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4-7-8Akanchoakankonsen, Kushiro 085-0467, Hokkaido
+81 154-67-2159
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Jun 19, 2017
“Cozy cafe serving local Ainu cuisine”
Jun 11, 2017
“Charming Little Cafe”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
4-7-8Akanchoakankonsen, Kushiro 085-0467, Hokkaido
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

If you are visiting Lake Akan, it is an experience to try authentic Ainu meals, and this is the place to go. It is a family restaurant run by two people. I have visited this restaurant for a few times, and is often crowded. Please...More

Thank stepbear
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Wandered into this cafe as we wanted to try Ainu cuisine and was pleasantly surprised at the quality of food served. The dishes took a little long to prepare, probably because only 1 person was cooking, but it was well worth the wait. I'm guessing...More

Thank Yan C
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner with family. Had a lot of the dishes in the recommended menu. The yukku don was really tasty, thoroughly recommended and meat perfectly cooked, a bit rare, extremely tasty. Pureed pumpkin also good and pumpkin deserts also recommended. The lady running...More

Thank Glenn H
Reviewed November 16, 2015

This restaurant looks cosy, but I found the chap serving to be off-hand and not interested in either welcoming us or guiding us through the menu. Quite a few of the items were sold out (even though we were the first people in that evening),...More

Thank JonRambo
Reviewed October 19, 2015

nice little restaurant located in the Ainu handicraft village near Lake Akan. Not much items on the menu, which is often a good sign. I certainly enjoyed the venison bowl I had here! Very friendly service.

Thank teturtia
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Loved the venison bowl. It was very well seasoned and not gamey at all. The salmon and vegetable soup meal was also tasty but my favorite was the venison.

Thank nestingdragons
Reviewed August 23, 2015

A quaint little place, mainly catering to tourists but not at all overpriced. If you've had enough fish and crave some meat, try the venison bowl - very tasty!

Thank Andy H
Reviewed April 16, 2015

Guaranteed, you won't be eating anything too exotic for your taste even if they market serving Ainu dishes. They use local produce but you would still get to try dishes that aren’t typical. The menu is understandably limited; this is a small 20-seater cafe/ restaurant...More

1  Thank joikamiru
Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stumbled on this restaurant as we were walking around the Ainu Kotan area and I opted for the local special of venison. the only downside I would say is the restaurant seems to get overwhelmed with more than 3 tables although the food is...More

Thank ichibanwanderer
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Lunch, Dinner
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Local cuisine
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  • Address: 4-7-8Akanchoakankonsen, Kushiro 085-0467, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Kushiro
  • Phone Number: +81 154-67-2159
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