Beautiful and Delicious Lunches You Have to Try in Fukuoka

04.January.2020 | FEATURES / FOOD

With the help of moe, we’ve covered the best food spots in Fukuoka to enjoy a beautiful scenery, for desserts and much more. Today, we’re joined by food Instagrammer moe again to introduce you to the top lunch spots in Fukuoka. 

cafe mii, Asakura

Curry Plate

cafe mii is one of those places that very few people know but is very delicious. The curry plate is full of spices and is accompanied by fried vegetables and many other side dishes. As Asakura is known for its delicious vegetables, this is the perfect opportunity to get your fill. The café is relaxing and the perfect spot to enjoy a quiet lunch.

 

▼cafe mii

Opening Hours: 11:00-17:00 (Last Orders: 14:30)

Closed: Wednesdays
Address: Floor 2, 531-2 Tonta, Asakura, Fukuoka
Website: https://www.instagram.com/cafe_mii/

 

Cosses, Chihaya

Plate Lunch

Cosses is a bakery shop full of pastries and desserts. The Plate Lunch includes a hamburger steak, soup, salad, yoghurt and much more. The thick bread that comes with the set perfectly completes it. The wide shop is full of delicious bread and pastries that would be perfect to bring back to your family.

 

▼Cosses

Opening Hours: 10:00-21:00 (Last Orders: 19:30)
No Regular Holidays

Address: Namiki Square Floor 1, 4-21-45, Chihaya, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka

Official Websitehttp://cosses.orto-cafe.com/

 

Chocolate Bar, Hirao

Chicken Curry Risotto

Whether you’re looking for lunch, dinner or a casual snack, this is the place to go. When you order the Chicken Curry Risotto, you can choose how spicy you want it. Risotto and curry is quite a rare combination, but it is very tasty. After your lunch, you can choose to have a gâteau au chocolat from the main menu. 

 

▼Chocolate Bar

Opening Hours: 

Lunch Menu:  11:30-15:00 (Last Orders: 15:00)

Café Menu: 14:00-17:00 (Closed from 17:00 to 18:00)

Dinner Menu: 18:00-22:00 (Closed from 22:00)
Closed: Sundays
Address: 1-11-22 Takamiya, Minami-ku, Fukuoka

Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/CHOCOLATE-BAR-726314500885075/

 

Filipepe, Kego

Dry-Cured Ham and Creamy Lemon Spaghetti

Filipepe is a hidden Italian restaurant. The Dry-Cured Ham and Creamy Lemon Spaghetti is covered in a refreshing lemon cream sauce. The thinly-sliced cured ham and creamy pasta make the perfect combination. The tongue-tantalizing menu also includes fish, meat and much more.

 

▼Filipepe

Opening Hours:

Lunch: 11:30-14:00 (Last Orders: 14:00)

Dinner: 18:00-21:00 (Last Orders: 21:00)
No Regular Holidays
Address: Floor 3, 3-1-28 Kego, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka,
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Filipepe-フィリペペ-699810910145678/

 

Good up coffee, Hairo

Homemade Red Bean Paste on Toast

Good up coffee’s homemade red bean paste on toast is often greeted by a long queue of customers. The fluffy bread is like a giant cushion and is filled with a generous serving of red bean paste. The butter melts, creating a moderate salty touch to the meal. This is a very popular shop and often sells out so if you want to try it, make sure to get there early.

 

▼Good up coffee

Opening Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 12:00-20:00

Wednesday and Sunday: 12:00-18:30
Closed: Thursdays
Address: 1-chōme-15-18 Takasago, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Official Website: https://www.instagram.com/good_up_coffee/

 

KURASUKOTO, Hairo

Lunch Plate

Fukuoka’s famous and popular café KURASUKOTO serves parfaits, doughnuts, puddings and other famous desserts as well as delicious lunches. Choose to have meat or fish for your lunch plate and it will be served with lots of healthy vegetables. The café also sells small miscellaneous goods too.

 

▼KURASUKOTO

Opening Hours:11:30-18:00
Closed: Mondays and Sundays
Address: Floor 2, 1-11-21 Hirao, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka
Official Website: https://www.kurasukoto.com/shop-hirao/

 

Eureka, Sakurazaka

Duck and Lotus Root Ragout Pasta

Bistro and café Eureka is an isolated restaurant located out of the way in a residential area. The Duck and Lotus Root Ragout Pasta is available in the lunchtime menu and is served with tasty relishes made from pomegranate and Japanese persimmon. Duck and lotus root is cooked in a delicious ragout sauce with tagliatelle. The meal comes with relishes so your stomach will be left completely satisfied.

 

▼Eureka

Opening Hours:Monday-Thursday: 12:00-20:00 (Last Orders: 19:00)

Friday and Saturday: 12:00-22:00(Last Orders: 21:00)
Closed: Sundays
Address: 1-4-19 Sakurazaka, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

Official Website:https://www.instagram.com/eureka.sakurazaka

 

Yamamoto no Hamburg, Ropponmatsu

Hamburger

The Kanto region’s popular hamburger restaurant Yamamoto no Hamburg has opened in Fukuoka. Here, you can enjoy a burger served in a large curry bowl fit for a curry soup. The hamburger is surrounded by a hearty serving of sauce and is even topped with a mince cutlet. There is a bottle of Chinese red chile oil on the table for a satisfying meal. 

 

▼Yamamoto no Hamburg

Opening Hours:

Lunch: 11:30-15:30 (Last Orders: 14:30)

Dinner: 17:30-22:30 (Last Orders: 21:30)
No Regular Holidays
Address: Ropponmatsu Kobo Floor 1, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka

Official Website:  http://www.yamahan.tokyo/news/

 

 If you’re stuck on where to get lunch in Fukuoka, or love looking at gorgeous food, let moe’s Instagram be your guide. 

Original article contents and photos by: moe

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