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Ajikura Tengoku

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4-147 Hanasatomachi, Takayama 506-0026, Gifu Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 577-37-1129
Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant does Hida beef-- which is highly marbled and very rich. There are several ways to eat this and the restaurant is happy to advise you. My advice is to have it sukiyaki style. Cooking it in the broth adds flavor and diminishes the fat. It's a very 'Takayama' experience.

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Thank Laura S
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch on our last day in Takayama. It is conveniently quite close to the station. The Hida beef set was really delicious and worth the money. The pork was also pretty good. Attentive service. We came early and managed to get a table quite easily but we were told it can get quite busy at times.

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Thank burnttoast87
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went around noon on a weekday and we given a table immediately. The place looks new and the service was very good. We ordered the meat platter and bibimbap. The beef was super tender and delicious and the bibimbap was good too. The staff were very attentive and kind. I didn't even have to mixed my bibimbap and she... More 

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Thank JkeeJo
Sapporo, JAPAN
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

As per the other reviews, you will probably need to wait if you go on a weekend or holiday. But, it"s worth it. Having lived in Japan for almost 30 years, and being self-professed beef aficionado, I was extremely satisfied at the taste and cost. Probably half of the customers are tourists from other Asian countries, (word gets around), so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Visit Takayama , the special original food is HIDA beef , you should try to HIDA beef . Ajikura Yakiniku restaurant nearly the JR station . Most Japanese people visit here. We are order rice set with the Hida beef set for 2 persons and Hida's pork . Test soften !!!! very delicious .

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Thank Nartsuda G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We walked in around 7pm and waited almost 2 hours for our table, but were not disappointed. We ordered the Hida beef meat platter and it was amazing. The marbling is perfect and the meat melts in your mouth! It is not cheap but is a fantastic deal for the quality of meat!

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Thank Adeline H
London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Arrived early, shortly after 5pm and there were already 8/10 people waiting but fortunately our travel agent had booked a table so we went straight in. There was a bit of a delay after seating until we realised you had to ring a bell to get service - after that no problems. You select the type and amount of meat... More 

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Thank MushroomTraveller
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice food, great meat and great service! Only downside is the waiting time - 30 mins. Highly recommended.

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Thank Yehuda Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at hotel nearby and visited this restaurant for dinner for 2 days. Though there is a long line but it is worth to wait. Please try if you were a beef lover!

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Thank Nuttida C
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible hida beef! We all ordered fillet steak which we then cooked on our table. It literally melted in your mouth. All the side dishes (salads, vegetables) were large servings and of good value. Very nice staff, some of which spoke very good English. Very conveniently located for the takayama uaon hotel. All tables are set up like booths so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-147 Hanasatomachi, Takayama 506-0026, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577-37-1129

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