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Kagizen Yoshifusa

264 Gionmachikitagawa Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0073, Japan
+81 75-525-1818
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Ranked #98 of 3,450 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Dessert
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Dining options: Dessert
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Singapore, Singapore
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you have never had kuzukiri, you must go to Kagizen Yoshifusa for it. This is a delightful shop, selling great traditional Japanese desserts. The kuzukiri is a crystal noodle in ice water (to keep it cold), which you dish out into a bowl of molasses and slurp up. It is simply delicious!

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Hong Kong
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83 reviews 83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Visited a couple for a morning snack (around 10:30 AM). Kagizen Yoshifusa is extremely easy to reach and identify. It is on Shijo Dori, on the side of the Kamo river with Yasaka Shrine. With Yasaka shrine on your right (East) and Kamo river on your left (West), you want to be on the "North" side of the road. The... More

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The Kagizen Yoshifusa is a sacred ritual for many Japanese and may not be understood by non-Japanese people. The Japanese seem to ascribe a lot of superstition to this restaurant. Apparently, one has to eat Kuzukiri, which is a gelatinous noodles served chilled with a sweet sauce. The basic ingredient is the starch and the best raw material is kudzu... More

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