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Chariya Description

Chariya is a cozy restaurant located near Kawagoe Station in Saitama, Japan, specializing in delicious rice bowl dishes. The restaurant's warm and inviting atmosphere makes it the perfect spot to enjoy a comforting meal. What sets Chariya apart from other dining establishments is its focus on traditional Japanese donburi dishes, particularly its signature Kawagoe donburi and oyakodon.

One of the must-try items on Chariya's menu is the Kawagoe donburi, a flavorful rice bowl topped with a variety of fresh and savory ingredients. Another popular choice is the oyakodon, a classic Japanese dish featuring tender chicken and egg simmered in a sweet and savory sauce, served over a bed of steamed rice. The skilled chefs at Chariya take great care in preparing each dish to perfection, ensuring that every bite is a delightful experience for your taste buds.

Whether you're a fan of Japanese cuisine or simply looking to explore new flavors, Chariya is a fantastic dining destination that promises a memorable and satisfying meal. So, if you find yourself in Saitama and craving a delicious rice bowl dish, be sure to visit Chariya for a culinary experience that celebrates the rich and diverse flavors of Japan.

Chariya Overview


13-30 Wakitahonchō, Kawagoe, Saitama 350-1123


+81 (0) 49-245-3791


3 minute walk from Kawagoe Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-3:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-3:00PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Take-out Available


Stylish Interior

Chariya Reviews

Chariya Google Average Rating



Very friendly restaurant and warm service. Excellent food. Best yakitori and oyaku don in a long time. Very good quality ingredients. Good value for money also.


Oyakodon rice standard size
It was fluffy, juicy and delicious.
It's a moderate amount and not heavy, so before I knew it I had finished eating it.

On another day, I also received the minced rice bowl with hot spring egg (+50 yen).
Of course, the main dishes, oyakodon and yakitoridon, are recommended.
Aigakedon (half yakitori and half soboro) is good for variety, but if it's just soboro, it gets a bit monotonous even with egg on top.
(If you add an egg and add 50 yen, it's the same price as other rice bowls)

Since it's Yakitori, you would think that it would be open mainly for lunch at night, but it is only open for lunch. There used to be a drinking time, but it seems that it is continuing in a reduced form.
too good to waste···
It's closed on holidays, and seems to be the go-to lunch spot for nearby workers.

You buy a meal ticket from the vending machine at the entrance, but there are many buttons lined up for each of the four rice serving sizes and bowl types, so be careful not to press the wrong button.
By the way, you can order toppings and canned raw mugs at your seat.

The stylish objects on the wall are motifs of bicycle parts.
The store's name, ``Chariya'', comes from the fact that the owner's family owned a bicycle shop.


Just a 3 minute walk from Kawagoe Station ^_^
It was my first time visiting the store.
Orders are first purchased at the ticket vending machine at the entrance. I ordered the yakitori bowl set.
The yakitori was fragrant and very delicious.
The staff were also very kind.
I would like to repeat it.


I was looking for a place where I could eat in peace by myself, and it had good reviews, so I decided to have lunch here.
The food was as delicious as the reviews said, the atmosphere was nice and quiet, and the cute mom who served the customers was kind.
I think I want to go again.


A short walk from the west exit of Kawagoe Station is a restaurant that serves excellent yakitori bowls🙆‍♀️ (I've been to several famous restaurants in Tokyo, but this is my favorite so far💕)
I always have it with eggs 🙋‍♀️
It’s been a while since I last went, but it was still delicious ❤️
There are yakitori-don, oyako-don, and soboro-don, but I prefer yakitori-don✊
Please note that we only serve lunch 💡
Reservations are not possible, but there are many businessmen on weekdays, so the turnover rate is high.

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