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Taste of Okinawa

Excellent cooking class and excellent facility. Rina, our host was very friendly and enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Caroline S
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It's interesting and educational for kids

Chef took us to traditional market where we saw Okinawa unique seafood, learn local food... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
仲綺 許
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Learn about Okinawa's unique food culture and Okinawan cuisine through a historic market walking tour and cooking class. The program takes approximately 3 hours (3:30 to 6:30pm). On the food market tour at the Naha Public Market located nearby, you...more
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1-6-21 Tsuboya, Naha 902-0065, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-943-6313
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent cooking class and excellent facility. Rina, our host was very friendly and enthusiastic about Okinawan cuisine and taught us how to cook some Okinawan dishes. Our son who is 8 years old loved it too and ate all the food. We also loved the...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Chef took us to traditional market where we saw Okinawa unique seafood, learn local food ingredient, the trip was nice and relax but also interesting and educational. I am 100% sure to recommend tourist to join this special experience

Thank 仲綺 許
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended! An educational and fun experience which allowed us to gain an insight into the Okinawan food culture. Rina speaks good english as well! 👍🏼

Thank gracechs92
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most unique experiences you can have in Okinawa! Risa was really hospitable and provided us an excellent history of the local dishes. We enjoyed the cooking class so much. Highly recommended!

Thank Goh C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rina and Zoey, thank you! My wife and I will never forget the amazing market tour and cooking class. The most valuable part of this class was that we learned skills that we can apply to everyday cooking at home. We can't wait to get...More

Thank cmatthews1982
Reviewed 1 week ago

We learned how to make some key Okinawan dishes and we also received a recipe book for making the dishes ourselves at home. The food was lovely, one of the highlights of my whole Okinawa trip. The hosts were very friendly and passionate about Okinawan...More

Thank hatsthemax
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love food, this is a great way to participate more than eating some food without knowing its origin. It was a great experience. The host, Rina, is very nice, gently and knowledgeable which make everything in class feel fun. Recommended for anyone who...More

Thank Natapong K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a market tour and making okinawa soba (from scratch!!) and jushi with Rina, our guide. She's cute and very knowledgeable with the dishes and ingredients. The class size is limited to 6 only, thus you are really taken care of. The place is...More

Thank zoeycc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For me who love Okinawa trips (this is the 10th time of my life and the 2nd trip to visit this year), this cooking class was a new finding and the highlight of our stay. Rina's guide was so helpful for us to understand Okinawan...More

Thank yangcr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can barely make instant ramen by myself, but I thoroughly enjoyed this class. From the walking tour through the market to making Okinawa soba from scratch, every part of this 3-hour class was outstanding. I definitely recommend Taste of Okinawa to anyone visiting Okinawa....More

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28 April 2018|
Response from TomoakiGoeku | Property representative |
Hello there. Please contact us through email (reservation@tasteof.okinawa), visit our website at tasteof.okinawa, or call at +81-98-943-6313.
5 April 2018|
Response from TomoakiGoeku | Property representative |
Hello, Danigross88! We have two set menus consisting of traditional Okinawan cuisine and can adapt our menu for vegetarian or vegan diets. We hope to see you soon.
23 August 2017|
Response from Martha H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure there is a minimum age but if kids like food and cooking it would be a fun family outing.