The restaurant that helped make Kobe Beef a worldwide recognized Brand-name. Long-established restaurant "Oi Nikuten"

“Oi Nikuten” is a long-established Kobe beef restaurant that has been loved by the locals from long ago. For over 100 years Oi Nikuten has been engaged in the examination and improvement of the quality of Kobe Beef and has played a key role in making Kobe Beef the worldwide recognized brand it is today. Because it is also a butcher shop, it has the advantages of procuring and providing the highest quality Kobe beef, unbeatable by other restaurants. As one of the old long-established Kobe beef restaurants, Oi Nikuten maintains its strict standards of providing only the highest-quality beef to its customers, and upholding its strict principle of “never providing the leftover meat from meat distributed wholesale”. As one of the leading players which helped make Kobe Beef the well-respected brand it is today, Oi Nikuten is proud to to present its Kobe beef in its steak, shabu-shabu and sukiyaki, to visitors around the world.

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 cat is out of the bag, long-established 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 a.m. ~2:30 p.m. (Last orders at 2:00 p.m.)
5:30 p.m. ~ 9:00 p.m. (Last order at 8:00 p.m.)
4F Steak 24 seats
5F Sukiyaki & Shabu-shabu 25 seats
【Closed】Wednesday(If Wednesday is a Holiday, the next day is closed)
【Dress Code】No beach sandals or slippers. Please remove hat.


【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