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5 Restaurants in Fukuoka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Is it safe now to eat out in Fukuoka? Is it not? It is still in the gray area. But if you need some time to refresh your mind and belly, it might be the time to go out and eat, as long as you follow the safety protocol. It is now more important than ever to carefully choose where to eat. Many restaurants are taking extra steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus. How does the new normal in Japan look like for restaurants?

1. Kaihouro

1. Kaihouro
5 Restaurants in Fukuoka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Kaihouro is a hideaway-like Japanese restaurant near Hakata Station and is very popular among guests from residents and non-residents of Fukuoka Prefecture. In a dignified setting just like a ryotei (high-grade traditional Japanese restaurant), they serve New Japanese Cuisine with the harmony of tradition and innovation, along with their warm hospitality. Their renowned dinner menu, which requires reservations, consists of a 7,000 JPY and a 10,000 JPY kaiseki (banquet cuisine) course of the month, using various seasonal ingredients. Enjoy their ultimate dishes with exquisite multi-layered tastes, together with their elegant aromas, which surprise even those who have rich food experiences. Their private rooms have an extraordinarily beautiful Japanese-modern space. Have an ultimate moment with special people, such as entertaining clients, business meals, auspicious family events, and upgraded banquets.
Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus: ☑ Sanitizers are provided at the entrance. ☑ Staff members are required to wash their hands and gargle frequently. ☑ Staff members are required to wear masks. ☑ Staff members are required to check their body temperature before working. ☑ Thorough cleaning and disinfection are performed. ☑ All cooking utensils and dishes are sanitized. ☑ The restaurant is periodically ventilated. ☑ Information regarding cough etiquette is displayed in the restaurant. ☑ To prevent the Coronavirus outbreak, the restaurant provides private rooms for small groups. ☑ Space of more than a seat is opened between seats. ☑ The restaurant’s current status for the measures against COVID-19 is displayed. ☑ Capacity limits are set for the number of guests. ☑ Guests measured more than 37.5°C will be asked to leave.

Kaihouro

Kaihouro
Open: [Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm) / Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm) Closed: Monday Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY / [Lunch] 5,000 JPY Access: Immediately from the Chikushi Exit of [Hakata Station] on JR Kagoshima Main Line. Next to the Regional Common Building for Government Offices. 384 meters from Hakata Station Address: 2F, Kawanabe Bldg., 2-10-16, Hakataeki-Higashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Map More Details   Reservation   

2. Aho-dori

2. Aho-dori
5 Restaurants in Fukuoka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Aho-dori is open from 5:00 pm to 2:00 am (on weekends the opening hours are extended for 30 minutes). Due to COVID-19, renting out the restaurant is available from 4 people up to 2 hours during weekdays (Please make a reservation beforehand).
Amid Ningyo Shoji of Nakasu,  there lies a unique izakaya with red lanterns called Aho-dori. In a rather nostalgic atmosphere, the guests will have Miyazaki chicken such as Chicken Legs Roasted with Bicho-charcoal and Blend Salts. The restaurant is recommended for a gathering, such as with your colleagues and friends. This restaurant can also be used as an afterparty. Enjoy your night in Hakata at Aho-dori. Curious how the restaurant looks? Well, check out from here: https://hitosara.com/0004012281/photo/panorama/
Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus: ☑ Sanitizers are provided at the entrance. ☑ Staff members are required to wash their hands and gargle frequently. ☑ Staff members are required to wear masks. ☑ Staff members are required to check their body temperature before working. ☑ Thorough cleaning and disinfection are performed. ☑ All cooking utensils and dishes are sanitized. ☑ The restaurant is periodically ventilated. ☑ To prevent the Coronavirus outbreak, the restaurant provides private rooms for small groups. ☑ Capacity limits are set for the number of guests.

Aho-dori

Aho-dori
Open: Normal hours: 6:30 p.m.-4:00 a.m. (last order 3:00 a.m.) Closed: None Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY Access: 3 minutes on foot from Nakasukawabata Station. Just inside Ningyo Koji (Doll Alley). Address: Ningyokoji, 4-1-19 Nakasu , Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Map More Details   Reservation   

3. KAIZANTEI Tenjin branch

3. KAIZANTEI Tenjin branch
5 Restaurants in Fukuoka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
KAIZANTEI is a place where you can enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine lavishly prepared with seasonal flavors in a setting of Japanese style private rooms. This is the place to visit for special occasions such as dinners with clients, business meetings, and family celebrations. Their courses Ume (Bai), Take (Chiku), and Matsu (Sho) are filled with abundant seasonal ingredients and their courses change monthly. You can add 90 minutes of all-you-can-drink to brighten up the mood. Their wide range of drinks include local sake of Fukuoka, as well as sake and premium shochu from all over Japan. Enjoy them by paring them with the dishes. You can spend private time in their private rooms which cater for between 2 to 42 people. Moreover, you can enjoy your meal at a reasonable price.
Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus: ☑ Sanitizers are provided at the entrance. ☑ Staff members are required to wash their hands and gargle frequently. ☑ Staff members are required to wear masks. ☑ Staff members are required to check their body temperature before working. ☑ Thorough cleaning and disinfection are performed. ☑ All cooking utensils and dishes are sanitized. ☑ The restaurant is periodically ventilated. ☑ Information regarding cough etiquette is displayed in the restaurant. ☑ To prevent the Coronavirus outbreak, the restaurant provides private rooms for small groups. ☑ Space of more than a seat is opened between seats. ☑ The restaurant’s current status for the measures against COVID-19 is displayed. ☑ Capacity limits are set for the number of guests. ☑ Guests measured more than 37.5°C will be asked to leave.

KAIZANTEI Tenjin branch

KAIZANTEI Tenjin branch
Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm) / Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Food L.O. 10:00 pm / Drink L.O. 10:30 pm) Closed: None Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY Access: 5-minute walk from Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station, very close to Biccamera 2-gokan. Located in the basement of the building G-shock is in Address: B1F, FES TENJIN Bldg., 2-4-29, Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Map More Details   Reservation   

4. Bistro La Atori

4. Bistro La Atori
5 Restaurants in Fukuoka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
The meals served at Bistro La Atori is best described to be a fusion of French and Italian cuisine blended with a Japanese sensitivity. With course menus and a la carte dishes available, Bistro La Atori prides on its hearty, meat-based cuisine. The restaurant's select steak, such as the high-quality Angus Steak and superb Ozaki Beef pairs wonderfully with wine. The restaurant's varied drinks menu also features cider, craft beer, and highly-carbonated highballs. This stylish restaurant can cater to everything from solo diners to private bookings for up to 60 customers. With terrace seats, semi-private rooms, and screens and audio equipment available, this restaurant also excels as a venue for events like end-of-the-year parties, after-parties, and more. Its good value for money is another highlight of this restaurant, so why not stop by?
Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus: ☑ Sanitizers are provided at the entrance. ☑ Staff members are required to wash their hands and gargle frequently. ☑ Staff members are required to wear masks. ☑ Staff members are required to check their body temperature before working. ☑ Thorough cleaning and disinfection are performed. ☑ All cooking utensils and dishes are sanitized. ☑ The restaurant is periodically ventilated. ☑ Information regarding cough etiquette is displayed in the restaurant. ☑ To prevent the Coronavirus outbreak, the restaurant provides private rooms for small groups. ☑ A humidifier is installed. ☑ An air purifier is installed. ☑ Space of more than a seat is opened between seats. ☑ The restaurant’s current status for the measures against COVID-19 is displayed. ☑ Capacity limits are set for the number of guests. ☑ Guests measured more than 37.5°C will be asked to leave.

Bistro La Atori

Bistro La Atori
Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Breakfast 7:00 am - 9:30 am, Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm) [Weekdays, Saturday] Dinner 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm) [Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm) Closed: None Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 900 JPY Access: a 10-minute walk from Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station / 267 meters from Fukuoka City Subway Watanabe-dori Station Address: 1-1-23, Takasago, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Map More Details   Reservation   

5. Kyushu no shun Hakatarou

5. Kyushu no shun Hakatarou
5 Restaurants in Fukuoka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Hakatarou located close to Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station is a Japanese cuisine restaurant where you can sample seasonal flavors of Kyushu, a region blessed with local resources. The head chef Mr. Sasaki, very familiar with local cuisines, uses select ingredients from all over Kyushu to create dishes of significance by meticulous handwork. Their specialty dishes include Kyushun Hanakago-gozen for lunch time and Kyushu Umakamon Zukushi (Kyushu abundant gourmet course) course menu, of which the main dish is a hot pot, for dinner time. Their a la carte such as Sesami Mackrel and Mackarel Nukadaki (mackerel simmered in a mildly spicy sweet and savory sauce) impresses people with their authentic delicious flavors. Due to the fact that the restaurant is located at a sake produced area, they have a wide variety of shochus and local sake. Another attraction is a sophisticated Japanese modern decor including a solid timber counter table made from a large ginkgo tree, and spacious private rooms. On top of business occasions, meetings, dating, and solo drinking, the comfortableness of this restaurant is great for family gatherings and celebrations.
【Message from the restaurant】 We appreciate your continuous support to Hakataro. We will take the below measures in order to prevent the pandemic. Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus: ☑ Early closure is to be expected. ☑ Staff members are required to wear a mask. ☑ Staff members are required to wear a mask and wash their hands. ☑ The restaurant is ventilated before opening. ☑ Door knobs, tables, and seats are sanitized. ☑ Adequate space open between seats. ☑ Hypochlorous acid water generator installed. We apologize for the inconveniences caused by these measures, but we hope the guests will kindly understand. Hakataro will continuously strive to create a safer space to dine, and we are excited to have you as our guest.

Kyushu no shun Hakatarou

Kyushu no shun Hakatarou
Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm / Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O.10:00 pm) [Friday, Saturday, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 0:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) Closed: None Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY Access: 377m from [Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station (Tenjin)] of Nishitetsu Tenjin Omuta Line / 5-minute walk from [Tenjin Station] of Fukuoka municipal subway Airport Line Address: 5F Southside Terrace, 1-1-38 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka city, Fukuoka Map More Details   Reservation   
Those are 5 restaurants in Fukuoka that are actively striving to combat the spread of COVID-19. Remember, if you must go out, wear your mask, wash your hands regularly, and keep the 2-meter distance with other people. Stay healthy and stay safe!

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