Kume Island has a lot of great eating establishments with a mix of influences. There are so many it will take us a while to cover them all and get you the details you’ll want, but wherever you go, you’re bound to get good food.

Eef Beach Area

Storage Works

Storage Works Cafe Front

A cozy cafe featuring drinks, desserts, and an assortment of italian inspired dishes.

Kiyose Izekaya

Kiyose Izekaya Front

Kiyose is a modern izekaya and grill featuring amazing gyoza, Mexican influences, and Kumejima beef.

Hana Kume

Hana Kume Restaurant

Hana Kume (Flower Kumejima) is a Japanese style restaurant with traditional Japanese, table, and bar seating with a menu of delicious food.

Higa Area


Ponpokopon sign

A small izekaya with bar and traditional seating along the main road in Higa.

Kanegusuku Area

Restaurant Ryu

Restaurant Ryu

A Japanese restaruant and izekaya with a wide range of great food.

Cafe Karyu

Karyu Tapioca Bar

Cafe Karyu is tucked away on the south side of Jinjin Road and features a tapioca bar and reading room.

Takeyoshi Grill

Takeyoshi Grill

Takeyoshi is a small grill on the north side of Jinjin road featuring yakitori (grilled chicken skewers).

Uezu Area

Arizona Cafe

Arizona Cafe Front

Arizona Cafe is a burger joint with everything from fries to shakes.

Haifan Chinese restaurant

Haifan Front

Haifan is a large Chinese style restaurant serving a wide selection of favorites including great lunch sets.

Yansho Soba

Yansho Soba Front

A traditional Okinawan restaurant in the home of a local family. It is open for only a short time each day, so plan ahead if you want to try their great soup.

Oo Area

Rest House at Tatami Rocks

Traditional Okinawan fare in the relaxing atmosphere of Oo Island. Have a beautiful meal before relaxing at Bade Haus.