5 Japanese Family Restaurants with Salad Bars – Grab a Deal with All-You-Can-Eat Fresh Veggies!
Have you ever felt yourself craving a salad while traveling? When your jam-packed sightseeing schedule wears you out, some healthy vegetables can be just the thing you need for an energy boost. In this article, we'll introduce some family-friendly chain restaurants that have delicious salad bars to enjoy!
1. Sizzler Premium Salad Bar (Sizzler)
The Sizzler Premium Salad Bar (1,980 JPY (excl. tax)) comes with a variety of dishes to enjoy, including all the fresh vegetable salads you'd expect!
We recommend first warming up with the cheese toast and soup that are included. Then, it's time for some fresh salads! At Sizzler, you can create your own original tossed salad or try any of their seasonal deli salads. Filling options like spicy tacos and nachos, curries, and pasta are also available, so you won't leave hungry.
For dessert, grab a drink and some fruit, home-made sweets, or soft-serve ice cream. This salad bar is so filling, you'll feel like you just ate a multi-course meal.
2. Salad Bar and Soup Bar (Big Boy)
Big Boy is a family restaurant perhaps best known for its hamburger steaks and grilled steaks, but it also has an excellent soup and salad bar. You can enjoy the salad bar in a set with your main dish or simply order the salad bar on its own for 780 JPY (excl. tax).
The Big Boy salad bar has everything from soup, vegetables, toppings, and dressings to heartier options like curry and rice, and even sweets like fruit and jelly for dessert. This salad bar really is excellent value for its price!
*The Big Boy salad bar is currently not available. Please check the official homepage for information about availability.
3. Salad Bar (Cowboy Family)
Cowboy Family is another hamburger steak restaurant. All mains from the grill come with the salad bar included, or you can order the salad bar on its own for 899 JPY (excl. tax). This salad bar includes fresh vegetables, deli salads, rice, curry, soups, desserts, and even soft-serve ice cream! With over 20 items to choose from, you can really get your fill of vegetables at this salad bar. Desserts include a pudding that is handmade in-store every day.
4. Salad Bar (Volks)
Volks is a restaurant chain famous for its steaks and range of self serve bars. Here you'll find not just a salad bar, but a soup bar and a freshly-baked bread bar as well. These self-serve bars are available in a set with the salad bar or on their own for 660 JPY (excl. tax) each. There's a huge range of vegetables to choose from here, too! If you'd prefer something warm with your salad, consider adding the soup or bread bar to your order.
5. Healthy Salad Bar (Steak Gusto)
Steak Gusto's salad bar is called the Healthy Salad Bar (799 JPY (excl. tax)). Not only does it come with plenty of vegetables to enjoy, children elementary school age and younger can enjoy all-you-can-eat popsicles for just 99 JPY (excl. tax, for middle school age and up)! This salad bar is sure to please kids and adults alike.
In addition to all-you-can-eat salad, guests can also eat their fill of curry, bread, rice, soup, fruit, and dessert. There is a three-hour limit per customer, but with that much time, you're sure to be able to fill up.
These are some of the best chain restaurants offering salad bars in Japan! Each location has its own unique features, so if any catch your interest, be sure to pay a visit yourself the next time you're in Japan!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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