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“Local specialties in a great atmosphere”
Review of Kome no Kira

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Kome no Kira
Ranked #521 of 3,546 Restaurants in Kumamoto
Cuisines: Japanese
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Victoria, Canada
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329 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“Local specialties in a great atmosphere”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

This restaurant is on the second floor on the main shopping arcade. The signage is in kanji and the only clue for those who don't read Japanese are the woes 'Dynamic Kitchen' on the sign.

We were shown to a private room with a low table and a foot well for more comfortable seating. We where given bi-lingual menus and told to press a button when we were ready to order. The servers then slid the door closed and left us to the menu.

We chose two different types of shochu for our drinks. One was called Kanata and the other Musya - they were both quite different and good.

For our main course we chose Takana Char-han, Chinese fried rice with Takana pickles; Karashirenkon, lotus root stuffed with mustard and deep fried; Umano shim ofuri sashi, horse meat sashimi and chicken tsukune, ground chicken cooked on a bamboo pole served with raw egg.

This certainly was a selection of food outside our experience (fried rice excepted) and it was all delicious. We definitely felt like we had a sampling of local specialties.

The staff spoke very little English, but the menu had enough English and pictures so you can manage without Japanese once you find the place!

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank fishnguy
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