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494_Taketomi, Yaeyama-gun 907-1101, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-85-2311
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Hong Kong, China
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144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Came here after a nice bicycle ride around the island. We ordered the hamburger rice set (pork patty and beef patty with cheese and tomato sauce) with rice, and the tempura noodle set. The hamburger patty set is quite a comfort food. They are not the typical beef burgers you get in America but they are Japanese style, which means... More 

Thank jensen0811
Tokyo, Japan
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Visited during off season. The place was crowded but the food was good. They only accept credit card if the amount is over 3000JPY.

Thank George A
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

There aren't many restaurants on Taketomi and finding one that's open is sometimes a bit of a mystery! Kanifu had a good wide selection on the English language menu. We had the three meat special and tempura set. The meat wasn't bad but not great - ginger pork was pretty good though. The tempura batter was a bit soggy, not... More 

Thank henrystclair
Hong Kong, China
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117 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

You won't find many selections on Taketomi Island. You'll find good food here considering the options available to you on the island. The hamburger steak (Ishigaki Beef) is excellent. The restaurant is conveniently located in the middle of the island. Don't be limited by the dinner menu, as they are able to cook items on the lunch menu as well... More 

Thank Joowick
Hong Kong, China
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139 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2014

I can't say that there are many choices when it comes to restaurants on the island. Well at least not nearby where the water buffalo carts are. This restaurant is about a 5 minute walk from it. We basically passed by this whilst taking the water buffalo cart tour and decided to come back after we finished the tour. The... More 

Thank Edmund H
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

The food here is absolutely gorgeous, highly recommend. We had pork curry - our favourite dish of the night, and definitely our top 3 dish during our stay in japan. We also tried the local beef with salad - better than carpaccio and the grilled squid. Menu in English as well which helps!

Thank Alvee306
Bangkok, Thailand
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248 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

Ishigaki beef salad and pork cutlet rice both superb. Only downside was that it was a wee bit warm inside (only fans) but not too bad.

Thank steveamcb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 494_Taketomi, Yaeyama-gun 907-1101, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Yaeyama-gun  >  Taketomi-jima Taketomi-cho
  • Phone Number: +81 980-85-2311

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?