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Sumiyakisosaitoriya Hitomi

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Reviewed July 5, 2019

We had our hotel make us a reservation at Hitomi almost a month in advance, and still could only get a reservation at 9:30 PM. Totally worth the wait. This is a tiny, intimate restaurant - just a few tables in front of the windows,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DJ139
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

I have been to various restaurants in Japan including three Michelin star restaurants and Yakitori Hitomi ranks right up there - I had one of the best meals there tonight. The chicken thigh is delicious and the Tofu is unmissable. I personally love the knee...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Heard this maybe the best yakitori in Kyoto so have asked hotel concierges to reserve seats one month before our trip. Still we can only get a table at 0930pm. This one is so popular so you should reserve seats well in advance. The meal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank peter24122018
Reviewed November 12, 2018

My husband and I learned of Yakitori Hitomi from a review that we read in the New York Times. I'm happy to report that Yakitori Hitomi does not disappoint, it's absolutely fantastic. We live in New York City so we're in constant proximity to amazing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JLa_1984
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten here three times over the years, each time making a reservation well in advance (which is needed). The chicken is amazing, and if you get a counter seat you can watch the master at work which is brilliant. He is super friendly, as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Penfoldio
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I booked at least two months in advance. This is a very small yakitori, absolutely delicious. The staff could not have been nicer. The man cooking the chicken (likely the owner?) was very kind welcoming and generous.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cmr2019va
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Got this reservation through our hotel concierge, as they don’t have an online booking system or speak English. We got there for 9pm and sat at the bar. It was very dark in the restaurant, many of the things we wanted to order had sold...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Worldsbestfoodie
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I‘ve been to this place 3 years ago and couldn‘t stop telling my friends about this all chicken experience in Japan. Now finally 3 years later we made it to Kyoto and I could show them my favorite restaurant in Japan. The food is outstanding...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skirond
Reviewed July 15, 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at this yakitori spot. As soon as we walked in, the chef called out my name to personally welcome me from the kitchen behind the counter. Nothing like this has ever happened to me before, and I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank flyingbum
Reviewed April 26, 2018

My husband and I were lucky enough to get a reservation at the counter at Hitomi on a Friday night. Best. Yakitori. Ever. Also best service in Japan. Everyone was so sweet and warm, especially the chef. We ended up coming back on Sunday, the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
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bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
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goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Resort438655
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I asked my hotel to book - probably the easiest way
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October 7, 2018|
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Response from Nakasy | Reviewed this property |
Please call the shop to make a reservation. I think there are staff who can speak English.
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Response from Nakasy | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is not open for lunch, open for dinner only.
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