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Address: Fukuoka 810-0800, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 90-3735-4939
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I don't eat at Yatai very much, because I cannot find what they have, at how much the food and drink, I feel a little hard to come in. But if you like to talk to them and ask... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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George Town, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No problems if you don't speak English really, the locals really try to speak to you! Just be friendly and open. Today I had my very first Yatai (Japanese hawker stall) experience. I loved it. People were so friendly, I had troubles ordering and knowing what was what but the other customers tried to explain to me (funny body language... More 

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Thank Minnychan87
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried going to the yatai at canal city side of the river. Noone would let us eat because we spoke no Japanese!! We tried to use google translate and were polite but they still declined us.

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Thank Jane_F0093
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While it would be very challenging for foreigners to order at Yatai, it is very cool to experience the local life. We can observe the Yatai owner talks to the customers like friends, which is not normal in Japan. Having some beer and local hot pot with friends there would be an amazing experience.

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Thank EvY03tw
Tokyo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't eat at Yatai very much, because I cannot find what they have, at how much the food and drink, I feel a little hard to come in. But if you like to talk to them and ask about menu, you can try.

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Thank LadyBettyTokyo
Metro Manila, Philippines
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42 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is only open at night and offers a good variety of food and drinks. It's close to he river, which offers a scenic night view of the busy Hakata area. The Yatai is also walking distance to bars in the area.

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Thank Sarah M
Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yatai are Fukuoka sidewalk restaurants, they are really tiny “pop up” sidewalk restaurants that disappear by the morning. There are around 150 Yatai all across the city, however most are in and around Tenjin and Nakasu.

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Thank David-Herd
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We have never eaten in a street stall before.We took the opportunity to try one when we visited Fukuoka since we have confident on the how the Japanese handle food. We end up choosing the very last one after crossing the bridge from Grand Hyatt. The price is probably the same as eating at a restaurant, barbecue food and noodle... More 

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Thank dennisk32
Oxford, UK
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Dont be seduced by the romantic image of eating street food along the river with locals; this is a highly over-hyped attraction and you will pay dearly for poor quality food. This is also one of the very few places where foreigners will be treated in an extremely off hand way and made to feel like a nuisance.

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Thank Phileas_Flogg
Naga, Philippines
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We - 10 tourists, went to the site of the yatai before 6 PM. We waited for the food stalls to open. Unfortunately, we were discouraged to eat there when NOBODY in the yatai could understand nor speak English.. and maybe we did not find the food that fitted into our budget or not fitted to our gastronomic appetite on... More 

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Thank aligarci2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Allot of yatai are just tourist traps, but I think it is still worth the meal just cause the ramen is allways good and the people you will meet will make the night so much fun. Be sure to grab some sake, and don't be scared to try out the eggs and fish cakes boiling in hot vinegar, they are... More 

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