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Wakkoqu, Shinkobe

1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0002, Japan
+81 78-262-2838
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Ranked #5 of 2,453 Restaurants in Kobe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Every time my family and I stay in Osaka, we always make it a point to visit Kobe, not just for the Nunobiki Herb Garden & Ropeway and many other sights but for the food. Having had Kobe beef at Wakkoqu made me never want to eat anything less than the quality served at this restaurant. The prices are really... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were on our way to Hiroshima from Kyoto and planned our stop to try out authentic Kobe beef in Kobe. We found Wakkoqu on TripAdvisor, as well as their website and the English menu was most helpful. We had the special selected Kobe beef sets, one Sirloin and one Tenderloin which comes with entree, salad, a choice of rice... More

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Frankfurt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It is not that easy to find, if you take the entrance from Shin-Kobe side. Just ask your way through! We have made a reservation last week, and were even a little bit early at that place. Nevertheless, we had to wait to be seated and it took ages, although the restaurant was nearly empty... To be clear. This is... More

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London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were staying in Kyoto and came to Kobe for dinner one evening hoping to go to the 'best place to have Kobe beef in Kobe'. We didn't mind spending the money on getting the best experience, but this was a serious disappointment! Firstly, even though we booked weeks in advance, they couldn't locate the booking. The lady on reception... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Well, this was not what we expected. When we arrived at the restaurant, we were told there is 1 Kobe beef menu available and we ordered it right away. After we wanted to order the rest of the menu the smiling cook told us he just sold the beef to someone else and that there is no more remaining. So... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The art of preparing the meat is amazing! Every piece is perfectly cut and prepared. The Chef showed us the ways of eating it: with garlic (fried in front of us), with salt, with pepper and with sauce soy. The meat tastes buttery and tender,it just melts in the mouth and you can feel a fine flavour that we never... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

The food was great. The steak was absolutely delicious However, the meal was ruined when they billed me for something that they shouldn't have. the waitress lied to me when I asked if garlic rice was included in the price of the set. She said yes it was but they wouldn't take it off my bill. First time to get... More

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Venice, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Located just off the Shin-Kobe station which is about a 5minute walk. It's exact location is actually next to the ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel on the 3rd Floor. Service was excellent from the reception to the wait staff to our chef who was funny and attentive. If you are from the US the way they cook and serve the food... More

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Los Angeles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have been coming to this fantastic Kobe beef restaurant, which s located on the resturant level of a mall located next to (and attached by an outside walkway) from the JR Shin Osaka Shinkansen train station. There are wonderful lunch specials that include the kobe steak, salad, soup, vegetables, ricea, coffee and shebert. The cooking is done on teppan... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The restaurant have one cook for each table and they cook in front of you. The cheapest menu has a starter, a salad,the beef and dessert + coffee but do not hesitate to get a more expensive to really get the best part of the beef. We had a wonderful chef who speaks French and English very weel and he... More

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Address: 1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0002, Japan
Phone Number: +81 78-262-2838
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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