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Restaurant Flipper

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162 Umusa, Nago 905-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-52-5678
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Yokosuka, Japan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just arrived in Okinawa, got checked into our hotel and decided to search for food. We came upon Restaurant Flipper not knowing what to expect, but it had free and ample parking. Its a charming steak restaurant (named after a American television show about a dolphin?) with great views of the ocean. Get a table by the windows... More 

Thank tinibee
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, seems like it is pretty family friendly also. Steak and lobster and kids meals are available. They offer good creamy mushroom soup with every meal. Also its nice to get a few mini home made pies to go for dessert after you leave!

Thank peel0
Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

There are better places to eat. Nothing really wrong with Flipper, just nothing really right either. We actually had planned to go to the burger place next door, but it was closed, oh well.

Thank hkrob
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Came to the restaurant near the closing time yet service was still prompt and typical of a Japanese restaurant. Ordered a Tenderloin steak and a cheeseburger. Steak was done to my required doneness and was delicious, but the cheeseburger is very average. Price was lower than other famous steakhouses like Steakhouse 88.

Thank Robin T
Osaka, Japan
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I heard about the pies here, so gave them a try. They were okay. Would have been better is they had been warm and fresh. Fillings were apple, blueberry, blueberry cheese and another I can't remember now.

Thank Tanya M
Yokosuka, Japan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Felt like a classic steak and seafood place, which was nice to find -- the prices were good and the beer was very cold! Both my wife and I were happy with our meals and the service was very good.

Thank Alex T
Okinawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

They make the best mini pies that I have frequented to visit this place at least once a month while working in Okinawa for 18 years. Good seating for dinners overlooking the East China Sea. Very nice place to enjoy the dinner and the sunset. Since the main 58 road has been directed to the opposite side, this restaurant seems... More 

Thank Carmen C
Tokyo, Japan
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant for Thanksgiving. The service was fast and kind and the atmosphere was log-cabin tavern style. I ordered the filet and lobster set and my husband ordered the jumbo filet set. The salad and soup was a great starter. The homemade ginger salad dressing was delicious. Our steaks came out and they were properly... More 

Thank AnnaBananainJapan
Federal Way, Washington
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485 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

I stopped here on my way back from the aquarium.. It is a cash only place I wanted to use a card but I was hungry... I ordered the steak and Lobster it came with a bowl of chowder and a nice salad with a very tasty dressing. The steak was cooked perfectly and the half lobster was surprisingly tasty..... More 

1 Thank chefjeff60
Uruma, Japan
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Upon hearing about the hype of Flippers, I decided I had to swing by. Upon entering, I noticed their pie stand directly in the entryway and waiting area, in-front of the cash register, which is a brilliant placement strategy. Their small and in-expensive pies are of very good quality, although some had been out for just a few too many... More 

3 Thank Corrington

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Umusa, Nago 905-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Nago
  • Phone Number: +81 980-52-5678

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?