TDK Guest House

The restaurant offers a delicious lunch menu making luxurious use of the fresh seasonal delights of Akita. Visitors can relax and enjoy a wonderful meal and splendid view of the Sea of Japan.

*Due to the rising cost of ingredients, our prices will be changed from October 3 in order to ensure quality. Thank you very much for your understanding.

  • Business hours 11:00–15:00
    (last orders at 14:00)
  • ※Reception starts at 10:00 a.m.
  • Closed for Lunch on Sundays, Mondays, and museum-specified days
  • (see the lunch calendar below.)
Notice of Changes to Our Reception System

In line with the changes to our lunch reception hours and reception procedures from the end of April 2024, reception will now be carried out via tablet devices.

Reception had previously started at 11:00 a.m. during restaurant hours, but reception will now be possible from the time that the TDK Museum opens at 10:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.

However, please note that we may not be able to seat visitors at their desired time. (You will be contacted by the restaurant as soon as we are ready to seat you.)

For reception, please come to the reception desk at the TDK Museum as usual.

Restaurant Seating During Peak Seasons

During such periods as Golden Week and summer vacation when the museum has many visitors, seating conditions may differ from usual in the following respects. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause visitors to our restaurant, and we appreciate your understanding.

  • Waiting times may be considerable when the restaurant is crowded.
  • The order in which visitors are seated may change depending on which tables become available.
  • The last order time may be earlier than scheduled.
TDK Guest House

Lunch Menu

Yuri Beef Set

Yuri Beef Set

900 yen (tax included) / À la carte 770 yen (tax included)
Extra bread (two slices per plate): 160 yen (tax included)

Set Menu
Choose either a plate of rice or two slices of bread. Served with soup and salad.

Yuri Beef from Akita Prefecture (shank or shoulder) is stewed slowly in red wine with savory herbs and beef sinew until tender enough to be picked apart with chopsticks. The sauce uses a dash of Akita miso to enhance the meat’s flavor. The potato gratin on the side is made with fresh cream for a creamy, rich flavor.

  • Yuri Beef Hamburger Set

    Yuri Beef Hamburger Set

    900 yen(tax included)
    À la carte 770 yen(tax included)

    Served with a bowl of rice, salad, pickles, and miso soup

    A handmade hamburger patty that uses 75 Yuri Beef from Akita Prefecture and offers the rich flavor of wagyu beef Served with grated daikon radish and a steak sauce made with soy sauce and lemon juice that goes well with rice Served together with a potato gratin made with fresh cream for a creamy, rich flavor.

  • Future Rice Bowl Set

    Future Rice Bowl Set
    (salmon meunière, avocado rice bowl with salmon roe)

    900 yen (tax included)

    Served with citrus-soy ponzu sauce with egg york, two side dishes, pickles, and miso soup

    Salmon meunière and avocado coated in wasabi-ponzu, served over rice.
    The fresh vegetables and salmon roe on top add to the great appeal of the dish. Pour a splash of ponzu sauce with egg york on top to enhance the flavor and enjoy!

  • Mount Chokai Curry (Chicken Drumstick Curry with Fried Cod)

    Mount Chokai Curry (Chicken Drumstick Curry with Fried Cod)

    900 yen (tax included)

    Served with soup and salad

    This original curry is blended with over 10 spices and features Uwaten the local cod fish sauce, as its secret ingredient The chicken drumstick which is stewed to be so tender that they fall apart with a spoon, combined with seared cheese make for a perfect match The many ingredients make for a satisfying dish.

  • Soba Noodles with Duck Dipping Sauce

    Soba Noodles with Duck Dipping Sauce

    900 yen (tax included)

    Duck dipping sauce, small side dish, a bowl of rice, furikake seasoning, and pickles

    The soba noodles are made from 100% buckwheat flour produced in Kamagatai, Nikaho City.
    The savory aigamo duck in warm dipping sauce goes perfectly with the fragrant soba noodles. The aromas of the leeks and mitsuba parsley make it even more appetizing. Please enjoy.

  • Kids’ Curry Set

    Kids’ Curry Set

    450 yen (tax included)

    Served with fukujinzuke pickles and a mini dessert

    This mild curry uses less spice so that children can eat it, and is sweetened with onions and honey. Plus, the curry comes with a mini dessert.

  • Kids’ Lunch Plate

    Kids’ Lunch Plate

    450 yen (tax included)

    With mini dessert

    A popular lunch plate for kids that features rice sprinkled with furikake seasoning, a mini hamburger, fried chicken, ketchup spaghetti, french fries, broccoli, and ketchup on the side. It also comes with a mini dessert.

  • Cake Set

    Cake Set

    560 yen (tax included)

    With vanilla ice cream

    A piece of cake to match the season, served with vanilla ice cream. To the side of the cake is whipped cream and fruit. You can choose your drink from the menu.
    For those who order a lunch item, the cake set is 60 yen off, at 500 yen (tax included).

  • Melon cream soda

    Melon cream soda

    460 yen (tax included)

    Melon cream soda, an ice cream float made with melon soda, has been a popular treat in Japan for generations. This standard drink at traditional coffee shops is a favorite of children and adults alike.
    380 yen (tax included) with purchase of a lunch item.


Saturday/Holiday-Only Menu

Every Saturday and on holidays, we will offer special cake set recommended by the chef.

TDK Cassette Tape ☆ Squid Ink Linguine

[TDK Product Homage Menu]
TDK Cassette Tape ☆ Squid Ink Linguine
(Available for a limited time, Saturdays and holidays only)

900 yen (tax included)
Extra bread (two slices per plate): 160 yen (tax included)

Served with soup and salad

This long pasta linguine blackened with squid ink sauce resembles magnetic tape The three types of seafood ( shrimp, and scallops) and the colorful vegetables look striking in the black pasta Mix in the tomato sauce served with it and enjoy.
Exhibition about TDK Cassette Tape

Cake Set (Profiteroles)

[TDK Product Homage Menu]
Cake Set(Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor ☆ Strawberry Mille Crepe)
(Available for a limited time, Saturdays and holidays only, limited to 10 servings)

770 yen(tax included)

The strawberry mille crepe represents the inside of a multilayer ceramic capacitor and its many stacked layers. The tartness of the fruit brings out the sweetness of the mille crepe. 700 yen (tax included) with purchase of a lunch item.
Exhibition about Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor

To group visitors

Lunch boxes

We accept reservations for lunch boxes.

900 yen(tax included)

Lunch boxes are available on days when the restaurant is open. Please make a reservation at least 3 days before your desired date. (Reservations are not accepted on weekends and holidays)

  • *Menus are subject to change due to seasonality
  • *If you wish to cancel a reservation, please do so by noon of the day before.
  • *If you wish to make lunch reservations for a group, please consult with us beforehand.
  • *Lunch box will be served in the conference room on the first floor.

Inquiries about lunch box reservations

TDK Service Corporation

Akita Sales Office
Food Service Section

TEL 0184-35-6905

Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays are not available

Using the Restaurant

The restaurant is located at TDK Guest House adjacent to the Museum. If you wish to eat lunch at the restaurant, please ask the Museum reception staff.

*Please understand that lunch reservations are not accepted.

*You may pay in cash or with any of the cashless payment or electronic money systems shown below.
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Gorgeous panoramic view

After eating, enjoy an outdoor stroll around the grounds of the museum.
On a sunny day, you can see both Mount Chokai and the Oga Peninsula for a gorgeous panoramic view.