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Kusunokicho, Mashinishiku, Hiroshima 733-8511, Hiroshima Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 82-232-5277
Today
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Seattle
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about Lopez months before our trip to Japan in "Rice, Noodle, Fish" and immediately planned on searching this place out when visiting Hiroshima. We were not disappointed, the okonomiyaki was definitely the best we have had (we have tried many others but this one still reigns supreme). Remember to add the jalapeños, too! In addition to great food,... More 

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Thank Monica R
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Simple, nice and cosy location, with the owner cooking his famous okonomiyaki right in front of you. His English is very good and after a short waiting, I had a place around the grill and being my very first okonomiyaki, he suggested me a basic version and kindly explained me more about it. It was so yummy! at the end,... More 

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Thank Gisella A
Paradise Valley, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Excellent atmosphere, friendly service and great food. It is always busy. The proof is ....where else in Japan could you see a Gaijin owned restaurant packed with Japanese patrons. I am always the only gaijin in the place.

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Thank John V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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75 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It's always interesting when a "gaijin" owns a restaurant in Japan - even more so when talking about one of HIroshima's claim to culinary fame. Lopez might not be distinguishable from other okonomiyaki places in Hiroshima were it not for the fact that the dishes other than okonomiyaki are likely unique to an okonomiyaki place - items like a chili... More 

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Thank Spahkee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

I return to Hiroshima annually. As soon as I arrive to Yokogawa Station, I head straight to Lopez's. I studied abroad in Hiroshima for a year and frequented the restaurant weekly. Now that I'm back in the U.S., it is an annual trip! Go and try it out please. Thank me later. I order with soba noodles. Pork. Green onions.... More 

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Thank Robaato H
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Despite it is not very easy to find the place, Lopez is a great place to taste one of the most traditional dishes in Japan. Surprisingly Mr. López a guatemalan cook who emigrated to Japan for love long ago, has added a twist of latinamerican flavor with jalapeño peppers. He gave us some ingredients of Okonimyaki to try to cook... More 

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Thank juanluis1957
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Worth the effort we took to walk out of our way, we were lucky enough that the owner was open later than usual for lunch and stayed open for us to enjoy some authentic Hiroshima style Okonomiaki. Friendly staff, great food! Keep in mind they're only open for lunch on Tuesday and Friday.

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1 Thank Amandalmcp
Detroit, Michigan
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Lopez' is a busy and compact shop near Yokogawa Station (one stop on the JR from Hiroshima Station). You can find it on Google Map. The place has a really good feel /vibe. Fernando is running the place and has great English, Japanese and Spanish. He will serve you up in the spirit of okonomiyaki, "what you like".... I had... More 

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1 Thank Pattoe
Tokyo, Japan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Full fledged hiroshima style, but a different spice mix and more meat. Get it with soba noodles plus jalapenos and cheese...amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $9
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kusunokicho, Mashinishiku, Hiroshima 733-8511, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hiroshima
  • Phone Number: +81 82-232-5277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?