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Kura

#19 of 1,888 Restaurants in Nara}
$$ - $$$Japanese, Sushi,
16 Komyoincho, Nara 630-8371, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-8771
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“octopus” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
16 Komyoincho, Nara 630-8371, Nara Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The answer has to be yes! Thanks to all the TA reviews we made a point of walking past here one night to book for the following night as it seems to be booked out quickly. We booked for 7 but as a few of...More

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered the daily specials, everything was fantastic. Would recommend this place to anyone in Nara.

1  Thank jtmc5597
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Okay, let's be clear, if you want to dine, tnis is not your place. It's essentially a pub with bar snacks. There are no tables and the kitchen is in the next room. Given the layout, expect to talk to thenpeolpe you're sitting next to...More

1  Thank Borr66
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner and sake, food was excellent and not too expensive. Friendly atmosphere thanks to the great staff and the other guests. The cozy old-style decor is charming too.

1  Thank mjansson
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Tiny place. Not meant for tourists, but that's the good part of it! Just one of the staff could speak some English and somehow we managed to get something to eat. The dishes are amazing. They have very fresh sashimi and moreover some other meat...More

1  Thank Travel_Mau
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a small pub, with seating around a U-shaped counter. There seemed to be a large party being served upstairs but do not know if that area is readily accessible. There is an English menu with their standard items but daily set menus are...More

1  Thank Djnnyc
Reviewed 26 February 2016

What a great introduction to Nara dining! Friendly staff and excellent food, beer and saki made for a most relaxing and enjoyable evening. We felt a little daunted to start - dark, traditional surroundings, shoes off before entering, but we were soon put at ease...More

1  Thank TonyfromNewtown
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

What a great place to taste delicious Japanese food. Lovely and cozy atmosphere with many locals, friendly staff, beautiful old building, but most impressive is the food. The beef was so tasty. I never tasted anything like this before. I could not try all dishes...More

Thank Aline58
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended this place in Nara. Is such a cosy and lovely place for dinner , we are surrounded by the local . The local are so friendly , everyone is friend to each other . The local diners try to make conversation with us...More

1  Thank MerilynNg
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Kura is a fantastic little pub/restaurant in Nara, 10-15 minutes on foot from JR Nara station. Patrons sit around a U-shaped bar from which the servers offer beer/sake/plum wine and dish out delicious food, all at good prices. The main type of comfort food here...More

5  Thank Matt C
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deyles3
5 September 2016|
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Response from wintercloudysky |
It's easy to find. It takes 10 minutes walk from Kintetsu Nara Station ( not JR Nara Station!).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Komyoincho, Nara 630-8371, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-22-8771
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