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Hirome Ichiba

Open Now: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Vibrant Fish Market

Found that this market open till the night. We made this our pit stop instead of kochi city. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LimKahChuan
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Great place for local food

Although a port town, this place has pretty decent gyoza and fried chicken. Just look for the ones... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Shawn N
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Average15%
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“tuna”(6 reviews)
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2-3-1 Obiyamachi, Kochi 780-0841, Kochi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found that this market open till the night. We made this our pit stop instead of kochi city. The market has many eateries. It will be good to have a quick walk round before deciding on what to eat. There is also a alcohol shop...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LimKahChuan
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Dinner at Hirome Market is a great experience. It's a crowded, smoky, noisy, busy place and a feast for the senses. There are lots of mini-restaurants cooking and selling all manner of wonderful enticing foods, gaudy signs, spruikers, people coming and going to choose their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Although a port town, this place has pretty decent gyoza and fried chicken. Just look for the ones with the longer queues. Most places would have their own take on the tuna tataki. By virtue of being a seaside port town and it being summer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shawn N
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Went for a stroll through the market great variety of eateries ,a lot I have never seen before, also plenty of drinks to pick from.We were only here for a short time but it was busy due to a Princess cruise ship being in port....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank grumpee-58
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Enjoy drinking by purchasing drink and food from booths. Friendly air, you may visit by yourself and mix with the locals. Evening is the most popular but you can find some booths open in the morning and lunchtime.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bowtravel
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was a cruise ship port day which meant that no matter what time we appeared, this market/food hall was bound to be busy. We noticed a number of the cruise ship staff having lunch here as well. The regional specialty is the charred tuna...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This food court is busy, busy, busy. There are many, many stalls selling all kinds of foods and drinks some of which you will have never seen before!. You need to be able to sit among the noise and smoking to eat here. The atmosphere...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank andream0402
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Hirome Ichi is a local food court downtown Kochi City. This is a place where local tosa-Jin eats. The atmosphere is great and you can find lots of local dishes and produce. I can warmly recommend the gyoza, the smoked Bonito (Katsuo Tataki) and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PerwinCPH
Reviewed 11 April 2018

It is on one end of the Obiyamachi shopping arcade and a short walk from the train station. It seems to specialize in seafood dishes. A lot of food stalls clustered in mini-courts with tables in the middle area. It gets really crowded. Interesting, exciting,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank DYA717
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Jump in that would be our advice. Without Japanese you need to be brave as it’s not always obvious what each stall sells. Tables are in demand so be prepared to wait and pounce, in a polite Japanese fashion, when you see a space. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank victoria h
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