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Espressamente illy Kyoto Station

8-3 Higashishiokojitakakuracho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-693-4310
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
28 Apr 2017
“An excellent find”
28 Aug 2017
“Gets the job done”
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7:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
8-3 Higashishiokojitakakuracho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Breakfast can be so hard to find when you're on the go in a foreign country. This place gets the job done. Wouldn't go out of my way to go there but if you need something on the go in Kyoto station, this is the...More

Thank js1202
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Nice breakfast set here with a big wedge of toast with salad and a boiled egg plus coffee. The only thing I didn't love is that while they do have segregated smoking and non smoking sections, you can still very much smell the smoking area...More

Thank Zutot6
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My wife noticed this place when we arrived at the station, and it seemed so much easier than the other nearby coffee shops in the station, so we went there the next morning for a wake-me-up. And then back again each of the next 4...More

Thank RandomGuy23
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Quick and efficient service with my favorite Italian coffees. A rest from trying so many new tastes--not that I don't like doing that too.

Thank RamblersOhio
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Coffee is really tasty: a pleasant surprise in Kyoto station. We were in the rush so took it away, but you can enjoy it sitting in a nice bar.

Thank Filippo B
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Great little café at Kyoto station, a bit hard to find but worth it. My marocchino was one of the best I have had & was consistently good on the 3 occasions that we passed through the station. As another reviewer suggested, if you are...More

1  Thank wazandbob
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

What can I say.... Great coffee is incredibly hard to find in Japan although there are "cafes" and coffee houses everywhere. Illy has set up a beautiful little cafe in Kyoto station that serves consistently good coffee. We also had breakfast and it was good....More

1  Thank Viv_Mak
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

This small but cozy cafe is located in front of JR Shinkanse gate. The have separetad area for smokers and non smokers guest. It makes us more comfortable to take a little break while waiting for our departure time to Nagoya.

1  Thank Gigi L
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

It is uncommon to find such a good coffee in Japan. Sandwiches are also excellent. We tasted the avocado dried tomatoes shrimp sandwich. The non smoking area has the same size as the smoking one. Since most people are non smokers, the place is permanently...More

1  Thank tenertine
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Back in Kyoto this time for the Cherry Blossom festival and of course we had to re-visit our favourite cafe in Kyoto station. Not only were the coffee and sandwich as great as we remembered but the price was still ¥450 for the set despite...More

2  Thank Sengch
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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  • Address: 8-3 Higashishiokojitakakuracho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-693-4310
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