Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka!

Kobe Beef is well known as the highest quality top brand beef in the world.

It is the most succulent, tender, and juicy beef with the full flavor.It’s amazingly delicious!

My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

Eating authentic Kobe beef in Kobe can be life changing experience.Here are top 5 best Kobe Beef restaurants which I want you to try while you’re in Kobe.

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Top 5 best Kobe Beef Restaurants in Kobe

1.Aragawa あら皮

Kobe beef Aragara is only two Michelin-Star Kobe Beef Restaurant in Kobe.

Aragawa was founded in 1956, located in an quiet area in Kobe.They serve the carefully selected and charcoal-broiled Sanda Beef,the most premium kind of Kobe beef.

Sanda beef is a exclusive beef brand, the farmer raise less than 1,000 cattle per year, compared to 3,000 cattle for all kinds of Kobe beef.

You can enjoy the best,juiciest and most tender Kobe beef in the world.One bite and juice of the beef will spread in your mouth.

They offer only one course menu for 35,640 yen.

Each dish is high quality yet the portion is small.

This restaurant is for those who aren’t concerned about the price, more about the quality.

If you want to have the best Kobe beef in Kobe, Aragawa is the one you should visit.

For further information or to make a reservation, please visit Voyagin:here

Address: 2-15-18 Nakayamate-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe
Location: 10 minutes from JR Kobe Line Sannomiya Station,10 minutes from Hankyu Kobe Line Kobe Sannomiya Station
Phone: 078-221-8547
Open Hour: Mon.-Sat.12:00〜15:00, 17:00 〜22:00
Closed:Sundays,New years holidays
Price:Lunch 30,000〜yen Dinner 30,000yen ※10% Service Charge
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2.Miyasu みやす

Kobe beef This is the most famous Kobe beef restaurant next to Aragawa in Kobe.

You can enjoy the high quality Kobe beef almost half the price of Aragawa.They serve eight special Kobe beef courses from 15,000yen to 19,000yen.

Miyasu was founded in 1955,they have been serving the best Kobe beef more than 60 years.

The charcoal broiled Beef fillet is very soft and tender, and juice of the meat is flavorful.

Homemade pudding is also very tasty.

English menu is available.

Address: Awaji Koutsu Building, 3-2-19, Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe
Location: 5 minutes from JR Kobe Line Sannomiya Station West Exit,5 minutes from Hankyu Kobe Line Kobe Sannomiya Station
Phone: 078-391-3088
Open Hour: Mon.-Sat.17:00〜21:00(L.O.20:30)
Price:Lunch 15,000〜20,000yen Dinner 15,000yen〜20,000yen ※10% Service Charge
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Kobe beef is Tajima Wagyu cattle of pure lineage born in Hyogo Prefecture that have met the strictest standards of The Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Promotion Association.

Only Kobe beef that have met these standards can be branded with the brilliant purple chrysanthemum mark, as proof of genuine Kobe beef.

What is one of the big reasons why Ishida has come to be loved and trusted by so many people?

Because Ishida has the highest standards and obtains only authentic Kobe beef.

Relax in extravagance and savor each bite of sumptuous Kobe beef at Ishida.

Ishida has four branches in Kobe.

For further information or to make a reservation,please visit here

Ishida Main Shop
Address:3F 1-21-2,Kitanagasadori,Chuo-ku Kobe Hyogo
Location:2 minutes from JR Kobe Line/Hankyu Line Sannomiya Station
Open Hour: 11:30 ~15:00(L.O.14:30 ),17:00 ~22:00(L.O.21:00)
Price:Lunch 2,000〜4,000yen Dinner 8,000yen〜20,000yen
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Mouriya’s head restaurant was founded in 1885 serving best Kobe beef for over 130 years.

Their motto is:

“Happy comfortableness for customers who visit the restaurant for the first time, and veritable contentment for the customers who have repeatedly visited the restaurant.” 

True to it’s motto,Mouriya is a exclusive restaurant but it’s easy to go in.

The chef recommends customers to eat Kobe beef with only Akaho’s salt to enjoy original taste of it. He Cooks Kobe beef right in front of you in Teppanyaki style.

The meat is so tender with fine, sweet, marbled texture which melts in your mouth.

Mouriya is located just across the Bifteck kawamura,so it’s a little hard to choose which restaurant I should go:)

For further information or to make a reservation,please visit here

Address: 1 Kishi Bldg. 3F, 1-9-9 Kitanagasadori, Chuo-ku Kobe(Royal Mouriya restaurant is on the second floor)
Location: 5 minutes from JR Kobe Line Sannomiya Station West Exit,5 minutes from Hankyu Kobe Line Kobe Sannomiya Station
Phone: 078-321-1328
Open Hour: Mon.-Sun.11:00〜15:00 15:00〜22:00(L.O.21:00)
Closed:The third Monday& The third Tuesday
Price:Lunch 5,000〜7,000yen Dinner 10,000yen〜15,000yen
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5.Bifteck kawamura ビフテキのかわむら

Kobe beef Bifteck kawamura serves the Champion award winning Kobe beef at famous Competitive Exhibition in Japan.

The chef cooks the meat on a large flat grill right in front of you in teppanyaki style.The meat is very tender and juicy with a rich flavor.

The chef is very friendly,and is able to speak English.

This restaurant has a good reputation, and it is recommended by the hotel concierge in Kobe.

Bifteck kawamura
Address: Moonlight Building 6th Floor 1-10-6 Kitanagasadori, Kobe
Location: 5 minutes from JR Kobe Line Sannomiya Station West Exit,5 minutes from Hankyu Kobe Line Kobe Sannomiya Station
Phone: 078-335-0708
Open Hour: Mon.-Sun.11:30〜15:00 17:00〜22:30(L.O.21:30)
Closed:No fixed holiday
Price:Lunch 2,000〜4,000yen Dinner 15,000yen〜20,000yen
Others:For reservation,please visit here
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I hope you enjoy the authentic Kobe beef!

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