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Hitoshi Ishiganto

197-1 Okawa, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0022, Japan
+81 980-88-5807
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Ranked #1 of 184 restaurants in Ishigaki
Dining options: Reservations
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Okinawa, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Have been to restaurants/Sushi places from allover to Japan.... ranks right up there. Opens at 17:00...and there WILL be a line! We got lucky and were walk-ins. ordered a little bit of everything and were very happy. other raters said "better tune than Tsukiji in Tokyo"... I wouldn't go THAT far... but, pretty damned good! Also, not NEARLY as pricey... More

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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I can honestly say that I just had the single best thing I've ever eaten in my entire life--the 大とろ at Hitoshi. The maguro here is better than at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo. I actually cried while eating it. I cannot more highly recommend this place. It's shockingly cheap given the quality and popularity. Do not skip this place and... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I first tried to get in the restaurant on Saturday evening. I first call them but they did not speak any English. After that I have visited them since my hotel was nearby and tried to get in. They offered me to wait perhaps 2 hours.. I was too hungry that time to wait so I agree to come back... More

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Brussels,
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Hitoshi has 2 shops; Ishiganto at Ishigaki Okawa 197, and the main shop (Honten) at Shinei 15-8. The shops are a bit noisy as they are Izakaya after all, but the food is simply delicious. the umibudo-salad with poached egg was nothing short of spectacular, and you must be a fool not to order the maguro (tuna) sushi set as... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

My friend and I got to know about this restaurant from a cab driver. The driver recommended it to us saying that it is the best Okinawan izakaya in Ishigaki, and that it is really popular. We were advised to make reservations. We tried to reserve a table 7pm, but the restaurant staff said they're fully booked but they will... More

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Montana Rose
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184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Best meal we had during our 4 days in the Yaeyama Islands. This place specializes in tuna - and it was the best tuna I've had. Their peanut tofu is out of this world delicious. Wonderful helpful staff. Very Busy place, book in advance.

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