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Tempura Hirao

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2-4-1 Higashihirao, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0853, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 92-611-1666
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived at around 1:30pm, we saw a long queue. We eventually only had to wait for around 20-30mins. Everyone makes their orders via the vending machines - the logistics is very smooth and efficient! The tempura set here is very very delicious! The best tempura I have ever had! Please don't miss out the appetisers in the big... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We came here for a quick lunch as the place is close to the shop where we rented our car. Despite the cheap prices and local setting, the tempura is really good! The best I've had, I think.

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Izumisano, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Went to this place for lunch at around 11am, the lines are already long but moves fast. It was about 15 minutes walk from the Domestic Terminal of Fukuoka Airport. This is a no-frills, affordable tempura restaurant. When you order your set meal, it shall come with a bowl of rice, dipping sauce and miso soup. I chose the mixed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The only downside is there is always a long line up. Be prepared to spend at least 45-60 minutes before you get yourself seated. If you are okay with that, you are about to experience a very high quality tempura fast meal. Absolutely great value for the money.

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Thank Mark Y
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Followed the recommendations from the group and did not disappoint! It is quite a distance from the city, and will take 30min by taxi. We arrived at 6pm and there are ample seating inside, bar top style. The meals are pre-paid by vending machine, drinks and appetizers are free and free flow. We tried the 830¥ and 890¥ set which... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Our second visit to Fukuoka this year and our second visit here for tempura. This place is a definite must try, even if it does not look impressive from the outside. It might be hard to find if you have not been there before - just look for the New Toyo cinemas, and it is located within the same building... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Tempura is crispy but not oily. Rice, soup and four types of side dishes (3 picked veg and 1 octopus side dish) comes with whatever tempura set u order. free hot tea and water too. Yummy and good value!! My Tempura set is about 820 yen that has 2 fish, 1 prawn, and 3,4 types of veg tempura

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4-1 Higashihirao, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0853, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Fukuoka Prefecture  >  Fukuoka
  • Phone Number: +81 92-611-1666

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?