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Ajikura Tengoku

4-147 Hanasatomachi, Takayama 506-0026, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-37-1129
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meat platter” (6 reviews)
“hida beef” (53 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-147 Hanasatomachi, Takayama 506-0026, Gifu Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 1 April 2017

On a cold winter evening, we came to the restaurant a bit early, but the staff cheerfully welcomed us and advised us to wait inside until the restaurant opens. Hida beef was so delicious and we went out of the restaurant so full and satisfied.

Thank Joyce V
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went to have a slightly early lunch at Ajikura Tengoku as I did not make any reservation and had the lunch set menu. It was so delicious and an affordable way to taste the famous Hida Beef. Better come a bit early if you do...More

1  Thank fluffyvla
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant does Hida beef-- which is highly marbled and very rich. There are several ways to eat this and the restaurant is happy to advise you. My advice is to have it sukiyaki style. Cooking it in the broth adds flavor and diminishes the...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Had lunch on our last day in Takayama. It is conveniently quite close to the station. The Hida beef set was really delicious and worth the money. The pork was also pretty good. Attentive service. We came early and managed to get a table quite...More

1  Thank burnttoast87
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We went around noon on a weekday and we given a table immediately. The place looks new and the service was very good. We ordered the meat platter and bibimbap. The beef was super tender and delicious and the bibimbap was good too. The staff...More

1  Thank JkeeJo
Reviewed 27 November 2016

As per the other reviews, you will probably need to wait if you go on a weekend or holiday. But, it"s worth it. Having lived in Japan for almost 30 years, and being self-professed beef aficionado, I was extremely satisfied at the taste and cost....More

2  Thank Poruka
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Visit Takayama , the special original food is HIDA beef , you should try to HIDA beef . Ajikura Yakiniku restaurant nearly the JR station . Most Japanese people visit here. We are order rice set with the Hida beef set for 2 persons and...More

Thank Nartsuda G
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We walked in around 7pm and waited almost 2 hours for our table, but were not disappointed. We ordered the Hida beef meat platter and it was amazing. The marbling is perfect and the meat melts in your mouth! It is not cheap but is...More

Thank Adeline H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Arrived early, shortly after 5pm and there were already 8/10 people waiting but fortunately our travel agent had booked a table so we went straight in. There was a bit of a delay after seating until we realised you had to ring a bell to...More

Thank MushroomTraveller
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice food, great meat and great service! Only downside is the waiting time - 30 mins. Highly recommended.

Thank Yehuda Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-147 Hanasatomachi, Takayama 506-0026, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577-37-1129
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