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Suganoya Kamitori

2-12 Jotomachi | empire Parking kamitoori.2F, Kumamoto 860-0846, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 96-355-3558
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  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“horse meat” (7 reviews)
“sashimi” (3 reviews)
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2-12 Jotomachi | empire Parking kamitoori.2F, Kumamoto 860-0846, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I was unsure about trying horse meat but I figured I might as well give it a try because it was my first time visiting Japan. I was stunned by how much I loved the horse sashimi! Incredibly tender and delicious! I came for lunch...More

Thank storm12345
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

If you are curious about it , you should at least try it once. In my opinion, the sashimi is alright but not the fatty one as it’s too chewy. Best is with the shabu shabu, meat texture is just right and the broth is...More

Thank Max L
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Years ago I already had the pleasure of tasting basashi, raw horse meat, so I was happy to find out that this dish is one of Suganoya's specialties. The meal tasted delicious, it melted on my tongue, so soft. Apart from that meat the lunch...More

Thank Trudy_van_Schie
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Well, almost. We came here for dinner and were quite sceptical about how good the food was since it was all horse meat. We were surprised. We took a set menu (see photo). Started with appetiser of horse meat sashimi and various cuts, horse "parts"...More

1  Thank Shrek-loves-Fiona
Reviewed 16 November 2014

I went to his restaurant with a Japanese business colleague who told me that I should try horse meat since we were in Kumamoto. He invited me to this upscale Sunagoya Kamitoren restaurant. The service was very courteous and the quality of the horse meat...More

Thank michikoQC
Reviewed 10 September 2014

It was my second time to go Suganoya Kamidori. The raw meat is soft, juicy, gummy, good-flavor, and creamy. You have to reserve the seat before you go for sure. Sushi, and rare-grilled BBQ are also "must-eat". Around JPY 20000 1.5 hour-dinner for 4 people,...More

Thank mucchiyan
Reviewed 5 April 2014

read that horse meat is a must try delicacy. so my hotel suggested this chain of suganoya restaurants. the first chain( not sure where) was fully booked for lunch !) so we booked the 2nd chain on the list( near the tram station that brought...More

1  Thank eikpinng
Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

Horse meat is a must try in Kumamoto! There is horse steak, horse meat humbug and horse meat sashimi. All tastes lovely! It is not as scary as you think. We enjoyed it very much!!

1  Thank MrGoh
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$27 - US$89
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-12 Jotomachi | empire Parking kamitoori.2F, Kumamoto 860-0846, Kumamoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu  >  Kumamoto Prefecture  >  Kumamoto
  • Phone Number: +81 96-355-3558
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