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Yatai, Fukuoka

#24 of 394 in Things to do in Fukuoka
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Take your pick from what's on offer at Yatai, a riverside collection of food stalls. Beginning in the early post-war era, this type of food market has become central to the culinary and cultural life on Kyushu, with this particular strip of bustling outdoor eateries among the best known locally and with tourists. Stroll down the busy little strip of mobile kitchens, grabbing a seat on one of the narrow benches to sample a warm bowl of ramen, freshly battered tempura, and a few glasses of beer or sake. Using our custom trip planner, Fukuoka attractions like Yatai can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Really loved my experience of this famously traditional part of Fukuoka cuisine, and am sooo pleased they have returned to life since 1 October. We went to the ones situated on the southern end of...  more »
  • The food is delicious. Be prepared to squeeze and share small space with lots of other people at the table counter. We had the hot soupy ramen, mentaiko, skewered pork belly, Unagi and cold oolong...  more »

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