Food and Drinks

[Chiba] Magurogura (鮪蔵): Discover the Finest Fresh Maguro, Just a Stone’s Throw from Choshi Fishing Port!


Magurogura: Chiba’s Premier Tuna Delight

Nestled in the heart of Choshi City, Chiba Prefecture, “Magurogura” stands as a seafood haven, celebrated for its exquisite maguro (tuna) cuisine. This culinary gem, located in close proximity to the bustling Choshi Fishing Port, proudly partners with local fishermen to deliver the freshest catch of maguro to its patrons. 

Choshi Fishing Port, a vital hub for aquatic product distribution, sets the stage for “Magurogura’s” culinary prowess. As the gateway to the Pacific Ocean at the estuary of the Tone River, this port not only hosts three wholesale markets but also boasts the national record for the highest annual fishery yield. The prosperity of herring fishing in Choshi has even contributed to a surge in permanent residents.


At “Magurogura,” the star of the show is undoubtedly the maguro, showcased in a variety of delectable dishes. From the popular maguro nigiri sushi to the mouthwatering maguro-don, each offering is a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to quality and flavor. The collaboration with local fishermen ensures a dining experience that captivates both locals and tourists alike.


For those venturing to “Magurogura,” the journey is as delightful as the destination. Simply take a bus from Choshi Station, disembark at the “Kannon” bus stop, and enjoy a picturesque 10-minute stroll to reach this seafood haven. Whether you’re exploring Choshi Fishing Port or seeking a culinary adventure, a visit to “Magurogura” promises a savory encounter with the best of Japan’s seafood culture.

  • Name: Magurogura
  • Address: 186-104 Iinumacho, Choshi, Chiba 
  • Phone: +81-(0)479-22-4000
  • Hours: 10:30 – 14:30 & 17:00 – 20:00 
  • Closed On: Irregular
  • Budget: – JPY3,000 
  • Payment Options: Cash Only

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