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Sushi Tetsu Pontocho

) #73 of 11,632 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
133-1 Ishiyacho, Pontocho Sanjodori Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1F, Kyoto 604-8002, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-257-1285
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nigiri” (13 reviews)
“fresh sushi” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
133-1 Ishiyacho, Pontocho Sanjodori Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1F, Kyoto 604-8002, Kyoto Prefecture
Neighbourhood: Pontocho
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here on Saturday evening and we had to wait 45min. Finally we got in and we had quite a lot of sushi pieces. There is a flat price for each nigiri pair (216y). As a consequence the quality of the more expansive fish...More

Thank ilFilosofo87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good experience considering that is not many reasonably priced alternative nearby in a very touristic district. It is filled with foreigners, hardly see any locals dining there. I will think twice about waiting 30mins for it though.

Thank flavin08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes if you are looking for something very good, you can trapped into very high prices. In addition, being not an expert on sushi/sashimi it is difficult for me to judge the quality of the fish and the preparation of Nigiri. So, sometimes it is...More

Thank pietro g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellents sushis for 1€ each! Nice atmosphere and lot of differents things to try ! Best quality price ratio ever!

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Hidden in a small side street, nice place. They have stalls where you can sit in a small group Food is good, focus on sushi - good fish quality. Chawanmushi was good as well. Good choice of drinks. Staff is friendly but lack a bit...More

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch and enjoyed it but we have had better sushi in Australia which was disappointing

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If you never had propper sushi you might be delighted... If you are used to have sushi this place is almost as bad as the worst sushi place in Europe. And it wasn't that cheap... 300 yen cover charge is ridiculous

Thank Mehdi_Mer
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The sashimi and fish was so fresh! Usually there's a queue to this place but we managed to get in without having to wait (maybe it was the rain). They also have an English menu. The only downside is that there is a JPY324 cover...More

Thank sch8
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant in Pontocho. We had an incredible meal of fresh sushi prepared right in front of us. It was delicious. We were pleasantly surprised by the price of our bill as it was less expensive than we were anticipating for such...More

Thank Halifax_Globetrotter
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If you are going here, it's a bit tucked away in an alley, easy to miss! We were in line for Chao Chao which had a huge waiting line, so decided to go here in stead. The place is nice, clean, and the sushi is...More

Thank Csdh09
Though small by comparison, Pontocho is one of Kyoto's
most spirited and memorable neighborhoods. A narrow
street straddling the Kamogawa River, it is Kyoto's
busiest nightlife spot. When darkness falls,
Pontocho's many signs and lanterns bolt to life,
making the area glow with invitations to passers-by to
come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
bars sprawl onto the riverbank, providing a friendly
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My husband won't eat sushi. Do they tempura or other cooked dishes?
29 September 2016|
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Response from happyperson18 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember. I'm sorry. I was only paying attention to the sushi.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133-1 Ishiyacho, Pontocho Sanjodori Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1F, Kyoto 604-8002, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Pontocho
  • Neighbourhood: Pontocho
  • Phone Number: +81 75-257-1285