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“Great dinner” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pengin Shokudo

Pengin Shokudo
Ranked #26 of 709 Restaurants in Ishigaki
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Pub, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: In2000,a wife,Airi,from Tokyo and husband,Gyoho,from China opened a restaurant,Pengin Shokudo,in Ishigaki Island,Okinawa. With our motto"Shoku wa nuchi gusui,"meaning that food is the medicine for life,we are offering Ishigaki local vegetables,original fresh noodle,and our original dishes based on the recipes taught by local old men with long lives and recipes from all over the world. We never use any chemical seasonings in cooking any dishes.
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

We showed up without booking. No problem. The waiter took out a menu in English and with pictures. He even introduced us to today's specials in basic English.

We ended up ordering from the menu and what we could see on the tables around. Good food and decent size dishes. The waiter even took time to explain the dishes we were wondering what it was (by drawing it since he didn't know the English for it). Restaurant owner makes his own spices and sells them.
Great evening and really nice food. Highly recommended.

Thank Yoopo
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Nagoya, Japan
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

Tasty, well priced food. A bit hard to find as you need to know the name in Japanese but worth the effort.

Visited September 2013
Thank Melissa1c
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