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Akaishi Shokudo

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$$ - $$$
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360 Ibaruma, Ishigaki 907-0332, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-89-2447
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Came here after going to the lighthouse, it was simply amazing! We both had the 3rd option on the menu, one medium, one small, totalling at 1450yen. Our cheapest and most delicious meal yet!! Tempted to drive allllll the way there again just to have some noodles before we leave. It's definitely worth a visit AND a revisit.

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Thank Sam S
Tokyo
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself visiting the northern part of the island it would be unthinkable to skip this restaurant... well unless you don't like queuing as it can get very busy during lunch time at peak season. When we visited in March though there was not much queuing. Order the soki soba. Both the broth and the meat were exquisite!... More 

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Thank Haris42
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Most of the time, the pork cartilage in pork soft bone spare rib noodles can be quite hard, but this restaurant has nailed how to cook it perfectly. It's melt in your mouth and the soup base is intense enough with flavour but without being too salty. I only had the medium size so-ki soba, but if you want to... More 

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Thank karenhM6915EC
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

it's a definite must visit ,If you want to try authentic ishigaki food. Mind blowing soba , it's must try if visit ishigaki! Friendly staff but with limited English spoken.

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Thank Jensen C
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Must visit after going to the lighthouse! The food is good value for money. It's simple n simply delicious!! Highly recommend to all!!

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Thank Gladys929
Hong Kong, China
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123 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

With limited restaurants in the Northern part of Ishigaki, the restaurants with delicious food and low price are always with long queue. Noodles, rice, and deserts are all delicious. After I write my name on the registration sheet, I decided to driver to the Northern cape and back. It tool me around 45 mins for the round trip and I... More 

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Thank Anthony_Chow
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This restaurant is a bit of a hike to get to but it is definitely worth it. I would recommend getting the restaurant before they open and put your name on the waiting list. This helps cut down the wait time. Expect to wait 30 - 60 minutes for a table depending on your party size. The broth and sooki... More 

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Thank Namichan74
Saitama, Japan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Oh your family now have rain in Ishigaki, thats quite unfortunate you see. Never mind if its not Monday or Tuesday,you has something. Rush into rent-a-car you have, Drive north to this Ramenshokudou. Dont worry for choice, every menu of Akashi has enough for Goulmet., We never know tire maker, We know restaurants to go long distance. Real unlucky if... More 

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1 Thank kohakuBE
Tokyo
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Services are not so excellent, location is far away from city center and menus are limited. However, this local noodle restaurant attracts so many tourists everyday. The reason is obvious. Soki-Noodle and Vegitable-Noodle are really really delicious. Unfortunately the restaurant became so popular nowadays and every customers have to wait for a while to taste this island wonder.

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3 Thank niconosuke
London, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Locals on Ishikgaki repeatedly told us to go to the Akaishi Shokudo restaurant in the northern part of the island. As a "shokudo," it served basic Okinwawan-style food including the local specialty "Yaeyama Soba" (similar to the more well-known Okinawa Soba). Also, as expected of a shokudo, the atmosphere was non-existent: stark interior, florescent lights, TV on in the corner.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Ibaruma, Ishigaki 907-0332, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Ishigaki
  • Phone Number: +81 980-89-2447

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?