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Sea Side Drive In

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Diner, Soups
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885 Nakadomari, Kunigami-gun, Onna-son 904-0415, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 98-964-2272
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Cheap place to eat. Food is OK and staff is friendly. Loved the mashed potato fries. Western style eats with a great view of the East China Sea. Great place to watch the sun go down.

Thank Bernadette D
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Just a little taste of historic Okinawa this establishment has history combined with good old American favorites mixed with some Asian dishes as well. My husband ordered the sweet and sour pork quite steamed rice and miso soup, a cheeseburger and mashed fries (like tater tots with mashed potato inside) French fries and spaghetti for the little one. Everything came... More 

Thank HY216
Okinawa, Japan
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Their burgers to go are delicious and well priced, you can have a delicious meal for a fraction of what you would party at other nearby shops. If you take it to go you can eat at the beach in the back, or inside and still enjoy the view, we prefer the fresh ocean breeze!

Thank Roger M
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stopped in at this place to grab dinner after a full day of swimming at a nearby hotel. The service was extremely fast and the food was great. I had a bacon and egg sandwich and the fried rice. The fried rice was quite delicious. There is a jukebox, but beware the songs listed don't all play when you... More 

Thank Matthew S
Melbourne, Florida
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We've been to this restaurant on and off for several years (I remember getting their tasty Egg Burger back in 1982 on the way to Moon Beach) and they have a varied menu, but I'll stick to their sandwiches and the curry rice which are quite delicious. We've had their Steak and Egg, Egg Burger, Sea Side Sandwich (their version... More 

Thank henryortega20
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The restaurant here is over 47 years old and has quite a history and some nostalgia behind it. The view is very nice and the old jute box works very well. My wife and I stopped here for lunch after hearing good reviews about this restaurant. Maybe it was our fault, but we had fried rice and some sweet-and-sour beef.... More 

Thank cprimus
Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Good sandwich (clubhouse), fries and soup. Nice atmosphere. Felt like a time warp back to the 50-60's...

1 Thank Rhett D
Okinawa, Japan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This little diner is a great and affordable place to grab a nice meal. I frequent this place after diving, since it's conveniently located and open 24hrs. The must try is their cream of chicken soup, also a crowd pleaser. With typical diner fare like burgers & a steak and egg sandwhich, to more Asian dishes like sweet & sour... More 

Thank Geeoki
Hong Kong
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1,410 reviews
791 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 632 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Real home style comfort food. Cheese burger, soup, ice cream. Eat it in your car looking at the sunset or take a full meal in the restaurant. Both very heart warming. You may want to look at all the fish in the fish tanks as you wait for your food to arrive. In any case, you'll find this is a... More 

Thank HKeater
Onna-son, Japan
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

I come here often with my customers after scuba diving for some cheese burgers and/or Japanese food. I heard this place is supposed to be the longest running diner in Okinawa, never closing, atmosphere is like in the 70' great view to the ocean. Food servings are are big and cost is low.

1 Thank jan-japan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
American, Diner, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 885 Nakadomari, Kunigami-gun, Onna-son 904-0415, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Kunigami-gun  >  Onna-son
  • Phone Number: +81 98-964-2272

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