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Sumibiyakiniku Yamamoto

2-5-18 Hamasakicho, Ishigaki 907-0013, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-83-5641
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
3 weeks ago
“Book one month in advance”
6 Jun 2017
“best beef BBQ ever”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
2-5-18 Hamasakicho, Ishigaki 907-0013, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those bucket list restaurants. If Michelin is in Ishigaki it would probably get a star. The ishigaki beef is mesmerizing and the available innards at this place is very well marinated and tasty. Give it a try but make sure to...More

Thank Josephliyen
Reviewed June 6, 2017

hard to book seat for 2 during regular dinner hours, so only booked at 8pm. As it is a local restaurant, so they don't speak English. So booked seat by hotel. The beef is the best that i have before, although cut thick, but not...More

Thank Yixin C
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Recommended and booked for us by the hotel, it was seriously the most delicious and juicy beef we had during our stay on the island. We tried 2 other places and they didn't really compare. We ordered 2 serves of the most expensive sirloin meat...More

2  Thank MyTypeOfWay
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The restaurant is so full that I could not book a table in weekend. Try my luck by walk-in and get a table which we need to return in 45 mins. We try the same quality of wagyu in other restaurants of Ishigaki but Yamamoto...More

1  Thank Anthony_Chow
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Came in and they instantly knew that it was me (I guess I was the only non-Japanese speaker there) and the staff treated me really well and made sure I had everything I needed. I got a set for around 6000 JPY with a wide...More

1  Thank villawira
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The Ishigaki beef is good, order the mixed sets for four if you have a group. Pricey but a good option for larger groups with that option. The staff is attentive and they have English speakers available.

Thank Jason A
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

An ok yakiniku place. The kimchi dishes a bit too fishy for my taste. The meat quality naturally according to price with the high quality very good. All meat quite marbled. However the lasting impression a bit to pricey for what we got.

Thank Miavmi
Reviewed December 27, 2015

I had a dinner with my wife. The restaurant is located approx. eight-minute walk away from the center of the town. We ordered several high-quality Ishigaki beefs at about 1500 JPY (12 USD) per plate (approx. 6 pieces). They were tasty, however, because of lots...More

Thank YacchanAmarone
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Quite a pricey place, but it does have nice authentic atmosphere and great food. English menu was provided and the waiter who was serving us spoke quite fluently as well, explaining us the details of the menu patiently. The prices were a bit steep, but...More

Thank sashkello
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Our booking was at 5:30pm. Yes, it was early. But you'd better go there early so all meat selections are available for you. Special Ishigaki beef steak was about 3000yen. It was fantastic and you'd pay 10,000 yen at any other places I want to...More

1  Thank MasamifromSydney
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$45 - US$54
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-5-18 Hamasakicho, Ishigaki 907-0013, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Ishigaki
  • Phone Number: +81 980-83-5641
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