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Yamamotomenzo

Okazakiminamigoshocho, Sakyoku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8334, Japan
+81 75-751-0677
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Ranked #106 of 3,461 Restaurants in Kyoto
Price range: $7 - $9
Cuisines: Noodle
Good for: Families with children, Romance
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Vegetable tempura was some of the best I've had. Waited in line for over 2 hours, but it was definitely worth it.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Cozy, lots of ambiance and simply outstanding udon noodles in superior sauces accompanied by very good tempura...expect to wait for the 16 seats fill quickly

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Wilson, Wyoming
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Stumbled upon this place on a hot June day of temple hopping in East Kyoto. Not only are the noodles fantastic, but the veggie tempura was the best I had in Japan. Made to order with the freshest vegetables, not at all greasy, it was a perfect complement to the noodles. Well worth the wait. The owner seemed very grateful... More

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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268 reviews 268 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Our second year in a row to visit kyoto. And of course we remember to revisit yamamotomenzo again joining a very long line, waited for hour and half to enjoy a bowl of piping hot udon. The noodle is still top rated and the reparation still down to the details. Cooked in front of you only when you sit down.... More

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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112 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011 via mobile

We came upon it by accident, but fell in love with its hand made udon right away. We ended up eating there three times during our stay at Kyoto. Order it with beef or pork. The tempura chicken is also great . There is always a long line here. But I assure you it worths the wait. We are Italian... More

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