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6-1 Hansamato-Machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-34-9305
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recommended by some local. yummy food.. Sit on the floor in the old traditional way. Though the staff had to bring my husband a small stool as he is not too fexible

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

recommended by some local. yummy food.. Sit on the floor in the old traditional way. Though the staff had to bring my husband a small stool as he is not too fexible

Thank the3mcs
Hong Kong, China
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121 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I stayed near the train station and this was where I had my first meal. Good Hida beef, good value for money. When I returned for the second meal, I was disappointed to find it was their day of rest for the week.

Thank Shirley Y
Brussels, Belgium
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459 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

A restaurant without any pretention, more for locals than tourist. The dinner or the lunch will be at the japonese way:on the floor, with a small menu in English. Anyway, the food is tasty, the service is perfect, the prices are cheap. The place is easy to access: near the station and not so far by walk from the antique... More 

Thank HDLBruxelles
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We stayed at the Hidatei Hanougi and even though they featured Hida beef in the kaiseki dinner, I wanted more. Found Karakuri on Tripadvisor and decided to give it a go. We took a taxi from the hotel, though the restaurant is near the Takayama station and not that hard to find - someone has posted very detailed instructions on... More 

Thank DanaPoole
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Had the Hida beef grill at Karakuri for the first time on our final night in Takayama. Was by far the best meal we had, and we are quite well during our stay. The owners are very accommodating and speak English quite well. There is an English menu. We tried the sliced and diced beef and were so satisfied. Best... More 

1 Thank Ary S
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Let me tell you this place was amazing. It's family owned and one of the most welcoming people we have come across. The food was delicious. I kid you not I had seconds. When I mean seconds I mean it. The soup, the salad, the beef!! My mouth is salivating just thinking about it. I've come home and tried having... More 

Thank Jaylsm
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This family run restaurant is just awesome. The food is amazing, highly recommend the Hida beef set 1, which you cook yourself on a hot plate at your table, and is reasonably priced. The service is v friendly and efficient, and the restaurant has a really nice traditional but friendly ambience, with traditional seating on the tatami mat as well... More 

3 Thank mazmazmazmaz
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Karakuri is a family-run restaurant serving Hida specialties. My partner had the Hida beef set and was very pleased. Since I don't eat meat I was excited to find they have other delicious options, I had the wild greens set consisting on a bunch of different types of marinated and cooked mountain veggies and it was great.

Thank Celia .
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We went to this restaurant twice. Tried 4 different set menus and all was good. My favorite is the Hida Beef set - the beef is so tender, it melts. Serving is generous and price is reasonable. The family run restaurant has counter and tatami seatings. Deco is personal and gives character to the place. Nice lady boss speaks english... More 

1 Thank lovebug163
Tokyo, Japan
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

ANY VISIT TO TAKAYAMA SHOULD END AT THIS FAMILY RUN TRADITIONAL RESTAURANT TO HAVE THE FAMOUS HIDA BEEF SLICED OR DICED SET. the hida beef have been recognised as the best beef in Japan, and the kobe beef have been pushed down to the second place. they massage the cow, they give them the best grass and they even give... More 

1 Thank kalou-larpenteur

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  • Address: 6-1 Hansamato-Machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577-34-9305

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  • Cuisine: Japanese


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