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Ante Cafe

901 Higashi-shiokojimachi, Karasumado-ri, Shimogyo-ku | 11th floor, JR Kyoto Station Bldg., Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-342-0025
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“baked potato” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
901 Higashi-shiokojimachi, Karasumado-ri, Shimogyo-ku | 11th floor, JR Kyoto Station Bldg., Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

My wife and two daughters stopped for a dinner in Kyoto station. To get in the restaurant you have to take the escalator up to the 11th floor. the restaurant floor. The restaurant atmosphere is themed bistro casual. We had pizza, baked potatoes, pasta, and...More

Thank Mahalo123
Reviewed 13 July 2017

VERY good pizza, best we had in Japan. On the 11th floor of the Kyoto Station. Just a little place, and it took a little while for our pizzas to come out, they make them each fresh. very good! Also beer and wine.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We ate Strawberry Cake and the Chocolate cake. Both were very soft a little sweet but you can taste the flavor of the cake. delicious

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Had the shell fish pasta in tomato sauce. Tasty and added tobacco for some spice. Average food but it's Italian in Japan so pretty standard. Good service.

Thank Coldplay7450
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have been looking for this place online since our visit. So much so because I wanted to leave a review. I'm of italian background, and my grandmother used to make the perfect pasta, THIS PLACE RIVALS THAT! it's so delicious with little ingredients, that...More

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Dropped off here for a drink after a long day of sightseeing. We had just been to the top of the Station Building, and this place seemed to offer our best chance of a drink and a sit down. It is a restaurant but they...More

Thank Stephenbkk20156
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Seemed promising as it was pretty busy inside, but it was clear that some tables were more heavily waited upon than others. Dishes came more than 15 minutes apart from each other and it was challenging to flag down a waitress for water. Head waiter...More

Thank genyphur
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an "Italian" restaurant and we ate here 2 nights. We had 4 cheese pizza each time, thin crust ant 4 separate sections of cheese. Very nice, staff and atmosphere. If want other than Japanese it's good choice. Top of Isetan department store.

Thank 24lorraineS
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went in here last night for dinner but In summary, we could not eat at this place. They declined to adjust anything on their menu to be vegetarian. Their dressing had anchovies and they could not even serve a salad with a simple oil...More

Thank BVtraveller
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I took a chance on this place and was very happy. I adore pasta with white clam sauce and theirs is excellent. Truly al dente and flavorful (many many clams). I had the set meal with an excellent caesar salad and praline gelato for dessert....More

Thank Donald H
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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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Higashi-shiokojimachi, Karasumado-ri, Shimogyo-ku | 11th floor, JR Kyoto Station Bldg., Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-342-0025
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