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Kiyomizu Junsei Okabeya

) #3,387 of 11,830 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese
2 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku | Front of Simizu Temple, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-541-7111
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average33%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“tofu” (6 reviews)
“yuba” (3 reviews)
“set” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
2 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku | Front of Simizu Temple, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Not a big go-to place for meat lovers, but we absolutely enjoyed the meal! The yuba (soy milk skin) pot was amazing, definitely give it a try.

Thank cllps
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. We were worried what we would find as restaurant around kiyomizudera. ESP since it's a very touristy area. We love tofu so we enjoyed our meals. My boyfriend had a delcious fried tofu set which I actually like more than...More

Thank greylacquerpearl
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My millennial son and I went here at a bit past four o'clock so there was no wait. I've been here for lunch two years ago with my husband and this time, I wanted my tofu-loving son to experience the make-your-own yuba dish. Basically, you...More

1  Thank MistyAsh
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Many TV programs recommend to try the Tofu soup here, so we give it a try. Come here around 3:30pm and no need to wait for table (heard it has long queue during lunch hour). Overall it is a good and fun experience to make...More

Thank StanleyYu
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Perhaps my score is unfair because I've never been a huge fan of tofu. There were many different varieties and I'm sure the quality was extremely high but I think to many people it will just be too bland unless you're very much used to...More

Thank DWD26
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We went in thinking we can get the typical sushi/sashimi/bento meals. Boy were we surprised to find that they serve tofu-based meals. We actually thought of leaving but decided to stick to it and ordered away. The food was interestingly good, we were pleasantly surprised!...More

Thank marznery
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This pure and delicate flavor Yudofu (simmered Tofu in hot water) is one of the famous dishes in Kyoto. This classic Zen Yudofu was originated from temple food (Shojin-ryori) for it's healthy substitution of protein source from meat or fish. Yudofo is the best example...More

Thank Vera L
Reviewed 28 March 2012

At home in Scotland I'm accustomed to eating tofu, but usually of the deep-fried variety. This healthier option (boiled) seemed unappealing until yesterday. This restaurant seved up the most delicious tofu-based meal one could imagine. They have English language menus available, service is helpful but...More

1  Thank dleemurray
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Stefanie Z
13 April 2017|
Response from MistyAsh | Reviewed this property |
Yuba per se is gluten-free - just made from soybeans. The sauce you dip it into would be the one that could have gluten, as in soysauce fermented with wheat. But if wheat allergy is the main concern for soysauce, I've read... More
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  • Address: 2 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku | Front of Simizu Temple, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-541-7111
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