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Suganoya Kamitori

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$28 - $93
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

I was unsure about trying horse meat but I figured I might as well give it a try because it was my first time visiting Japan. I was stunned by how much I loved the horse sashimi! Incredibly tender and delicious! I came for lunch...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank storm12345
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

If you are curious about it , you should at least try it once. In my opinion, the sashimi is alright but not the fatty one as it’s too chewy. Best is with the shabu shabu, meat texture is just right and the broth is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Years ago I already had the pleasure of tasting basashi, raw horse meat, so I was happy to find out that this dish is one of Suganoya's specialties. The meal tasted delicious, it melted on my tongue, so soft. Apart from that meat the lunch...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Trudy_van_Schie
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Well, almost. We came here for dinner and were quite sceptical about how good the food was since it was all horse meat. We were surprised. We took a set menu (see photo). Started with appetiser of horse meat sashimi and various cuts, horse "parts"...More

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank Shrek-loves-Fiona
Reviewed November 15, 2014

I went to his restaurant with a Japanese business colleague who told me that I should try horse meat since we were in Kumamoto. He invited me to this upscale Sunagoya Kamitoren restaurant. The service was very courteous and the quality of the horse meat...More

Date of visit: September 2014
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Reviewed September 10, 2014

It was my second time to go Suganoya Kamidori. The raw meat is soft, juicy, gummy, good-flavor, and creamy. You have to reserve the seat before you go for sure. Sushi, and rare-grilled BBQ are also "must-eat". Around JPY 20000 1.5 hour-dinner for 4 people,...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank mucchiyan
Reviewed April 5, 2014

read that horse meat is a must try delicacy. so my hotel suggested this chain of suganoya restaurants. the first chain( not sure where) was fully booked for lunch !) so we booked the 2nd chain on the list( near the tram station that brought...More

Date of visit: March 2014
1  Thank 8pins
Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Horse meat is a must try in Kumamoto! There is horse steak, horse meat humbug and horse meat sashimi. All tastes lovely! It is not as scary as you think. We enjoyed it very much!!

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