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#55 of 3,781 Japanese in Kyoto
Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
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PRICE RANGE
$0 - $2
CUISINES
Kaiseki, Japanese, Kyoto cuisine
Sponsored by: Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Premium Kyoto style Tempura…
1. Premium Kyoto style Tempura…
Enjoy to the full the taste, skill, and style born of Tempura Endo’s.
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2. Peaceful and relaxing setting…
2. Peaceful and relaxing setting…
Depending on the occasion and preference…
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3. The finest seasonal delicacies
3. The finest seasonal delicacies
Cooked as lightly as possible to preserve the natural taste.
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

Multi-course tempura encompassing delicious seafood, mushrooms and vegetables. We experienced great service in a private dining room which had a window out onto a beautiful garden... lovely peaceful ambience and friendly, helpful and very attentive staff mark this as a must-do dining adventure. the building...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are also happy in being able to hear that you liked it. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. We will be very much looking forward to your...More

Reviewed February 27, 2020

We've been to Tempura Endo several times and take all visitors here. They offer several price levels reflecting the items served. Great service, lovely ambience, a beautiful counter and friendly staff mark this as different from others. The food is fresh and served hot with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are very honored to receive the words from you. We will make further efforts in providing better service. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. Yours Sincerely,   Tempura...More

Reviewed January 17, 2020

am a aficionado of tempura. Once spent a year trying 30+ restaurants in japan , including Tokyo , Kyoto Hakata , and ten top ryokans . As was staying in Higashiyama-Ku, decided to try endo’s main branch. ( honten ) most trip advisor reviews were...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2020

Thank you for coming to Tempura Endo. I would like to thank you again for your comments. I am sorry that it became such a thing though i was satisfied with the service and the location with great pains. For oil, we will thoroughly instruct...More

Reviewed January 3, 2020

Don’t even bother. Firstly, they have a branch JUST for non-Japanese people where their D- grade staff seem to work to cut their teeth. Our sake stayed in its bottle, without one single waitress being considerate enough to A) pour the top-ups for us B)...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2020

First of all, thank you for visiting to our restaurant the other day and your valuable opinion. We deeply regret we couldn’t enjoy you our meal. We will sincerely reflect on that and make efforts to prevent a replace. Tempura Yasaka Endo from all staff

Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

great omakase tempura dinner in the heart of gion. the service was superb, accomodating for our allergies, and the food was sensational. fish with shiso, green beans, and the wagyu were the highlights. highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are also happy in being able to hear that you liked it. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. We will be very much looking forward to your...More

Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a rainy night in December - one of the young waitresses was waiting in the street with an umbrella to shepherd me into the restaurant - a good impression right from the start. I selected the Special-Tempura-Kaiseki “Higashiyama” meal (20,000 Yen) and it...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are also happy in being able to hear that you liked it. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. We will be very much looking forward to your...More

Reviewed November 29, 2019 via mobile

We had a great experience here, set dinner by the bar. Great service. Mostly tourists when we visited. We reserved the same day and managed to get seats a Friday which was great for a high quality restaurant. The place was still full when we...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are very honored to receive the words from you. We will make further efforts in providing better service. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. Yours Sincerely,   Tempura...More

Reviewed November 23, 2019 via mobile

I love dining in Japan as the attention to detail is unmatched, Tempura Endo was above and beyond. We had the ¥15k prix fix menu with sashimi and 9 tempura plus desert and rice dish. Highlights include the sashimi, shrimp heads, white mushroom stuffed with...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are also happy in being able to hear that you liked it. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. We will be very much looking forward to your...More

Reviewed November 14, 2019 via mobile

We had a reservation for two in advance for Tempura-Kaiseki "Kiyomizu" (9 pieces tempura plus side dishes and dessert) and were seated directly in front of the head chef. Service was excellent and the variety and quality of each dish was exquisite. The atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We appreciate your compliment. We are so glad to hear that. We will do our best to live up to your expectations. We will be very much looking forward to your next visit. Yours Sincerely,  ...More

Reviewed November 11, 2019

Our most expensive meal in Japan, but I would go back in an instant because the food, service, and atmosphere made it totally worth every penny (yen?). From start to finish, the service was incredible. The staff was so attentive, even going so far as...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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IPPEIENDO, マネージャー at Kyoto Gion Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you very much for coming to Tempura Yasaka Endo. We are very honored to receive the words from you. We will make further efforts in providing better service. When you come to Kyoto by all means please visit our restaurant again. Yours Sincerely,   Tempura...More

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August 28, 2018|
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Hi, I haven't seen your question until now, sorry. I wouldn't recommend the restaurant for children under 12 years. The food is very sophisticated and not adequate for small children. Furthermore the ambiance of the... More
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Thank you for asking to Endo's. Regarding the dress code, we have not specified anything other than shorts and sandals.
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