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Maruaki

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6-8 Tenmanmachi, Takayama 506-0025, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-35-5858
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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wide variety of Hida beef options

Yakiniku, shabu shabu, sukiyaki, rice in stone pot - they hv quite a wide variety of Hida beef styles. I did the yakiniku and Hoba magnolia leaf of karubi cut. Pretty good but skip the tongue (of American beef) coz it wasn't as good (the Jap beef wld probably be better but pricier too. I was here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We walked in on a cold night at 8pm and were told to wait, and also that last order needed to be placed before 8:30pm. A couple of minutes later, a staff member told us the restaurant was full, while we could see people paying at the cashier! Well no food for us,and less business for you Maruaki! A rude... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

After reading the review, I was excited to visit and sample the hida beef at the restaurant. it's an open concept restaurant with many tables, similar to a canteen, since it was very crowded and noisy. Most of the diners were non Japanese. The food was good but definitely over-priced. The waitresses were indifferent and the level of service was... More 

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Singapore
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114 reviews 114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Yakiniku, shabu shabu, sukiyaki, rice in stone pot - they hv quite a wide variety of Hida beef styles. I did the yakiniku and Hoba magnolia leaf of karubi cut. Pretty good but skip the tongue (of American beef) coz it wasn't as good (the Jap beef wld probably be better but pricier too. I was here for dinner but... More 

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Ebina, Japan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Maruaki is a classy Yakiniku restaurant attached to a butcher shop. We went here almost at closing time but they still welcomed us. We ordered the "Hida Premium Beef Plate" that's good for 2-3 people which was around 2,900+ yen and bibimbap as a side order. The meat was the best I've ever had. It was awesome in every bite.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

An 8 min walk from the train station. They serve set menu lunch. We had hida beef grilled set at 2600 yen which had 8 slices of hida beef, rice, miso soup, pickles, mushrooms,onions, and ice cream. Not bad for the quality of food! Meat was very good. Buttery and tender!

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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stayed in a minzuku in the city of Takayama near the JR station, and originally we planned to have our dinner in minzuku in a snowy evening. But the minzuku was so nice saying that many customers preferred to dine out coz there were quite some good restaurant around. Then she showed us Maruaki which was just one block... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Having already seen the high ratings on tripadvisor and multiple blogs, and our Hotel owner's unequivocal answer of 'definitely Maruaki' when we asked which was the best Hida beef restaurant, expectations were very high. Its conveniently located along the main road, and has a very easily recognizable facade. Arrived at 11am to avoid the ?potential crowd, and was seated very... More 

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

Not much english spoken at this restaurant, however we were familiar with yakiniku and were ok. If in doubt always check what other diners are doing! The food was excellent

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Douglas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Recommended by our guest house. The beef was really good. Bell on each table for service , great idea especially when it takes twice as long to work out what to have. Place a bit on the bland side and novelty of grill it yourself wears off.

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Atlanta, GA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Was happy to be immediately seated after a long day of travel. After checking into our nearby hotel, quickly set off to find a restaurant that served famous "Hida Beef". Fortunately Maruaki was close by as the sidewalks in Takayama were snowy and slipperey. Our group of 4 were seated immediately. After educating ourselves how to order, we began trying... More 

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

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