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24 Hanakawa-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577--32-2484
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Japan Trip October 2014

A nice little restaurant with a homely atmosphere. Very friendly and welcoming staff. English speaking and English menu available. Not overly expensive compared to some restaurants in Japan. Well worth a visit. Try the Hida beef for something authentic to Takayama.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
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jakarta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I visited takayama for a day before i went ro shirakawa go..the lady in my hotel told me to eat in suzuya if i want to try local food..so i walked from the hotel to suzuya restaurant (it is easy to find because it just 10 min walks fron takayama station n the alley just close to minimarket around there)... More 

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Doha
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The best meal of my visit to Japan and the owner's English enabled him to explain a great deal about my meal. Highly recommend a visit.

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Almeria, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had the chance of eating in the back room, where you have the typical Japanese table. The meal chosen was beef cooked over a magnolia leaf with sauce. It was very good and restaurant was full of foreigners as it was one of the few open on a Tuesday night. Never the less, service was done by an english... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Suzuya came recommended to us by our ryokan (Ryokan Tanabe), and while we were the only tourists there that evening (the rest were locals), we did get the impression that it was no stranger to foreigners. (This was confirmed when we told the lady we were from Australia before leaving, and she pointed to a decoration they had adorned with... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I went here around noon on a Saturday expecting it to be busy but there were only a couple tables occupied. The service was very quick and everyone was really friendly. It seemed like everyone eating at the restaurant was having the same thing: Hida beef cooked with miso paste and vegetables over a magnolia leaf. I thought it was... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Owners were very helpful and polite. Was a quiet night in restaurant and we went around 6pm. Food was excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A nice little restaurant with a homely atmosphere. Very friendly and welcoming staff. English speaking and English menu available. Not overly expensive compared to some restaurants in Japan. Well worth a visit. Try the Hida beef for something authentic to Takayama.

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I found the food here surprisingly dull, and was disappointed after the rave reviews. The beef was good, but then it is in many Takayama restaurants, but it's very expensive (also true of all the other places of course) and here came with a limited selection of vegetables and rather measly pickles. We also tried a butter yaki with chicken... More 

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Newcastle
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223 reviews 223 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Small place just off a main street which seemed quiet when we arrived but soon busied up. The place seemed to be family run by the older couple who were very friendly and helpful, multilingual and had an english menu plus the odd word of Polish for my partner. Most people were here for the beef, and self-cooked over charcoal... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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66 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Good little place on a quiet street. Amazing miso chicken stew and nice people with great atmosphere. 14 to 16 dollars if you stay away from hida beef. Worth a try.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Hanakawa-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577--32-2484

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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