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Yamamotomenzo

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Okazakiminamigoshocho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8334, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-751-0677
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good! おいしい!

During my trip in Kyoto with my girlfriend, one dinner I was alone because she was very tired: then i searched a restaurant near my hotel and I found this great one! Noodles and tempura were great, cooks and owners were so nice too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2014
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Naples, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
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Naples, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

During my trip in Kyoto with my girlfriend, one dinner I was alone because she was very tired: then i searched a restaurant near my hotel and I found this great one! Noodles and tempura were great, cooks and owners were so nice too!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 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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49 helpful votes 49 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
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182 helpful votes 182 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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Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Okazakiminamigoshocho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8334, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-751-0677

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 8
  • Cuisine: Noodle

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance

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