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292-1 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-0019
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (79 reviews)
“rice” (24 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
292-1 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this place where me and my wife came back during our stay. Would love to come back again next time we are back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Obloni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I Guess going on a Tuesday night made the difference. Short queue, good service, great quality sushi. All in all an excellent experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lewisnghy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worst sushi ever (and I’ve had many in many parts of the world). Totally a tourist trap, please dont go. Cant understand how people is rating this excelent probably never tried good sushi. Rice is awful, fish is from the past year, sushi pieces are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marcosfcfonseca
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place is highly recommended to taste the kyoto 🍣. There are english instructions on how to eat the sushi the kyoto way. Location is excellent and food is equally 👍

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Beatitudesooi
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Such an authentic Kyoto Style Sushi restaurant. If you’d like to have normal sushi, then this restaurant is not for you. However if you’d like to feel and taste the authentic Kyoto sushi, this is the perfect restaurant for you. Great location if you are...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank FlyingwithRice
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I learned during our trip that I do not like kyoto-style sushi. I thought the only big difference was the shape of the fish, but it's much more than that. The fish that is used is not fresh and you can taste it. As it...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Visited due to good reviews. Not disappointed. The sushi were great - something very different from the sashimi type sushi. Service was very good as well. Limited tables and queue can be long. If you see a line outside, do not blindly follow the queue....More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank wyew5125
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I read from reviews that this place has been over 100 years old and is a MUST when visiting Kyoto, so I decided to give it a try. Arriving around 11:00 PM and I seemed to be their first customer of the day. I was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank bsuchai
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This Kyoto style sushi is sheer heaven! We had the Saba, Gudi, Inari and Sasamaki sushi. Die die must eat when in Kyoto!! 😊

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank VNGKS
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The deluxe hako sushi was very tasty. This was my first time trying the kyoto sushi style and had to order more.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank nunae
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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3 January 2017|
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Response from LadyToad | Reviewed this property |
I'm not entirely sure but I don't think there is. Enjoy!
Christine P
29 June 2015|
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Response from izuju | Property representative |
we don't have booking systems. if you want to get our sushi quickly, we can give as taking away,.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292-1 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto  >  Higashiyama>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-561-0019
Welcome to Kyoto! Please spend your time here and feel free just like your home. It has been traditional sushi and exclusive available only Izuju. We have been keeping the quality of sushi tasting for 100 years. - Classic & Evolutional Sushi -
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