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) #70 of 11,746 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian, Soups
563 Nishimatsuyacho, Shimogyoku, Kyoto 600-8326, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-351-3805
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tsukemen” (12 reviews)
“cold noodles” (7 reviews)
“ramen” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups
$$ - $$$
563 Nishimatsuyacho, Shimogyoku, Kyoto 600-8326, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for ramen and deided to give this place a try and did not leave disappointed! The dipping ramen is so delicious and flavorful. I'd that is not enough, the staff is very nice and they supply aprons so you do not get...More

Thank Kayla R
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Went there last year and now again, still as good as the last time. I recommend ordering it with the soft egg. Delicious! A must try.

Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I hadnt tried Tsukamen before I went to Japan. Had some at Bakudanya in Hiroshima and it was amazing. So amazing, that when we got to Kyoto, we decided to look for more and found this place that was really close by our Airbnb. Thank...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Ramen here is amazing, we were in Kyoto for 4 days and went twice because it was so good! Its worth the queue (if theres one when you get there). There is only 11 seats, but the turn around is pretty quick. You pay...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Dipping ramen! So very very good!!!! I can see why this place has won so many awards! They open for dinner at 6pm and serve until they run out. There's a line down the block sometimes!

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you want great, no-frills ramen then this is a must eat. There are only 11 seats so get there early and be prepared for a semi-self-serve experience. Review the menu while waiting in line and pick your meal because upon entering you put your...More

Thank CaptnCook
Reviewed 26 January 2017

One of the best i had in japan, the soup is so delicious with the noodles and the stock we added in later

Thank TzeSyan
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Simple food with huge flavour. Very busy, seems to be always teeming with locals and there is a queue at the door at peak hours.

Thank AussieDaveJones
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a little place down the way from our hotel and has good ratings on Google - and for good reason! It's absolutely delicious! I had the dipping noodles and my husband had two bowls of ramen. The staff doesn't speak English but still...More

Thank Sabrina T
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A cute ramen restaurant run by two friendly young men. expect to wait a few minutes but people finish up quickly. Order your meal at the vending machine. If you are still hungry after eating the noodles and have some sauce left, ask for some...More

Thank BrainRinse
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 563 Nishimatsuyacho, Shimogyoku, Kyoto 600-8326, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-351-3805
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