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180-1 Zaimokucho Kiyacho 3-jo Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1f, Kyoto 604-8017, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-223-5678
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 14, 2017
“Not the best kushikatsu”
Feb 14, 2017
“Excellent Kushikatsu”
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$$ - $$$
180-1 Zaimokucho Kiyacho 3-jo Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1f, Kyoto 604-8017, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is actually not bad but it surely is not the best place for kushikatsu. The food was a bit bland for my taste, especially after having so much tasty food in the last few days in Japan. The price was a bit steep...More

Thank LeoLHR
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We went in by chance and where greatly surprised. Wonderful food and wonderful experience! You sit around a bar while the chef prepares your food.

Thank Rebeca C
Reviewed December 17, 2016

A beautiful little restaurant - traditionally Japanese but with a modern touch - and very delicious food. You can order à la carte or just have the chef prepare one little skewer at a time until you're full. The staff was very friendly and helpful...More

Thank Felix_CGN
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I by chance walked passed this restaurant one afternoon and returned that evening. You take a seat at the bar and the chef prepares and sends out individual sticks one at a time. They keep feeding you until you say stop. The food is excellent...More

Thank Cheryl1707
Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a small authentic amazing restaurant. It is packed so reservation is highly recommended. We sat on the counter and the chef would cook different very tasty foods on sticks. The staff are very friendly. We have one of the great meals here and...More

Thank CelineBrussels
Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you are looking for something to eat in Kyoto, it is very likely that you end up in Pontocho, which is connected to Shijo dori. The ambiance of the area is very authentic and on a busy night the good places are packed, so...More

Thank WJvS
Reviewed July 24, 2014

This little place is amazing, tucked away in the busy touristy part of Kyoto but on the other side of the road to where all the rip off tourist traps are located. The food comes out in courses, on sticks. And the waiter recommends what...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed October 11, 2013

This place is located in the heart of the Pontocho area in Kyoto. There's lots of restaurants around...lots of overpriced tourist-traps too. But this restaurant here was terrific! It's pretty small, just a counter and a bunch of tables inside. We took a seat at...More

5  Thank Bandit-One
Though small by comparison, Pontocho is one of Kyoto's
most spirited and memorable neighborhoods. A narrow
street straddling the Kamogawa River, it is Kyoto's
busiest nightlife spot. When darkness falls,
Pontocho's many signs and lanterns bolt to life,
making the area glow with invitations to passers-by to
come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
bars sprawl onto the riverbank, providing a friendly
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  • Address: 180-1 Zaimokucho Kiyacho 3-jo Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1f, Kyoto 604-8017, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Pontocho
  • Neighborhood: Pontocho
  • Phone Number: +81 75-223-5678
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