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Japanese: Izakaya

Seafood: Grilled Fish


Wanaka Overview


18-5-1 Yasuechō, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0854


+81 (0) 76-255-0688


8 minute walk from Kanazawa Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 5:30PM-10:30PM
Tue: 5:30PM-10:30PM
Wed: 5:30PM-10:30PM
Thur: 5:30PM-10:30PM
Fri: 5:30PM-10:30PM
Sat: 5:00PM-10:30PM

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Wanaka Description

Located in Kanazawa, Wanaka is a unique and captivating restaurant that specializes in Japanese cuisine. With a cozy and inviting atmosphere, this restaurant is the perfect place to indulge in a culinary adventure.

Wanaka is known for its exceptional seafood dishes, offering a wide variety of fresh and flavorful options. From sashimi to grilled fish, each dish is expertly prepared to highlight the natural flavors of the ingredients. One of their standout menu items is the charcoal-grilled fish, which is cooked to perfection and served with a side of seasonal vegetables. The smoky and rich flavors of the fish are complemented by the freshness of the vegetables, creating a harmonious and satisfying dish.

What sets Wanaka apart from other dining establishments is their commitment to using high-quality ingredients and traditional cooking techniques. The chefs at Wanaka are masters of their craft, ensuring that each dish is prepared with precision and care. Additionally, the restaurant's attention to detail extends to its decor, with a warm and inviting ambiance that makes guests feel right at home. Whether you're a seafood lover or simply looking for an authentic Japanese dining experience, Wanaka is a must-visit restaurant in Kanazawa.

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Private Dining Room

Sake Selection

Wanaka Reviews

Wanaka Google Average Rating


Wanaka Tabelog Average Rating



Small, but friendly place. No English menu, but they do have several course menus. We had the 3500 yen course, which was a feast! Delicious range of sake, too. Basic Japanese phrases would be helpful, as the English ability of the staff is limited.


A friendly, relaxing izakaya that serves excellent food along with great sake. The house special beef tendon stew is to die for. Despite the language barrier, everyone working there is friendly and try their best to communicate. Definitely recommendable!


I was alone and I couldn't speak Japanese but it was not a problem at all. Chef was so friendly and kind, and he recommended me Sake which was so good. Sashimi and tempura were the best i ever had. Best experience in Kanazawa!


Translated from Japanese:

■Appetizer 4.0■Sashimi single serving 4.0Grilled cold yellowtail cold yellowtail Soy Roasted red sea bream Roasted Spanish mackerel Roasted black bream Sea bass Shimadai octopus Sweet shrimp Kurumadai kon...


Translated from Japanese:

It's been a while since I last visited Wanaka in Kanazawa, and when I came before the coronavirus, it was a good restaurant with delicious fish. Due to the coronavirus, there are many restaurants where the quality has decreased or the prices have increased, but I was able to enjoy the quality of the taste and the price as before. Stay...


Translated from Japanese:

I decided to take a chance by entering this highly rated restaurant. Since I had a reservation, it was safe to slip in for about an hour. After that, the number of reservation customers and same-day customers continued to arrive one after another, and by 6pm the counter was full. Reservations are required. Business trip sing...

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