Quest For Japan Logo-Ver7

All You Can Eat Tamago Kake Gohan For 300 Yen!

Date Published: Last Update:2015/05/11 Food , , , , , ,

T.K.G. (Raw Egg on Rice)

You know already what’s TKG, right? If not yet, check out my post here about Tamago Kake Gohan.

Two years ago, I saw this TV program featuring a place that serves all you can eat Tamago Kake Gohan for 300 yen (about $3)! Yes, only raw eggs and rice, crazy right?

Crazy indeed, that I decided to go there. It’s actually in the same prefecture where I live now, but it takes about two hours to get there by car. When I arrived, some customers are already waiting outside the place.

Eatery that offers All-You-Can-Eat T.K.G.

The name of the eatery is Shokudou Kamecchi.

Sign of the eatery nearby the parking area
Sign of the eatery nearby the parking area

In front of the eatery

Kamecchi - Eatery Front

In the eatery, souvenir items and more…

The place is located on the hillside. There is a park and a soccer field nearby. Right beside the eatery is a souvenir area showcasing local products like fresh and pickled vegetables, packs of egg and more. The eatery itself is pretty small. It can only serve less than 20 people at a time, so you need to wait for awhile to have your turn. I wrote my name on the waiting list and waited.

While waiting, I noticed some photos posted on the wall, photos of celebrities and TV personalities that already visited the place and had TKG there.

My name was called and I went inside. They have their own ticket machine where you can pick the menus to order. I gave the ticket to the staff and we were then ushered to our seats. The woman staff asked me the amount of rice I want and soon after that she provided me one egg, a bowl of rice, pickled radish, and miso soup.

Kamecchi - Tamago Kake Gohan set menu

 Tamago Kake Gohan set menu

How it works

The system is simple, just ask the staff for refill of egg and rice as many times as you want. They have three kinds of soy sauce-based sauces with seaweed, spring onions, and shiso. I can’t remember exactly how many eggs I ate but I got full immediately.

Other than the TKG set menu, they also offer five other menus including omelette with their original tomato sauce and sweet rolled omelette.

Take a look at the picture below.


Right below the nameboard of the eatery, there is a text, in Japanese, that states “This is the place of Tamago Kake Gohan that Kishida Ginkou popularized”. Anything familiar? Well, how about the name “Kishida Ginkou”? He is the person I mentioned in my first TKG post. He’s from Misaki town, where this eatery is also located.

Take the T.K.G. challenge

Want to try all you can eat TKG and find out how many eggs you can eat in one meal? Come and visit Misaki town, they offer not only fresh eggs but also fresh air and relaxing scenery.

Don’t forget to take a souvenir photo of yourself with their huge TKG comic foreground!

Kamecchi's Tamago Kake Gohan Comic Foreground

 Tamago Kake Gohan Comic Foreground

How To Get There

By train

Take a train from Okayama Station on JR Tsuyama Line towards Tsuyama and get off at Kamenoko Station. From the station, it takes about 15-20 minutes of walk to reach the eatery. You will pass the Kamenoko Post Office on the way.

Note: The current price for TKG set menu when I went there was 300 yen. It’s now 350 yen according to their website.


Misaki Town Official Website

The following two tabs change content below.


A gaijin in Okayama who enjoys viewing cherry blossom in spring, fireworks in summer, eating grilled sanma (Pacific saury fish) in autumn and oden in winter.

Sponsored Links

  • Pocket
  • 1 follow us in feedly

Related Article/s:

Japanese Kit-kat and Crunch

Oyatsu: Japanese snacks between meals (Life is sweet version)

Oyatsu (2) [My oyatsu on another day] “Takenoko no sato” (Land of bamboo shoots) About 150 yen. This one is a sister product of “Kinoko no yama”. (Mountain of mushrooms) “Takenoko” is a chocolate coated cookie. “Kinoko” has a chocolate cap and a cracker stipe. In Japan, “The battle between the Takenoko party and the […]

Read Article


Shimanami Kaido : Beyond the cycling routes

At this years company excursion, we traveled down south to Seto Inland Sea. Located in between Imabari, Ehime and Onomichi, Hiroshima. It took us about three hours to reach the port of Shitadami where we boarded a small cruise vessel to experience the Rapid Tides of the Kurushima Strait. Before the cruise started, the cruise […]

Read Article


Oyatsu: Japanese snacks between meals

Oyatsu In Japanese, snacks between meals are called “oyatsu”, usually eaten around three o’clock. Personally, I believe Japanese snacks and confectionery have the best taste and the largest selections in the world, although I sometimes miss Walkers crisps cheese and onion flavour.   [My oyatsu on one day]   “Puccho” A soft type candy like […]

Read Article

Box of Kibi-dango

Kibi-dango (Dumpling with millet)

Kibi-dango In “Momotarou”, “Kibi-dango” plays a very important role – bait to attract three animals and seduce them into the battle against “Oni”(Japanese demons). I love “Kibi-dango”, especially the plain one, but if you ask me whether I can fight against somebody like Chuck Norris for it, my answer is “Absolutely no way!!!” The present […]

Read Article


Tosa Jiro: The Premium Egg

Lunch meal filled with Kochi local produce During our company trip in 2010, we had a lunch in a Japanese restaurant that mainly offers seafood dishes. We were served with extravagant line-up of sashimi, soup with half-piece of a huge lobster, deep-fried shrimps and vegetables, and katsuo tataki (bonito fish where the outer part is grilled in […]

Read Article

Raw Whitebait Rice Bowl (Nama Shirasu Don)

Japanese Seasonal Food: Fresh Raw Whitebait Bowl

One of the things that I look forward every year during this spring season in Japan is having “nama shirasu don.” What is “Nama Shirasu Don”? “Nama shirasu don” is a bowl of rice topped with raw whitebait. “Nama” means raw while “shirasu” means whitebait (in Japan, mostly it refers to the young anchovies). Although you can […]

Read Article


Momo (peach) as a divine fruit

Peach Peach is one of the major local productions of Okayama. Although it had been consumed by people from a long time ago, it is said it was rather an ornament than a food because its taste wasn’t so good. In Meiji era (1868–1912), when a new, sweeter and bigger breed came from China, many […]

Read Article


Gaijin Chronicles : Mikan and Japanese Gift Giving Etiquette

Early autumn of 2012, my friends and I went to Kuroisan Green Park in Setouchi-shi, Okayama for mikan harvesting.  Mikan, according to its Wikipedia entry, is a sweet,  seedless,  and easy-peeling citrus species about the size of mandarin oranges but smaller than an orange. For a fee of 700 yen, we were led to the orchard […]

Read Article


The Fukiya Village in Okayama, Japan – Part 4 –

What to see in Fukiya surrounding area (3) [The Nishie residence] This house is located on the opposite side of the Hirokane residence and there is no bus service to/from the village centre in the off season, and even in the high season, a cyclic bus goes there only once a day. However, a bus […]

Read Article

Tamago Kake Gohan @ Fukumimi

Tamago Kake Gohan, or simply T.K.G. (Egg Over Rice)

Tamago Kake Gohan (T.K.G) Tamago Kake Gohan, T.K.G. in short, is a popular, very simple Japanese meal. “Tamago” is the Japanese word for egg, while “Kake” is derived from the verb “kakeru” means to pour something over and “Gohan” for cooked rice. Straight to its name, you basically just need an egg, of course raw one, […]

Read Article

Sponsored Links

Leave a Reply

Sponsored Links

  • Google+