What is Katsudon, the popular Japanese dish! 

What is Katsudon, the popular Japanese dish!

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I had katsudon for lunch near Mt.Fuji.

The common style of katsudon is “pork cutlet and onion stewed in soy sauce-flavored allotment, then simmered with egg and served on rice. “

When simply called “katsudon,” above is the basic form of katsudon.( there are other types in other regions)

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It is a Japanese dish that is served in a variety of places, including restaurants, soba and udon noodle shops, bento shops, as well as restaurants specializing in tonkatsu (pork cutlet).

On Japanese anime, Katsudon sometimes shows up as a main character’s favorite food!

We Japanese enjoy Katsudon often on these places.


It is said to have originated in Yamanashi Prefecture foot of Mt.Fuji , it was first served in restaurants around 1900.

Katsudon at Lake Kawaguchiko Tsukasa restaurant

The katsudon I ate at this Tsukasa restaurant was quite large and filled me up.

Why don’t you try katsudon when you come to Japan?

It is delicious! You enjoy another Japanese dish in Japan!

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