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Unagi Pie Factory

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Hamamatsu, Japan
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

If you like "How It's Made", this is a place for you. The instruction of how the "unagi pie" is made is pretty cool. It is called eel pie because they grind up the dried bones from eels caught and processed from Lake Hamamatsu. The...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank drshoph
Reviewed January 17, 2016

This place is great. Its free and you get some of their Unagi Pie for free as a gift. You can actually see the local Unagi Pie being made in the factory right in front of you. The free admission is definitely great!

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Nobu44
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Nothing exciting about this factory visit. There are more educational experience available in the area. OK if you go for the cafe or just have no better option on a rainy day.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank travelmomVancouver
Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you're in the area, or even passing through and you have children that have a penchant for factories and conveyer belt things then it's well worth going. The cafe is probably the best part for adults, sweets and tea were delectable.

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank lillyneko
Reviewed December 14, 2015

Its quite a drive in to the factory. One gets to see from an upper level the snack making process which ends off with a short video. There's a small cafeteria enroute to the retails outlet. My initial impression was that the snack were made...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank BertSG
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

It is interesting how Japan have their machines operating to make the unagi pies. It is not a large factory and it is not accessible by public transport. The unagi pie tastes much like regular pie. There are samples to try and we love the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank LisaSimpsonJakarta
Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were allowed to try the various flavor of the eel biscuits. The best is the chocolate ice cream type.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed May 21, 2014

We couldn't pass up the chance to visit the Unagi Pie Factory, even though it was about a 20 minute (JPY2,250) cab ride from the nearest train station (Takatsuka). We weren't able to join an organized tour, but it seemed that our self-guided tour allowed...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank Banda-in-Japan
Reviewed March 1, 2014

The factory of eel was very nice, because you could eat some of pies free. I guess people in other country thinks that 'eel factory' is a little bit disgusting but it is actually not true! They call 'eel factory', because in my opinion it...More

Date of experience: April 2013
6  Thank white2020
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We really enjoyed the tour of the unagi (eel) pie factory. Unfortunately there's no public transport to the site so we took a taxi from Takatsuka Station (small station but there's a taxi rank there) costing about $25 each way. The tour itself was free...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank Sarah D
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