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“Old School Japan, a classic!”

Kirin City Shinkyogokuten
Ranked #2,933 of 12,186 Restaurants in Kyoto
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Bar
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
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“Old School Japan, a classic!”
Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

This place is hilarious in the best way. If you dig Japanese culture then check it out. It's old school cool. The location is great, right in the Teramachi shopping arcade and also close to the famous Nishiki Market. It's a basement level restaurant, which adds to the coolness of the place. They have classic Japanese casual dishes like omurice (omelette rice). Trust me, just do it and enjoy. And order a frosty cold glass of Kirin beer!

Visited November 2013
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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very cool underground bar at the end of Nishiki Market”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

The bar is a subtereanian throwback bar to the 60's. Dark wood with a circular bar in the center, makes you feel like youa re in a Tarantino film. The obviously offer Kirin beer on tap as well as mixed cocktails. This place deosen't get that busy compared to the craze of Nishiki Market. Its a great spot to unwind and have some snacks as they offer charcuterie plates and other pub food. Prices are comparable to other pubs throughout Japan and the service is quite slow. Don't go if your in a hurry, go if you want to unwind in a cool vibe after shopping.

  • Visited March 2013
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