Hakata Ratanmen Marutan

Here, in the noodle mecca of Fukuoka, Marutan has created a brand new genre called ratanmen - an original combination of Hakata ramen and tantanmen. The first thing you notice is t...

5-24-37 Watanabe-dori, Chuo-ku

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Cafe Brasileiro

Originally opened in 1934 by the state of São Paulo to promote Brazilian coffee, Brasileiro is the oldest cafe in Fukuoka. “Our number one priority is coffee,” says second generati...

1-20 Tenyamachi, Hakata-ku

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Sushi Taro

When Japanese visit Fukuoka, sushi tops their “to eat” list. Fish here is abundant, extremely fresh and reasonably priced. Increasingly, more foreign visitors are also coming to sa...

1F Grace Gion, 5-8 Gokusho-machi, Hakata-ku

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Todoroki Saketen Yakuin Stand

Last March, the boutique liquor shop Todoroki Saketen added a kakuuchi (standing bar) area called Yakuin Stand. The kakuuchi area is directly inside the shop, while the merchandise...

3-7-30 Yakuin, Chuo-ku

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Ishidobashi Shiratsugu

An oasis amid the bustle of the city, Ishidobashi Shiratsugu is a cozy Japanese restaurant nestled amongst the temples in a district not far from Hakata Station. The youthful owner...

2-40 Gokusho-machi, Hakata-ku

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Stereo Coffee

Stereo Coffee is a delightful independent coffee shop located off Watanabe-dori. The coffee is reason enough to visit and is handmade to your specification, with a wide selection o...

3-8-3 Watanabe-dori, Chuo-ku

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Mendo Hanamokoshi

When Mendo Hanamokoshi opened in Fukuoka, it caused a big stir on the ramen scene. The shop’s owner, Norihiro Hirohata, took Fukuoka’s famous pork-based tonkotsu ramen and turned i...

Estatemore Chateau Yakuin 1F, 2-4-35 Yakuin, Chuo-ku

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Kotani Saketen

In business for 65 years, Kotani Saketen is a Daimyo based kakuuchi - a liquor shop that lets you drink what you’ve bought right in the store. You can enjoy 20-plus types of shochu...

1-11-13 Daimyo, Chuo-ku

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Built in 1960, the iconic Tenjin Building features an exterior of brown Arita-yaki tiles. In its basement is Sakau, a long-standing purveyor of tempura that opened in Nakasu in 193...

Tenjin Bldg. B1F, 2-12-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku

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Shochu Bar Sunkujira

Kazuki Yanagisono, Shochu Bar Sunkujira’s owner and founder, specialises in one thing: shochu, the famed Kyushuan spirit. The bar’s collection of shochu is astonishing, with a cura...

2-3-33 Hirao, Chuo-ku

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