Yokosuka Travel Guide

News 2023.03.31

Enjoy YOKOSUKA’s Seafood at 12 Shops and Discover New Japanese Seafood Delights!

Yokosuka is a beautiful place surrounded by the sea, offering an abundance of delicious seafood that can only be found locally. In this article, we carefully selected and introduce 12 restaurants that cannot be missed when it comes to enjoying seafood in Yokosuka. Let’s discover new seafood delights and enjoy delicious food!

3 Recommended Shops to Enjoy the Fresh Texture of Shonan Shirasu, Yokusuka’s Local Delight

Yokusuka is a beautiful place surrounded by the sea, and it offers a variety of delicious seafood that can only be found in this area. One of the popular local delicacies is the fresh and crunchy texture of Shonan Shirasu. In this article, we introduce three recommended shops in Yokusuka where you can enjoy this delicious seafood. Be sure to try the fresh texture of Shonan Shirasu at these shops.

Hiratoshi-maru: Freshness is Key! Enjoy the Ultra-Fresh Shonan Shirasu

At “Hiramaru,” they use Shonan Shirasu sold directly by local fishermen and pay special attention to its freshness. Energetic staff directly purchase freshly caught shirasu to ensure that its freshness is maintained.

Their recommended dish is the plump Kamaage shirasu (550 yen) which perfectly showcases the natural taste of the shirasu with its exquisite saltiness.

During the fishing season (11 March to 31 December), fresh morning-caught shirasu (550 yen) is also available, depending on the catch of the day.


2-4-1 Sado, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-801-1443
Business hours: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed: Irregular holidays
Parking: Available

Yamashige-maru: A Store Selling Third-Generation Meticulously Selected and Fresh Shirasu

Yamashigemaru, run by the third generation, offers Shonan shirasu with a focus on taste and freshness. In particular, the freshly caught shirasu has a fresh and crispy texture that is popular for its deliciousness.

They offer morning-caught fresh shirasu, boiled shirasu, sun-dried shirasu, shirasu with small dried sardines (jako), and folded sardines (tatami iwashi), each priced at ¥600.

They sell shirasu with zero additives for a safe and secure meal.


1-25-15 Sado, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-857-6700
Opening hours: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed on irregular days
Parking available

Kaneshichi-maru: A shop where fishermen catch, process, and sell their own seafood

“Kaneshichi-maru” is a shop where fishermen are directly involved in fishing, processing, and selling. Seafood bowls and nigiri sushi using fresh Shonan whitebait are popular and loved by locals.

Kettle-boiled whitebait, dried whitebait, fresh whitebait (each ¥600). The kettle-boiled whitebait finished on the beach is exquisite.

The offshore-marinated fresh whitebait (¥600) marinated in sauce on board is also a perfect accompaniment to rice and sake.


6-21 Nagai Sunny Hill Shita, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-855-5565
Opening hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Closed: irregularly Parking available

Specialty stores for fresh fish and live fish are abundant! 3 recommended stores in Yokosuka

The freshness and flavor of Yokosuka’s fresh seafood are exceptional. There are many specialty stores for fresh fish and live fish in Yokosuka, each with its unique taste. In this article, we will introduce three recommended specialty stores for fresh fish and live fish in Yokosuka.

Fusatake-maru: Abundant selection of fresh seafood and processed goods!

At “Fusatakemaru”, the shop owner offers fresh fish and shellfish caught on the same day for purchase. They also have a wide selection of processed goods that make perfect souvenirs.

Tachiuo mirin-dried fish (¥460)

Hiiragi dried fish (¥300)

Kensaki squid okizuke (¥500)


3-46 Nagai, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel  046-857-1832
Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Closed: Mondays – Fridays
Parking: Available

Tatsumi-maru: Taste the Deliciousness of Seafood Only Fishermen Can Offer

Tatsumi-maru in Yokosuka offers processed seafood using fresh fish and shellfish, boasting a unique and delicious taste that you can only experience from fishermen themselves. We recommend visiting this shop to savor the authentic flavor.

Their specialties include Nagaiji Chidako (priced by weight), Takobutsu /clobbered octopus (¥400), and Akamoku (¥400).


5-34-2, Nagai, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-856-3483
Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Winter: 4:00 PM)
Closed on Tuesdays and irregular holidays
Parking: Available

Nagai Suisan: Get fresh local fish at direct sales prices

At the morning market held every day in Yokosuka, the “Nagai Suisan Direct Sales Center” features a wide selection of seasonal fish. The seafood available at direct sales prices is also popular among locals.


Nagai Suisan
5-24-7 Nagai, Yokosuka, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-858-1020
Opening Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Closed on Tuesdays
Parking Available

Enjoy the flavor of Yokosuka’s seafood in its dried and processed products! Top 3 recommended shops

Yokosuka is abundant in fresh seafood. Dried seafood and processed products made from these seafood are loved by locals for their rich flavor. In this article, we will introduce three recommended shops where you can taste Yokosuka’s dried seafood and processed products.

Myoho – Fisherie: A shop that manufactures and sells a wide variety of dried fish products

真あじ開き¥200 / さばの塩干し ¥360 / さばのみりん干し¥360
( 干物は1枚から販売、全国配送は 予算に合わせて組合せ自由)
※ 価格は時季によって変動


Myoho – Fisherie
4-7-9 Kurikiyama, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-835-0552
Opening hours: 10:00am – 05:00pm
Closed on Tuesdays, Sundays, and New Year’s holidays.

Ishikawa – Fisheries: A long-established dried fish shop with over 50 years of history

Ishikawa Suisan is a long-established dried seafood store that boasts over 50 years of history. They offer a variety of dried seafood, from traditional to new experiments. They also sell “freshly dried seafood,” which uses different types of fish depending on the day, and is sold in the afternoon.

You can also purchase a variety pack of dried seafood (5 types) for ¥2,160, including dried horse mackerel, bonito, golden threadfin bream, squid, and sardines. They ship nationwide and are perfect as gifts or souvenirs.


Ishikawa – Fisheries
Address: 1-9-1 Sajima, Yokosuka, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-856-2187
Opening hours: 9:00am – 04:00pm
Closed on: Saturdays, national holidays and the day before national holidays
Parking available

Fisherman’s fish workshop, Yamane: Safe, delicious, and healthy!

Yamane is a shop that prioritizes safety, deliciousness, and health. They offer a variety of dried and processed products using fresh seafood. You can trust “Yamane” for all things related to fish in Sajima! They also have fresh morning vegetables available.

A. Smoked mackerel for ¥400~
B. Boiled Hijiki seaweed with fish for ¥300
C. Mixed dried fish (5 skewers) for ¥400
D. Sardines in oil for ¥400
E. Sweet simmered sardines for ¥400
F. Stemmed Wakame seaweed boiled dish for ¥350
G. Anchovy for ¥300


Fisherman’s fish workshop, Yamane
3-1 Sajima, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
Tel: 046-858-0080
Opening hours: 9:00am – 05:00pm
Regular holiday: Tuesday

Fragrant and Delicious Seaweeds in Yokosuka! 3 Recommended Shops

Maruryo – Fisheries: Selected as one of “Kanagawa’s Top 100 Specialty Products”

Maruryo Fisheries, which was selected for “Kanagawa’s 100 Famous Products,” handles fresh seaweed harvested in the sea of Yokosuka. Especially, “nori” is popular for its aroma and texture, and it is also a popular local product.

Dried nori: 1 sheet for ¥432~ / Grilled nori: 11 sheets for ¥540~ / Sarushima wakame: ¥540~ / Early-cooked konbu set: ¥540~
It is also popular as a souvenir from Yokosuka. The nori from Misaki, one of the best fishing ports in Japan, has excellent taste and aroma!


Maruryo – Fisheries
1-7-7 Hashirimizu, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Tel: 046-843-3165
Opening hours: 9:00am – 05:00pm
Closed on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Parking available

Motoiya: Top-quality seaweed grown in the waters of Hashirimizu

They sell products such as roasted Nori for ¥540 and seasoned Nori for ¥1,296, as well as sliced Nori for ¥486 and dried Nori for ¥432. They also directly sell seaweed products that fishermen grow with love, such as Sajima Wakame and early-boiled Kombu.


1-7-4, Sousui, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Tel 046-842-4588
Opening hours: 9:00am – 04:00pm
Closed 2nd-4th Tuesdays
Parking available

Katsu-maru: Selling Delicious Kombu and Wakame Directly

「勝丸」 sells delicious Konbu and Wakame directly. The Konbu is highly reputed for its concentrated taste and deliciousness.

The precooked Konbu (¥600) is recommended for cooking as it is tender. Please also try the dried Wakame (¥600) and salt-preserved Wakame (¥540).


1-7-7, Sousui, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Tel 046-897-4974
Opening hours: 8:00am – 04:00pm
Closed 2nd to 4th Tuesday of the month
Parking available

Dive into Yokosuka’s Rich Seafood Culture: 12 Shops to Add to Your Bucket List!

Yokosuka is a city facing the sea, abundant in fresh seafood. This time, we introduced 12 recommended shops where you can enjoy Yokosuka’s seafood, divided into three categories: “specialty shops for fresh and live fish,” “shops for dried and processed seafood,” and “shops for seaweed.” Please discover new Japanese seafood gourmet and enjoy the blessings of the sea in Yokosuka!

The prices listed are all inclusive of tax at the time of the interview. Please note that due to changes in consumption tax or other factors, the contents and prices of the products may be subject to change.

The restaurants featured in this article do not necessarily use locally produced agricultural and marine products for all ingredients. Additionally, products made with seasonal ingredients, fresh ingredients, or ingredients with limited availability may not be available depending on the season, time, or weather conditions. Please be aware of this.

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