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Kuroshio Market

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Lunch with the sea

Kuroshio Market was not a special seafood market in Japan, but I think the price of the food was... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Tseung Kwan O, null, Hong Kong

We bought food inside the amazing fish market and used the fantastic complementary bbqs to cook our... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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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...more
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1527 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-448-0008
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Kuroshio Market was not a special seafood market in Japan, but I think the price of the food was cheaper than Tokyo & Osaka and it was delicious too. In front of the Market, there have a road can walk to the sea viewpoint, and...More

Thank ThomasPSH
Reviewed August 4, 2018 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.

Thank R658FRemmaw
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.

Thank Hsu543
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
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
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

1  Thank YvonneT
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
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

2  Thank YuuAKAJill
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
Reviewed January 22, 2018

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

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Response from ATLC2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I asked my way along at the station and then took a bus number 2 which was the wrong bus. It should have been bus number 3 which will take you directly to the market. Best to be there before 11 am to get a good spot to... More