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Wakkoqu, Shinkobe

1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-262-2838
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want Kobe beef, you can't do better than this place. Not obvious to find, but worth the trouble. The chef prepares in front of you perfectly grilled steak with accompanying seasonal vegetables, and at the end makes a fried rice using the steak...More

Thank Kevyn C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went to Himeji in the morning and arranged to take the train back up to Kobe for lunch. Our concierge in Osaka recommended this place and it did not disappoint. The chef cooks the meat in front of you and directs you to do with...More

Thank Deac83
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant enroute to Nagoya from Hiroshima with luggages. I read from other TA reviews there are other restaurants that also serve fantastic Kobe Beef at a cheaper price.. but because of time constraint, we chose to eat here. Good meal but...More

Thank TheEclecticEve
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Kobe. Must have Kobe beef steak. You find restaurants advertised "Kobe beef" every corner but my host says it is not authentic. You need reservations for this restaurant. We had fillet, sirloin and rib-eye cooked to perfection in front of you....More

Thank Terry Y
Reviewed 11 July 2017

In Kobe for the day and after researching where to find best Kobe beef this was one of the best location. It is pricey but you are paying for the real Kobe cuts of beef and its highly top rated. If you are going for...More

Thank mscanastra
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We tried the A5 kobe sirloin and tenderloin which both are really good beef and you don't need force to eat it. It's worth the price.

Thank Rendezvous18
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The atmosphere is quite dark but it's quiet and most of the chefs and employees have good English. They cooked the meat right in front of us and told us which sauce to use. The meat is so fresh and high quality that it's delicious...More

Thank Izark
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We had a tight schedule but my colleague wouldn't take the option for Kobe beef in Osaka "it mast be in Kobe" ... so be it! It is literally next to the station in the shopping mall that has a parking to be validated by...More

Thank Boris S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Yes, the waitress steered us towards the A5 grade Kobe beef and it was AMAZING. And the service was quite good. And the atmosphere was lovely. BUT, I opted to add the shrimp to my meal. Yes, I saw that the shrimp cost 3800¥ and...More

1  Thank Carter G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem on the 3rd floor of department store or a building, not sure what it was as they were renovating it. We went in without any reservations and luckily we could get a seat. The experience was amazing and food was even more AMAZING....More

Thank marjan_k
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Sarah N
25 November 2016|
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Response from blooming2014 | Property representative |
from shop: Dear sir, Sorry for our inconvenience. We tried to find out to solve this problem. However, we could not do it. Would you mind if you re-fill the reservation sheet again. Again, sorry for our inconvenience.
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5 October 2016|
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Response from Alia A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, reservation is highly recommended before you go there. Otherwise, you either don't get any seat, or you might need to wait for a long time to get seated. You can make an online reservation through their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe
  • Phone Number: +81 78-262-2838
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