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59-11 Noborioji-cho | Nara-kōen, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan
+81 742-27-8030
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Ranked #10 of 458 Restaurants in Nara
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Murcia, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Recommended by our Japanese friend from Nara, this has to be the best restaurant around judging by the queue outside. We sat at a traditional table sitting cross legged on cushions(conventional tables also available).Miso soup and traditional rice meal was good value and very tasty. Not rushed even though still a long queue outside.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Okay first of all, please bear in mind I am someone who likes my food tasty and savoury perhaps even a little unhealthy. I had high hopes for this place, not just because of the positive reviews, but also the beautiful looking dish when it was served. HOWEVER, the food was simply too...bland! I ordered the mix set with chicken... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Waited in drizzling rain for over an hour, because it was busy, rice was tasty but the kamameshi didn't have the infusion of the shrimp or crab as expected from all the rave reviews. Had compared it to the meal two days before at kurama onsen which also was chicken kamameshi with mountain veggies and hands down, was better and... More

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California, US
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

On our way to see Daibutsu (giant Buddha) in Nara we passed this tiny, adorable restaurant with a line waiting to get in. My friend (native Japanese) said she had wanted to take me there for lunch because its reputation is so good. We inquired how long the wait would be and when we heard the response, "One and a... More

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