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Gion Tanto

372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-6100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“okonomiyaki” (46 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
“fried noodles” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I spent a year in Kyoto in college and developed a taste for okonomiyaki. 30 years later visiting Kyoto with my family, this place delivered the goods that I had remembered! It is no frills and fast turnover - so if you are looking to...More

Thank suzzym
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I love okonomiyaki and as we traveled throughout Japan we tried multiple restaurants. This was the best tasting and perfect location near the old part of Kyoto, Gion. Small with sliding walls open to fresh air. We sat at the "counter" one long seating area...More

Thank Sandi K
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Astonish food and great environment. Siting on the floor with no shoes. 30 min waiting, though. Totally worth it.

Thank Mikel D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The food and overall experience is simple and highly enjoyable. Expect to wait around an hour to be seated as it is very popular.

Thank MrSkilton
Reviewed 9 September 2017

They kicked us out for entering the space and making 2-3 steps wearing shoes!. We arrived very tired and very hungry, looking forward to a great culinary experience as per Tripadvisor reviews. I opened the door and our family of 4 entered the tiny space...More

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Try their so called pancakes which is not sweet, it comes with cabbage , meat, sea food, egg ... pending on what you choose.

Thank Meir K
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had the Okonomiyaki on both occasions we ate here and it was very tasty. The service was quick and the staff were helpful and friendly. The restaurant overlooks the canal which was pleasant and is set in a picturesque area of Gion. Definitely worth...More

Thank 137Paul
Reviewed 8 August 2017

food is ok. but the setting is lovely. you have to wait for about half hour to get seated. so it is popular place. service is also good although it is busy.

Thank J G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves great food. We ordered okonomiyaki, beef slices and fried noodles. Its a small restaurant with limited seating. We ate on tatami mats which really made it very comfortable and cosy. What we do not like about is they allow customers to smoke...More

Thank KWoNi
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We dined twice here during our 9-day stay in Kyoto. First time it was so good we had to return! Great teppanyaki food that they grill in flat surface in front of you. We really loved their grilled mushrooms and octopus and shrimps. A delicious...More

Thank Jari J
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-6100
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