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Restaurant Flipper

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162 Umusa, Nago 905-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-52-5678
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Came to the restaurant near the closing time yet service was still prompt and typical of a Japanese restaurant. Ordered a Tenderloin steak and a cheeseburger. Steak was done to my required doneness and was delicious, but the cheeseburger is very average. Price was lower than other famous steakhouses like Steakhouse 88.

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Thank Robin T
Osaka, Japan
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I heard about the pies here, so gave them a try. They were okay. Would have been better is they had been warm and fresh. Fillings were apple, blueberry, blueberry cheese and another I can't remember now.

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Thank Tanya M
Yokosuka, Japan
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Felt like a classic steak and seafood place, which was nice to find -- the prices were good and the beer was very cold! Both my wife and I were happy with our meals and the service was very good.

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Thank Alex T
Okinawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

They make the best mini pies that I have frequented to visit this place at least once a month while working in Okinawa for 18 years. Good seating for dinners overlooking the East China Sea. Very nice place to enjoy the dinner and the sunset. Since the main 58 road has been directed to the opposite side, this restaurant seems... More 

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Thank Carmen C
Tokyo, Japan
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant for Thanksgiving. The service was fast and kind and the atmosphere was log-cabin tavern style. I ordered the filet and lobster set and my husband ordered the jumbo filet set. The salad and soup was a great starter. The homemade ginger salad dressing was delicious. Our steaks came out and they were properly... More 

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Thank AnnaBananainJapan
Federal Way, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here on my way back from the aquarium.. It is a cash only place I wanted to use a card but I was hungry... I ordered the steak and Lobster it came with a bowl of chowder and a nice salad with a very tasty dressing. The steak was cooked perfectly and the half lobster was surprisingly tasty..... More 

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Uruma, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Upon hearing about the hype of Flippers, I decided I had to swing by. Upon entering, I noticed their pie stand directly in the entryway and waiting area, in-front of the cash register, which is a brilliant placement strategy. Their small and in-expensive pies are of very good quality, although some had been out for just a few too many... More 

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2 Thank Corrington
Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

As soon as you walk into Flipper, you feel as if it's a five star establishment and this place lives up to expectations. A friend and I had heard about Flipper from others who had been there. The rumors were, that it was a bit pricey. They are just rumors. We both ordered the pork dinner. It was only about... More 

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Lucerne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

The restaurant was packed with mainly Japanese people (families with kids), consequently we expected good food as we always experienced during our trip through Japan. We took the chicken and the fish combo plate. Creamy soup and miso soup were good but the rest of the main dish did not meet our expectations: the fish was dry, the potato fries... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Umusa, Nago 905-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Nago
  • Phone Number: +81 980-52-5678

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?