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Okutan Kiyomizu

3-340 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-2051
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
May 23, 2018
“Loved it!”
Mar 15, 2018
“Even if you are not big on vegetarian, you must try the food at this restaurant”
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3-340 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Visited this delightful tofu restaurant on a trip to Kyoto recently, I am a vegetarian and it was heaven to me, my husband is not a vegetarian but he loved it too. All dishes were delicious, very traditional, very healthy. Can highly recommend, even if...More

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Clean, healthy but surprisingly delicious food, the tofu grilled with sweet miso makes you want a second helping. It is a customary stopover venue for me when I visit Kyoto It also helps that there is a beautiful garden for you to enjoy while you...More

Thank Solomon C
Reviewed November 10, 2016

This was one of the restaurants I was most excited to visit on my recent trip, to savor a taste of traditional Kyoto. No one greeted guests at the door, save for a fierce-looking security guard. As I went to the counter to request for...More

2  Thank Spunktitud3
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Just stumbled on this place looking for a place to eat after visiting one of my favorite temples in Kyoto Kiyomizu-Dera. The dining area is off the busy street so you feel like you're in a small country inn overlooking the garden. The meal is...More

Thank Kouji N
Reviewed August 15, 2016

You can order from a la carte, not a set like some other tofu places. Highly recommend the '3 sisters' (3 pieces of tofu with 3 different sauces, the one with sake sauce is sublime), 'sesame tofu' and the tofu dessert of ginger flavor with...More

1  Thank WongYL
Reviewed June 20, 2016

I didn't get to eat at Okutan but I had their tofu veggie buns twice. I recommend this to anyone who visits Kiyomizu Temple. At the top of Ninenzaka, a very sweet lady sells the steamed buns and serves them with free hot or iced...More

1  Thank MyungJoo
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This tofu restaurant located between 二,三年坂. The tofu Kaiseki menu is cost around 3000yen per person. We are not really hungry, that why we just order the tofu dessert. The dessert is really amazing, served with the little some tray along with the green tea...More

Thank Bellagio W
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Fresh and perfect for a peaceful meal lunch or Dinner. The restaurant is located on the main pedestrian section of Gion District of Kyoto.

Thank Shiran D
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Okutan is located in the busy area of Kiyomizu. The architecture of the restaurant is very traditional with a large garden in the back of the restaurant. The meals are served in a large tatami-floored room, with open windows overlooking the peaceful garden. The atmosphere...More

Thank cairo408
Reviewed September 28, 2015

We were delighted to find Okutan amongst the many similar offerings in the busy tourist streets at the foothill of Kiyomitzu. The restaurant is housed in a traditional home built among natural landscape. Out of every small room with maxium seating of 10-12, there is...More

Thank Anna L
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$27 - $45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-340 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto  >  Higashiyama
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-2051
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