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Katsukura, Kyoto Station Building

901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyoku | TheCUBE 11F, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan
+81 75-365-8666
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Ranked #39 of 3,465 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Camberley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Found the place ok thanks to reading earlier reviews. We were seated straight away but were relatively early and it was already getting busy by the time we finished. The English menu was helpful and staff were attentive and ready to explain how it all works. We both had pork but although ordered from different parts of the menu not... More

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The Villages, Florida
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456 reviews 456 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Delicious. Moist and Flavorful. Grind your own sesame seeds, select your own sauce, enjoy endless pickles and microscopically shredded cabbage. Delicious. Server brought an English menu and explained some of the restaurant's procedures.

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Makati, Philippines
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219 reviews 219 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was so looking forward to dining here after being recommended by a friend back home but somehow ended up a bit disappointed. We initially had a bit of difficulty locating the place because they didn't have an English sign. After asking around, we eventually found it. It's located on the 11th floor along the hallway leading to the toilets... More

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Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Be prepared to queue 15 to 30min. Yeap, it is famous among local too. We like that you get to customize the sesame sauce and unlike other outlet, dipping into this customize sauce indeed enhanced the fry pork taste.The fry prawn is fresh but the bounce sensation is kinda limited, kinda odd. All in all, it is still above average,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Located in the The Cube building attached to Kyoto station on the 11 th floor. Speciality is pork , various size portions can be ordered , very good, English menu available, staff get by with English. You probably have to wait for a table as a relatively small restaurant.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

There was about a 40 min wait but the good was amazing. I would go back. It was on the 8 floor so I got lost twice looking for it.

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Okinawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The dipping sauces were really good (you grind up your own sesame and mix w/ your fav sauce, very aromatic!). The pork was dry and the service wasnt great.

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London, England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Queued for about 30 minutes to get a table here at peak dinner time... it was absolutely worth it. The food is very good - we shared one tonkatsu and one portion of spare rib. This was equally good. The tonkatsu comes with unlimited soup, rice and cabbage - all of the accompaniments are excellent and refreshed frequently. Prices are... More

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la
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had tonkatsu here and at maison in tokyo while traveling in japan and this place handsdown is the best. Cooked to perfection, crispy and not oily at all.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went here after reading all the good reviews on TA. After some sightseeing in the morning we arrived at Kyoto station around 2:00 pm. I guess most people had already had lunch by that time. Friendly staff seated us immediately. We had the tonkatsu for which this place is famous. And it was the best I ever tasted. If... More

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