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Myodai Omen Ginkakuji Honten

74 Jodoji Ishibashicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8406, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-8994
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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74 Jodoji Ishibashicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8406, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this is how udon is supposed to be! The fresh noodles have a remarkable texture with a bit more “bite” and “chew” than the store-bought stuff. The simple dipping broth is enhanced with flavorings of your choosing, and only gets better as you continue...More

Thank Salina T
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Worth scheduling ones visit to (very) local temples & Philosophers walk around lunch at this restaurant. Small but busy the staff are very friendly & the English menu available compensated for lack of spoken English. The udon with tempura is sensational as is the set...More

Thank bavey
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Located near Ginkaku-ji and the Philosopher's Walk. Very popular and always has a line. Delicious udon served with all of the traditional condiments. Special mention goes to the seasonal kamo (duck) udon with tender slices of duck breast and a robust broth.

Thank garetjax72
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Either before or after visiting Ginkakuji, Omen is the perfect spot. Not much choice available but everything is good :) Globally you just need to chose your kind of noodles, and if you want them hot or cold, plus a few distraction on the side....More

Thank BLshanghai
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Eating at Omen was our first proper meal in Japan after an overnight flight - what a great way to start a trip. We'd arrived from the airport, dropped off our bags and made it to Ginkakuji to wander around before checking into our hotel....More

Thank explrdvr37
Reviewed 1 November 2017

면발이나 셋팅이나 이 정도의 우동은 서울에서도 여러 군데에서 맛볼 수 있음. 근처에 간다면 몰라도 일부러 찾아가서 먹을 필요는 없을듯함. Noodles,or presentation can be found in several places in Seoul. It might be worth while to visit this place if you happen to be in Ginkauji...More

Thank Soon C
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is really good food. Been there around 17 45,there was noone and had no reservation but was lucky to get in.It gets packed from 18 40 onwards. Had chicken rice and noodle set!What a feast. Delicious cooked chicken and rice,japanese pickles and oudon served...More

Thank Vikash S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Omen sounds like a horror movie, but it’s just a version of udon, and a particularly good omen at that. Multiple choices of hot and cold noodles available - tried the tempura and sides of pumpkin, ginger, onion and ample sesame in old broth. Beverage...More

1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The place is nice, very close to reach after visiting the temple, great food and service, kids friendly. We had a wonderful time.

Thank ParisNadine
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was a great meal. Low key, but the food was excellent. If you're looking for something easy and tasty, go here.

Thank Jeffrey T
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Jodoji Ishibashicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8406, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-771-8994
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