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Hitoshi Ishiganto

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197-1 Okawa, Ishigaki 907-0022, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-88-5807
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New York City, New York
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

spent 4 nights in Ishigaki and was able to get a reservation on the 3rd night at 5pm after cutting my day trip to Hateruma short. The food was out of this world. Best $100 spent on sushi during the trip. We ordered the 2 person sashimi plate, sushi plate, fried banana fish, blue fin tuna sushi was a huge... More 

Thank IamToony
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went the day after our anniversary for a meal. It was amazing. The quality of fish was quite good. The Ika (squid) sashimi I and my partner (who is Japanese) thought was the best we had ever tasted. Squid is a seafood speciality here on the island. The umi budou (sea grapes) with tamago (egg) and meguro (tuna) nigiri was... More 

Thank Colonel JS R
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing they made us salmon sashimi even though not on the menu, there is a English menu as the waitresses speak a little English- we booked through out hotel in advance and when we left there was a line up to get in.

Thank Christaffa1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Had our hotel call to reserve and they said they were full for the duration of our trip. We went anyway to see if there were any no-shows. There was no room but they let us reserve for two days later at 5pm, and it was definitely worth the wait and the early dinner. We left completely... More 

Thank Karen H
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

My friend visited the restaurant few days ago but too full to get in, so she booked a table for dinner few days later. We ordered Uni and Tuna sushi. The tuna 大トロis the best one that I highly recommend everyone should try it! The beef fried rice is a bit salty that we can't finish it. I drive there... More 

Thank WinneFong
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Came here without reservation. They did not have any seats, so we made a reservation for a few days later. It seems to be very popular among tourists and locals. Fortunately, when we left, they suddenly had some spots free and the woman looking after us, came running, so we eventually had a seat. So props for the services! The... More 

Thank HappyJ90
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

四角豆またはアダンの刺身食べた。その後の2週間同じものをさがしても見つかれなかった。 This place serves a great variety of food all apparently fresh and good. The highlight for me was the local "square beans" and adan sashimi. I couldn't find them anywhere else in the next two weeks travelling in Okinawa.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Glad that I made reservation or else they just do not allow walk-in at all. The tuna sushi set was superb in quality, very fresh toro. The ishigaki beef sushi also was so good. We tried the fried squid rice it also didn't disappoint us. I am sure I will visit this place whenever when I come to Ishigaki again!

Thank H3069WHmikel
Hong Kong, China
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Due to many positive views at Tripadvisor, my friend and I decided to try this restaurant. A few days before we arrived Ishigaki, we booked a table at the main shop with the assistance of the hotel staff. The hotel staff told us the restaurant had 2 shops and recommended us the main shop since the other branch was fully... More 

Sapporo, Japan
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

友達の紹介で行きました。=English is following= シーズンオフの2月というのに、お店は予約必須で、6時ですでに満席。マグロがおいしいのはいわずもがな。驚くべきは、ほかのメニューも豊富ですべておいしく、量が多くて、本当に注文に迷います。観光客用の店ではなく、主に地元の人に愛されているお店だと感じました。メニューがおいしすぎて、豊富すぎるので、2日間分予約をすればよかったと後悔しました。 We visited at this restaurant in February which is supposed to be low season there, but there were so many local people and couldn't get in without any reservation. We booked a moth before. An extremely high quality and delicious with very reasonable prices. They had not only fresh seafood but beef, vegetables and more.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197-1 Okawa, Ishigaki 907-0022, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Ishigaki
  • Phone Number: +81 980-88-5807

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?