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Ogura Honten

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3-4-24 Tachibanadorihigashi, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 985-22-2296
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I've always wanted to come here. My top two for my Miyazaki Visit was the Phoenix Golf Club and Ogura Honten. It was good food, and I would eat it again. But I don't know that I would pay $50 in taxi fares to do it again from the Sheraton I was staying at. Meaning it wasn't a "destination restaurant"... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Before coming to Miyazaki, I had always heard about it was famous for chicken nanban. I already had been eating it while living in Tokyo, so I thought I was in for a real treat. I ordered it . Visually, it looked fantastic and promising. However, I guess I was expecting too much, because I thought the flavor was lackluster.... More 

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Thank Rico H
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Chicken quality was great. It looks like fried and dipped in light japanese soy sauce. The taste is good from good quality meat and light soy sauce. This is something worth to try if you haven't but it's not in my repeat list to go back.

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Thank Phil2013
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

It is located in an alley, not easy to find. Walking distance to the JR station. Had to wait in line for about 15 min. Worth the wait. The chicken had kind of a sweet BBQ flavor, tender and went really well with their own special tartar sauce.

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Thank Tammy L
Japan
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70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

The restaurant is very popular so you might have to wait. For 1,010 yen you get the cities signature dish. I think people from all over Japan eat there when visiting, but so too do locals. I will try again if I ever get back to Miyazaki.

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Thank bikeboardride
Miyazaki-shi, Miyazaki, Japan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

I like Chicken Nanban a lot. This is the place I always go for a fix. Always a lot of food and always delicious.

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Thank Steve v
Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012 via mobile

It's sweet and sour and quite refreshing. Comes with a creamy sweet and sour sauce and rice and also a shredded cabbage salad which is light and refreshing as well. This would be good in the summer. And kids would like it too.

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Thank Crystal L
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81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2010

This place is famous for inventing Chicken original food.Namban, that became Miyazaki's number 1 food. It tastes like sweet and sour chicken but it is better. The chicken is juicy and soft but the outside is crisp. It has original gravy on the top and the gravy is like a tartar source. You must try this dish when you visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
International
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4-24 Tachibanadorihigashi, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Miyazaki Prefecture  >  Miyazaki
  • Phone Number: +81 985-22-2296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?