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Tsujiri Honten

573-3 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074, Japan
+81 75-561-2257
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Ranked #42 of 3,518 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese, Tea Room
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Dessert
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Me and a friend went to this cafe on a very hot day. We were quite anxious about locating this place, given how it is hard to find shops in Kyoto if you dont know how the outside looks (this shop was located in a residential area and it looked like the shop was developed from a previous house) and... More

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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Once you get there you might have to wait on the stairs to the 2nd floor, as the place is really popular and usually crowded. To make your waiting time less boring the staff will bring you the menu so you can go through it, watch the pictures, the ingredients (especially important for people with allergies or vegan/vegetarians). The atmosphere... More

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I took the most completed ice cream - around 1 200 yen, yep a bit expensive..- but it's totally worth it! If you have to test something with matcha ? This is the right place, plus the staff is so nice and you smell green tea as soon as you get in! Be careful about the queue : could be... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The ice cream parfaits here are AWESOME and are definitely worth the wait. I ate a lot of great ice cream in Japan, but this place was my favorite. I especially recommend the seasonal Sakura parfait if you are there in the spring. Tsujiri is easy to find; it's on the main street in Gion and there is almost always... More

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london
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

If you are visiting the Shijo-dori area then don't miss this great little green tea dessert place! prices are very reasonable and the portions are generally quite big! (especially the sundaes!) the menu has pictures so it was fairly easy to order. the desserts are mainly served with green tea ice-creams, mochi and other traditional japanese sweets made with glutenous... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Have been living in Japan for 4 years, trying a lot of green tea desserts but this place was the best of all. I'm so glad I made it there before leaving the country. Tsujiri is AWESOME!!! Everything looks so good that you'll surely have a hard time to choose. We came there for desserts but finally ended up quite... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We managed to try the green tea dessert after 20 minutes wait. It was worth queuing. The restaurant deco was modern and clean, service staff was friendly. Most importantly, the green tea ice cream was good.

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Baltimore
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625 reviews 625 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I'm still dreaming of Tsujiri. This place served the best green tea parfaits ever! The best I've ever had. Hands down. Their menu is HUGE and everything on it looks so delicious. It took me a very long time to decide what I wanted because I literally wanted everything. The parfaits are awesome. I just need to reiterate that again.... More

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Sydney
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Amazing looking and tasting parfaits, some are like works of art! I tried one with fresh kiwi fruit and banana, jelly, ice cream..that was lunch actually but hey, I was on vacation :) definitely a must-try when in Kyoto.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Visited here twice. The first time we were here, we were too late. Their restaurant were close. So we didn't manage to visit the upstairs' restaurant. Had no idea that they closed so early on a Sunday night. Gion were pretty must deserted by 10pm, unlike on a Saturday night. We tried their matcha flavored soft cream aka soft serve... More

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Additional Information about Tsujiri Honten

Address: 573-3 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074, Japan
Phone Number: +81 75-561-2257
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
Cuisine: Japanese, Tea Room

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