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Demachi Futaba

) #1 of 143 Dessert in Kyoto #19 of 12,033 Places to Eat in Kyoto $$ - $$$
236 Seiryucho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0822, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-231-1658
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“mochi” (11 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“red bean” (3 reviews)
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236 Seiryucho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0822, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed June 14, 2017

Its not a restaurant its actually a shop. A very old and traditional mochi (Japanese rice cake) shop. Almost always there is a long queue but the service is fast and they have good number of staff. It's very popular for its mame-mochi but my...More

Thank Mica C
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Their signature mochi, Myodai Mamemochi, is great! It's authentic, and not too sweet. Also, the beans give it just the right consistency. Delicious! Most days you'll find that you're not the only one hunting for delish mochi, and the queuing might seem daunting. However, it's...More

Thank Ja L
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Even though it was raining, my Japanese friend told us we MUST find this shop regardless. We were lucky the queue was not that long that day. Their signature item, “Myodai Mamemochi" definitely lives up to its expectation as best seller. it was soft, melts...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed May 21, 2017

A great sweets shop with authentic Japanese sweets. Must have Mame-daifukumochi and also great seasonal sweets as well.

Thank Tetsuro T
Reviewed December 11, 2016

I first came in the afternoon, but I had to come again very early in the morning to get their limited autumn mochi with Japanese chestnut. But the 30-minute waiting was paid off. I can recommend this shop for those who want to try real...More

Thank kumako777
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I was attracted by the long queue in front of this shop when I firstly passed by. Demachi Futaba has been established for more than 120 years and they make very traditional mochi with some seasonal specialties. For example, they have yuzi flavour mocha during...More

Thank MokeyMok
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

After 40 minutes of waiting in line, it was worth it. Never had so good mochi in my life. Even if you don't know much japanese or speak it at all you won't have any problems. The staff knows little bit of english. Or use...More

Thank soppu
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We were definitely the only non-Japanese people in line which means you know it's going to be good but also presents some challenges. We got by with just pointing and holding up the number of fingers we wanted of each "flavor" which means we guessed...More

Thank Katie N
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

It was so good! I'm screwed now! Cinnamon mochi! Gah! I rode my bike back in the am the next day to get it one more time before living, but it was closed! So sad!

1  Thank Frogslide
Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Here you can find the best mamemochi in town (and beyond). There's almost always a line but it's worth the wait. Professor Yukawa, the first Japanese Nobel prize, used to love this shop. If you feel like something sweet and you are in Demachiyanagi area...More

3  Thank loteoc
Nearby
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
...More
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jolie q
October 12, 2016|
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Response from Frogslide | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are closed Monday (at least that was the sad morning I ran back to get it and it was closed).
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Seiryucho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0822, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-231-1658
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