Information for Muslim and Vegetarian Visitors

Information for Muslim and Vegetarian Visitors

Welcome to Sendai! We have collected together information about restaurants, accommodation, and other facilities in Sendai so that Muslims, vegetarians and others with restrictions in their diet can have a more pleasant stay in Sendai. We hope this information helps make you stay in Sendai a little more comfortable and enjoyable!

Descriptions of each item are as below:
● Owner:the restaurant owner is Muslim
● Chef:the cook(s) is Muslim
● Halal meat:The restaurant uses Halal-certificated meat.
● Vegetable:Vegetarian dishes are served
●Non-pork:the restaurant does not serve any dishes using pork
● Non-alcohol:the restaurant does not use any alcohol in their dishes
● No alcohol served:the restaurant does not serve any alcoholic beverages
● Kitchen-ware:Halal utensils are separated from non-Halal utensils
● Tableware:Halal tableware is separated from non-Halal tableware
● English: The restaurant has an English menu or English speaking staff

The availability of each Item is shown with the following three symbols:
○:available
△:partly available
×:not available

*However, please contact the restaurant/facility directly for details or confirmation as the quality of Muslim and vegetarian-friendly services offered vary depending on the restaurant/facility, and the services on offer may also have changed.

Restaurants Recommended by Malaysian Muslim Students

□ Naritaya Sendai

Owner×/ Chef×/ Halal meat○/Vegetable○/ Non-pork○/ Non-alcohol○/No alcohol served ○/ Kitchen-ware○/ Tableware○/English○
[Address] June Palace 101, 2-29 Showamachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-274-4080
[Hours] 11:30-23:00

□ Nan Tandoori -Family restaurant (HALAL)-(Indian cuisine)

Owner○/ Chef○/ Halal meat○ /Vegetable○/ Non-pork○/ Non-alcohol○/No alcohol served ○/ Kitchen-ware○/ Tableware○/English○
[Address] 16-27-101 Shiheimachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone]  022-272-1523, 090-1376-6892(au), 090-2970-0461(SoftBank)
[Hours]  11:30-14:30, 17:00-21:30

□ THAI RESTAURANT SABAI SABAI

Owner×/ Chef ×/ Halal meat× /Vegetable○/ Non-pork△/ Non-alcohol△/No alcohol served ×/ Kitchen-ware×/ Tableware×/English○
[Address] 2-6-32 Kimachidori, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-275-9858
[Hours] 11:00-15:00, 17:00-23:00
[URL] http://sabaisabai.jp/top
-Seafood menu available
-Ingredients can be changed on request

□ Sindur (Indian cuisine)

Owner○/ Chef○/ Halal meat○ /Vegetable○/ Non-pork○/ Non-alcohol○/No alcohol served ×/ Kitchen-ware○/ Tableware○/English○
[Address] 2-4-10 Itsutsubashi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-215-2488
[Hours] 11:30-15:00, 17:30-22:00
-Alcoholic beverages are served and billed separately (by Japanese staff)

□ Kebab & DiningBar Spinners

Owner×/ Chef×/ Halal meat△ /Vegetable○/ Non-pork○/ Non-alcohol×/No alcohol served×/ Kitchen-ware×/ Tableware×/English○
[Address] 4-2-12-1F Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-796-7258
[Hours] 11:00-24:00

□ Indian restaurant ZamZam (HALAL)

Owner×/ Chef×/ Halal meat△ /Vegetable○/ Non-pork○/ Non-alcohol×/ No alcohol served×/ Kitchen-ware×/ Tableware×/ English○
[Address]  3-1-30, Yoshinari, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone]  022-725-7863
[Hours] 11:30-14:30, 17:00-21:30

Facilities for Muslims

□ Majumder Foods (HALAL)

[Category] grocery retailer
[Address] 11-23 Shiheimachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-275-3018, 090-1376-6892(au), 090-2970-0461(SoftBank)
[URL] http://www.majumder-international.com
-English available
-Export and import of halal & organic grocery
-Run by Muslim owner

□ Sendai Masjid

[Category] Masjid
[Address] 7-7-24 Hachiman, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-226-2625
[URL] http://iccsendai.org/web/en/
-English available
-Conducting Friday Prayer
-Run by Islamic Cultural Centre Sendai

Muslim-friendly Accommodation

□ Hotel Metropolitan Sendai

[Address] 1-1-1 Chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-268-2525
[Rate]  13,200JPY~
[URL]  http://www.jrhotelgroup.com/eng/code/codeeng107.htm
-English, Chinese available
-Prayer rooms available (on request)
-Prayer mats and compasses lendable
(!)Restaurants serving meals made using halal certified ingredients in Hotel Metropolitan Sendai.

□ Restaurant & Café Serenity

[Phone]  022-267-2104 (direct line)
[Hours]  breakfast  6:30-10:00
     lunch    11:30-14:30
     teatime   14:30-17:00
     dinner   17:00-21:30 (last order 21:00)
[Prices]  breakfast 2,400JPY
     lunch & dinner 3,600JPY or 6,000JPY
-This restaurant is certified by Malaysia Halal Corporation Co., Ltd.
-Reservations must be made 2 days in advance.
Owner×/ Chef×/ Halal meat× /Vegetable-/ Non-pork△/ Non-alcohol△/No alcohol served×/ Kitchen-ware○/ Tableware○/English○

□ Japanese Cuisine Teppanyaki – Hayase –

[Phone]  022-267-2143 (direct line)
[Hours]  breakfast  6:30-10:00
     lunch    11:00-14:00
     dinner   17:00-21:30 (last order 21:00)
[Prices]  breakfast  3,000JPY
     lunch     4,000JPY
     dinner    10,000JPY
-This restaurant is certified by Malaysia Halal Corporation Co., Ltd.
-Reservations must be made 2 days in advance.
Owner×/ Chef×/ Halal meat○ /Vegetable-/ Non-pork△/ Non-alcohol△/No alcohol served×/ Kitchen-ware○/ Tableware○/English○

Restaurants serving vegetarian meals and plant-based diet

□ NAMASKAR

[Type of meal] Indian cuisine
[Address] 2-2-11-B1F Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone] 022-222-7701
[Hours] 11:30-15:00, 17:30-22:00

□ Organic-Macrobiotic cafe OHISAMAYA

[Type of meal]  macrobiotics
[Address]  4-8-17 Chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai
[Phone]  022-224-8540
[Hours] 11:30-19:00(Mon-Fri), 11:30-15:30(Sat, holidays)
-Open until 18:30 on weekdays in February 2015
-Meals with no eggs and dairy products served
-Some dessert contains eggs and dairy products