February 24, 2023

Destination Restaurants 2021-2022: Awards Ceremony

Destination Restaurants is a list of Japan’s best restaurants published by The Japan Times. Started in 2021, the list is selected by Japanese experts with an international audience in mind. Our three judges from last year, Yoshiki Tsuji, Naoyuki Honda and Takefumi Hamada, are back again and have selected 10 restaurants from all over the country.

The Destination Restaurants 2021-2022 Awards were held in Tokyo in June 2022.

The 20 restaurants on our list so far are bound to give you a taste of not just Japan but also the unique, tradition-rich locales that created them. So make sure to check out both the 2021 and 2022 list on our official website:

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