Okinawa Japan family friendly food

Here are all our favorite food picks that kept the kids coming back for more!! At first Japan may not seem super kid friendly foods, but particularly in the melting pot of Okinawa there is a much to choose from to keep them happy! Here’s our Okinawa Japan family friendly food guide that merely skims the surface.

Also if you are gluten free, check out my Okinawa gluten free guide here.

Sushi on La Cinega

The best sushi on island according to us, wonderful owner, right on the ocean.

okinawa japan food
okinawa japan food

Coco Curry Ichibanya

Our Sunday tradition, Coco curry’s. Its an addiction and only gets better with time.

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Aien Coffee & Hostel

Wonderfully gourmet dishes plus hostel.

okinawa japan food
okinawa japan food


The most flavorful indian dishes with two locations in American Village.

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Stripe Ramen

Wonderful tomato ramen filled with veggies plus kids meals too.

okinawa japan food

Good Day Coffee

Our weekly breakfast addiction in Sunabe. Delicious set breakfasts, especially the avocado toast.

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Vietnam Chan

Delicious pho located rigtht on the sunabe seawall. Grab your noodles or bahn mi and watch the ocean waves roll.


Our favorite thai place on island, the food is deilcious and the owners a delight.

Pizzeria Marino

Our kids favorite pizza place on island, the pasta is amazing too. Oh and don’t forget to visit the dessert bar.

Happy Bowls

Delicious smoothie bowls and shakes, right on the beach next to Araha park, perfect for kids.

Cafe Capful

Beautiful food in a beautiful location seaside with plenty of room for the kids to roam.

Marugame Seimen Udon

Cheapest meal and most filling meal on island! I could feed my two boys for 600yen and seriously so good, made fresh in front of your eyes.


Or any of the sushi go rounds on island are big hits with the kids, multiple options and everyone can find something they like plus cost effective.

Vongo & Anchor

Some of the best salads on island plus wonderful ocean views.

Also be sure to check our shop filled with Okinawa goodies!!! Here!

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A Christian, married to an insanely gifted and talented Marine husband, mother to Gideon (15), Boaz (10) and our rainbow baby, Shiloh. I’m actually an R.N turned accidental photographer, currently living in Fredericksuburg, Va after completing our final tour in Okinawa Japan. You'll find travel, Jesus, and lifestyle posts here on the Journal.


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