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Review of Yak & Yeti

Yak & Yeti
Ranked #47 of 14,252 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Nepali
Neighborhood: Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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Neighborhood: Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Reviewed March 15, 2012

Found this place from the Lonely Planet guide. ..the first time I tried Nepalese food... a delicious surprise :)

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Reviewed November 29, 2011

If you are like most backpackers in Japan you have eaten a lot of sushi somewhere down the road. Sometimes the urge to eat something that doesn't taste like the ocean. If you happen to be in Kyoto Yak & Yeti is the perfect getaway.

The food is traditional Nepalese just not as hot. The currys are absolutely superb and the set dinners are good value. The tastes are distinct and, honestly, the food is one of the best I've had in asia.
The staff is also very nice and welcomy and talk great english.

All in all, a place to relax and eat great food.

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Reviewed May 17, 2011

Well established place in central Kyoto. The momos are really great. Set meal is good. Can be crowded and the service can be slow. The price is a little higher than other places, but the portions are larger as well. Vegetarian menu available.

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Reviewed February 13, 2011

I should start this review by saying it is my daughter's favorite restaurant. She loves the mango lassi, chicken skewers and the giant naan. It is a cozy, tourist friendly spot a block of so off of Shijo Dori and very convenient. It isn't cheap. A visiting friend recently told us she had read a review in Lonely Planet, which lead her to believe it would be cheaper. First of all this is Japan and many of the items used at Y & Y are imported or labor intensive. Expect to pay over 2,000 yen per person without drinks. You can do it cheaper if you order lightly from the a la carte menu. Nonetheless, if you are a tired tourist I am sure that Y & Y will be much appreciated and is a local favorite. It's great if you are traveling with kids or teens, as everything is in English and they make the curries in any level of spiciness. The interior is clean, relaxing and nicely decorated. It will always be a family favorite.

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