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2-19 Honmachi, Takayama 506-0011 , Gifu Prefecture
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+81 80-1624-9930
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely place with delicious food. The owner/waitress made the visit very memorable. She was extremely kind, friendly and funny. Cannot recommend this place highly enough.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Chose this restaurant after walking everywhere in Takayama and I can say after checking the prices of almost every restaurant in the city this one is probably the best value for money. 180g of pure sizzling hida beef for 3200 yen with free miso and rice refills. It melted in your mouthwith deliciousness. Definitely a local diner atmosphere but staff... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

As you walk into this place, you realise it's 1) a local spot 2) chintzy 3) diner-style But for all that, the service was great and the food delicious. We stumbled upon this place at 3pm looking for a place for lunch. Most other places were either busy with the tourist trade or had shut. We ordered the dish of... More 

Thank Rob L
Cantley, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We literally stumbled upon this cozy little restaurant by accident and were very pleased that we did. The beef was superb, the portions plentiful and the service friendly. Indeed it does seem like the kind of place that appeals to locals rather than the trendier (and more expensive) restaurants nearby. It is more like a diner, bright lights, menu items... More 

Thank Cantley2014
Davao City, Philippines
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Takayama is known for its Hida beef, and at Manpukutei, this dish is served well and not expensively too! It's a simple restaurant that serves homestyle food at inexpensive prices. For non-beef eaters, they have chicken and tofu dishes as well. When we went there, the old lady did everything herself: take orders, cook, remove the dishes, and cashiering. She... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Seemed to be very much a local hangout with everyone knowing everyone else. No frills, but good food. We both had a bbq beef set which was more than enough for each of us. Around 2500 yen apiece.

Thank TrevisLawton

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  • Address: 2-19 Honmachi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 80-1624-9930

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