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Aje Kiyacho Donguri

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Kawaramachi Kiyamachi Donguri Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8013, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-371-2727
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Milan, Italy
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I tried this by fortune while walking around to look for another restaurant but it was impossible only with english name!! So I found this with a 1 hr queue outside.. Surprising excellent different part of meat (tongue, intestine etc) you cook independently.. great atmosphere with Young people . A place to go !!

Thank andynab
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Maybe it was just the timing of our arrival, maybe they were short staffed, maybe it was the bizarre order in which things were done in terms of organisation. After about an hour and twenty minutes we were in. The food and atmosphere are great, menu is available in English. Have the beef cheek it's worth it. Meat was great... More 

Thank Matt S
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Pretty good bbq where you cook your own food. Most options had spicy sauce or salt as the 2 options. Ordered the most expensive beef about 1400 or so yen for about 5 pieces of beef, that was the best (also got pork and liver which were ok) We also got lettuce wraps and the kimchi. Comes with shredded white... More 

Thank hellotqoe
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This place changed beef for me forever. Get the most expensive cut and have the best beef of your life.

Thank Leeeleeee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We really enjoyed getting our red meat fix at Aje Kiyacho Donguri, after a couple of weeks of mainly seafood and veg. This is a really lively place, great people watching, enthusiastic, fast moving staff. Would definitely revisit.

Thank Mumdreamtraveller
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

It's our favourite haunt for supper every night if we can when we are in kyoto. The meats are super great! We always go for the special meat, hanging tenders, which runs out very fast. It's always crowded and queue can get quite long.

Thank Tsokfamily
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

English menu available. This is chain of affordable food. Most dishes 500-600Y. Went in as every where booked out on Saturday night. What a little gem. It was very busy with locals and I now I know why. We ordered 4 dishes and they were all good, especially the scallops. Seated in booth with hot plate, food is cooked in... More 

Thank Dermot B
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

Like the previous reviewer I was looking for Kassai and accidentally came in here. Great find. The food was delicious and one of the most reasonably priced meals we've had in country. We had several meat offerings (chuck was the best (wagyu) and the beef liver was the best I've ever had), amazing kimchee, rice, and I had a couple... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

Went here wronly because i was looking for a recommended restaurant. But luckly it was great. A lot of finest slices of kobe beef, chicken, seafood & vegetables. All very fresh. Stronly recommended. Dishes from 10 USD.

1 Thank Perspective B

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Kawaramachi Kiyamachi Donguri Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8013, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-371-2727

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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 with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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