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Tendan Gion Honten

1-225 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0801, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-551-4129
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
2 Jun 2017
“Superb Yakiniku”
1 May 2017
“Tasty, trendy, VG”
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Asian, Korean, Barbecue
1-225 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0801, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

The yakiniku restaurant TENDAN is located along Kamo river, 200 m south of Kawabata-Shujo intercross. Unlike to many other yakiniku restaurants, this is sophisticated, clean, and not smoggy . You may expect courtesy and well-trained service in spacious dining room. Everything served is delicious. Especially...More

Thank Hiroshi-violinist
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This upscale Korean BQ eatery is popular. Make reservation. The meat is tasty. Their salad is too. Worth the price. Good location. Gion. English menu. Make reservation.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Close to Kyoto downtown. Beef was just amazing. Royal floor's room wes very nice with perfect service. Lovely river view from the room.

Thank Minnie3709
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I've eaten here many times in Kyoto and it serves the best Korean Barbecue (Yaki niku) I have had here. The beef quality is good although not inexpensive. The restaurant's location is superb, right on the Kamogawa River between 4th and 5th avenues (Shijo, Gojo)....More

Thank warren D
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We called in for lunch today without a reservation (on a Saturday) and were seated immediately. The beef was divine; mouthwateringly good. The service was excellent and the price really good value for such a great experience, we will definitely go back - I can't...More

Thank NDJones
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We had been eyeing this restaurant but had not made a reservation for dinner. My grandson and I were told we had to wait for half an hour but after ten minutes in a nice waiting room, we were told that we had seats at...More

Thank Minami646
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We travelled with a group of friends and we all have young kids, so the concierge suggested to go to Tendan in Gion. It was very busy in town due to the Festival, but we were able to secure a booking in a private room....More

Thank Ko_020
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This restaurant is one the best grilled meat restaurant we have tried in Kyoto and was recommended by our local host to come here if we want some good quality meat. They have a good selection of beef for the grill, and some popular korean...More

Thank ChouquetteSG
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Our first visit to Japan and we love this Korean/Japanese style of cuisine! The beef was mouthwatering (we promptly ordered two more servings after the first!) and we loved the Korean additions throughout the menu (menu translated to English available).Really pleasant staff, very clean and...More

1  Thank Foodieglobal
Reviewed 10 April 2013

One of the best restaurant in Kyoto in term of cleanliness and the food quality. Need an advance reservation as it can be crowed. Try to avoid on the weekend as it was always fully booked. Although the food is a bit expensive, these is...More

3  Thank ChesireCats
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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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-225 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0801, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-551-4129
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■Japanese National dish YAKINIKU Yakiniku(Korean BBQ), its origin is in Korea, but has evolved in Japan uniqeuly. Now we can say Yakiniku is the most popular dish in Japan, and a lot of Japanese love it. ■ABOUT US Yakiniku Fine Dining TENDAN has been known as the most famous YAKINIKU restaurant in Kyoto since 1965 when we started our restaurant. Among about 30 thousands of Yakiniku restaurant in Japan, we have the characteristic Yakiniku sauce and taste, and it's called "Kyoto style Yakiniku" . What is " Kyoto style "? Why people living in Kyoto has loved TENDAN for 50 years more? Please find the answers out by yourself!
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