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Suzuya

24 Hanakawa-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
+81 577--32-2484
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Ranked #29 of 155 restaurants in Takayama
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

My partner had the hoba beef, and I had the vegetables cooked the same way. The owner was friendly and spoke enough English to accommodate my vegetarian requests. Not too pricey. I'd recommend it.

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Richmond
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There are signs everywhere  pointing you there with the lonely planet logo next to it. Us and a couple of other groups were brought to it by the review in the monkey planner. I don't know if it was just me but it felt a bit fishy. A bit like a tourist trap. The thing is the food was not... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

At first you would think this must be the best restaurant for Hida Beef in Takayama just judging by the long queue outside the restaurant, but on closer look you would have noticed that the people in the crowd seem to know each other well. Yes they were all from tour groups of various countries. As for our group of... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We had a very interesting dining experience here - most of the stuff we ate came ready to be cooked to our table. They then lit up a couple of live burners on our table and let the food cook live in front of us. Now this was great, except that we were asked to do a bunch of things... More

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Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

paying 3000 yen just for self cooking (maybe I should say trying not to burn) 120g of hida beef + a miso soup is really expensive! Honestly I have serious doubts that any local family would come here to eat traditional food! Maybe this could be Takayama style of cooking the beef, but from my point of view is a... More

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Bern
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134 reviews 134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

While I was visiting Takayama my friends in Tokyo told me that I had to try the local specialty: Houbamiso Beef. At Suzuya they serve a great dish. But you can also get Shabu-Shabu and other beef dishes. The owner speaks English and is very helpful with suggesting menu items.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We visited Suzuya on a chilly winter night. The Hida beef sirloin is absolutely top notched. The beef sizzling on the hot plate was packed with flavour while retaining its original juiciness. It was so succulent that it literally melted in our mouths. Besides that, the sukiyaki and Hoba miso was just okay for us. We felt that the miso... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Went for dinner on a rainy wet night , and as always the Hida miso beef is a must. Ordered the nabe hotpot well. Really yummy food, quite traditional setting. There was an elderly lady whom took orders, though with struggling English she was very friendly and funny !

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This restaurant isn't far from the hotel Best Western where we were staying. It was packed with foreigner visitors but don't let that put you off as the food is excellent. The staff spoke enough English to get by and we're very friendly and welcoming. We ordered the Hida Beef which you cook on a BBQ on the table and... More

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Girona
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52 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I went there to try the famous Hida beef with hooba miso. The place was OK, very well located. Just a few steps from the old part of Takayama. The price was also correct and the quality of the food was very good. The beef was so soft and juicy. The vegetables were also very good. The staff were very... More

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