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港川ステイツサイドタウン Minatogawa Stateside Town

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  • Ginowan/Urasoe
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2-33-1 Minatogawa, Urasoe,Okinawa 901-2134, Japan
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Date of post:2015/06/19

Former American hosing area is reborn as a cozy small town

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This small cozy area with antique atmosphere is newly developed by utilizing old American military houses for small business. If you like private-run unique shops, restaurants, café, bakeries, then this is a place for you.

As the name explains itself, this area looks like a town in America, and each small street is given names, such as Georgia, Texas, and Indiana, etc. At the entrance of the town, a town map board is placed showing names of streets and shops. Each shop or restaurant has limited parking space, so it’s recommended to secure a parking spot for your car in the designated parking space first and visit a store or walk around the town. All shops and restaurants are unique and cute, so it’s recommended to walk around each street. The following is a list of my favorite places.

oHacorte (tart, cakes, etc.)
Add: No. 18, 2-17-1 Minatogawa Urasoe Okinawa (on Florida Street)
Tel: 098-875-2129
Open : 11:30〜19:00

ippe coppe (wild yeast bread, cake, granola, etc.)
Add: No. , 2-16-1 Minatogawa Urasoe Okinawa (on Nevada Street)
Tel: 098-877-6189
Open: Mon, Thu, Fri – Sun (1230-1830, or as all items are sold out)
Closed: Tue, Wed, every third Mon

Okinawa Cerrado Coffee (coffee shop)
Add: No 28, 2-15-6 Minatogawa, Urasoe City (on Nevada Street)
Tel: 0120-447-442
Open: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, and Sun (1200-1830, L.O.1800)
Closed: Tue, Thu, holidays

American Wave (vintage clothes shop)
Add: No.22, 2-16-9 Minatogawa, Urasoe City
Tel: 098-988-3649
Open: 1200-2000 (Open every day)

Café yureru (quiche restaurant)
Add: 2-14-5 Minatogawa, Urasoe City
Tel: 098-943-3241
Open : 1130-1800
Closed: Every Mon, Tue

cafe Restaurant La Vita
Add: No. 31, 2-15-3 Minatogawa, Urasoe City
Tel: 098-878-9808
Open: 1130-1500 for lunch, 1500-1800 for café time, 1800-2200 for dinner (open every day)

This type of old American housing buildings still remain in other places in Okinawa especially in Ginowan, Chatan, and Yomitan, even though the buildings can be reaching about a half century old, and they are used as shops, restaurants, or residences as well. But Minatogawa is the only place where the entire district is used for business.

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