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“Great food, great location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gion Tanto

Gion Tanto
Ranked #97 of 12,161 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Gion
Bondi, Australia
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great food, great location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2012

Not easy to find as no English signs, but its right on the edge of the small canal and right next to the bridge. Tasty food served up on a hot plate in front of you while you sit on the floor, great value, and a pleasant view out over the little bridge (we spotted a few geishas). Well worth a visit!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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  • Hebrew first
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English first
Lausanne, Switzerland
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85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Excellent atmosphere in the middle of gion!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

The plus :
Excellent location
And atmosphere : tatamis
Fine food, good okonomiyaki

The minus :
No minus, price is reasonable for gion

You get to put your shoes in a shoebox when you arrive : funny!

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sopaul
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Very warm and friendly place - good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2012

This was our first meal in Japan and was extremely pleasurably.

The host of ladies running this place and preparing the food are very welcoming and accommodating, even of those who speak no or little Japanese. The food is delicious and the prices are quite reasonable by Japanese standards. There is bar and tatami seating available.

Recommended.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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