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Shimano Tabemonoya Baikaji

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219 Okawa, Ishigaki 907-0022 , Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-82-6027
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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We booked a table days in advance and arrived early as we read all the reviews. Upon entering it was a cloud of smokers, airport lounge-like. We sat at our table and looked over the options. The smokers were so intense we had to excuse ourselves. The food may be nice but we just couldn't stay. Good luck! (Maybe management... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

We had our expectations very high after two unsuccessful tries to get a table in this restaurant. We managed by the third time (went there around 5pm to book it) and were not disappointed. There is no English menu but the waiter has images of the dishes in his tablet - easy! We ordered the classic local dishes: assorted sashimi,... More 

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Köln, Deutschland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Be careful: no english menu and no english speaking staff. If you want to try a lot of okinawa food, try the surprise meal. 3,000 yen per person for 12 dishes. You cn only get it for 2 persons. Goya-chanpuru, the grilled fish and rafute were very good.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

This is a great choice, but it gets crowded early, so be sure to try and come before 6:30 if you want a table. Also, this would be a really challenging choice if no one in your party speaks Japanese. If you lack a Japanese speaker, here are some great classic Ishigaki choices that will feed two to three people:... More 

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Brussels,
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2012

Limited menu and a bit pricey (800 jpy for just that much Champloo??) but still worth it. Father in law is a picky eater but he liked this so much we went 2 consecutive days. Very good jimami-dofu and excellent Asa-tempura. More an Izakaya than a real restaurant but quality food

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2011

No English menu, although we managed to figure out enough options by using a Japanese phrasebook. The usual items were all there --- pig ear salad, sea grapes, etc. What we ordered was promptly delivered, well prepared, and delicious. The waiters were very helpful and friendly, despite being extremely busy. If I had only one place to eat in Ishigaki,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2011

Recommended by Lonely Planet, I wanted to try. No English menu although waiter did speak some English and just look around at what others are eating. I had standard Ikasumi chahan (squid ink fried rice), goya-champuru (bitter melon, tofu, egg), sashimi Moriawase (sashimi assortment), sashimi salad, and fried noodles. All were great dishes and very fresh. I would consider Paikaji... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Okawa, Ishigaki 907-0022, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Ishigaki
  • Phone Number: +81 980-82-6027
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tel: 81 980 82 6027

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?