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1113 Miyajima-chō · interesting places nearby
By day at Mame-tanuki there are lunch sets, such as the tasty anago meshi (steamed conger eel with rice) and fried oysters, and at night it is one of the few places open late, serving drinks and izakaya -style small dishes. Look for the blue curtain; there's a menu signboard outside.
No smoking in the evening.