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Address: Fukuoka 810-0800, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Well, I liked here. compare my expectation it was little bit disappointed. especially, the taste of food was not that good just so so. But nice to see what they have and culture... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
young92
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The Hague, The Netherlands

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, I liked here. compare my expectation it was little bit disappointed. especially, the taste of food was not that good just so so. But nice to see what they have and culture experience.

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Thank young92
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Yatai street stalls in Fukuoka offer a different experience from eating in the usual Japanese Izakaya places. A string of Indie food shops line the street location (where permitted to operate), as if they're food truck Operators, offering a variety of cuisine items; ranging from ramen to yakitori, to oden to BBQ items. The combo of eating out, having... More 

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Singapore
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by my experience at 2 Yatai stalls. The owners were friendly and helpful despite our language barrier. Prices are all stated on menus in Japanese, although we did not understand, we could roughly gauge the cost of an item (usually ¥600-¥900 per menu item). It was lovely seeing the locals and the chefs chatting amongst and with each... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The price was not that expensive as some reviewers had indicated. We followed the rule to find good Japanese food - follow the queues (queue at the one that had queues while quite a few other yatai's still has plenty of seats) and was not disappointed. May be it was pot luck, we did not get to mix with other... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Overrated for sure. We walked past twice. The restaurants don't seem cosy. We looked at prices and they are above average in a cramped little shop. Plenty of other nice restaurants and things to do in Fukuoka. The street where the shops are is really narrow, hard to walk through as the owners are setting up.

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Thank hypnobluez
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

AVOID THE STALLS NEAR CANAL CITY ALONG THE WATERFRONT!!! The service is bad unlike anywhere else I've been to in Japan but worse is the cost. We payed 3100 yen for a bowl of ramen, 5 sticks of yakitori and a beer. The ramen was yummy but the yakitori was the worst I've had in Japan. Apart from the good,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Kinda of disappointed when we reached Yatai. We were expecting it to be a bustling street like Taiwan shilin market or HK ladies street. Yatai is just a pedestrian walkway with less than 10 eateries. Not the most ideal place to dine in winter with young kids.

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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

It is nice to dig the local culture in Hakata, find your favourite Yatai exploring the downtown area in the evening. I recommend to eat Ramen (must!!), Teba-gyoza, Oden, in some Yatai, they have Italian and Tempura, sometimes steak!

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Thank hitohase
George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

No problems if you don't speak English really, the locals really try to speak to you! Just be friendly and open. Today I had my very first Yatai (Japanese hawker stall) experience. I loved it. People were so friendly, I had troubles ordering and knowing what was what but the other customers tried to explain to me (funny body language... More 

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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We tried going to the yatai at canal city side of the river. Noone would let us eat because we spoke no Japanese!! We tried to use google translate and were polite but they still declined us.

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