Umisachihiko Shrimp Jack Knife Shrimp
The center piece of the seafood offered at Aoshima Fisherman’s Beachside Hostel & Spa are the Umisachihiko Shrimp. Umisachihiko Shrimp are also known as Jack knife shrimp. Jack knife shrimp live just off the coast of Miyazaki in depths of 300 to 400 meter. Being deep sea shrimp, they lose their freshness extremely fast and need to be enjoyed as soon as possible. In spite of being so delicious, these shrimps can only be enjoyed in fishing villages that operate deep sea fishery. In the past, there was a lot of deep sea fishery in Aoshima with Umisachihiko Shrimp being caught to some extent. However, with the combination of the difficulty & danger of deep sea fishery and the speed at which the shrimp lose their freshness, it was also most impossible to supply the market with fresh shrimp. Presently there are only 2 boats in Aoshima capable of operating deep-sea fishery. Nevertheless, Umisachihiko shrimp are a rare local specialty that the people of Aoshima have been eagerly awaiting.
That’s because they’re large sweet shrimp like no other. In comparison to sweet shrimp that Japanese people are used to eating, these shrimps are large and have a satisfying firm bite. Their sweetness and richness can be enjoyed in wide variety of ways through Japanese and Western cuisine. A one of a kind shrimp born in the black tide of the Pacific Ocean. Umisachihiko Shrimp are a new local specialty caught with new techniques for everyone to enjoy. Defying techniques of the past, new techniques put to the test and thorough quality management by young fishermen. Umisachihiko shrimp are a delicacy that you can only experience in Aoshima.
You’ll be dazzled by the brilliant colors of fresh seafood caught off the coast of Aoshima. Countless dishes made to bring out the best of the ingredients. Enjoy Umisachihiko Shrimp prepared grilled, deep fried or as “Donburi”rice bowls. Take your time and relax in our spacious restaurant and enjoy the delicious flavors with family and friends.
Lunch 11: 30 to 14: 30 (14: 00 last order)
Dinner 17: 00 to 21: 00 (20: 30 last order)
Breakfast Lunch Café Dinner
In our spacious dining room, enjoy the flavors of Umisachihiko Shrimp. Shrimp cocktail and delicious Pasta while gazing at the beautiful blue ocean of Aoshima, you’ll feel like you’re in Italy as you enjoy the Umisachihiko Shrimp. As the ambiance changes with the movement of the sun, enjoy a meal that is sometimes wild and sometimes romantic.
Breakfast 7: 00 to 9: 30
Lunch 11: 00 to 14: 30 (14: 00 last order)
Cafe time 14: 00 to 17: 00 (16: 30 last order)
Dinner 18: 00 to 22: 00 (21: 30 last order)