A must eat! Six restaurants where you can enjoy quality Wagyu at reasonable prices

A must eat! Six restaurants where you can enjoy quality Wagyu at reasonable prices

April 6, 2019
Japanese "Wagyu" beef like Kobe beef and Matsusaka beef is highly appreciated around the world.
You know it's delicious but it's so expensive that it's out of reach…but you also want to try it at least once!
If this sounds like you, here are some fantastic restaurants where you can enjoy high-quality Wagyu at a reasonable price.

Japan's 3 Great Wagyu #1: Kobe beef

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The world-renowned Kobe beef is valued for its fine marbling and rich, melting texture. It's also famous because of the popular NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant, whose father was so impressed by the Kobe beef he ate in Japan that he named his son after it.
At Steakland Kobekan, you can enjoy Kobe beef at an affordable price!

Kobe Beef Steak Lunch Set Menu (150 g): 3,180JPY


ステーキランド 神戸館
Business HoursMon-Fri : 11am-2pm , 5pm - 10pm (L.O. 9pm) / Sat,Sun,Hol : 11am- 10pm (L.O. 9pm)
Shop HolidaysOpen all year round

Japan's 3 Great Wagyu #2: Matsusaka beef

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Matsuoka beef is famous for its tenderness, deep, elegant aroma, and smooth texture.
Also popular among locals, Matsusaka Maruyoshi is a restaurant that specializes in Matsusaka beef. Why not take the chance to visit Ise-Shima as well?

Matsusaka Beef Round Steak (100 g): 3,996JPY

松阪まるよし 鎌田本店(Matsusaka maruyoshi)

松阪まるよし 鎌田本店
Business Hours10am - 9:30pm (L.O. 8:30)
Shop HolidaysWed
Phone Number+81-598-51-2240
Web Site URLhttp://www.matsusakaushi.co.jp/shop.php

Japan's 3 Great Wagyu #3: Omi beef

Omi beef is the oldest Wagyu brand in Japan with about 400 years of history. While it's top-quality Wagyu like Matsusaka and Kobe beef, it's not as well-known and it's more affordable. We recommend combining it with a visit to Hikone, which is famous for Hikonyan, the city mascot.

Yuki – Charcoal Grilled Omi Beef – (Set Menu): 4,000JPY


雪月花 彦根
DirectionsJR 南彦根駅 車5分
Business Hours11 am-3 pm (L.O.14:30 pm) / 5 pm-11 pm (L.O. 10 pm)
Shop HolidaysNew Year's holiday
Phone Number+81-749-26-2929
Web Site URLhttp://www.tanakayafoodservice.jp/hikone.html

First place at a Wagyu exhibition: Kagoshima black beef

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Kagoshima black beef took first place at a national Wagyu exhibition that is held every five years. You can enjoy Kagoshima beef at Karen, which you can find not only in Kagoshima but also in Tokyo and Osaka.

Kagoshima Black Beef Steak Roll: 1,400 JPY


花蓮 鹿児島店
Directions鹿児島中央駅 車10分
Business Hours11:30 am–2 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm)/ 5:30 pm – 11 pm(L.O. 10:30 pm) *Sun,Hol: -10 pm(L.O. 9pm)
Shop Holidays3rd Sun
Phone Number+81-99-223-8877
Web Site URLhttp://www.karen-ja.com/foreign/eng/

A high-quality all-you-can-eat Wagyu buffet!

If you're a meat lover who wants to eat a lot of Wagyu without holding back and having to worry about your wallet, this is the place for you! At Nikuya No Daidokoro, you can enjoy delectable all-you-can-eat Wagyu ribs that were carefully selected by meat experts for 120 minutes for only 3,980 JPY. Stuff yourself until you're basically a cow!

Nikuya No Daidokoro Standard Option (120 minutes): 3,980 JPY


肉屋の台所 渋谷道玄坂店
Address東京都渋谷区道玄坂2-25-17 カスミビル3F
Business Hours12 pm-12am (Mon-Thu, Sun, Hol) /12am -11:30pm
Shop HolidaysNew Year's holiday
Description12:00~24:00 (月~木・日・祝日) 12:00~翌23:30 (金・土・祝前日)

Wagyu to end your trip on a high note!

Even if you didn't get a chance to eat Wagyu during your trip, don't worry! There is a restaurant where you can enjoy Wagyu right before your flight home. End your amazing trip to Japan on a high note with delicious Wagyu!

Yakiniku Set Menu: 2,100 JPY

焼肉チャンピオン 羽田空港国際線ターミナル店(YAKNIKU CHAMPOIN)

焼肉チャンピオン 羽田空港国際線ターミナル店
Address東京都大田区羽田空港2-6-5 羽田空港国際線旅客 ターミナルビル 4F 江戸小路
Business Hours8am-11pm (L.O. 10:30)
Shop HolidaysOpen all year round
Web Site URLhttp://www.yakiniku-champion.com/en/