- Ramen and Yakiniku Tarafuku
Ramen and Yakiniku Tarafuku
Tarafuku is the place to eat stamina-boosting dishes!
At Tarafuku, you can enjoy a popular selection of menu items in a relaxing atmosphere, varying from yakiniku (Japanese-style barbeque) and Chinese ramen noodles to hot pot with offal and stewed beef tendon. Tarafuku boasts an ample variety of yakiniku dishes, such as Rosu (loin), Karubi (ribeye), and Horumon (entrails) that satisfy meat lovers. Unique variations of Chinese ramen noodles, such as Asari (clam) Ramen and Mentai (spicy cod roe) Ramen are also beloved menu items. They provide a small table-top grill, so you can enjoy a yakiniku experience alone as well.
Facility Basic Information
- 687-7 Nakahara, Sado, Niigata 952-1324
- Payment Methods
- Credit cards not accepted
- Assistance in Foreign Languages
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 30 minutes by car
- Nearest bus stop
- Kawaharada Honmachi （Honsen [Main Line], Kuninaka Line, Kanamarusen Line, Akadomarisen Line, Kaifu Line, Ogi Line, Iwakubi Line） Approx. 6 minutes on foot from bus stop
- Opening Times
- 18:00 - 24:00
- Regular holiday
- Holidays subject to change
- Number of seats
A 5-minute walk from Sawata Bathing Beach, Hostel Tatsumiya offers dormitory-style rooms, private rooms and and a shared room with tatami-mat flooring. For business or pleasure, please make yourself at home.
Ryokan (Japanese-style Inn)
Nakazawaya Ryokan has a long history of over 100 years in the Sawata area. At the entrance, Bunya Puppets and Noh Theatre masks, created by the Okami's (female manager) grandfather, provide a distinctively Sado atmosphere. Walking down the front street, sea breezes will draw you to the sea. This ideal location enjoys popularity for both business and leisure. Meals prepared with concern for health are especially appreciated among long-stay visitors.
Ryokan (Japanese-style Inn)
Iseya Shinkan is a minshuku-style inn (Japanese-style B&B) perfect for holidays and business. The inn welcomes holiday and business travellers with hospitality and is suitable for mid and long-term stays. Iseya Shinkan is located in the Sawata Shopping Street and a beach is also in the neighbourhood. The dinner menu is focused on seasonal seafood landed in Sado, and can be enjoyed in the dining room on site or at "Sakuraya", a sister tapas bar.
Established after renovating a 70-year old Japanese-style inn, Hostel Perch is a guest house with a café and a bar. Hostel Perch aims to connect people and offer a pleasant time. It strives to be a space of comfort for men and women of all ages to gather, regardless of where they are from.
Stores where you can eat and drink nearby
Restaurant Tea House/Coffee Shop French Cuisine Sweets
Un Grand Pas
Un Grand Pas is a restaurant located at the foot of the hill that leads to Sado High School. Enjoy French cuisine in a casual setting with a warm atmosphere embellished with picture books, home accessories and other cute interior. The dishes made from a scrupulous selection of Sado-sourced ingredients, varying from main courses such as roasted fish of the season to desserts, have constantly won praise. At dinnertime, good-value set meals with a main dish, salad, a drink, etc. along with multi-couse dishes are served.
As the authentic Kansai-style okonomiyaki can be enjoyed for casual occasions, Koume gains a gathering of families and high school students who commute to school in the neighbourhood. It offers a choice of about twenty kinds of okonomiyaki, ranging from healthy options to heavier options. The top recommendation is a basic okonomiyaki with pork and egg. Also recommended is a classic menu item, which is the deluxe "mix" okonomiyaki with squid, shrimps, and scallops. The menu has a selection of items other than okonomiyaki, such as yakisoba (stir-fried noodles), takoyaki (savory balls with octopus), and monjayaki (crispy grilled runny pancake).
Casual Eatery Chinese Ramen Noodles
Daimaru Ramen (Chinese noodles)
Daimaru Ramen serves healthy ramen noodles prepared by an all-female staff. These noodles are gaining popularity with people of all ages. Aiming for locavore palates, all ingredients are organic and cooked without additives. One of the best menu items is "Shiromiso Ramen", which is prepared with a soup base made from Sado-produced white bean paste, and it has a rich, yet refreshing, delicate flavour. The chashu (pork) baked every day has a tender, melt-in-the-mouth texture. Gyoza dumpings to-go are also popular.
Tea House/Coffee Shop Bread Sweets
Petit Doll has a great reputation for its sourdough bread and sweets produced from locally sourced ingredients. Their original sweets made with a focus on Sado-sourced rice powder, dairy produce and fruit are a perfect gift and souvenir to take back home. In particular, "Shima (Island) Cheesecake", an excellent sweet which won the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Prize, and "Okesa Potato", which is made from sweet potatoes grown using reduced chemicals, are classic sweets in Sado. There is also a café corner on site.