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fun with exotic fresh seafood and ingredient. Try fresh oyster on site

Fresh seafood market with variety . Famous among tourist but still good to visit. Open since early... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Exploration252062
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A friendly regional fishmarket with lots to see and eat

We went to Nakaminato on a drizzy November day, so it wasn't packed with people, but we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2015
Deb A
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3 weeks ago
“fun with exotic fresh seafood and ingredient. Try fresh oyster on site ”
3 weeks ago
“Small but you can find all kinds of seasfoods there!”
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19-8 Minatohoncho, Hitachinaka 311-1221, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh seafood market with variety . Famous among tourist but still good to visit. Open since early morning . They offer dry japanese seafood ingredient to bring back home too . Price is reasonable. If you like oyster, they offer fresh oyster and you can...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there after visiting Hitachi Seaside Park and used the 1 day pass (unlimited minato line rides + park entrance fee). Because it was already 4:30pm when we got there, I wasn't sure if the vendor tried to sell the fish so they gave...More

Thank Mic C
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We Enjoyed the freshly shucked giant oysters which you can order and hv right on the pier It was marvelous walking along the row of shops at the market. We had lovely lunch at a restaurant overlooking the harbour The experience was better than we...More

Thank drlcs1
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Unlike the Omicho Market in Kanazawa, this place does not sell cut sashimi to buy and eat on spot. They do have oysters and some other grilled seafood but this is more like a market for local to purchase and bring home. I guess this...More

Thank BertSG
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Whilst in the city on business there was only a limited time for seeing anything, so on one day we went for a wander around to see what was available. I'm not a great fish lover, but the sights at the market were rather interesting....More

1  Thank peppermint
Reviewed September 28, 2016

My first time to come here was over 15 years ago. I STILL LOVE IT! I am a bit of an expert. I bring all my overseas guests here if they like sushi and have the time to go. The salespeople do not try to...More

3  Thank YamaBee
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We went to Nakaminato on a drizzy November day, so it wasn't packed with people, but we enjoyed seeing the sights and meeting the friendly fishmongers. Not a lot of English spoken here, but everyone was very nice to us. We enjoyed fresh steamed crab...More

Thank Deb A
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Took the Hitachinaka Seaside Railway to Nakaminato station and picked a hand-drawn map from the station and walked to the fish market. It was already 3.30pm when I reached and the 5 or so main fresh seafood shops were already starting to clear their wares....More

4  Thank neminskii
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Interesting to see wide variety of fish, oysters and the like. Avoid lunchtime because boards Tour groups arrive and then the restaurants are all flooded with tour groups. We had a great time at a small restaurant on the side of the port that was...More

2  Thank johntaro
Reviewed August 4, 2015

One of the more enjoyable fish markets I've visited. I'm sure that what's on sale varies by time of year - when we visited they had lots of drying squid, various fishes, and most excitingly, fresh uni. They had tanks full of uni and for...More

Thank Asterix135
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If the hill of Nemophila of the blue flower, the end of April to the beginning of May is good. Hitachi Beach Park Park is famous.
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