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Kagizen Yoshifusa

#75 of 7,616 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
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264 Gionmachikitagawa Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-1818
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Japanese desserts

You must try the kuzukiri and the warabi-mochi at Kagizen Yoshifusa when you are in Kyoto. They are simply delicious. And it makes a great stop to relax after a day of shopping or sightseeing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

You must try the kuzukiri and the warabi-mochi at Kagizen Yoshifusa when you are in Kyoto. They are simply delicious. And it makes a great stop to relax after a day of shopping or sightseeing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The desserts here were to die for. Still craving it right now. Had the noodles with brown dipping sauce. It tasted so good and is so unique not the kind that you can find in almost every other shop. This is a must visit in Kyoto.

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Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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85 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 264 Gionmachikitagawa Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-1818

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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