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Any good places for Bunggol beef?

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Any good places for Bunggol beef?

Near Beppu station or Yufuin. Especially like the bbq type. Thanks.

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1. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

If you explain what "bunggol" beef is, you might get an answer...

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2. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

It is Bungo beef. Bungo is old country name for Oita.

http://english.beppu-navi.jp/food/

We don't have much dining near Beppu station since we always drive there. I think we've been to Kankokuen once, though.

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3. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

What do you mean by "bbq type"?

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4. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

Are you referring to bulgogi beef? That’s a Korean bbq delicacy.

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5. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

Thanks for the list, ETflyer. Will slowly look thru. I think can walk to kitahama if need be.

Nishin, i meant those where you can grill the beef over small pan or stove. Sometimes ryokan kaiseki meals serve a small plate of beef, then you grill yourself.

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6. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

Dave, Etflyer corrected my spelling. Bungo beef, famous beef of Oita.

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7. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

bitterpapaya,

As far as I know, there'e only one Bongo beef restaurant near Yufuin station. When you leave the station, it's a minute walk or so. The restaurant is called Yufu-mabushi Shin and is on the second floor on your left hand side building. Most of the street shops and cafe are a sort of tourist attractions there.

Oita city will give you more dining option than Beppu. Local train and public bus run between 2 cities frequently if you have some time for evening time.

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8. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

Yes, sunsets early and i should have the time in the evening. Just checked hyperdia, Oita is only 12min ride away. Any suggestion for Bungo beef restaurant there?

This leads me to another question. I choose to stay in Beppu because of visiting the jigoku hells but is staying at Oita a good option? I have not thought about this before. Anything particularly attractive about staying at Oita city?

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9. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

bitterpapaya,

http://bungo-gyu.jp/shop/map/index.html

This is the officially approved Bungo beef restaurant list. I wonder if you can read some Chinese characters? Miyakomachi (都町) is within walking distance from JR Oita station.

If you prefer onsen ryokan, Beppu is better choice. If you don't mind staying at hotel, Oita won't be bad. There're some hotels near Oita station which has onsen facility. JR Blossom Hotel has a rooftop onsen which we enjoyed last year.

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10. Re: Any good places for Bunggol beef?

Thanks, ETFlyer. Yes, I can read chinese.

After some consideration, we will put up at Beppu Nishitetsu Resort Inn. From your list, the bottomest one under Beppu is right next to this hotel. It is charcoal grill but sounds korean though. The other two at kitahama are not far away, but can’t tell what style of cooking. Second shop mentions Bungo in its shop name.

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