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Pizza on top of a hill at Kunugi no Oka Pizzeria

Updated: Dec 13, 2023

Hidden amidst the rolling hills and breathtaking scenery of Yufuin, Oita, there lies a gem - Pizzeria Kunugi no Oka (櫟の丘). This charming restaurant isn't just about satisfying your cravings for wood-fired pizza and homemade pasta; it's an experience that tantalizes your senses and leaves you with lasting memories.

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Opened since 2004, Kunugi no Oka rustic charm and warm hospitality have drawn countless visitors seeking a respite from the ordinary. Imagine enjoying a delicious meal while gazing upon the majestic Mount Yufu, its peak often shrouded in ethereal mist.

The heart of Kunugi no Oka lies in its commitment to fresh, high-quality ingredients including imported flour from Naples, Italy. Their pizzas, crafted with love in a traditional wood-fired oven, burst with flavor.

From classic Margherita to adventurous creations like the "Yufuin Special" featuring local vegetables and cheese, there's something to tempt every palate. Each pizza are large and affordable. Customers can also order half-half pizzas.

But the culinary journey doesn't end there. Their homemade pasta dishes are equally impressive, each al dente strand infused with the essence of Italy.

The lure of Kunugi no Oka extends far beyond its delectable cuisine. The spacious deck, overlooking the valley and picturesque mountains, creates a truly mesmerizing setting.

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Imagine indulging in your meal while the gentle breeze whispers through the trees and the sun casts a warm glow on the surrounding landscape.

It's a moment of pure serenity, far removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Kunugi no Oka offers more than just a meal; it's an invitation to slow down, embrace the beauty of nature, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or simply seeking a romantic escape, this hidden gem awaits to surprise and delight you. So come, take a seat on their welcoming deck, savor the taste of Italy, and let 櫟の丘 transport you to a slice of paradise in Yufuin.

Kunugi no Oka


大分県 由布市 湯布院町川北 893-1

11am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-8pm

Closed on Wed

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