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Kyoto Gogyo

#61 of 6,839 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Japanese, Noodle
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452 Jumonjicho Yanaginobamba-dori Takoyakushi Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8121 , Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-254-5567
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Visitor rating
  • 120
    Excellent
  • 102
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ramen that I would love to come back

Almost two hours waiting in line to get in. But it's definately WORTH it. The ramen with black soup is very special and signature like no other ( for me). The soup is always hot till the last dip. The atmosphere is good, nice design restaurant and great service. Definately will comr back

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
chytae
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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266 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Almost two hours waiting in line to get in. But it's definately WORTH it. The ramen with black soup is very special and signature like no other ( for me). The soup is always hot till the last dip. The atmosphere is good, nice design restaurant and great service. Definately will comr back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Waited for 25 mins outside at 5°c then called our group. Went inside, nice ambiance and warm. Ordered the burnt miso ramen and the gyoza... and it was really amazing... you smell burnt food at first but when in the mouth, the taste completely changed.. must try!!!

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Hong Kong
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This popular restaurant among the young & trendy is overrated & over hyped. There were long queues most of the time. A great way around it is to reserve in advance. Admittedly the food is OK, I'd say above average but quite pricey, especially comparing to many nearby eateries in Nishki Market. Decor is modern & spacious with a good... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

recommended by a friend. nice ramen, great interior and ambience. long wait for a table. took longer to wait for a table than to actually order and eat the food. overall, it was a nice experience when in kyoto

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place was a HUGE SCAM. Unbelievable. Firstly, we waited close to an hour out in the freezing cold even though they had empty tables because their service was so slow. Then, the ramen came with lots of add-ons and was much more expensive (1100 yen) versus ichiran ramen or Ippudo at 800 yen. The worst part was when AFTER... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I went there around 2pm, which still takes me 20 plus minutes to wait. But I think worth trying their ramen. I like the shoyu and mom like the miso. The miso was a little bit too salty. also ordered the gyoza because it looks delicious, but end up can't finish the rice.

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This place usually has long lines but we were lucky and didn't have to wait to get for lunch. The burnt miso ramen was very delicious and rich. The gyoza was also very decent. I would recommend this place if you are in the area. It is definitely worth going to.

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SG
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The restaurant had a long line waiting in the cold when I first approached it, which is usually a testament to how much people (locals and tourists) want to eat at the place. We got a seat at the bar which was warm and close to the action in the kitchen - big flames from the miso-searing wok and the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We were intrigued by the burnt miso ramen so we joined the long wait outside for dinner. We were in line behind a few large groups and didn't know there was a clipboard at the front that you were supposed to write your name on until I noticed the group behind us go up to the front and come back.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is my 3rd visit to the restaurant with a big group of 10. We waited outside for 45min in a sub 10 degrees chill. We went there with great anticipation that it would be better than the last. However, it was disappointing and its not suitable for a big group unless everyone is prepared to wait (in the cold).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 452 Jumonjicho Yanaginobamba-dori Takoyakushi Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8121 , Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-254-5567

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Noodle

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