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901 Higashishiokojicho, Karasuma-dori Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Kyoto Eki Building 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-371-2134
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Im a pesky vegetarian and finding restaurants with options can be tricky. We had explored the restaurants in the cube on several trips to japan - but we really wanted some okonomiyaki (we became addicted to it in Osaka..!) Hanamarutei stood out for a start as it had english menus - that helps big time. Although I can read basic... More 

Thank jessica G
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

The service is rapid, gentle and so efficient! (as elsewhere in the kansai area). And the okonomiyakis were perfect!!

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Okonomiyaki is a bit of an acquired taste. It is a pancake with flour, yam, shredded cabbage, green onion and other ingredients often topped by sweet Worcestershire sauce, bonito flakes and mayonnaise. When cooked in front of you, it looks like a hot mess but it tastes delicious. Hanamarutei is a great choice for okonomiyaki in Kyoto. They offer all... More 

Thank HoytSze
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2009

We ordered 3 teppanyaki dishes and 1 okonomiyaki. Everything came in an aluminum foil and not one single thing was fit for human consumption. Thank god for the cold beer. Do not eat here.

1 Thank TopCatWaWa
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2009

Even if you are not so keen on Japanese food yet, Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake, or literally "fry it as you like it"), is always a safe bet. This place offers a great Special Seafood & Spring Onion Okonomiyaki "Kaisen Spesharu Negi Yaki" which was delicious. They will bring the mix to your own personal hot plate on your table and... More 

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  • Address: 901 Higashishiokojicho, Karasuma-dori Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Kyoto Eki Building 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-371-2134

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?