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Address: 2-10-1 Matsuo, Naha 900-0014, Okinawa Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 98-867-6560
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The best place to eat Sashimi in Okinawa

I was slightly disappointed first time in Japan and in Okinawa, and I can't seems to find a good place that has fresh fresh sashimi... until we came to this market. Though it's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Seah J
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Seoul, South Korea
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The 2nd floor restaurant is very expensive. The other restaurants around market are more kind and valuable. This market is so famous that becomes only visitor's place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was slightly disappointed first time in Japan and in Okinawa, and I can't seems to find a good place that has fresh fresh sashimi... until we came to this market. Though it's not like freshly caught from the sea same day fresh, it's good enough and manage to eat otoro blue fin!! One of the best part that melts... More 

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Thank Seah J
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can spend hours observing each of the vendors!! I bought the fruits without worrying about the price which I heard from friends that Japan is very expensive!!

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few worthy shops but too many repeat kiosks hawing same stuff. Touristy feel drowning out authentic vibe.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This market sells the local seafood and other produce and after purchase you can take those up to the restaurants on the second floor to cook for you. We ordered a lobster, a conch, two big prawns, a nice fish costing around 11000 yen. Fairly reasonable on the price and the seafood are fresh and good. A surprisingly good experience... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best places, to find fresh meat and fish products, at reasonably low prices, in Okinawa. Fruits and vegetables, along with locally produced flavorings and seasonings are popular items, to be found, as well. During this visit, I wandered around, taking photos and, decided to buy some meat products to take home. Beef and pork, come... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many fruits stall, local products sold here besides the shashimi, fresh seafood, Agu pork and etc.. But the price of those seafood and pork are not cheap as you still need to pay a cooking price to those restaurant to cook for you with a person charge at 500 yen with maximum of 3 dishes. We did found... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We heard a lot of positive 'noise' about this market and it certainly exceeded expectations. The variety of seafood options was impressive - as were the prices, ie quite expensive (and cash only!). You choose your fresh seafood downstairs and have it cooked in a (very basic) restaurant of their choosing. Yes basic, but delicious. We'll be back!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Try the local seafood - sashimi style! It is refreshing and tasty, but beware it is not cheap! You buy the seafood on the ground floor, then the seller will take you upstairs to their designated diner to have your food cooked. Mind you, you can totally skip the pricey seafood and head straight up to the cooked food floors... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting shops with great varieties but nothing took our fancy. The fresh market selling meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables were the best. Upstairs you can eat the fresh produce. All under cover so no worries about the heat, wind or rain.

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