Katsu-An

Katsu-An is a fast-food tonkatsu joint located near JR Iwakuni Station

Opened in early summer of 2018, Katsu-An is a fast-food tonkatsu joint located near JR Iwakuni Station. When you first walk in, you will be seated at a table which is equipped with an iPad style device from which you can order items. The menu is completely electronic and is also available in both English as well as Chinese. The main offerings center around various “katsu” or fried pork dishes. They have the typical tonkatsu plates as well as katsu-curry which is katsu loaded on top of a plate of steaming golden curry and rice. The restaurant also offers Katsu-don, which is a traditional Japanese egg and katsu bowl on top of white rice. Katsu-An’s main appeal are their staggeringly low price points which allow you to order a meal for around an average price point of ¥800.

There is plenty of free parking available located immediately around the restaurant. Access is very easy – the restaurant is located a 1-2 minute walk from the main Iwakuni train station.