Kobe Restaurants

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    Chinatown Foods

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 18, 2014

    During our visit to Chinatown, we stopped about about 5 or 6 different food stands for a cheap lunch with lots of variety. We started with a small sandwich made with pork belly, then we had a traditional dumpling. Later we tried a kobe beef bowl, a duck wrap, and even a little pink bun that has a bit of a perverted look. I think we might have tried something else, but I lost track after five or six stops. most dishes in Chinatown are under 500 Yen each, some as cheap as 100-200 Yen.

    A fun place to try new things.

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    Gyoza No Ohsho - Hyogo Station

    by Ewingjr98 Updated Dec 15, 2014

    Gyoza No Ohsho (餃子の王将, maybe "King of Dumplings?") is a Japanese chain restaurant that specializes in gyoza and Chinese foods. This chain has almost 700 branches in Japan, plus a handful of others in the U.S., China and Singapore. Interstingly enough, the owner of the company was shot to death outside of the corporate headquarters in Kyoto in December 2013.

    We walked past the location near Hyogo Station in Kobe a few times, and there were always people waiting along the street for take out food. We decided the crowds couldn't be wrong, so we entered and found one of the open tables along the wall. We quickly ordered beer, gyoza, and two main courses--a spicy pork and kimchi dish and a beef and vegetable dish. The food was ready in minutes, and it was fantastic. One of the best and cheapest meals I've ever had in Japan!

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    Kobe Beef Restaurant, Nankinmachi, Motomachi Stn

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 6, 2014

    Of course visitors to Kobe want to try kobe beef. We only had a few hours in the city, and we wanted to see the Chinatown area called Nankinmachi, so we were happy to find a kobe beef restaurant in the center of this Chinatown. The restaurant, simple called Kobe Beef, is a small stand with a counter for customers to eat, so it's nothing spectacular. Down the street, on the western end of Chinatown, is another restaurant with the same name and look and it has seats, so it's probably the same owner.

    This restaurant has a variety of simple and inexpensive dishes that allow visitors to sample the local beef, including burgers, Chinese buns, and plain old steak. I had the simple Chinese bun for about 350 Yen. This was a small bun, with beef in the center, served in a bowl with tasty broth and topped with spicy ground kobe. It was a good little snack for a very low price.

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    Rokko Beer's Porter

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 6, 2014

    Rokko Beer is brewed in Kobe and named after Mount Rokko which stands at the western edge of the city. It is brewed from local water pumped out of the deep underground bedrock below the mountains. The brewery offers a pilsner, an IPA, a porter, a crystal amber strong ale, imperial golden ale, a weizen, and a few other more specialized beers. Not a bad lineup.

    I purchased the Porter from Shin Kobe Station in Kobe, in a box set with the Rokko IPA. The bottle has a purple label with a sketch of local farmhouses or some other nonsense. The label on the neck of the bottle says "Porter" in English. I drank the beer from the bottle, and it was obvious that the beer was very dark. The taste is a rich mixture of smokey chocolate and coffee, but still light and delicious.

    4 out of 5 stars.

    Website: http://www.rokko-beer.com
    Telephone: 078-981-2130
    Address: 651-1312 Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Kita-ku, Arinochoarino 351-1
    E-mail: info@rokko-beer.com

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    Rokko Beer's IPA

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 6, 2014

    Rokko Beer is brewed in Kobe and named after Mount Rokko which stands at the western edge of the city. It is brewed from local water pumped out of the deep underground bedrock below the mountains. The brewery offers a pilsner, an IPA, a porter, a crystal amber strong ale, imperial golden ale, a weizen, and a few other more specialized beers. Not a bad lineup.

    I purchased the IPA from Shin Kobe Station in Kobe, in a box set with the Rokko Porter. The bottle has a purple label with a sketch of local farmhouses or some other nonsense. The label on the neck of the bottle says "IPA" in English. I drank the beer from the bottle, so I cannot describe the color, but it was obvious in the daylight that the beer was light and clear. Smooth and drinkable, but not at all hoppy like an IPA should be.

    3 out of 5 stars.

    Website: http://www.rokko-beer.com
    Telephone: 078-981-2130
    Address: 651-1312 Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Kita-ku, Arinochoarino 351-1
    E-mail: info@rokko-beer.com

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    baan thai: cozy thai get-away :)))

    by nathasha Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    very small but very cozy get-away to enjoy authentic thai cuisine :)) there are only three tables, and a counter-like long table, so u might wanna reserve a table if u are more than two, especially in the weekends. dim and natural ambience with asian style wooden decor :)))

    Favorite Dish: very delicious and sizy portions of all ur thai favourites :))) my all time favourites* papaya salad, vegetable or king prawn curry with jasmin rice...and the thom yum khung, shrimp soup :)) and singha of course!!!!
    check the menu here*
    http://baanthai.org/pages/frame.html

    baan thai kobe

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    fisherman market: sea food open buffet , all u can dream of

    by hebaemam Updated Sep 30, 2010

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    open buffet (baiken in japanese)
    all good quality sea food u can ask for in japan (king crabs, shrimbs, smoked salmon, octupus, squid, amazing mussles soap, several types of fish disehs... etc) also they have some sushi dishes.
    pizza, salad, vegies, sweets, chocolate fountain, ice cream, hot and cold drinks. some times candy cane may be in the week ends

    above alllll the perfect view of kobe port and tower....

    alll this for only 17-20 dollars in week days and 20-24 dollars in week ends....
    i loved the place that i went twice in 3 days.....u must go

    Favorite Dish: mussles soup nothing compares

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    Kisshou: Kobe beef restaurant off Nankinmachi

    by aukahkay Written Apr 19, 2007

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    Just off the main Nankinmachi in a side lane is a non-descript Japanese restaurant. I was attracted to this restaurant because of its simplicity and the fact that it served Kobe beef. The prices of the Kobe beef shabu-shabu are on the window display. This is a typical family-run restaurant and no English is spoken and there is no English menu. I got by with my limited halting Japanese and by pointing to the picture on the menu.

    Favorite Dish: Kobe beef of course. The beef is so tender that it melts in your mouth. You can either eat it raw or dip it into the hot pot. I prefer eating it raw dipped in Kobe beef sauce as the natural flavours are preserved. Taken with a cup of cold sake, it makes a perfect dinner.

    Kobe beef is served in this restaurant Kobe beef shabu-shabu Kobe beef shabu-shabu
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    yaoya: You can eat like home made japanese food

    by shawshankjp Written Feb 10, 2007

    If you have never eaten real Japanese food except sushi, you can enjoy japanese food here.
    You find many kind of food that we eat daily at home, but the taste is very good.
    The plates and cups are Japanese ceramics and they are made by this restautrant.
    If you like you can buy those ceramics.

    Favorite Dish: At lunch time they serve today's lunch(higawari-gozen).It costs 890 yen.
    You can have rice,miso soup,main dish( in the picture it is fish fly and salada) and side dish.

    yaoya
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    Hokkaido: For a nice restaurant experience

    by yukisanto Written Feb 1, 2007

    If you know equinox, then this is the equivalent. The restaurant sits at the tallest building in Harbourland, on the 17th floor. You get a really beautiful view of Kobe Tower from there at night.

    Foodwise, expensive and normal. Not superb but not that bad either. I think we paid mor efo the view than the food. Had onigiri, cold ramen, pumpkin fries, sashimi, and this salt covered potato (supposedly a speciality) which was really not my taste at all. Loved the ramen though. As per its name, Hokkaido specialises in hokkaido food. I know it's irony, eating hokkaido food in kobe.

    View of kobe tower cold ramen

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    ALO ARO: The Duck a l'orange was amazing!

    by cocoas Written Jan 30, 2007

    On a three week work trip in Japan, this little restaurant in Kitano, just a stone's throw from the Jamaican place, was my pick of the trip. Although the menu outside indicates just tea, in English and Japanese, go inside! A blackboard announces a wide variety of food and much to my delight, reasonably priced wine and champagne. The waiter speaks reasonable English, and will translate the menu for you if needed, and advise on the wine (menu in French). Nothing is enough trouble for him-he even acquired large wine glasses so that the wine could be sampled appropriately. They have lovely comfy, floppy sofas to flop on and the food is divine! I only wish I had found it at the beginning of the trip, not halfway through......The food is reasonably priced as well as being divine-something that I found lacking in most Japanese restaurants that specialise in French/Italian dishes....

    Favorite Dish: My favourite dish was the Duck a L'Orange. The meat was perfect, the sauce was tasty, and the accompanying vegetables were excellent. A rarity in Japan. The tomato and mozzarella starter came with fresh basil and the wine was perfect. To top it all, they are open until 10.30pm

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    Brasilia Barbecue: Meat, meat, meat, and meat!

    by nickinosaka Written Sep 22, 2005

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    This place is great! But a nightmare for vegetarians. A Brazilian barbecue restaurant in Japan. The owner is a Brazilian immigrant, I think, and he's got the best delivered and most unique rendition of "Irrashaimase!" I've heard. (It means "welcome.") It's in a little complex of trendy shops and restaurants by the harbour near Kobe Tower, and I'm told the building used to be a spaghetti factory. In good weather you can eat outside on the balcony, which I heartily recommend.

    Favorite Dish: What fans of this restaurant like most is the all-you-can-eat special. They come around with skewers of meat and shave portions of it off onto your plate. It tends to be a bit salty, but that's a big part of what we go for. There are appetizers, but we tend to avoid them to leave room for the obscene quantities of meat we devour. There's a fair selection of cuts, ranging from the usual chicken, pork, and beef to less popular things like chicken hearts.

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    Churrasco Restaurant Brasiliano: Brazilian All-you-can-eat

    by Hewer Written Jul 14, 2005

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    Great restaurant - you could never leave this place hungry! Basically you pay 2500 yen for 90 minutes of all you can eat. You can pay an extra 1500 yen if you want to include drinks.

    There's a nice atmosphere here. They play Brazilian music and have scenes from Brazil on the walls. It seems very popular with the local Brazilian community too. Some famous Brazilians have visited this restaurant while they were in Kobe and they display pictures of these people on the walls.

    Note that the menus are only in Japanese and Portuguese but it's a buffet so it shouldn't be a problem.

    Favorite Dish: The meat! They roast enormous chunks or beef, lamb and pork over the fire and carve it off right onto your plate.

    You want more?

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    The Street Vendors: Try the Donairs

    by SHOCKZ Written Jun 1, 2005

    I would skip the whole restaurant thing entirely and pick up a donair from one of the street vendors. They're not that bad, and its the closest food you can get that resembles a donair. But to be honest they dont even comare to a Halifax, Nova Scotia donair.

    The Kobe donair is soso
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    Brasiliano "Sabbath": Brazilian food in Japan

    by heywinks Updated Feb 2, 2004

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    This is an all-you-can eat Brazilian restaurant. They have different kinds of skewered meats available (beef, pork, & chicken) & are brought to your table by Brazilian servers. Besides the meats, they have settings of salad, noodles, rice, soup, etc.
    Having been to many ethnic restaurants around Kobe, this one is different in that Brazilians actually work here. Brazilian music is played & the atmosphere is very festive.
    All you can eat for about 2000yen/per person, dinner time.

    Braziliano server
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