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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“sirloin” (23 reviews)
“rice” (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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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a huge beef eater, but this was spectacular. We went for lunch, and the lunch special was about half the cost of a normal meal, though still over $50 per person. Worth doing once, for sure, and super convenient, as it's attached to...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hands down the most expensive restaurant we went to on our whirlwind trip to Japan. I've tried Wagyu steak in the past and was hesitant about the cost of the A5 steak but decided to go for it since we came all the way to...More

Thank drifting_nomad
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely on the must try list! We travelled to Kobe just for this and got the Wakkoqu special tenderloin and sirloin set. The steak was delicious and literally melted in my mouth like butter! And the friend rice is a must! Cooked with the beef...More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Pros: Awesome and tender beef / nice ambience. Cons: Waitresses are not too friendly / not really a kid-friendly place; our baby was crying and the waitresses told us to keep his volume down so as not to disturb the other customers.

Thank June L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We arrived at Kobe during the afternoon and walked to Shin-kobe as we did some sight-seeing. When we got there 30minutes before our reservation the location they were situated in was really empty and quiet so I suggest you to get there just on time!...More

1  Thank Yi Z
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Kobe beef is worth every penny!!! The steak is prepared fresh and cooked Teppanyaki/Hibachi style in front of you. Perfect marbling on the meat which makes it soft enough to breakdown with minimal chewing. Meal is complete with vegetables and other side dishes. Suggest to...More

1  Thank ChristineS_Manila
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you want Kobe beef, you can't do better than this place. Not obvious to find, but worth the trouble. The chef prepares in front of you perfectly grilled steak with accompanying seasonal vegetables, and at the end makes a fried rice using the steak...More

Thank Kevyn C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went to Himeji in the morning and arranged to take the train back up to Kobe for lunch. Our concierge in Osaka recommended this place and it did not disappoint. The chef cooks the meat in front of you and directs you to do with...More

Thank Deac83
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
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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