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% Arabica Kyoto Higashiyama

87-5 Hoshinocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0853, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-746-3669
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (19 reviews)
“iced latte” (6 reviews)
“great coffee” (37 reviews)
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87-5 Hoshinocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0853, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice spot in Kiyomizu-dera area, small and cozy (treats pretty common in Japan for cafes and restaurants), coffee was good thought service was below Japanese standards. We did not get any ‘irasshaimase’, neither any smile, even thought shop was not crowded. Guy preparing the coffee...More

Thank Alberto E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little coffee shop just beside the river. A long que just to get a coffee but worth it. Never regret.

Thank e_janz
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The place is very good located in front of the lac ! I had to wait 45min to have 2 ice latte but no regret! Very good coffee :) I will definitly come back.

Thank Junior S
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This small coffee stand serves up a really good caffeine boost. Really smooth iced latte. Order up the sandwich and it will be a really great breakfast fuel.

Thank Victor N
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I had high expectations for this place, but it didn´t live up to the hype. Great equipment, quality beens. There were a huge line outside, stuff was rushing orders out, resulting in avg. coffee quality. All that at a premium price. You can find better...More

1  Thank Palvin
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Quite a queue but worth the wait for a decent coffee with a nice view. Better to takeaway as limited seating.

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Whether you like your coffee black, latte, or two shots of espresso over ice with milk, Arabica has your cup. Breakfast sandwich? Check! Don’t leave Arashiyama without a visit.

Thank ekibbee
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

%Arabica is such an amazing coffee shop, and here’s a few pictures from the sides of the shop to showcase what coffee beans they have at certain times and where they’re from. Definitely worth trying out as their beans are sourced from all around the...More

Thank Lewis L
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Best coffee in town. Sitting at the bench outside watching ppl pass by is an treat on its own. Very close to the pagoda and great choice for a stop during a Gion or Higashiyama stroll.

Thank Hairet
Reviewed April 4, 2018

followed the hype on Instagram (to be fair it is a beautiful space, minimalist and clean!) but the coffee was not quite there. We waited in line; as you do.. and watched hordes of tourists dressed in Kimonos take their kawaii pictures with the %...More

Thank JoandraC
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April 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from drT&3ladies | Reviewed this property |
They did have some pastries and sausage rolls. I actually like the food stalls near the train station better.
Geraldine G
June 5, 2015|
Response from Kenneth S |
Our price is similar or a bit higher than the local Starbucks price ***
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$3 - $10
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87-5 Hoshinocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0853, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-746-3669
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