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Kyo no Yakinikudokoro Hiro Pontocho

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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We went in a family of 6 adults and a toddler. Ordered 2 fantastic courses, a couple course, some vege dishes and sake. As the name suggests, it is fantastic! The cube sirloin melted in our mouth. The vege dishes (we ordered chinese yam and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rebeccat242
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

This resto is quite tourisy as all/most diners are non-Jap. Beef are great but not a place is you want something more local.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank susumao
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Come for the waygu and stay for the service! We ordered the chefs selection of cuts and it did not disappoint! We thought it was good value for approx 5k yen and was impressed at the attention to detail in the seasoning and accompaniments to...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank J2008Dublin
Reviewed January 9, 2016

Hiro 弘 is a chained restaurant with perfect grill and raw beef. We came to this one twice in 2 days because a friend just arrived in Kyoto at the 2nd day and we didn't want her to miss this delicious meal. The raw beef...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank JackieXian
Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

I can't imagine why anyone would give this place a bad rating. We went to the Pontoocho location. Understand that you are signing up for beef. Incredible, melt in your mouth beef paired with a variety of dipping sauces and accruements. The beef is AMAZING!!...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank 802ericg
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We ordered two 6000 yen plates with, supposedly, the best cuts by the chef. These were mostly fat and far from the excellent quality of meat we tried in other places of japan. Also, the size of the eleven pieces of meat we got was...More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank LAURA M
Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Wow excellent food, fantastic service, good atmosphere, you will not be disappointed and good value for money!!!! We had recommended beef selection and garlic rice, staff spoke good English and explained what to do. Couldn't ask for more. Absolutely would come back,

Thank Nicki-Sm
Reviewed January 28, 2015

This contemporary restaurant was cozy and sophisticated. Although they had a mostly young Japanese clientele, our waiter spoke excellent English and everyone there was very friendly. Our table was fitted with a down-draught vent to accommodate the grill we used for our meal. We chose...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank 5heartfamily
Reviewed December 5, 2014

We wanted some yakiniku and searched TA for one nearly. We asked our hotel to book and they managed to get us a seating at 8pm. Once we arrived, we were seated at the bar and opted for the seat meal at yen5k each. Have...More

Date of visit: December 2014
1  Thank Alexjoey
Reviewed November 30, 2014

to start, this is actually a chain, and in general there are many yakiniku, and they are all to my understanding japanese grills. now to the point! Beef was amazing and tender, my wife which is not a great meat lover couldn't stop eating. it...More

Date of visit: November 2014
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