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Oysters in July

Oysters and shellfish picked locally that has grown in the water running off Mount Chokai into the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
Local seafood available for lunch

This is not Tsukiji, but the fish is fresh and you can eat a simple meal here for 1,000 yen or so... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
James V
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  • Average41%
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  • Terrible5%
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“rice”(2 reviews)
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2-5-10 Funabacho, Sakata 998-0036, Yamagata Prefecture
+81 234-23-5522
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I explored the city by bicycle (rented for free at Sakata station). For lunch, I stopped at the seafood market. The popular restaurants at the second floor were too busy (a long line of people). Therefore, I chose one restaurant on the first floor and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Origirl
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I usually don't review restaurants I didn't enjoy; it could always be a fluke. However, sometimes things have to be said for posterity. This place - the one on the 2nd floor of the Sakata Seafood Market with the long line - should be avoided...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Oysters and shellfish picked locally that has grown in the water running off Mount Chokai into the sea are particularly delicious. I visited the fish market with the intention of eatinga fresh oyster with a slice of lemon. They picked an oyster sitting on ice,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Seafood market has fresh fishes, clams, Tako, squid, crab from the daily auction. The Tobishima restaurant upstairs is "a must go to" place in Sakata. I had "toro" sashimi bowl that was excellent..a five star place with two star prices!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank James H
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is not Tsukiji, but the fish is fresh and you can eat a simple meal here for 1,000 yen or so, self-service. Sashimi domburi is a good way to eat a quick lunch on the go, served with miso with seaweed, and tsukemono.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank James V
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Didn't care for the raw fish meal with raw shrimp. It was an experience though. 2nd floor with a long line. ..

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Mcfrantz1 f
Reviewed 18 June 2013

At the first, here is a one of the rich fishing field in coast of Japan. This restaurant is situated adjacent to the fishing port. So, this seafood restaurant style has beginning from fisherman’s dining. The fisherman come up from market after finished there work...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Akira M
Reviewed 1 December 2012

This place is one of Japan's hidden highlights. A seafood food hall overlooking the harbour with fabulous and cheap food. It's name is Tobishima. No need to speak Japanese as the dishes are all displayed. My order was a set that included 12 pieces of...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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