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6-8 Tenmanmachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0025, Japan
+81 577-35-5858
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Ranked #8 of 171 Restaurants in Takayama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is next to a butcher's shop.It seems the butcher shop and the restaurant are owned by the same boss who supplies both with cattle from his farm! The restaurant also offers sukiyaki with beef slices and veg and ramen.However since we went there to try the Hida beef,we ordered two sirlion steaks,a fillet and grilled beef on magnolia leave.The... More

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Singapore
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I tried a selection of different cuts of the top grade (Grade 5) Hida beef, and liked it so much we went back for more the next evening! The 'set' comprises 3 different cuts of beef - 100g of each - served with some vegetables. You barbecue it yourself at the table. The beef is oh-so "melts-in-your-mouth"... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This place was recommended to us by our Ryokan and it was so good we went twice. One night we tried the premium Hida cuts, the second night we had the basic cuts. The basic cuts are still delicious and tasty, however the premium plate was out of this world. It was so tender, and delicious. I am getting hungry... More

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Abilene, Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The Maruaki is well known for its Hida beef. We had a beef sampler plate that came with three cuts of beef. There were also a variety of vegetables, but mainly cabbage. You grill everything yourself right at the table on a recessed grill. The beef is very tender. Fairly expensive but a fun and unique dining experience.

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Gatineau, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very efficient - excellent beef and salads - kid friendly - definitely would go back - was non smoking as far as I could tell which isn't always easy to find in Japan in my limited experience. Last orders were at 8.30pm so don't go to late!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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366 reviews 366 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We found this place on our first night and wanted to try the Hida beef, we had the mixed grill option and I also had a steamed rice with beef and egg. The rice bowl was delicious. The book was excellent though a little too rich for our taste. There were mostly foreigners in the restaurant but as it's attached... More

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Hong Kong, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you want to eat Hida beef, you can't miss this restaurant. They have English menus and their staff can speak quite good English. The environment is decent and relaxed. The price of the food is reasonable. You can order different parts of beef for BBQ. We ordered Hida beef salad, Hida beef and chicken for BBQ. The beef was... More

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Moscow, Russia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It was really the best beef I've ever eaten in my life. I had the steak – one of the most expensive options on the menu, but it was well worth it, and then, the price was significantly lower than I could have had at home (should I be able to locate such quality, which is doubtful!) Service was excellent,... More

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Hong Kong, China
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150 reviews 150 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We enjoyed our meal at Maruaki, but I can't understand what makes the place stand out and get such high ratings. The food was good, the service was efficient, and the beer was cold. Sounds like most of Japan, to me......

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Diff grades of beef to choose from (I deliberately picked the best, & the 2nd best to see the difference, & sure there was some diff), diff ways of serving it (shabu, shabu, sukiyaki, or BBQ). They had English menu too!

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Address: 6-8 Tenmanmachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0025, Japan
Phone Number: +81 577-35-5858
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama

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