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6-1 Hansamato-Machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-34-9305
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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
Best First Hida Beef Dinner in Takayama

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Ary S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 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 

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Ravenna, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
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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saint louis
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Family run restaurant serving traditional Takayama food in a relaxed atmosphere. Locals and visitors. Love the hiba-miso. Beware the Japanese tables for those who can't sit on the floor for a prolonged time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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Phone (0577)34-9305

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