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A friendly regional fishmarket with lots to see and eat

We went to Nakaminato on a drizzy November day, so it wasn't packed with people, but we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2015
Deb A
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Emeryville, California, USA
Fresh seafood, cooked seafood, seafood restaurants

Took the Hitachinaka Seaside Railway to Nakaminato station and picked a hand-drawn map from the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2015
neminskii
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Singapore, Singapore
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21 Jun 2018
“Great place to visit and hv lunch ”
17 Jun 2018
“What a Delightly Visit”
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19-8 Minatohoncho, Hitachinaka 311-1221, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We Enjoyed the freshly shucked giant oysters which you can order and hv right on the pier It was marvelous walking along the row of shops at the market. We had lovely lunch at a restaurant overlooking the harbour The experience was better than we...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Unlike the Omicho Market in Kanazawa, this place does not sell cut sashimi to buy and eat on spot. They do have oysters and some other grilled seafood but this is more like a market for local to purchase and bring home. I guess this...More

Thank BertSG
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Whilst in the city on business there was only a limited time for seeing anything, so on one day we went for a wander around to see what was available. I'm not a great fish lover, but the sights at the market were rather interesting....More

1  Thank peppermint
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My first time to come here was over 15 years ago. I STILL LOVE IT! I am a bit of an expert. I bring all my overseas guests here if they like sushi and have the time to go. The salespeople do not try to...More

3  Thank YamaBee
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We went to Nakaminato on a drizzy November day, so it wasn't packed with people, but we enjoyed seeing the sights and meeting the friendly fishmongers. Not a lot of English spoken here, but everyone was very nice to us. We enjoyed fresh steamed crab...More

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Took the Hitachinaka Seaside Railway to Nakaminato station and picked a hand-drawn map from the station and walked to the fish market. It was already 3.30pm when I reached and the 5 or so main fresh seafood shops were already starting to clear their wares....More

4  Thank neminskii
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting to see wide variety of fish, oysters and the like. Avoid lunchtime because boards Tour groups arrive and then the restaurants are all flooded with tour groups. We had a great time at a small restaurant on the side of the port that was...More

2  Thank johntaro
Reviewed 4 August 2015

One of the more enjoyable fish markets I've visited. I'm sure that what's on sale varies by time of year - when we visited they had lots of drying squid, various fishes, and most excitingly, fresh uni. They had tanks full of uni and for...More

Thank Asterix135
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This fish market is massive!!! We walk through the market, see real Tuna fishes and stop at the food vendor just outside the market. The Sashimi was very fresh and delicious!!!

Thank Air B
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I did not expect much when told we would be visiting a fish market in the small town of Hitachinaka but upon arrival was very pleasantly surprised. There are more types of fish available than I could ever learn all the names for and people...More

1  Thank duke0fprunes
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