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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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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
1-1 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku | Shinkobe Oriental Avenue 3F, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most places that have Kobe beef, it's quite expensive. I was able to get a sit down for lunch as a walk in. It's very quite serene of a place as most are in Japan. The standards are kept high and you'll have a...More

Thank Daniel Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Kobe for a day stopped here for dinner. It is in a hotel shopping area at first it felt a little off a lot of the stores are vacant. But the meal was a delight. we started with the salmon app. Than a...More

Thank Doug9662
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I was there for lunch menu. Steak was delicious. Whole experience wth the chef grilling your meat is great. Expensive but worth it.

Thank Marta H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Partially our own reason, we were late for lunch (arrived just at 3 pm) and we have to pay dinner menu price. However, the experience was not as good as our last visit in Oct last year. The Kobe beef this time is a bit...More

Thank Pun K
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Always wanted to try a Kobe beef steak and since i was staying at the ANA Crown Plaza Shin-Kobe, i decided to try out the Wakkoqu which was in the same complex as the hotel. When on an Wednesday evening at about 7.45pm and was...More

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Excellent restaurant to enjoy Kobe Beef. Fantastic service. Chef cooking only for you. The food was fabulous!

Thank Klaudia P
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Kobe as a day trip from Osaka. We have Kobe beef here. We have three set lunches, one grade 5 Kobe beef and two grade 4 Kobe beef. The chef cooked them right in front of us and let us share. We closed...More

Thank anaest
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I had to fit a kobe beef dinner during my two week Japan trip and so glad I chose Wakkoqu after reading reviews. I booked a reservation a week beforehand for a Wednesday night and it was fairly empty. Ended up choosing the A5 grade...More

Thank CalBear007
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Looked into the best restaurants in Kobe and this one was right there at the top. What an amazing experience to be in front of true chef's that dominate the Kobe beef. Have you ever experienced how can a piece of meat actually melt in...More

Thank albertocQ4972JB
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Reservation is needed! We booked ours almost 2 months ahead. Location is quite hard too find, it’s inside a plaza. And we had a great lunch. ❤️

Thank Vy T
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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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