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1163-8 Minato, Tanabe 646-0031, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 739-26-1081
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“scallops” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (2 reviews)
“feel welcome” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1163-8 Minato, Tanabe 646-0031, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner in this restaurant. Welcomed when arrived, run by parents and daughter son in law. A little English spoken but English menu. We had beautiful sushi, eggplant ,tempura. All great and beer good. They were interested in the walk and the approaching typhoon that...More

1  Thank gus1233
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Kanteki is hidden in the warren opposite the train station, down a little alley. No Western signs here ! When you find it, however, the chef makes you feel welcome and the feast begins. Some of the sashimi is very "Japanese", with the Turban Shell...More

1  Thank Dirk W
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Hi, Nori, I would recommend having your Hotel or other lodging contact Kanteki on your behalf. I also recommend copying and printing out their name and address in Japanese kanji. It's not an easy place to find, but if you have the local name and...More

1  Thank RichardBoise
Reviewed January 30, 2017

I had such a good time at Kanteki that I included my adventures in the latest edition of my Kumano Kodo travelogue, "The Nakahechi Trail," which is available through Amazon. The place was packed when I was there and everyone was having a good time....More

1  Thank RICHARD O
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

We visited here last night and it was excellent, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is warm and cosy! We tried many different things and all were thoroughly enjoyable. The food is delicious!

Thank TurtleTravellerUk
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Follow the sign in for some delicious food (English menu available) and entertaining staff! The pork kimchi, hotpot and eel sushi were all divine. Would highly recommend if you're in Tanabe!

Thank bridget9313
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Ate here twice and both times we were thoroughly and warmly entertained by the family and staff. The menu was long and the Japanese food varied and tasty. We found that it was better to come later (though they closed at 10.00pm when we were...More

1  Thank mrdeeping
Reviewed September 16, 2016

This small restaurant really puts a smile on your face. The staff are incredibly friendly, the locals inclusive and the atmosphere welcoming. The young chef speaks English well and his menu recommendations are well worth taking. It doesn't feel in the least touristy, and is...More

Thank Paul1811027
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This family owned and run restaurant is an absolute must in tanabe. Get there early as it gets busy. Friendly service and great food: fish, sushi, sashimi, tempura.

Thank PatrickKhoury
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our first night in Japan and the guesthouse we were staying in recommended this spot for dinner. What a treat, the food was great and the warmth and hospitality shown by the okasan was absolutely amazing. She even brought out a notebook with some english...More

Thank gastownbc
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Nori F
March 25, 2017|
Response from mrdeeping | Reviewed this property |
Try the, very good, Kii Tanabe tourism office next to the station. This is not allowing me to post the link but it should be easy to search for. There's a 'contact' tab at the top of the page. They speak Chinese and... More
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  • Address: 1163-8 Minato, Tanabe 646-0031, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Wakayama Prefecture  >  Tanabe
  • Phone Number: +81 739-26-1081
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