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551 Horai JR Kyototen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$7 - $9
Chinese, Fast Food, Asian
Dinner, Lunch

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyday there would be a Long queue for this shop so one day I decided to try it and see how good it was! Was actually quite excited seeing that so many people actually buy it. To be fair I only tried the steamed buns....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pourquoipaul
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Decided to buy one as we had seen queues in most 551 Horai kiosks in Osaka. I would give it a 5/10. The skin of the bun was somewhat thick & rubbery. The pork fillings was alright. I won't bother queuing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carmensF1605YC
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

You see the Ibis hotel on the other side of the station? Then it’s just in front of the hotel and on the first floor of the train station. Took us a bit of time to find it. Very good buns and dumplings! They do...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank sdyb_c
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Omg, the steam bun is amazing! It’s the First time I received mustard in a pack and I gave it a try. It really add some flavour to the steamed pork buns. I noticed inside the bun there’s some onions too. Really really nice. Do...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AlyAly
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We walked past this food shop a few times as the queues were always long so we decided to try it for dinner as we stayed at the Hotel Granvia in the Kyoto Station. It's really cheap and the food is really good. If there...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank KuanWai
Reviewed February 26, 2018

If you pass this place in the station several times and there's always a long queue, it's got to be worth trying. Staff going '19 to the dozen' as my grandmother would say, producing steamed pork buns and gyoza by the thousands, shows this small...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank OB52
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

My family and I were in Kyoto during the winter holidays and we came across 551 Horai at Kyoto Station attracting a very long queue. The outlet was selling hot chinese looking buns; made before your very eyes. It was truly steaming hot comfort food...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank edward_thomasian
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

The dough was not fluffy and the minced meat was way too fatty and under seasoned. Not bad for the price and it’s filling but there are other great snacks around.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Kin-LIEW
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

If you are in a rush or can’t wait in line at those other restaurants go here!even though the line looks long it takes only seconds to get your food! As we have our order another person bagged it up. It took longer to count...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Aly E
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Timed my train ride with the food so I could eat on the train. Oh well that didn't work out was all gone before I got on the train. A must to try. There gyoza was amazing as was the shrimp.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Response from lm1309 | Reviewed this property |
It is on the 1st floor on a corner stall. It is not on the street lower level. It is on the opposite side of the mall closer to Hachijo Dori side of the station. It is very good Gyoza and it is fresh all of the time, because... More
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