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Kakiya

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539 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0558, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-2747
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Oysters on the Planet

How good? This traveller says best anywhere. The grilled ones on the bbq were my favourite but my special order combo plate for 2000+ yen came with: 1 smoked, 2 bbq grill in half shell, 3 luscious plump seamed ones on rice, 3 huge breaded and fried for total of 9 with the rice and greens which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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237 reviews 237 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

How good? This traveller says best anywhere. The grilled ones on the bbq were my favourite but my special order combo plate for 2000+ yen came with: 1 smoked, 2 bbq grill in half shell, 3 luscious plump seamed ones on rice, 3 huge breaded and fried for total of 9 with the rice and greens which themselves were tasty.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My family and I came here for lunch on our last day on Miyajima. Everything we had was super fresh and delicious! We had oysters (BBQ, raw, marinated on rice, deep fried) and thoroughly enjoyed them with some delightful french wine. The prices are very reasonable we literally got full from eating just oysters. Would love to go back some... More 

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Riner, VA
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I can only second all the positive things said about this restaurant. I grew up in a major oyster-producing region of the US, so I know my oysters. I chose the barbecued oysters because I had never had them prepared that way. I was expecting something with spicy tomato sauce, but they were just lightly flavored by being cooked on... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stopped here for lunch to taste the oysters from the Hiroshima bay. Ordered the oysters deep fried and prawns! So delicious and fresh! The staff were lovely, and the service fast and efficient! Wish I had also tried the BBQ oysters that were being prepared fresh outside the resturant!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were drawn to Kakiya when we saw the oysters on the grill at the front of the restaurant. We both had the set menu - fried oysters, miso with little oysters, rice, pickle & sauces. We loved the food & had fun choosing what to drink from the excellent wine list. We were surprised at how cheap a meal... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

However if you are in Miyajimi for a day trip you should come here and taste the islands famous delicacy. The restaurant has a take away section outside where you can simply order take away grilled oysters as they are cooked in front of you otherwise you can opt to sit inside the restaurant for a comfier option. We ordered... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It's a very cool place where you can find oysters in every style: raw, grilled, boiled, fried... You can drink a very good sake or, like me, champagne - there are many choices of wine. Prices are ok. And you are in the marvellous Miyajima island!

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were intrigued to try this place after seeing the long queue outside; a restaurant has to be good to inspire people to queue in the freezing cold Japanese winter, especially when there is no shortage of alternative oyster restaurants on Miyajima. The oysters were huge and available in many delicious forms including natural, crumbed, gratin and flame grilled. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Recommended by a couple of the locals and we had to give it a try....AMAZING!!! Some of the best oysters I've ever had! So fresh and delicious!!! My friend doesn't even like oysters and he loved the fried oysters. I ordered the plate of 4 raw oysters (¥1,000) and a single sweet one (¥400). Definitely worth it!! ☆

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant find. We came her following the great reviews on trip advisor and were or disappointed. Pay special attention to the photos of the outside otherwise you'd never find it!! There was a bit of a queue but there are plenty of tables and it moved fast. We had brilliant oysters and great wine. A truly fantastic lunch venue. Make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 539 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0558, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hatsukaichi
  • Phone Number: +81 829-44-2747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: Oyster Bar

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?