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Wakana, Chuo Station West Entrance

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2-21-21 Nishida, Kagoshima 890-0046 , Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-286-1501
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
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Sun 17:15 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Was craving for Shabu shabu was recommended to me by a hotel staff. No regrets the shabu shabu was good and the yakitori skewered meat sticks) even better!! Price wise it was great value too even with a beer!!

Thank Alan F
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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289 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by Japanese friends and we now understand why they like it so much. It is worth while to take the large combination menu and not only the Shabu Shabu since the accompanying tapas style small dishes present many of the local specialties. Of these specialties perhaps the raw chicken is a bit daring, but... More 

Thank Herman S
Ipoh, Malaysia
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400 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I think I'm the one that didn't try their miso oden here, theirs most favorite food. Their Satsuma local cuisine like 串焼 黒豚バラ和地鶏焼(BBQ black pork & chicken) r very good, 卵かけご飯(egg over rice) r excellent, さつまあげ(fried fish cake) r very good too & 吾愛人オリジナル焼酎ラベル(Kuma shochu mistress original label) r the best shochu i ever have in Japan(my taste). I like... More 

Thank hckok77
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Wakana=the best shabu shabu in Japan! I am in Tokyo now and mail order their shabu shabu cook at home set on a regular basis!

1 Thank Yamuramachi
Perth, Australia
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110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2012

This is actually one street closer to the station than the map shows It is mentioned in Lonely Planet. The menu looked pretty standard. I ordered oden, a standard winter dish. When it came it was pretty ordinary and wasn't cheap. The beer, though was nice and cold and served in a stainless steel vacuum tankard. Tasted good. On the... More 

1 Thank bariloche48
Surrey UK
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2011

A great find not far from the main station.We found our neighbours highly amusing. Claiming they could not speak English we nevertheless had two hours of conversation with two 'salarymans'. They had as many beers as we had skewers of chicken and black pork. The waiter was most helpful and even gave us an idiot's guide in English as to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
17:15 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-21-21 Nishida, Kagoshima 890-0046, Kagoshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kagoshima Prefecture  >  Kagoshima
  • Phone Number: +81 99-286-1501

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