Pay 300 Yen & Order Slaps At Shachihokoya In Japan’s Nagoya; Most Unique In The World

There is a unique restaurant in Japan's Nagoya where you can order slaps paying 300 yen.

by Shreya Ghosh
Pay 300 Yen & Order Slaps At Shachihokoya In Japan’s Nagoya; Most Unique In The World

What will be your reply if anyone asks you “Why do you usually visit a restaurant”? Well, there are a few answers to this question starting with enjoying a great culinary experience, trying out new dishes or gorging our forever favourites, clicking pictures, and overall spending a great time solo or with loved ones. You will be shocked to know that hundreds and thousands of people go to a restaurant named Shachihokoya in Japan to get slapped, that too voluntarily, and by paying their own money. Now isn’t this so interesting? Till the time you travel to Japan and explore this unique experience, let’s take a virtual tour of this place.

Visit Shachihokoya In Japan And Order Slaps!

Taking to the X (formerly Twitter) platform, Bangkok Lad (@bangkoklad) shared a video of the famous Shachihokoya restaurant in Nagoya. This is the world-famous place where you can literally buy slaps.

If you are in Japan’s Nagoya, you can give this restaurant a try. Wondering what you need to do to get slapped at Shachihokoya, we have answers to all your questions. Order an item from the menu called ‘Nagoya Lady’s Slap’ paying 300 yen (₹170 approx.) and enjoy the crazy experience.

The Nagoya restaurant hired women to join the staff for slapping customers willing to pay and get slapped. The reason behind women staff is so that men cannot slap women guests.

Many people have contrasting opinions about this tradition of this Japanese restaurant. While many take it as a light-hearted fun experience and rush to Shachihokoya for this, many find it pointless. But behind everyone’s views and responses, there’s a long history to it. The owner opened the place back in the year 2012, according to a report by The restaurant was not doing well enough to continue but a new aspect changed the business game. While everyone was thinking of closing Shachihokoya, they began slapping the guests. This bizarre yet interesting welcome surprised people and more customers started visiting the place. Ironically, slaps for money saved the restaurant in Nagoya.

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Netizens Are Going ROFL Seeing The Video Of Shachihokoya Staff Slapping Guests By Taking Money

Users on social media are as surprised as you and me. Placing an order for an item usually means ordering food and drinks at most restaurants but the concept is totally out of our far-fetched imagination at Nagoya’s Shachihokoya. The video has garnered thousands of views with hilarious reactions and comments from Netizens. From jokingly saying “fantastic value” to calling it “senseless and stupid”, users on the X platform have shared their opinions on Nagoya’s famous Shachihokoya.

We are laughing out loud reading this comment by BossJayCross (@BossJayCross1).

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Looks like staying at home and getting slaps for free of cost is very relatable for many people.

This beautiful country surely does have a lot of unique experiences to offer be it for travelling and exploring or restaurant experiences like that of Shachihokoya.

Well, what do you have to say about this one-of-a-kind experience in Shachihokoya? Are you adding this place to your travel itinerary for Japan?

Cover Image Courtesy: X (formerly Twitter)/ Bangkok Lad (@bangkoklad)

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