This small restaurant (appx 8 seats) is located just opposite to the beautiful lake in Nikko. We were struggling to find the location at first but decided to go inside of this restaurant with the questions in mind if it is the one that we were looking for?? Having read through the reviews again while waiting for the foods and we knew it was the one (the menu, the number of the seat and etc). We were their first group of customer and just 20 minutes later, there was the queue outside! The food served in a huge portion and we were agreed that the taste was superb! My friends had Tonkatsu and said that it was juicy and crispy, just perfect cooked! While I had beef curry, nice one;)
However, unlike the other restaurants, shops or hotels we had visited during a few days in Japan, the owner of this restaurant was the only one that seem not to welcome foreigners like us. Why I am saying this? Yes, because they made us feel.
When we first stepped into the restaurant, the old lady showed the sign on her face that she was not welcoming us, gave us the menu without looking at us and turned her face away quickly...I was thinking, is this lady is Japanese?!? Why she was so rude to her customers like this?!? Or is she in the bad mood? Not even get the answer yet, the locals came in and were treated differently! By this point, I could only think that she is a foreigner-hater. We love the food but will not recommend for those who are not Japanese to come. What's a shame!
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