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“Very good food and atmosphere”
Review of Kuroshio Market

Kuroshio Market
Ranked #7 of 190 things to do in Wakayama
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A market for fresh seafood and fersh seafood barbies.

A must see for any visitor to Wakayama and a must eat place too. The food is fresh and well presented, although not inexpensive, but you're there to take in the atmosphere.

The barbecue wa smokey at first, but as the breeze grew, the smoke disappeared.

The fruit market is a stop after your barbecue, but beware that the off goods can sometimes cost more than the stuff in supermarkets. For instance, the blemished peaches aren't that much cheaper than at the supermarket.

If you drive, get your ticket validated to get free parking.

Thank HKeater
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Set up for international (or rather Asian) tourists. Next to the marina city which was really nothing in the day time. Parking is chargable. Seafood over-priced and of limited choices. Should go to the tore-tore market 45 mins away if you have a car. The marque selling local stuffs next to the market are worth for a walk tough.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

personal experience just on jul 14 at 1430 to 1530
1. overall bad experience, not sure if it is because we arrived late at 230pm. last toro show at 1500.
2. food not fresh, especially for toro. bought toro sashimi at 3500 per 100g and its taste was terrible... other dishes like ikura, scallop, shrimp also the worst u can imagine in japan.
3. bbq is relatively ok but food also not fresh. environment is good and clean
4. toro show is alright and lasts for 15 min.
5. not the experience u saw in tv show. really wasted half a day driving there.

1  Thank koshanko
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Went to Kuroshio market with our JR Pass by train (then 5 minutes bus, also covered by JR Pass) from Wakayama Station to Marina Bay Wakayama. The chef, a very experienced young guy, spoke in impressive tone in Japanese, did both the demo and the explanation. The tuna fish was easily 60kg, yet it was a perfect knife skill show !! It is worth a trip going for the show. The Kuroshio Market has free wifi with strong reception. There was 3 shows per day, ie. 11am, 12.30pm & 3pm. After which, there were some free samplings of the otoro sashimi near the left lane. We totally enjoyed our Kuroshio market trip.

2  Thank pjwongs1
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Watch the tune cutting show and bought the tuna belly (Otoro) for lunch. Very good.

Still feeling hungry bought a fish, some oysters, turban shells and octopus tentacles to BBQ at the outside tables. Very disappointed as these are not FRESH.

Visited on 13 April 2016 with my wife.

1  Thank SAMSEE67
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