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Kobe Beef Steak Aburiniku Kobo Wakkoqu Kitanozaka Main Store

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1-22-13 Nakayamatedori Chuo-Ku | Hillside Terrace 1F, Kobe 650-0004, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-222-0678
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San Jose
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Knowing we would be in Kobe and wanting to have the experience of the best of the best - this restaurant was our choice months in advance of our travel there. We had a difficult time getting a reservation as the restaurant is small - I had a friend who spoke Japanese make the reservation for me. The location is... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

A meal that left a sour taste in my mouth. This restaurant is a tourist trap by the train station. It lures you in and tries to upsell you with extras and then charges you an absurd amount more than what you are told. I would not recommend anyone come to this restaurant. Find another place to eat... Not worth... More 

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Thank Nina W
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

If you are planning to made the appointment via email, please do direct mail to the email address instead of filling up the e-form in their website. I have tried the e-form but totally no reply and finally got a reply from them when sent the email via enquiry. It might called steak but the cooking style is like teppanyaki.... More 

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

One of the best meals I've ever eaten. I ordered the 250 gram Wakkoqu special sirloin and from start to finish the meal was exceptional. We arrived on a rainy, cold evening and were immediately greeted, seated and given a warm towel for our face and hands. The staff were attentive but not overbearing. They refilled our water glasses and... More 

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Thank Rob C
Kobe, Japan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Living in Kobe for over half of my life, I finally needed to submerge myself in the Kobe Beef experience. One of my choices was Wakkoqu with its gleaming stainless steel cooking tables enveloped in wooden cabinet decor. A little reminisent of a ship captain's quarters .Their fare is not for the light hearted in enjoying succulent marbleized Kobe beef.... More 

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Thank Yubayuzu
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of our hotel. We are not beef experts but we think this is as close to perfect beef as we could imagine. We had the evening menu of special kobe sirloin and tenderloin and they were both delectable. The meat was separated and cooked to perfection, with guidance provided on which accompaniment to try.... More 

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Thank Elizabeth O
Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Made reservations via phone for lunch at 1245. The establishment is about a 10 minute walk from Sannomiya station. Ordered the Wakkoqu Kobe Sirloin 250g course. Usually I order my steaks medium, but just this one time I let the chef prepare everything at his recommendations. The chef brings out the steak for your viewing pleasure. Great marbling all around.... More 

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Tustin, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Their website offers online reservation, however it was not working at the time I was using it (last year). We had to call them and make a reservation. They asked for a phone number but we couldn't give one since we were tourists. I think the guy on the phone was a bit annoyed since we were not Japanese. However,... More 

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Thank isaypwnsj00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

I got to visit Kobe with a friend and we ended up in this restaurant casually. I come from Italy and we have a big knowledge about food and especially meat, all around Tuscany I thought I tried the best meat in my life until I got to this place. I'm not exaggerating but I've never experienced such a flavour... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Ordered the Kobe beef tenderloin and sides that come with it. Pieces were put in front of you as they were done, and already with the first bite it was very clear that this was not gonna be a meal to remember. The meat was chewy which was the last thing I was expecting. The sides were extremely bland with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-22-13 Nakayamatedori Chuo-Ku | Hillside Terrace 1F, Kobe 650-0004, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe
  • Phone Number: +81 78-222-0678

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