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Sekai no Yamachan (Nagoya Nishiki)

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3-1-9 Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-8679, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 52-971-0521
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Calgary, Canada
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186 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Yamachan is another famous restaurant from games and other texts I've consumed, thus when we had an opportunity to try Nagoya-style wings in Nagoya (after the sumo tournament), it was an absolute no-brainer. The wait was short and out wings came out; 10 a piece for myself and for my fiancé. We both agreed after the first few, that these... More 

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1 Thank Christian G
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I like the flavor of their chicken wings. It was savoury and seasoned well ( has that peppery kind of flavor that I like). We also had the cucumber with miso which was also unexpectedly good.

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Thank Anne T
Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Ate at my first Yamachan in Tokyo. One of the folks i was traveling with suggested we we try it out. If you like chicken wings, there's are really good and relatively simple and clean to eat. Each order is a set of five wings so if you want to split 30 wings, order 6 sets. Add in some Soba... More 

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Thank Tony M
Torrance
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This restaurant is famous for their chicken wings but they also have other Japanese food, which is also tasty too. Their chicken wings are little bit smaller compare to the U.S. chicken wings. Their famous chicken wing is the pepper chicken wings.

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1 Thank graphic21
Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Love this to bits. Different taste of chicken wings.nice atmosphere. Definitely have to try when u get to japan.

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1 Thank zaa89
Helsinki, Finland
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I just tried the famous chicken wings, spicy and not spicy, they are not as good as people mentioned from those reviews i have read. May be I was expecting too much!

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Thank Syyb
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I went in thinking that the wings were going to be really good, but they turned out to actually not be very good at all. They were dry, had little flavor, and just reminded me of something that I would get out of my freezer. Maybe I've been spoiled by living in the American West? The dotemeshi was pretty good... More 

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1 Thank Devin W
Singapore
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144 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Had an early dinner here at the Sakae branch and wanted to try the tebasaki (fried chix wings). It's 5 tiny pieces for abt 400+yen. It was tasty but cold when it arrived. Have tasted better wing elsewhere though. Also had the kimuchi rice which was jap porridge in kimchi soup. Quite flavorful in winter. Although the I asked for... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I absolutely loved their spicy wings, but the rest of the food was utterly forgettable, and they messed up our order (never brought our 2 rices, then brought one, but charged us for 2). So, stick to the wings.

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1 Thank zazarya
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61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Stumbled upon this place which was directly across my hotel (Richmond Hotel), the chicken wings are amazing and so are a lot of other items on their menu. Very decently priced food and drinks, very good staff who are really friendly and helpful and oh there is an english menu, so just ask!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-1-9 Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-8679, Aichi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Aichi Prefecture  >  Nagoya
  • Phone Number: +81 52-971-0521

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?