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Tomizushi

#1,610 of 7,320 Restaurants in Kyoto
#1,734 of 7,805 Places to Eat in Kyoto
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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Shinkyogoku-dori | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-231-3628
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh fish & friendly atmosphere

Sitting around the counter we had a very nice dinner and met friendly Japanese. Our chef was chatty with regulars and foreigners. We ended up ordering what we saw on other people plates and their recommendations. Don’t be intimidated by the back street location: it’s actually really easy to find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Tomisushi is tucked away in a winding maze of streets off the main shopping area. This is a tiny little place filled with locals. The 3 of us tucked in at the bar and were entertained by the sushi chefs who created us a series of delicious nigiri-- fresh as can be! The miso is delicious but scalding hot (our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Sitting around the counter we had a very nice dinner and met friendly Japanese. Our chef was chatty with regulars and foreigners. We ended up ordering what we saw on other people plates and their recommendations. Don’t be intimidated by the back street location: it’s actually really easy to find this gem!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Awesome sushi, fun local place. It seemed that all the customers were regulars in this tiny neighborhood place, but we felt welcomed and enjoyed our great sushi. English menu makes ordering easy. Not expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

this little restaurant hidden in the backstreets near a large covered mall in Kyoto is a gem. they do have an english menu, although it is clearly a place that is unused to foreign tourists. We were still welcomed with the customary japanese politeness and warmth. everyone sits around a bar within which the sushi chefs work their audience, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shinkyogoku-dori | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Neighborhood: Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Phone Number: +81 75-231-3628

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Staying in Shinkyogoku Shopping District

Neighborhood Profile
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes. Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall windows of several one-of-a-kind stores featuring local labels and modish boutiques. Arcades, outdoor concert spaces, mega department stores, and small, enchanting cafes have sprung up to accommodate the increasing traffic. Whether looking for souvenirs and kitsch on Shinkyogoku Street, or scoping out the massive food court and restaurant floor at Takashimaya Department store, there's something for every wallet or purse, and a buyer for every item.