Inoda is one of the reasons why we went back to Kyoto just for one day. It's so retro and so cute. We loved sitting at the coffee bar even though it's a smoking area. It's just so retro and cute! It's made you feel...More
This place is always busy and expect to queue on weekends and public holidays. Like many of the long running cafes in Kyoto, this one does drop coffee. The shop is split into smoking or no smoking area. There's a mini garden with goddess statues...More
This classic coffee shop is a gem. Yes, the patrons looks old...because they are, but the people sitting around the counter are some of the greatest living national treasures in Kyoto. Ceramicists, laqureware artists, shop owners...they all come here for coffee and a cigarette. Not...More
Even though this is supposed to be a place for tourists to go and experience local coffee culture, it was more like visiting a retirement home. Find other coffee shops in the area.
It is very retro place but they certainly know how to serve finest coffee. If you are sick of Starbucks coffee and the noise, then please try INODA coffee. You will fine the peace in the middle of Kyoto town. I don't know if other...More
I wish there was a place like this closer to Manhattan, but having it in Kyoto makes it even more special. I've been there maybe ten times -- retro feel, and service is fun to watch. The server will bring a repeat client his reading...More
If you are a rabid anti-smoker stick with Starbucks but if you want to experience the Kyoto Coffee Shop at its best then Inod Sanjo round bar is where it's at.
We walked by Inoda Coffee Sanjo when we're on the way to the Kyoto Museum;. Sanjo is full of nice coffee shops but we really liked the retro look of Inoda. It's such a nice suprise to see a round coffee bar at the back...More