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Sanjo-dori | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-255-0086
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish broth” (4 reviews)
“brown rice” (3 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sanjo-dori | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Biotei is a great choice for a quick, healthy and tasty lunch! It offers a brown rice option, which is a rarity in Kyoto, along with a vegetarian set meal option. On the day that my wife and I ate there, they also had a...More

Thank JulesLandsman
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Wow, this place was amazing. One of the best wholesome food restaurants I have ever been to, and I am not kidding. After lots of noodles and sushi in Kyoto, we were looking for something fresh with vegan options, and the salads and tofu and...More

Thank jmthebus
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We have visited this small, friendly restaurant on a number of occassions now. The food is always fresh and interesting, well presented and tasty. My favourite item is the soya bean croquettes. It is not all vegetarian as we know the term in the west...More

Thank Susanlam2015
Reviewed November 10, 2017

*Solo Traveller* I was really happy to find this place after eating a load of junk food during the course of my trip. You'll almost miss this place if you don't look up. I was quite surprised at how lovely and cosy the restaurant was....More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Came here for vegetarian dinner. Several veg choices and you can ask for mushroom stock instead of fish stock. Expensive but big serves. Set meal was good value. Don't order the mid vegetables in tofu cream as it comes with everything anyway. Spring rolls and...More

Thank Travelpossums
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

I was excited to try this place as I read the good reviews. The food was very good and tasty. The staff was also extremely kind and the waitress spoke English. That being said, it was a bit pricey for what wr got and it...More

Thank Merel8
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

This place has about 5 tables and I wanted maybe 20 minutes. They had a la cart dinner menus or one meal option which I chose. It was amazing! So much good food for not too much $$. I was there alone and shared a...More

Thank Corey H
Reviewed December 11, 2016

This restaurant is situated at the junction of Sanjo-dori and Higashinotoin-dori, on the 2F up a spiral staircase, it is a very cramped place but good atmosphere. A bit disappointed to see limited option for vegetarian in the menu, and it costs extra 200yen for...More

Thank Vivi L
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was a great place to have a delicious vegetarian meal in Japan! The restaurant is small but we were seated right away. The menu is fairly clear though there are items that use fish broth so when I ordered the set menu as a...More

1  Thank keelinblaithp
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my brother for dinner and we had the fixed menu which had four courses and was delicious for only about $13! No, this is not a 100% veggie restaurant, but they have all healthy options and excellent tofu. The atmosphere is...More

Thank David R
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Jara v
March 18, 2015|
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For our lunch set, it was less than $8 (780 yens)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sanjo-dori | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-255-0086
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