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“Nice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shimano Tabemonoya Baikaji

Shimano Tabemonoya Baikaji
219 Okawa, Ishigaki 907-0022 , Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-82-6027
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Ranked #14 of 218 Restaurants in Ishigaki
4.5 of 5 stars 39 Reviews
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: tel: 81 980 82 6027
Brussels,
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Limited menu and a bit pricey (800 jpy for just that much Champloo??) but still worth it. Father in law is a picky eater but he liked this so much we went 2 consecutive days. Very good jimami-dofu and excellent Asa-tempura. More an Izakaya than a real restaurant but quality food

Visited July 2012
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
1,054 helpful votes 1,054 helpful votes
“Excellent Okinawan food at a reasonable price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

No English menu, although we managed to figure out enough options by using a Japanese phrasebook. The usual items were all there --- pig ear salad, sea grapes, etc. What we ordered was promptly delivered, well prepared, and delicious. The waiters were very helpful and friendly, despite being extremely busy.

If I had only one place to eat in Ishigaki, this would be my choice.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great Okinawan food!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

Recommended by Lonely Planet, I wanted to try. No English menu although waiter did speak some English and just look around at what others are eating. I had standard Ikasumi chahan (squid ink fried rice), goya-champuru (bitter melon, tofu, egg), sashimi Moriawase (sashimi assortment), sashimi salad, and fried noodles. All were great dishes and very fresh. I would consider Paikaji one of the best Okinawan restaurants.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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