Everyday (except NY holiday period)

Wagyu Tempura & Sukiyaki Tasting

A5 wagyu beef as you've never tried it before...!


Japanese A5 grade Wagyu beef is a highly sought after delicacy, particularly top brands like ‘Yamagata Beef’.

Sinking your teeth into a juicy and tender Wagyu steak might be top of your list, but have you ever thought of trying it as…tempura?! 

Sit down to a unique tasting set of wagyu in both ‘Sukiyaki’ and ‘Tempura’ styles. Pair each with a different variety of local sake from Yamagata Prefecture before deciding which is your new favourite! 

A rare chance to try Wagyu beef as you’ve never tasted before!


*Additional orders from menu also possible at separate cost. 


What’s Included

> 'Yamagata Beef' in Sukiyaki and Tempura styles
> Sake tasting set (2 varieties)
> Rice set

Not included

> Any additional meals and drinks
> Anything not included in the above included list.

Meeting place



*Choose start time from either 17:30 / 18:00 / 18:30

Arrive at Izakaya ‘Sanzashi’ in Tendo City, Yamagata. 

(Located around a 5 minute walk from the main shopping street, here )

Be shown to your table and sit down to a unique tasting course, including: 

  • Appetiser
  • ‘Yamagata Beef’ Wagyu tempura with seasonal veggies
  • ‘Yamagata Beef’ Wagyu ‘sukiyaki’ (thinly sliced beef cooked in sweet soy-sauced based sauce with vegetables) 
  • Two varieties of local sake from Yamagata to pair with the meal
  • Rice set (local Tsuya-hime brand rice from Yamagata)

If you finish the course and are still tempted by the rest of the menu, feel free to order more (at additional cost)!

Take your stomach on a satisfying adventure through the culinary highlights of the Yamagata region! 



Izakaya 'Sanzashi', Tendo City, Yamagata
Start from 17:30 / 18:00 / 18:30
1~4 persons
7000 yen (※approx. $65 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Three days prior to tour
Cancellation Policy
Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee.
Two days prior: 20%
Day before: 30%
On the day: 100%
If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.


Basic Plan

Price 7000 yen (approx. $65 USD)

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