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PAPA Jon's Kitayama

#2,301 of 13,018 Restaurants in Kyoto
$$ - $$$
Shimogamominamishibacho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-0841, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-711-6401
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
15 Feb 2017
7 Nov 2017
“Did we meet Papa Jon?”
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$$ - $$$
Shimogamominamishibacho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-0841, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

There was an American gentleman near the entrance extolling the virtues of this place. It was OK, but an experience made us think it was over-enthusiastic. In fact, maybe he was Papa Jon himself, touting for custom! (He has written his own review about the...More

Thank Pelagius_Redivivus
Reviewed 15 February 2017

After a long day of subways and trains and basically the only restaurant that was not booked for dinner and hand plenty of open seats and a big plus for tourist this place has english speaking waiters and menu's. This place is known for their...More

Thank scdlcjr
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We visited twice - our first day in Kyoto and our last a total of five days. Delighted. Friendly owners, helpful attendants, and excellent cakes and pastries to go with equally good coffee. I had the New York cheesecake and it was excellent.

Thank Mypace
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Papa Jon's takes cheesecake and coffee to a new level in Kyoto. Not only do they offer a variety of cheesecakes, but they also offer savory dishes and coffee as well. The cheese cakes and gelato are outstanding. Additionally, there homemade lemon lime soda is...More

Thank Cheyenne H
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Today I was looking for a simple cafe for cake and coffee. I actually ended up somewhere else and was not pleased. I saw this place while walking after dinner. Ordered cheesecake and coffee. And could not believe it was real new york cheesecake!!! I...More

1  Thank atomichoney
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Attention to detail,great place for coffee and cheese cakes,Center of the Ex Pat English Community ,wonderful atmosphere,not to be missed!

Thank Des L
Reviewed 8 November 2011

Here is one of my favorite cafes in the world. Since I started to go to the small cafe near Doshisha University 12years ago, I visit their branch on Teramachi st, in Shijo area everytime i go to Kyoto (because it is easy to access...More

1  Thank Juri3
Reviewed 16 September 2011

Papa Jon’s Café, Kyoto ( Shokokuji branch ) My favourite café in Kyoto. It is quietly located at the entrance of Shokokuji and it is close to Doshisha University at the Imadegawa station. Not a noticeable spot, but this cafe is popular and earned a...More

4  Thank Amber201083
Reviewed 4 July 2011

I am the owner of Papa Jon's and very glad to see such positive reviews about the cafe. We have been at the Doshisha University Location for twenty years always working to maintain high standard of service and quality. We make our New York Cheesecake...More

6  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 14 August 2010

I take a break here everytime I visit Kyoto. Their variety of cheesecakes are everyone's favourite in Kyoto. I love their pistachio cheesecake, the taste is one and only. I'm almost addicted to it. There are some branche shops in Kyoito. You can find a...More

Thank chika925
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  • Address: Shimogamominamishibacho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-0841, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Northern Kyoto
  • Neighbourhood: Northern Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-711-6401
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