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Kinpaginpa

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2-4-7 Mihama, Nakagami-gun, Chatan-cho 904-0115, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 98-926-0076
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Chatan-cho, Japan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

On a whim, I brought my boss to this restaurant. He's the kind of person who prefers his tried and true restaurants, so this was a bit of a stretch for him. We both ordered the garlic ramen and the gyoza. We were both very happy with our choices (and I was relieved). Since that night I have returned to... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place so much we came back twice. This place is located on the far end of American village, just pass the canal. There are many restaurants on this street and the entrance to this place looks like a small garden of someone's home. Don't miss it and go to the wrong place. Highlight of the meal -... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

We went to this restaurant in the recommendation of the Hilton Hotel that we were staying in. What I didn't realise about Okinawa is that it is heavily influenced by the large American airbase there, so there is a lot of American style food and fusion food. We were looking for something which was truer to the country we were... More 

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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Uber friendly staff. Awesome setting. Amazing food. What else do you need? The Ramen is off the hook. Goya Champor is amazing. Gyoza is like none other. And the sushi is amazing. Heading back next week, and we'll be eating here at least once.

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1 Thank Michael W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Going with the review below on the garlic ramen, and I was not disappointed. The chef was friendly and smiley, but more importantly, I don't even know how, but I ended up drinking all the delicious broth "that has been simmered for 18 hours to extract all the essence". If you're around the area ("American" Ferris wheel and area), and... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We come for 2 night and we do come this restaurant 2 night too .. The first night search by tripadviser .we come after the fireworks night around 10.30pm ..it's so good .. Not only Good price , the food and taste is amazing .. You come to Oki you will wanna to eat the food here .. Service is... More 

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

We went to Kinpa Ginpa with friends who HIGHLY recommended the place to us for the garlic ramen. This is probably hands down my favorite ramen for when I want comfort food, or just need a good dose of garlic. All of the flavors were amazing, the noodles were cooked perfectly, there was enough garlic to make it delicious but... More 

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Louisville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

This tiny house/restaurant is easy to miss, but you'll be rewarded when you find it and it's hard-to-see entrance. The sushi rolls are incredible, especially the ginpa roll -- huge and delicious and so reasonably priced! I also had eggplant stirfry which was amazing too. The waitstaff/cooks are helpful and friendly. This is true Okinawan food and our new favorite!!!

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Okinawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

This place offers a variety of delicious Okinawan cuisine for a very affordable price (i.e. ordered five different dishes for ¥2400). My favorite is their ramen, salads, and rafute (pork belly)!!

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Bangkok
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant that has a wonderful atmosphere and delicious food. The sushi was great and the wasabi very fresh. We enjoyed great cocktails, great food, and cozy Japanese atmosphere. I would definitely recommend coming but without kids, it's a small place and great for a date night or out with another couple.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4-7 Mihama, Nakagami-gun, Chatan-cho 904-0115, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Nakagami-gun  >  Chatan-cho
  • Phone Number: +81 98-926-0076

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