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) #12 of 3,472 Restaurants in Kumamoto ££ - £££ Sushi, Japanese
1-2-10 Shimodori, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0807, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 96-353-0311
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“mango” (2 reviews)
“sashimi” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Japanese
££ - £££
1-2-10 Shimodori, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0807, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

If you try all the nice sushi then should not come to this place . It tasteless ... and disappointed .

Thank PR_IDcafe
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

It took us a while to find a good quality but reasonably priced sukiyaki restaurant that's conveniently located near the shopping district. Service was great and both the small dishes and sukiyaki was as good as anyone can imagine!

Thank Xiao Wallace W
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Read about Aoyagi from Frommer's and went there for lunch without a reservation. English menu provided, staff were friendly, helpful and spoke English. The lunch sets were a great way to try a couple of the local specialties like the horse sashimi, renkon and dango...More

1  Thank Sohdanny
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The beef shabu sahbu, and beef sukiyaki were both nice, although the portions were on the small side. But their selection of sashimi, sushi and maki were very limited, and the quality was okay, not bad, but definitely not great.

Thank Brabus9999
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Service was extremely friendly and helpful, doing there best to make us understand the menu and local cuisine particularities. Chefs are incredibly skilled and fun to watch from front counter. I was there with my brother and we hardly recommend this place, we had the...More

1  Thank djdavignon
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We were searching the web for the recommended Kumamoto Local Cuisine and Aoyagi came up with very high reviews. We didn't book the time as we were not sure the time we would arrive. So we have to wait a little bit before proceed to...More

Thank AkeSomrang
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We were recommended this place by a local businessman in front of the city's central bus terminal - and reaffirmed this with positive reviews on TA. 5 mins walking distance from the terminal, popped in for a spontaneous lunch without reservation. As it was the...More

Thank BlueTak
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We picked Aoyagi after reading some of the TA reviews, but were not expecting such brilliant food. We sat at the counter. There is an English menu available, the staff were very helpful in helping us choose saké, and then we were taken care of...More

Thank Quebec_Abroad
Reviewed 18 August 2014

For this very popular restaurant, make sure you make reservations for dinner during high season. Located right next to the Shimotori Shopping arcade just past the Daiei store, this restaurant may have been reviewed by Zagats. Private tatami rooms available for small groups with wells...More

1  Thank Kekoa303
Reviewed 26 October 2013

A great combination of local favorites (raw horsemeat) and traditional standards (best tempura I've had in years), all in an authentic setting. A group of 16 of us had a private room with exceptional service and great character. All in all a definite must if...More

2  Thank DB_Silver_Spring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2-10 Shimodori, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0807, Kumamoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kumamoto Prefecture  >  Kumamoto
  • Phone Number: +81 96-353-0311
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