This event is held once a year in Tokyo.
More than 20 different kinds of Nabe (hot pod) from all over Japan are available during the festival.
You can also enjoy other various foods such as barbecue, deep fried food, sake, beer and much more.
Photos in 2016
Every year, this festival is held outdoors in Hibiya Park 日比谷公園 in Tokyo, and it would be a great idea if you'd take a walk around the park, and witness the beautiful scenery of Japan.
This is my favorite seafood Nabe from Hokkaido 北海道.
刺身用ホタテ means that this one uses really fresh scallop that are edible for row.
Tofu and vegetables mixed with miso soup
Scallop, Shellfish, Snow crab, King crab, Salmon roe, Corn, etc.
It costs 900 yen for 1 person. Delicious!
This event is usually held for a few days in winter. Except this event, I know a standing seafood bar in Ueno 上野 Tokyo. They offer inexpensive and fresh Japanese seafood. Take a look below.
This Nabe is Matsutake pine mushroom and Marbled meat of Wagyu beef from 仙台 Sendai City.
Sliced Wagyu Beef
They separately cook with a vegetable pod, a beef pod and a 松茸 Matsutake pine mushroom pod.
松茸 Matsutake pine mushroom is usually expensive. It has really good flavor.
800 yen for 1 person.
I think this is really reasonable and great taste because expensive Matsutake and wagyu beef are in the soup.
Except this event, are you looking for Wagyu beef restaurant? Check it out below.
Local sake is available. A cup of sake costs from 500 yen to more.
You can buy their new bottles for to go when you find your favorite one.
Char-grilled fish is good for drinking sake or beer.
Actually, the prices of nabe and seafood at this festival is cheaper than usual in restaurants.
Eat-in place is available, however there are too many people.
Photos in 2017
White shrimp and yellowtail
White shrimp is a local food in Toyama 富山.
Maybe some people do not really like this shrimp that simply boiled with the soup. When you are eating it, the soft shell, barb and legs of the shrimp kept their original raw texture, and felt rough in mouth. If you like shrimp, this is worth trying.
Regular: 900 yen
Double topping of shrimp: +200 yen
The quantity of the other toppings and the stew are the same as the regular one.
The pictures show “Double topping one”.
It is seasoned spicy cod (pollack) roe and popular local food in Hakata 博多 City Fukuoka 福岡.
Mentaiko is topped on Motsu-nabe which is stewed beef organ meats and vegetables. Motsu-nabe is also known as a local food in Hakata 博多 City Fukuoka 福岡.
It was delicious. I wanna eat this again!
- 明太子あり Mentaiko-ari 800 yen (with mentaiko)
- 明太子なし Mentaiko-nashi 600 yen (without mentaiko)
You can enjoy this food anytime you want. I recommend this restaurant in Tokyo.
All you can eat Mentaiko (cod roe)
About fish egg dishes
Many other kinds of nabe are available.
Domestically produced beef
Gotochi Nabe Festival ご当地鍋フェスティバル
It is an event Local Nabe (hot pot / stew) Festival.
Schedule (in Tokyo)
November 27 -29, 2020
Hibiya Park 日比谷公園 in Tokyo
- Admission free
- Prices are including tax.
- It is held outdoors (open-air).
- Table seats are available.
- Cash only
- Drinking alcoholic beverages in the park is accepted.
Website (in Japanese)
Photos and prices are as of in 2016 and 2017.