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Hafuu Honten

471-1 Sasayacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0983, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-257-1581
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Ranked #2 of 3,585 Restaurants in Kyoto
4.5 of 5 stars 247 Reviews
Price range: $25 - $42
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Singapore, Singapore
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219 reviews 219 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Location - 5-10 mins walk from two subway stations, not that difficult to find. Use your map. There are two branches on the same street. Reception - warm, welcoming. Drinks - limited. But the Densyo Sake was awesome. So was the house cocktail Food - Great does not describe the experience. Portion was enough. Only one of us had the... More 

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Los Angeles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The restaurant has a nice ambience and by choosing the set price menu, one can get a top quality meal at a decent price. Service was also very good. Well done, and thanks for the hospitality.

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Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Little neighborhood gem, a little hard to find. 2 locations original diner style more casual and the annex sounds fancier. Course menu or a la carte but the course menu was AMAZING. Wagyu filet or sirloin both delicious, great appetizers and soups. Solid drink options. Very nice staff and great meal overall. Owner has own butcher shop for 100 years... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

It took a bit of time to find this restaurant but I'm so glad we were patient enough to endure the adventure. This restaurant is fantastic. The meal and the service was outstanding. I haven't enjoyed a steak this good in years. People might find it a little pricey , however on special occasions it would fit just right. I'm... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This recommendation by Trip Advisor is a hidden gem a little off the beaten track. 10min stroll from Jingumarutamachi train station. My family of 4 arrived without a booking and were surprised to be accommodated. We ordered two dinner courses (5-6 courses) and two a la carte meals for the less ravenous. Filet and sirloin steaks were cooked to perfection!!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A definitely must have while in Kyoto. Visited last night with my family and we've already made a reservation to come back! Very knowledgeable and sweet waitress with excellent english. We had 2 set menus to share and 2 additional wagyu steaks as mains. The wagyu sirloin was absolutely divine - literally melted in my mouth.The restaurant is a bit... More 

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London
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27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A friend from work recommend this place after he'd visited earlier in the year. What a great recommendation. The food was great, all cooked in front of us on the grill. I recommend any of the set menus. Ours was five courses, filling but not too much. Service was friendly and efficient. Quite a long way away from the main... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Being a bit of a steak snob, I came to Japan slightly apprehensive about how good the beef could really be. I've had so-called "Wagyu" or Kobe beef in other places in the past, and while I liked it, it was just a good steak, didn't blow me away at all. But I humbly take that back.. the wagyu sirloin... More 

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London
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is one of the best meals I have ever eaten! The restaurant is a little out of the way (we wandered the streets for about 30 minutes before a man and his dog took us there!) so I would recommend getting a taxi! However, it was well worth the trek. We had a set menu and every course was... More 

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Sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I actually went in September 2013. This was an excellent find - a little out of the way. Since I wasn't familiar with the area, I took a taxi. The meal was delicious, staff friendly...I couldn't have asked for a better evening.

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Address: 471-1 Sasayacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0983, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-257-1581
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
Average Prices: USD 25 - 42
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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