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6-8 Tenmanmachi, Takayama 506-0025, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-35-5858
11:00 - 21:00
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Shanghai, China
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We went to Takayama for travelling, and went to the Maruaki at lunch time. There was no waiting. We ordered the lunch set beef, and tasted not as good as the Kobe beef. The most disppointed part was the attitude of the waiter. We were trying to get more tea when we also finished the lunch, and she refused to... More 

Thank ezhang2017
Melbourne, Australia
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159 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

My friend recommended this restaurant in Takayama so I decided to make an exception to queue again. If you manage to make a reservation, do it! If not, be prepared to wait for a while as this restaurant is very popular and hence full of Japanese and foreign tourists queuing outside. They stopped accepting customers around 7pm, it doesn't mean... More 

Thank Mooliday
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The restaurant is located very near to the Takayama bus Station and food was so nice. The beef was really special and I figure since coming to Japan, mast try it. We order it to be grilled and also another portion for sukiyaki. Very nice and accompanied with sake was just the right combination for a cold weather. Please make... More 

Thank Ronwjs
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Yesterday my wife and I visited this Hida beef restaurant to eat shabu shabu style. What an adventure it was! First we were impressed by the amount of certificates of prizes this place has won with their meat in the past. Then the friendlyness of the staff a nd then the A5-beef arrived. Never had any meat so tender and... More 

Thank Hanselaar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The wait was long. The meat platter was small and when the meat came it felt a little frozen. Real disappointed. But the special rice we ordered was delicious. The restaurant looked a bit jaded and the service felt rushed. We had lunch earlier at another place so we knew the difference. Although we paid more at the other restaurant... More 

Thank JkeeJo
Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Maruaki for lunch, managed to avoid the lunch rush by arriving at 12.30. The prices were okay, about 5000 yen for the two person package (A5 beef and veggies), but there we could do with a bit more beef. We had to season and cook the beef by ourselves yakiniku style, so it was very easy to overcook... More 

Thank Freefall0502
Singapore, Singapore
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603 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable and spacious - which is unusual for Takayama eateries - it serves wonderful Hida beef. The best is the A5 beef cubes that you grill at the table. We also ordered pork loin and chicken and beef tail soup. All super for a cold winter day. We ordered bibimbup rice though I'd recommend you go with plain rice which... More 

Thank nsl115
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137 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant at 6pm and there was already a queue. We got a table in about 15min but the most popular dish has already been sold out. The beef tasted heavenly, though it was expensive, it was totally worth it. I won't say it melts in your mouth but it is so soft & tender. We had... More 

Thank LizzyHo
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We were in Takayama for 2 nights & decided to try hida beef at Maruaki as it was highly recommended by many. Due to its popularity, they do not take reservations so best to head there before 6 if you don't want a long wait. With our luck, it was just a 5-min walk from our hotel. Reached at 5.45pm... More 

Thank Eltk
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188 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

As most of the reviewer stated their A5 Hida beef is reallly excellent! It's so good like others, we ordered the 2nd portion of their steak! The hot plate rice however is not worth it. It's way too small a portion and most of the rice get stick at the bottom. We tried Hida beef at other eateries but they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Tenmanmachi, Takayama 506-0025, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577-35-5858

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