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Yamayu Ushi Ikkan


Ikkan serves a local version of Hida beef known as Yamayu, whose cattle are born and raised locally in the nearby Sugou highlands — halfway between Kamioka and downtown Hida.

Japanese Wagyu beef is known for its marbled appearance and tender, melt-in-the-mouth quality, with Hida beef considered one of the most premium types of Wagyu available. 

This specialty steakhouse serves Hida beef dishes in a variety of styles using premium cuts that are aged over 30 days minimum, but its the teppanyaki and lava stone steak lineup that surely reels in customers looking to enjoy the best possible Hida beef experience.

Yamayu Ushi Ikkan

Experience difference cuts a la carte, such as Chateaubriand, Tenderloin, Sirloin or Loin, cooked teppanyaki style and served in 100g or 150g portions. Alternatively, compare an assortment of beef cuts that cook before your eyes on a lave stone.

The restaurant can be found a little further south of the main downtown region, near the Miyagawa River, and offers stunning views of the mountains, not to mention a small Japanese rock garden outside.

Yamayu Ushi Ikkan

Essential Information

  • Lunch: 11:30am–2:30pm
  • Dinner: 5pm–9:30pm

20 minute walk south of Hida-Furukawa Station, or a 5 minute taxi ride.

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