Welcome to "Hamamatsu Association for Promotion of Specialized Eel Restaurants" web-site! Here you can find various restaurants specialized in eel in Hamamatsu.
You can search for an eel restaurant from the location on Eel Map, as well as the taste of sauce and the cooking method.
Hamamatsu Unagi Map
In 1953, when rickshaws were still used around Hamamatsu station, natural eels born in Hamana Lake, transported from Arai station to Hamamatsu station by train impressed and delighted common people in Hamamatsu as a delicacy.
Savory smell drifted in downtown reminded them of the eels which grew up in Hamana Lake.
It was after 1960, the time when farm raising of eels started in the region, that its superb taste became widely-known to be the best of the world.
The eels raised in mild climate and abundant water have beautiful blueish green skin like an emerald, and the best quality meat.
In each restaurant participating in Hamamatsu Association for Promotion of Specialized Eel Restaurants, the cooks have inherited the traditional skills and yet devoted themselves to their studies seeking for better tastes from the highest grade eels.
The secret of the taste has been reserved in each restaurant as before.