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Yaeyama-ryori Tantei Description

Located near Gihō Station, Yaeyama-ryori Tantei is a hidden gem offering a unique culinary experience in Okinawa. Specializing in Okinawan cuisine, this restaurant stands out for its authentic flavors and organic ingredients. The menu features a variety of dishes that showcase the rich culinary heritage of Okinawa, from traditional favorites to innovative creations.

The restaurant's cozy and inviting ambiance, with hints of Okinawan decor, sets the stage for a memorable dining experience. From beautifully presented dishes like Rafute (braised pork belly) to refreshing Mozuku seaweed salad, each bite at Yaeyama-ryori Tantei is a journey through the vibrant flavors of Okinawa. Whether you're a seasoned fan of Okinawan cuisine or a curious food enthusiast looking to explore new tastes, this restaurant promises a delightful culinary adventure that sets it apart from the rest.

Yaeyama-ryori Tantei Overview


2-chōme-40-1 Shuriakahirachō, Naha, Okinawa 903-0811


+81 (0) 98-884-6193


10 minute walk from Gibo Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:30AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-11:00PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 11:30AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-11:00PM
Wed: 11:30AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-11:00PM
Thur: 11:30AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-11:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-11:00PM
Sat: 11:30AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-11:00PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Private Dining Room

Yaeyama-ryori Tantei Reviews

Yaeyama-ryori Tantei Google Average Rating



My hobby = Okinawa
I'm a guy who used to post on a blog called ``The strange disease called Rechion.'' No matter how many times I visit Okinawa, it's really good.

I love Okinawa and have visited it many times, including the remote islands.
I believe that you can enjoy a meal at a high-end restaurant on the mainland at a relatively reasonable price (for me), so I went to all the restaurants that are famous for that kind of food.

It might not be convincing without a concrete explanation, so I'd like to list some of the restaurants I've eaten at without making a bad impression.
[Miei (Naha)] [Akadafu (Shuri)] [Ryukyu Cuisine Ayaka Noyamamoto (Kume) currently closed] [Takuyo (Miebashi) currently closed] [Gettoan (Matsuo) before relocation] [Sake Zen Makoto Eida (Kume)] [Itoguruma (night)] etc.

Among these, there were some shops that I was very fond of, and some that I used to go to every time I went to Okinawa.
However, when I went there after my son was taken away by a so-called ``substitution'', something unfortunate happened, and I haven't set foot in that favorite shop ever since.

So, we have opened a new restaurant called [Yaeyama Cuisine Tan-tei]!

The location of the restaurant, the luxurious space (atmosphere created by it), the quality of the food, the timing of the serving, the vessels (specially selected sake vessels and lacquerware), the timing of serving, BGM, etc.
Currently, it is by far the best in the local cuisine of Okinawa (including remote islands (I also had Yaeyama cuisine at Yaeyama Zenfu Kokkala)) based on my limited experience!


A restaurant with a calm atmosphere and a great view of Shuri Castle.
This was my first time trying Yaeyama cuisine, and the host himself explained the special ingredients for each dish, and the food was very delicious. (The husband's somber voice saying "please" is also wonderful ^ ^)
Although it was a 10,000 yen kaiseki meal, I was full and very satisfied.
It's located in a narrow alley, so even taxi drivers getting there were confused.


I tasted a 15,000 yen course of Yaeyama's local cuisine. It is made with a lot of effort and a lot of ingredients. I would like to go again.


You can enjoy high-quality Ryukyu Yaeyama Kaiseki cuisine while looking at the illuminated Shuri Castle!
The most delicious vegetable dishes in Okinawa!
This is a parade of Okinawan island vegetable dishes that are so high quality that even vegetarians and vegans won't be able to taste them. The quality of the taro is also exceptional.
This is a must-try restaurant in Okinawa for vegetable fans!

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