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Located in Fukuoka, Torira is a renowned yakitori restaurant that stands out from the crowd with its exceptional culinary offerings. The restaurant has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including the 2024 Bronze Tabelog Award and the 2023 Yakitori West Top 100 Restaurants Award. Torira specializes in using the rare and highly sought-after 'Takasaka Chicken,' also known as 'aseptic chicken,' which is aged for over a week using both wet and dry aging techniques. This meticulous process allows the chefs to bring out the peak flavors and textures of the chicken, resulting in perfectly crispy and juicy skewers.

What sets Torira apart is its commitment to showcasing the versatility of chicken. In addition to their signature yakitori skewers, they also offer a variety of dishes such as sushi and ramen, all featuring the exquisite flavors of Takasaka Chicken. The restaurant's interior is designed with a sleek and modern aesthetic, creating a sophisticated atmosphere that enhances the dining experience. While reservations may be challenging to secure due to the restaurant's popularity, the opportunity to savor the exceptional cuisine at Torira is undoubtedly worth the wait.

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Torira Overview


3-chōme-10-9 Hirao, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 810-0014


+81 (0) 90-2089-4890


4 minute walk from Hirao Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 5:45PM-11:00PM
Tue: 5:45PM-11:00PM
Wed: 5:45PM-11:00PM
Thur: 5:45PM-11:00PM
Fri: 5:45PM-11:00PM
Sat: 5:45PM-11:00PM

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Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List


Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Torira Reviews

Torira Google Average Rating



#Gourmet Memo
Ranked 3rd in Japan in Yakitori Tabelog score.
A restaurant with only 10 seats at the counter and a completely introduction-only restaurant that does not accept new customers.
It's amazing how sophisticated chicken dishes can be.
All the flavors are perfect, no complaints.
It cost 42,000 yen for two people including one bottle of wine.
He's a big general and doesn't like the atmosphere a bit.
The next reservation is in six months.
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Torira is a popular yakitori restaurant in Fukuoka.
Looking at other reviews, I thought people would either like it or not, but I didn't have the chance to go.

And this is the first time.
In conclusion, it was a fun and delicious restaurant.
10 counter seats. Even as I chatted with the owner, including the regulars, each skewer that came out was delicate and delicious.

Order a bottle of wine,
Drinking beer and highballs...I think it costs just under 20,000 yen per person.

It was a shop I wanted to become familiar with 😊


Fukuoka's top class yakitori restaurant! It is famous as a restaurant that is difficult to reserve, ranking in the top rank in the national Yakitori ranking and winning all kinds of awards such as 100 Famous Restaurants.The owner is the younger brother of the owner of another famous ramen restaurant, Mendo Hanamokoshi. The brothers are all representatives of Fukuoka.

The appearance is on the 2nd floor of a multi-tenant building! There are only counter seats in the store! Reservations are required/two shifts per day, but I can't make a reservation! The popular restaurant that stirs up the desire of yakitori fans all over the country, who want to go but can't go without an introduction, uses only the chicken that is served by the owner's ``Omakase Course'' at ``Kosaka Chicken'' in Hyogo Prefecture.

When seated at the counter seat, there is a unique atmosphere where the owner's lively and unique talk makes the regulars feel at ease, and some people may be worried about whether or not they will be able to enjoy this atmosphere when they first visit the store. When you ask a variety of questions, the shop owner candidly smiles and converses with you, and I think many people are relieved to find that he seems to have a nice personality! Of course, not only the talk, but also all of the creative dishes made with ``Kosaka chicken'' were exquisite.

First, let's start with the creative dishes - fillet fillet with kelp, seared breast meat with jelly, Harami nigiri, Nakaochi seaweed roll, all of which are amazing! The ``chicken fillet'', which has an outstanding degree of ripeness, is especially excellent! You can feel the owner's good taste in using rare cuts such as ``harami and nakaochi'' in sushi rolls and seaweed rolls.

Next, the kumquat and chicken bushi TKG was stirred as instructed by the owner, ``stir well,'' and ``it's delicious.'' Not to mention the white liver, the delicate and rich flavor is outstanding ~ The wine to go with it is Burgundy, which is the best. Pair with the white wine “Meursault”! Well, it's delicious! The rich taste of Meursault and white liver combine to create a masterpiece.

Kushimono starts with “Chicken Chawanmushi” and “Vegetable Sticks & Pickles”! The sabiyaki is moist and the breast meat has a crispy skin and is delicious! The inside is juicy and perfectly grilled to bring out the taste of the elegant Takasaka chicken.

The "Liver pate" is dipped in a crispy baguette and is so delicious☆The owner joins in and opens a second bottle of "Meursault", allowing you to enjoy the perfect marriage again! Everyone has their own tastes about white and red, but white wine goes well with chicken dishes and is delicious.

At the end, representative chicken dishes such as mizutaki, quail eggs, chicken wings, hatsumoto, and meatballs will appear! Everything was delicious ~ especially the meatballs! Finish off with chicken ramen, a restaurant that will keep you delicious until the very end! As you would expect from a famous restaurant, it was a Michelin-class restaurant with a very first-class feel.

Thank you for the meal.

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