Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
Eat and compare beef bowls from 4 chain stores!

Do you have a favorite beef bowl chain? Even if you go there because it's close to your house or company, there aren't many people who decide which restaurant they like the most compared to eating each company.

So, this time, the editorial department tried and compared the beef bowls of "Yoshinoya", "Matsuya", "Nakau", and "Sukiya"! As a result, there was a surprising difference in the seasoning and the volume of the meat ...

Eat and compare the "gyudon" of 4 companies

This time, we will compare these 4 items, which are close in price. Both were purchased in Tokyo.

Yoshinoya "Gyudon" average 380 yen (tax included, same below)
Matsuya "Premium Beef Rice" Average 380 Yen Nakau "Japanese Style Beef Bowl" Average 380 Yen Sukiya "Gyudon" Average 350 Yen

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
Left back: Yoshinoya, Right back: Matsuya Left front: Nakau, Right front: Sukiya

Sukiya is a little cheaper.

Let's take a look at each taste.

・ Yoshinoya is a classic taste
The Yoshinoya beef bowl is soft with Tron for both meat and onions, and has a sweet and sweet sauce. It goes well with plump and soft cooked rice.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
Yoshinoya beef bowl

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."

The meat is a little small and cut into pieces, giving the impression that it has a little more fat and fat.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
The classic taste

・ Matsuya is a delicate beef bowl
Next is Matsuya's beef rice. The meat is big one by one! It is thinly sliced and has a soft and fluffy mouthfeel, but it also has a firm chewy texture.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
Matsuya's premium beef rice

The seasoning is light. It is tailored to bring out the umami of the meat itself and the sweetness of the fat.

The seasoning is light. It is tailored to bring out the umami of the meat itself and the sweetness of the fat.

The seasoning is light. It is tailored to bring out the umami of the meat itself and the sweetness of the fat.
I'm glad that the meat is volumey

In addition, Matsuya's beef rice comes with "black sesame roasted shichimi" that other companies do not have. This was spicy, fluffy and fragrant, pushing the deliciousness of the meat to a higher level.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."

・ Nakau is Edokko beef bowl
Next, Nakau's beef bowl. The rice is moderately chewy, with meat, long onions instead of onions, and thread konjac.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
Nakau's Japanese-style beef bowl

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."

The seasoning is strong, salty and strong! It tastes like Kanto-style sukiyaki. It's absolutely delicious with raw egg toppings.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
It has a strong taste and is delicious to eat.

The well-cooked meat is soft and crispy and easy to eat. In addition, with long onions and thread konjac, you can enjoy a multi-layered texture that is "crispy, plump" that other companies' beef bowls do not have.

・ Sukiya is a rugged beef bowl
The last is Sukiya's beef bowl. The meat and onions are large and thick, giving the impression that they have a firm texture. The meat is not too fat, and the sweet and spicy sauce is well squeezed.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
Sukiya beef bowl

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."

Rice has a firmer core than other companies and is perfect for people who want a sense of volume. It feels like a straightforward and rugged beef bowl.

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."
The texture and thickness of the meat was the best

My favorite is ...

Compared to eating, my personal favorite was Matsuya's beef rice. You can simply taste the deliciousness of the meat, and the balance with the sauce that complements it was also exquisite. I'm glad that each piece of meat is big and voluminous!

Eat and compare beef bowls from "Yoshinoya," "Matsuya," "Nakau," and "Sukiya."

However, since it is an individual opinion, I wonder if the taste will differ depending on the person who eats and the timing. We hope that you will find your favorite beef bowl by referring to this article!