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Wakkoqu, Shinkobe

1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-262-2838
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sirloin” (23 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

As many do, my friends and I have researched a good place to try Kobe beef, and this place came up as a result. We were highly anticipating our experience, and had high hopes for great meat and good service. We had no qualms with...More

Thank zero855
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place served fantastic Kobe beef, presented at long tables and cooked in front of you teppanyaki style. The attention to detail and service is incredible (the remaining fat and crispy bits were added to garlic rice), but it was a bit stiff and we...More

Thank SingaporeGaribaldi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I was rudely asking to wait outside with raining and cold weather for about an hour! Waiter is very rude, and smoke fills the room! The worst experience in Japan ever!

1  Thank Diana H
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

To start with, we try to book it a few days in advance, but they messaged me saying that the place was full. As I was going to Kobe anyway, I decided to give it a go. The place was totally empty apart from one...More

2  Thank PenguinHostelFaro
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

When you look around Kobe, you will see a ton of Kobe Beef restaurants, but ignore them. Go to Wakkoqu. Get a reservation early and enjoy you meal there. The restaurant is cozy. The staff are professional and the beef is outstanding. They serve regular...More

Thank victorcyho
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Kobe and wanted to sample the Kobe beef. This restaurant ranked high and despite its high price we decided to try it, we were not disappointed. Service was excellent and the staff spoke enough English to manage to explain the menu. We...More

Thank david k
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I'm not a huge beef eater, but this was spectacular. We went for lunch, and the lunch special was about half the cost of a normal meal, though still over $50 per person. Worth doing once, for sure, and super convenient, as it's attached to...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Hands down the most expensive restaurant we went to on our whirlwind trip to Japan. I've tried Wagyu steak in the past and was hesitant about the cost of the A5 steak but decided to go for it since we came all the way to...More

Thank drifting_nomad
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely on the must try list! We travelled to Kobe just for this and got the Wakkoqu special tenderloin and sirloin set. The steak was delicious and literally melted in my mouth like butter! And the friend rice is a must! Cooked with the beef...More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Pros: Awesome and tender beef / nice ambience. Cons: Waitresses are not too friendly / not really a kid-friendly place; our baby was crying and the waitresses told us to keep his volume down so as not to disturb the other customers.

Thank June L
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Sarah N
25 November 2016|
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Response from blooming2014 | Property representative |
from shop: Dear sir, Sorry for our inconvenience. We tried to find out to solve this problem. However, we could not do it. Would you mind if you re-fill the reservation sheet again. Again, sorry for our inconvenience.
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dearnoviasim
5 October 2016|
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Response from Kevyn C | Reviewed this property |
Our family of four went for dinner without a reservation - no problem, but it was early, at 4pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe
  • Phone Number: +81 78-262-2838
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