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“Excellent bite in lovely city!”
Review of Suzuya

Suzuya
Ranked #5 of 1,013 Restaurants in Takayama
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Description: The premises in which "Suzuya" folk restaurant is set are scaled-down models of solid, integrate,sound and beautiful houses completed through generations in this Hida Takayama district. For we want you to appreciate thi architectural masterpieces of Hida Takayama and enjoy the atmosphere that comes out of them. Simple and clean interior with minimum decorations will make you feel calm and relaxed while you are sitting at table. "Sansai Teisyoku"or wild plants table with much mountain and fluvial products,"Hobamiso" or pastoral Miso, "Shabu-Shabu" and "Misotakinabe" or selected vegetables and meat served in the hot pot,and other kinds of Hida dishes elaborately relished to each season-- we are looking forward to serving you with these dishes. ※Hida takayama= this area ※Sansai=edible wild plant ※Teisyoku=set meal ※Hoba=magnolia leaf ※Miso=Source fermented soybeans
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Good little place on a quiet street. Amazing miso chicken stew and nice people with great atmosphere. 14 to 16 dollars if you stay away from hida beef. Worth a try.

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Thank Shavian
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Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

My partner had the hoba beef, and I had the vegetables cooked the same way. The owner was friendly and spoke enough English to accommodate my vegetarian requests. Not too pricey. I'd recommend it.

Thank AndreaHB20
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Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

There are signs everywhere  pointing you there with the lonely planet logo next to it. Us and a couple of other groups were brought to it by the review in the monkey planner. I don't know if it was just me but it felt a bit fishy. A bit like a tourist trap. The thing is the food was not bad but would not say incredible. I defined felt think they are overpriced tho and I think since the mention in the loneley planet book they have upped the price. Oh and they didn't bother asking us if we wanted tea or water and just gave us water while another table with non  caucasion people they gave them tea. The only upside is its proximity to the main road

2  Thank 2dorz
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

At first you would think this must be the best restaurant for Hida Beef in Takayama just judging by the long queue outside the restaurant, but on closer look you would have noticed that the people in the crowd seem to know each other well. Yes they were all from tour groups of various countries. As for our group of four free and easy travelers who had also joined the queue but ordered dishes from the menu quite different from the group travelers we were rather disappointed both with the slow service in taking our orders and and the long wait for our food to be served - I guess must be due to non standard preparation required. The kitchen preferred to take in the mass order from the group travelers. When the food finally arrived it took us less time to finish the food than the waiting time for the food which after all was nothing to boast about and comparable with the other restaurants in the same neighborhood but at a much higher price. Certainly not value for money for free and easy travelers. You would pay less with larger portions for the same quality food in other similar restaurants nearby. Stay away even if your tour guides recommends you. You could easily find another Hida Beef restaurant nearby.

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1  Thank Hifox123
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

We had a very interesting dining experience here - most of the stuff we ate came ready to be cooked to our table. They then lit up a couple of live burners on our table and let the food cook live in front of us. Now this was great, except that we were asked to do a bunch of things by several staff members in broken English and we were thoroughly confused. The restaurant was full as there was a big group in there and it seemed like the staff had been overwhelmed a little bit. We had to keep repeating our requests as they kept forgetting what we had asked for.. Overall, the food tasted incredible - esp. the miso paste was simply awesome! But for the money we paid, I would have expected a very attentive service.

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Thank row_heath
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