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Karako

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#119 of 3,782 Japanese in Kyoto
#156 of 8,057 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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$7 - $14
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Japanese, Asian
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Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really delicious ramen and the best karage I have had in my 3 weeks in Japan. Service was friendly through out. Food came out quick. Nice and clean interior. Our 6 & 4 yo ate all their food. Family friendly and well priced. Recommend a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Lan Z
Reviewed November 1, 2019

Dropped by for lunch after visiting Eikando, Nanzenji. Very friendly duo making home-style ramen. Combination set included ramen, fried karaage & a bowl of rice! Saw many Japanese businessman settling down for a hearty lunch. Unfortunately, the broth was a bit too murky for hubby....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank littlemy891
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Came here with some friends when on the way back to our accommodations. This establishment is tucked away from the denser area and doesn't look very sanitary. The menu is simple with little details, but it's fairly straight forward. We each got a bowl of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nicoletravelsfar
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I love this place, I make a beeline for it whenever I’m in Kyoto. Relatively cheap, fantastic food. I always get the fried chicken and ramen combo and leave feeling so full and so satiated. The combo only sets you back ¥880. The quirky moustacheod...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 243emily
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The food is great and the price is quite cheap for the food we got. The only downside is that there is no aircon, so it was sweltering in a hot summer night that we tried this restaurant. Even then, we had a great meal...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jay J
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We stayed for 10 days in Kyoto and had the opportunity to eat every day in another place, for first class restaurant to isakaya. This specific snack is very dirty.The walls were moistured and every was sticky with oil and grease. Even the menu card...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tikki2015
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Pretty nice and bargain price. I had the combination which was the Ramen with the fried chicken and some rice. I couldn't finish it all. Very cheap and I enjoyed the experience as did the rest of my family

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 772ashleym
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a place with one of the best fried chicken I have ever tried in Japan. The place is small with less than 10 seats and bit old. But you will not forget the flavor of the fried chicken (karaage) from this place. Try...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank riana s
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We had dinner three times in this restaurant as we were staying at an AirBnB nearby, The Tantan noodles are excellent - the soup in which the noodles lie is rich and spicy, Based on TripAdvisor recommendations we also tried the karaage (pronounced kara-ah-geh) chicken...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank MonyetS
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Not much to say except that it tasted awesome and whenever you’re in Kyoto you have to try it! You won’t be disappointed that’s for sure!

Date of visit: April 2018
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