I heard about Charcoal Grill Green a long time ago as they often provide some of the food at the Japan Brewers Cup. It is a chain of 2 restaurants in Yokohama and while I had been thinking to visit for a long time, every time I go to Yokohama I usually went to Antenna America to get some American craft beer and tacos instead. Recently I was visiting Yokohama during the afternoon so Antenna America was closed and Green was open and I’m happy that I had the chance to go as I really enjoyed my visit.
I visited the Bashamichi location of Green during lunch. It is pretty reasonable for what you get but don’t expect a cheap meal. The shop is pretty easy to locate as it has a lot of green on the outside. The inside was very rustic with nice counters and tables and the view into the kitchen to make me hungry. I was seated at the counter and I was really comfortable to just relax there.
For lunch they mainly have lunch sets. I got the pork shoulder with a Charcoal Grill Green x Brimmer Brewing collaboration beer. I got the Hunky Punk IPA which was a wonderful American style IPA that was perfect for the grilled meats. It was very strong but melded very well with the pork shoulder steak that I ordered. The starter salad was nice as was the bread. Grilled over charcoal, it was flavourful and not dry. The main dish was just as delicious with a nice sizeable portion. It was plated on top of coleslaw that was infused with wasabi. It was definitely delicious. For lunch they also have a tea and coffee bar but I didn’t feel like having any at the time.
Charcoal Grill Green is a great place and well worth my money. I won’t be visiting often but when I’m in need of grilled meats I will definitely try to go to Green. The lunch atmosphere was really chill and I was able to just relax and not feel rushed to get out, even when I was one of the last customers to leave. The selection of beers and food was a good match and I’m sure everything is delicious and can’t wait to try more.
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