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Kuroshio Market

1527 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-448-0008
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We bought food inside the amazing fish market and used the fantastic complementary bbqs to cook our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma W
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market for tourist

very commercial, all price is in tourist currency. The only fresh product to sell is seafood, where... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Hsu543
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50 minutes from Kansai International Airport (Osaka) by car. The largest number of tuna cutting shows in Japan. The fattiest part of tuna (Otoro) sushi is must-eat in this market. It's a kind of tourist seafood market. At the seaside BBQ area, you can grill & eat all the seafood purchased in Kuroshio Market. Some of the seafood can be prepared as Sashimi or steamed/boiled, free of charge.
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  • Average34%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1527 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 73-448-0008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought food inside the amazing fish market and used the fantastic complementary bbqs to cook our lunch. It was a very nice afternoon. The selection is amazing! The availability of whale meat was a disappointment, but culturally appropriate here.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

very commercial, all price is in tourist currency. The only fresh product to sell is seafood, where you should cook them in the grill next door, but nothing else. Not recommend.

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

If you already been at Osaka or Tokyo fish market, then its not a must to go. It would take you 40mins drive by bus, and variety of food is just fine. Tuna show...not really a must see, the photo from internet more or less...More

Thank Lily C
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Even though it is advertised as a fish market, not really. There are raw fish and cooked food, but mostly processed food. In other words, things you can probably buy at the local supermarkets. The tuna fish show was so-so. While it was done well...More

Thank KingWhale
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

This didn’t have the atmosphere of a local market like the one at namba which is excellent. They aim for the Japanese tourist with a focus on packaged up local produce including fruit, fish and pickles and drinks. The tuna carving was entertaining and we...More

Thank YvonneT
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

If you love ume (pickled plum), then you've come to the right place. This is their specialty. There were a dozen samples to taste and satisfy your pallet. Tax-free zone, if you spend at least 5300 yen in consumables or non-consumables, you can request for...More

Thank Lynette P
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I was surprised how fresh of the seafood they that they have. It was a very good reasonable price or consider cheap! The drink is selling at the BBQ area but there is a self-service free water in the other side. I didn’t know the...More

1  Thank YuuAKAJill
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Check out that the tuna cutting was at 3pm but we waited for the specify bus for almost 45mins and finally one bus came and hence we reach the place at around 4pm+. Closing time was 6pm but when we walk in, most of the...More

Thank PEili K
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Love Kuroshio Market. The seafood was fresh and reasonable in price. Love the fact that we grilled pur pick. Fun.

Thank ATLC2015
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of fresh seafood sell here. Besides sea food, some of the vendors sell fruits, snacks. there is a tuna cutting show also, after the show, they put small amount of the fresh cutting of tuna fish to be tasted, it was...More

Thank Irena P
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from egpiero | Property representative |
It's next to JR Osaka station, right? [JR Osaka station to JR Wakayama station] Rapid service 'Kishu-ji Kaisoku' [JR Wakayama staiton to Kuroshio Market(Marina CIty)] Wakayama Bus No. 42, 43, 121, 122 It can take 2... More
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