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6-1 Hansamato-Machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-34-9305
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Description: Phone (0577)34-9305

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, simple, no fuss service

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

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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.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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 

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Ravenna, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We really enjoyed dinner at Karakury. Kind personnel, almost all local guest, food very nice. I recommend . a real Japanese restaurant. Reasonable and honest bill.

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Kurayoshi, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I've been to Karakuri a number of times and have never been disappointed. The Hida beef is to die for and the owners are extremely friendly and welcoming. If you want to try Hida beef, this is the place to go.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We entered this place by chance, it is a medium sized room, full of bricabrac (just to mention a few:a photo of JFK, a stuffed turtle, an old phone, old shoes, etc) . My wife and I we had two similar set meals based on hida beef, including soup, small salad, rice bowl and pieces of beef to cook on... More 

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

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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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