaka, and Asakusa! ? Although they don't offer their signature ramen for delivery, we're sure that their bento boxes will definitely keep you satisfied if they taste just as good!
Credit: Halal Restaurant Naritaya Osaka on Facebook
Their bento boxes have classic Japanese bento ingredients, such as Yakiniku Beef, Potato Croquette, and Chicken Karaage. If you loved Naritaya ramen and want to have even more delicious meals from them, then you've definitely got to give them a try! Halal Status: Halal-certified by Japan Islamic Trust Delivery Locations: Kyoto, Osaka, and Hyogo only Delivery Options: Freshly-made Prices: JPY800 - JPY2,500 Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover Japan or Halal Navi Bento or UberEats (Osaka-only hot delivery) Contact:Website | Instagram13. Sushi Umemori (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, more) Umemori Halal Deli is the bento delivery offshoot of the well-known Umemori Sushi School with outlets in Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Tokyo. Their bento sets are definitely one of the priciest options on this list, but considering their reputation as one of the best sushi schools around we think it'll be worth the price tag! ?
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Their beautifully-packed bentos come with 2 'layers' - one housing a generous serving of Japanese Beef, Sashimi, Teriyaki Chicken, or Sushi, and the other holding a variety of side dishes. If you want to end your trip with a treat, these are the bentos you should look for! Halal Status: Halal-certified by Nippon Halal Asia Association Delivery Locations: Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara only Delivery Options: Chilled or freshly-made Prices: JPY3,600 - JPY12,000 Order Method:Order via Taste & Discover Japan or via website (FAX/online) Contact: +81 0120 015 098 or email [email protected]Website Now no matter where you are in Japan, you'll definitely find a delivery service perfect for you! ?