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Myodai Omen Ginkakuji Honten


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#79 of 13,286 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$9 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of udon so the udon tasted quite bland to me, even with the broth and toppings. Having said that, the pork rice bowl was good. The pork melts in your mouth.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank augustinchiam
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Hi, We were visiting Kyoto and we found by hazard the place. Firstly it was a great surprise and discovery. Quality of the food is great. We had 4 different dishes and all four were very happy with our choices. The place is a great...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank giacomoc327
Reviewed March 31, 2019

A great stop near Gingakuji temple. We opted to sit on the ground in the traditional style but there are regular tables and counter seating as well. I think there can be a long wait if you get there at prime lunch time but we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SRinNYC
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We tried the basic Udon but it was simply great. Nice flavors and friendly staff. Price is reasonable

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mennot596
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We had our first meal here after arriving in kyoto in Apr 2015. Retracing it again this time for project oishi with our kids in 2019. We landed very late morning into Osaka due to flight delays. Rushed for check in at our kyoto accommodation...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 9357MarkY
Reviewed January 13, 2019

My family and I had a delicious udon diner here! The food was fresh and great, and the service was excellent. However, the best part of the evening came at the end! We asked the restaurant to call a taxi for us and none were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

It was highly recommended to us by the lady who hosted us. We were on our way to Ginkaku temple, and was hungry, so decided to join the queue even though it was long. It moved at a reasonable speed. There were a few copies...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GreenLV
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Omen is a type of noodle, quite different from the udon and thicker. We had lunch at Omen just before visiting the Ginkaku. There is a bicycle parking, the place is baby friendly, and you can eat on tatamis. The food is really good, one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chentou93
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We chanced upon this restaurant along philosopher walk and saw a queue and decided to join the queue since we were looking for lunch venue. The queue moved pretty fast and we were the 2nd in line with 5 other groups behind us. Shortly a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank beelengn
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We chanced on this place just off the Philosopher’s Way. We wanted a late lunch, and saw a queue of local people outside. In my experience this is a better recommendation than hundreds of reviews (sorry TripAdvisor), so we joined the queue. Half an hour...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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