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Gion Tanto

) #63 of 11,821 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian
372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-6100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“okonomiyaki” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

food is ok. but the setting is lovely. you have to wait for about half hour to get seated. so it is popular place. service is also good although it is busy.

Thank J G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves great food. We ordered okonomiyaki, beef slices and fried noodles. Its a small restaurant with limited seating. We ate on tatami mats which really made it very comfortable and cosy. What we do not like about is they allow customers to smoke...More

Thank KWoNi
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We dined twice here during our 9-day stay in Kyoto. First time it was so good we had to return! Great teppanyaki food that they grill in flat surface in front of you. We really loved their grilled mushrooms and octopus and shrimps. A delicious...More

Thank Jari J
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great Food prepared right in front of you. Casual environment and fair price. It's worth the waiting. If you don't want to wait, go early, 6pm. No reservation possible.

Thank allerlei2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was a very tiny neigborhood restaurant, but boy was the atmosphere and the price right! The street was very beautiful and authentic and it was our most memorable meal in Kyoto.

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

CHEAP AND NEAT option from all the expensive food in this area. On the CUTEST street in Gion and you can eat for $10 or less. Of course you can make it more expensive if you like but you can get a decent meal. THere...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

OMG so good! We walked in off the street not knowing what to expect but the food was amazing! A bit of a different dining experience with dinner served on a big hot plate and sitting on cushions on our knees, but was nice to...More

Thank Samara S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've been to this restaurant before on a previous trip and came back to it on my most recent trip to Kyoto. The restaurant is in a very nice area of Kyoto, well worth a wander about before or after dinner and the food is...More

Thank Voelser
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small little place in a side street in Gion area of Kyoto. I found it fur lunch on a weekday and decided to give it a try thanks to the English menu which helped! I am slowly getting used to the prices...More

Thank Nathan81255060
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had an awesome meal here. The food was fabulous but the surprise was once we entered - the restaurant faces the amazing sakura tree outside so you sit overlooking the open terrace and admire the beautiful tree and the water below. Just gorgeous. This...More

Thank Barbara T
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-6100
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