The historic restaurant that has been involved in the improvement of the quality of Kobe beef for over 100 years and played a key role in making Kobe beef the brand recognized worldwide today.

Oi Nikuten is a one of the most historic and renowned Kobe beef restaurant which has been loved by both locals and travelers for many years. For over 100 years, Oi Nikuten has been involved in the development and improvement of the quality of Kobe beef and has played a key role in making Kobe beef the brand recognized worldwide today. Because it is also operates as a butcher business, Oi Nikuten has the special ability to procure and provide Kobe beef of the highest quality, which is unmatched by other establishments.

Oi Nikuten maintains strict standards of providing only the highest-quality beef to its customers, and continues to uphold its strict principle of “never serving meat leftover from the wholesale business”.

As one of the leading players which has significantly assisted in making Kobe beef the well-respected brand it is today, Oi Nikuten is proud to to present its premium Kobe beef in its steak, shabu-shabu and sukiyaki cuisine, to eager diners and visitors from around the world.

We are sorry but the serving of sukiyaki and shabu-shabu courses are indefinitely suspended at this time.
We will post a notice on our website once it is resumed and ask for your patience until then.

About Restaurant

Oi Nikuten is conveniently located only a 5-minute walk from JR Kobe Station and a 1-minute walk from Hanshin Nishi-Motomachi Station.  
The butcher shop is on the 1st floor, the steakhouse on the 2nd, and the sukiyaki and shabushabu restaurant on the 3rd floor.
The historic Kobe beef restaurant Oi Nikuten is the go-to place for those looking enjoy the finest quality Kobe beef. Oi Nikuten continues to carefully select top-quality Kobe Beef and deliver its exquisite taste to its guests.

Restaurant Information

【Restaurant】大井肉店 (Oi Nikuten)
【Business Hours】
11:30~2:30 p.m. (Last orders at 1:30 p.m.)
5:30 p.m. ~ 20:30 p.m. (Last order at 7:00 p.m.)
【Closed】Sumday, Monday
【Dress Code】No beach sandals or slippers. Please remove hats.


【Reservation】Reservation required
※Pre-payment (via PayPal or credit card) required at least 3 days in advance from the official website
【Payment method】
Cash, Credit card


Sukiyaki, Shabu-shabu, Steak
Japan, Hyogo, Kobe, Motomachi
Kobe Beef, Kuroge Wagyu, Beef, Reservation, Oi Nikuten, Lunch, Dinner