Kokufu Eggplant

It has been cultivated in Kokufu Town, Takayama City for many years, and the seeds have been saved and passed on to this day. It is characterized by its thin skin, light purple color, and soft pulp. It is suitable for grilling, and the traditional cooking method of the Hida region, grilling with soy bean paste, has taken root in the region.
〇Main cultivation area
Takayama City(former Kokufu Town)
〇Harvest period
July to October
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Ristoratore Altezza
Hanaoka-cho,Takayama City

AddressARC Building, 1-17 Hanaoka Town, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture[Map
Phone Number0577-62-9951
Opening Hour18:00~22:00
HolidaySundays,Closed irregularly on Mondays
Parking Capacity2 cars
Access 5 minutes walk from JR Takayama Main Line "Takayama Station"
"Pasta with Kokufu eggplant, bacon, and tomato sauce," which brings out the sweetness of the Kokufu eggplant to its fullest
The Kokufu eggplant has a thin skin and goes well with oil.
When deep-fried in oil, it has a crispy texture on the outside and a soft, creamy texture on the inside. The pasta is filled with the delicious taste of Kokufu eggplants and is very popular among locals.
Service periodJuly to Octorber
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<Messages from the Staff> Please come and try Italian cuisine made with traditional Takayama vegetables. All seats are at a counter, and even solo guests are welcome.

Tokusenkan Ajika (facility that directly sells freshly harvested agricultural products and specialties)
Kokuhu-cho,Takayama City

Address64-1 Kaneoke, Kokufu Town, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture[Map
Phone Number0577-72-0150
Opening Hour8:00~16:00(April to December)  
9:00~16:00(January to March) 
HolidayOpen daily (closed on Mondays from January to March) * The restaurant is closed on Thursdays
Parking Capacity30 cars
Access About 3 minutes by car from the traffic light at Takayama Kokufu bypass exit (straight ahead)
Few seeds and fluffy pulp! Exquisite eggplants with a creamy and fluffy texture that is great when grilled
Kokufu eggplants have a strong eggplant flavor. They are large, soft, and filled with pulp and sweetness.
Service periodJuly to Octorber
Please call us to confirm.
<Messages from the Staff> We sell a variety of vegetables, fruits, and flowers depending on the season in addition to Kokufu eggplant, which is a specialty product. We look forward to welcoming you.