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Ikkaku Takamatsu

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4-11 Kajiyamachi, Takamatsu 760-0028, Kagawa Prefecture
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+81 87-823-3711
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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this shop tonight and i saw there's many people queue up, after around 15 mins i get a seat and order one " baby" chicken leg and one "mummy" chicken leg. Different texture different taste, recommend to try both :)

Thank Kiki C
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The special one was old chicken indeed. The taste is stronger and the meat is firmer than the baby chicken. (And you can have baby chicken everywhere!) Don't forget to order the ginger rice. It was perfectly matched with the chickens!

Thank Irene F
Hong Kong
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The restaurant served chicken legs grilled in salt, pepper and garlic, which are really yummy, and no one should miss them. I tried Hinadori (young chicken) which was tender and good! A bit salty and oily but good to eat with steam rice and veggie. No worries with Japanese menu, because English menu with explanation is available. The restaurant is... More 

Thank AriesLYL
Silverthorne, Colorado
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

As the only non-natives dining and with a line out the door, this restaurant is not a tourist trap, though it felt like it. The tender chicken was tender and tasty; the "firm" was like biting rubberbands with greasy snapback. The best experience was listening to the waiter scream and smile as he sat you, cleaned your table, and served... More 

Thank blazflaz
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

No 'wow' factor about the food here, it's simple and straight forward. Chicken! There's limited choice if I'm honest, but I was advised to visit here by some locals I met in Takamatsu earlier in the day. The menu is in English, so no struggle in ordering, and basically I went for the fried chicken, which was incredibly fatty (nice... More 

Thank AnthonyShaw
Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ikkaku is a well known restaurants in Kagawa, serving Hina and Oya chicken. I usually get Hinadori, soup and rice balls. Very oily, so rice ball is great with the oil. If you have chicken craving, there is no better place than Ikkaku ;)

Thank Foodiekingcat
Takamatsu, Japan
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The drumstick here is really good. Could be a bit oily and salty for some people but I personally like salt and pepper better than any other sauces, so it tastes perfect to me. You can order meal sets at a reasonable price. So far all my friends especially non Japanese that visited really liked it. High recommended if you... More 

Thank DJtherock
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138 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We tried both the Hinadori (young chicken) and Oyadori (old chicken). The Hinadori was definitely one of the most succulent chicken leg that we have ever tasted. We recommend sharing the Oyadori, which was much tougher and more chewy, but it gets more flavorful as you keep chewing. Interestingly, the skin tasted like gizzard. The chicken were rather oily and... More 

Thank lendeliz
Victoria, Canada
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329 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

The specialty is "Honetsuki Dori" or roast chicken on the bone. We had one order of the Oyadori and one Hinadori both roast chicken thigh and leg done slightly differently. Also had two orders of Musubi-rice roll incl. soup. Topped off with a draft beer large (874 Y ) and one small (360 Y). Total bill was 3854Yen. Good value.... More 

Thank fishnguy
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

It looks very famous. All service are good. But foods are salty for me.

Thank dr_jpkim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-11 Kajiyamachi, Takamatsu 760-0028, Kagawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Shikoku  >  Kagawa Prefecture  >  Takamatsu
  • Phone Number: +81 87-823-3711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?