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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (66 reviews)
“sirloin” (23 reviews)
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Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressed with the sirloin and tenderloin kobe beef we had at Wakkoqu. Ordered set dinner which included beef salad, coffee/tea. Service and ambience was great. But with the price, better quality chopsticks than the wooden disposable ones would be more appropriate. Star of the show...More

Thank pleasantinterlude
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect place to enjoy Kobe beef in Kobe. Wonderful staff, great chef, and extreme quality of products. A unique experience. Of course, book your venue before.

Thank Johan R
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Good place to try Kobe beef. Location is a bit hidden in a semi-empty mall-space. Food itself was good but not quite sure I the full dinner prices are worth it. Definitely come for lunch though. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Embe J
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We visited on a Friday night. The place was quiet with good ambience. Excellent service and attention. We were also served with great beef with each sauce explained and how to use them. We went for the A5 grade "Wakkoqu" course and it was excellent....More

1  Thank anonymous1212018
Reviewed 2 December 2017

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

2  Thank zero855
Reviewed 28 November 2017 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

2  Thank SingaporeGaribaldi
Reviewed 20 November 2017 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

3  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
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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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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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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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