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#424 of 3,784 Japanese in Kyoto
#619 of 8,059 Restaurants in Kyoto


$18 - $27
Japanese, Asian
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

Kamanza is located close to Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto so the prices were high. I got the cold soba noodles which was 800 yen. I've had the same quality soba for 500 yen or less so it just seems like I'm paying for the location. I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tbase1982
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find location, just mins walk from mrt station. Waiting time almost 1hour after we arrive 1pm. Cozy relaxing environment, very enjoyable meal. Love the matcha ramen, clear soup but rich in aroma and flavor!!! Must come when visit in Uji.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank shinmeiwong
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Although I am Japanese and I'm used to go to Izakaya type place, this is one of the best that goes beyond your expectations. The food is amazing and drinks are great, they have various sake, of course including that are made locally in Kyoto....More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

A little pricey but the food here is tasty! The staff are friendly and the menu is really big. Chicken Yakitori was my fav.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank KatieF429
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is a small hole in the wall type of restaurant in an old, historic and touristic part of Kyoto. They specialize in Namafu, which is wheat gluten, Yuba, which is tofu skin and Tofu, which is a speciality of Kyoto. Tofu in Kyoto is...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank bariatricrunner
Reviewed May 14, 2016

After 9 days in Tokyo we were highly positively surprised by the variety and quality of the broad offering of dishes. Starting with some skewers (chicken, chicken skin, ...), continuing with cold deep fried fish and scallops, tasting fried pork belly with sweet soja sauce,...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank W H
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant, we ordered the unagi (eel) on rice with hot udon on the side. The meal was delicious. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank KawanaTravellers
Reviewed April 16, 2016

we went to the restaurants on our way to the temple and all the food we ordered was great! take the hot pot with tofu

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank sheila g
Reviewed February 11, 2016

That's the one, we faund !! We love the quite Japanease style Restaurant-Bar " KAMANZA" in center of Kyoto. They are everytime very kind, and always give us the best of suggetions "Sake" & "Japanese foods. When we are in Kyoto, we always spend a...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Nobuhiro O
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here during a waking tour of Kyoto - very Japanese but we had no trouble ordering - I used my brand new chopsticks I bought in a little street shop nearby. Very yummy...oishii!

Date of visit: February 2015
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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
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