The Sakae cho market and its surrounding areas are popular drinking streets where you can enjoy drinks and meals at affordable prices. It is a great place to meet new people while enjoying excellent drinks and food at reasonable prices.
Sakae cho market is a popular sightseeing spot that is fun day and night!
The Sakae cho market is located in a postwar reconstructed area of Okinawa. There are a number of shops such as: pharmacies, fruit and vegetable shops, a general store, a secondhand bookstore, a coffee stand, and many taverns! It is a great place to enjoy a meal in the daytime and music and drinking at night! It is also a great place to get lunch and take it back to the hotel and eat it slowly. In the evening it turns into a drinking-street where the red lanterns come out to mark all the taverns. Because there are so many taverns it is a fun area to walk around, meet people, and enjoy your food and drink!
【Spot name】Sakae Town Market
【Street address】381 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】Depends on each store
【Regular holiday】Depends on each store
This Okinawa-style tavern is a very popular place!
This tavern, with its unique postwar reconstruction atmosphere is a popular shop located in Sakaecho market. They have many original dishes on their menu. You can have dumplings and small bowls of rice at this highly valued gourmet site. In addition, you can have one of their unique menu items such as “Genkotsu chocho” which has become very popular since being featured on television. The tables and chairs are close together in their compact space, so it is an easy place to enjoy with local customers!
【Spot name】Benria Iurinron
【Street address】388 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】6:00 p.m. to 11:00p.m. (Last order at 10:30)
A recommended place for women to go to at the Sakae-cho market!
The Arakoya in Sakaicho is a popular tavern that will captivate you once you go. It features grilled pig organs that are delicious! For those who want to eat delicious foods little by little, we recommend their appetizer plate with raw ham, dry salami, and liver paste. They also have various one item dishes on the menu. This shop, which is open until 1:00 a.m., is always bustling with customers who enjoy their excellent meat dishes at local prices. If you find a vacant seat, do not hesitate to jump in!
【Street address】Kinjo Rental Building 388 – 10 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
(food last order at midnight, drink last order at 12:45 a.m.)
The owner at this “weekend only” pub speaks with a western Japan dialect!
Oton is an Osaka-based shop located on a back street of the Sakae-cho market. This Okinawa “hiding place” is open on weekend only. It has many local regulars as well as guests from all over the country. Besides Okinawa classic Orion draft beer and Awamori, they have an unusual drink menu with items such as “Gamermie tofu” and “Gurukun kamaboko.” You can also buy sake and shochu at a reasonable price. The shop owner’s Kansai dialect talk is pleasant to listen to. His stories will put a smile on your face.
【Street address】(in Sakaecho market) 379-21 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】6:00 p.m. to midnight (Last order11:00 p.m.)
【Regular holiday】 Open only on weekends (Friday and Saturday)
Enjoy this space where you can enjoy calm music and alcohol at the Sakae-cho market
Coco Jasmine is a small bar located on a narrow path away from the hustle and bustle of Sakae cho market. Their interior is a relaxing space where you can enjoy alcohol and jazz music quietly playing! This non-smoking tavern even has non-alcoholic cocktails you can enjoy while listening to the music! It is a great place to stop by after a lively night of drinking and eating in the Sakae-cho market!
【Spot name】Sakaemachi City Bar Coco Jasmine
【Street address】388 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】8:00 p.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday open to 1:00 a.m.
【Regular holiday】Sundays and holidays
Enjoy Okinawa cuisine and awamori at this popular, well-established Okinawa restaurant!
Located in a traditional red tile roof building this long-established store in Okinawa is very popular! Having its own sake brewery in the Shuri area of Naha City, this tavern has more than 200 brands of Awamori available!
You can enjoy a tasty meal and satisfying drink in this remodeled old private house where Okinawa music flows throughout the night! It is a place you can enjoy even if you don’t typically enjoy Okinawan cuisine! It is a popular shop, so it is recommended to book in advance.
【Street address】388-5 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】5:30 p.m. to midnight
This tavern is safe and fun even for women traveling alone to the Sakae town market!
Alcolista is an excellent Italian restaurant whose casual atmosphere is safe and comfortable even for women traveling to Sakae cho market alone. Oldies music and orange walls create a cool atmosphere. The most popular menu here is homemade pasta. It is authentic raw pasta handmade every day with a mochi texture. With a good wine to complement the pasta you can have a wonderful Italian experience. You can identify the entrance to Alcolista by the Italian color sign and blue bicycle!
【Street address】388-13 Asato Naha-city Okinawa
【business hours】6:00 p.m. to midnight, last order at 11:00 p.m.