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Yatai, Fukuoka

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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 wanted to try the yatai in Fukuoka but it became the biggest disappointment of our Kyushu trip. Got there at 7pm, waited for 30 min, ordered food and drinks while waiting, got in, food was... 
    Really wanted to try the yatai in Fukuoka but it became the biggest disappointment of our Kyushu trip. Got there at 7pm, waited for 30 min, ordered food and drinks while waiting, got in, food was...  more »
  • 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... 
    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 »
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  • Great fun to visit these stalls, very historic humble beginning. It is a nice walk along the river. Definitely visit the area if in town
  • Definitely an experience. The ramen was a little short on ingredients but still tasted really good. Cash only

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