Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Hungary

December 29th 2020

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This page is for food lovers and professional chefs in Hungary that are looking for Japanese cooking supplies.


Italian grown Japanese rice, such as “YUMENISHIKI” is available at Asian grocery stores.

Japanese Rice
Soy sauce

You can get Kikkoman and Yamasa soy sauce at Asian grocery stores.

Soy Sauce

You can get Marukome miso at Asian grocery stores.


In Hungary, a landlocked country, it’s difficult to obtain fresh fish, so many shops purchase fish from Japanese food distributors in other European countries. If you go to a sushi restaurant you will usually find tuna, salmon, Hamachi (yellowtail), shrimp, mackerel, squid, octopus, scallops, salmon roe, etc.


Japanese restaurants seem to purchase sake from local Japanese grocery stores and distributors in other European countries.

Japanese Alcohol

List of Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers

Below is a list of Japanese food importers who wholesale to supermarkets and restaurants, as well as supermarkets that sell Japanese food to the general public.

This list consists of vendors frequently used by Japanese in your country. (Some shops carry not only Japanese cooking supplies but also kitchen ware)

◇JFC Austria GmbH

IZ-NÖ-SÜD, Straße 16, Objekt 70, A-2355 Wiener Neudorf, Austria
*Sales area includes Hungary

◇Tokyo Plaza

Törökvész út 87-91. Budapest, Hungary

◇Duna Party Bolt

Budapest, Szépvölgyi út 2b, 1025

◇Koreai Japán Élelmiszer

Budapest, Szépvölgyi út 2, 1036

◇K Mart

Budapest, Honvéd u. 38, 1055

◇Kínai Élelmiszerbolt

Budapest, Rákóczi tér, 1084


1055 Budapest, Balassi Bálint u. 7.
1036 Budapest, Perc u. 8.


Vámház körút. 5, Budapest, 1093, Hungary

Japanese grocery stores and food suppliers

Number of Local Japanese People

1,533 Japanese people live in Hungary, as of 2018.

Number of Local Japanese Restaurants

According to Tripadvisor, there are about 50 Japanese restaurants in Hungary.

For Hungarian People Wanting to Study Japanese Cuisine in Japan

Do you want to study Japanese cuisine in Japan one day? Chefs Wonderland, an agency for helping foreign visitors study cooking in Japan, can make all your cooking school dreams come true.

There are two main ways to study Japanese cuisine in Japan.

One way is to enroll in a culinary school.

The other is to find work at a Japanese restaurant in Japan, although this is not very easy to do.

Culinary Schools in Japan
How Many Hungarian People are Living in Japan?

As of 2018, there are 729 Hungarian people living in Japan.

A photo in Japan
Study Japanese Cuisine at a Culinary School

If you want to attend a Culinary Technical College for Japanese people, you need to be able to speak fluent Japanese, but even if you can’t speak Japanese, you can study Japanese cuisine at one of the following schools that offer English courses lasting anywhere from one day to three months.

There are classes for beginners, short-term intensive courses to get a certificate, and private classes for professional chefs.

Culinary Schools in Japan
Tokyo Sushi Academy

The first and the most popular sushi school in the world.

Tokyo Sushi Academy
Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo

An academic program that reflects the latest trends in Japanese cuisine.

Cordon Bleu Tokyo
Miyajima Ramen School

More than 1,000 graduates from over 50 countries.

Miyajima Ramen School
International Ramen School

Ramen study program combined with OJT

International Ramen School
Sushi Private Lesson

One day customized private sushi lesson

Private Sushi Lesson
90min Sushi Making Workshop

90min sushi making lesson for FUN!

90min Sushi Making Class
Study Japanese Cuisine While Working

Under the current immigration laws, foreigners have very limited opportunities to work in restaurants in Japan, you would need a working holiday visa, a spouse visas, or a type of special activity visa issued only to a few people. If you want more information on studying Japanese cuisine while working in Japan,

please see the following article.

Work in Japan from South Africa
Working Holiday in Japan

Working holiday visas are issued to Hungarian nationals between the ages of 18 and 30 with a maximum of 200 people per year.. If you can get a Working Holiday Visa, you can enjoy vacationing and working in Japan for up to one year.

If you are thinking about going on a Working Holiday to Japan, please see the following article.
Japan Working Holiday Guide – 15,000 youth get working holiday visa every year

Working Holiday Japan
We look forward to your visit to Japan!

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