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Matsuzakagyu What’s

477 Eboshiyacho, Muromachi Sanjo-dori Kudaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8165, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-222-2989
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic rice” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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477 Eboshiyacho, Muromachi Sanjo-dori Kudaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8165, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were in the mood for grilled meat and decided to visit after reading the reviews here. We're very glad we did, since this was some of the best beef we've ever tasted. We ordered the 5 assorted beef cuts (¥5000), an...More

Thank Alex H
知明 高, マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your high recommendation. We always love to see our guests' smiles after eating our beef! Your saying the garlic rice was the one of the best dishes you have ever had is such an accomplishment to us:) We would like...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cooking our own or paying high prices wasn't initially what we had in mind. But to be honest it was great all round. Great food, lots of fun, not too expensive (despite initial concerns), brilliant service, good value drinks... and these guys even know how...More

Thank Andrew A
知明 高, マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for dining at our beef restaurant even though it was the day when a bud typhoon came to hit Kyoto a little bit. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our beef and service! We'll keep doing our best...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belated review of a great meal! Excellent selection of meats and cuts, excellent service, overall a really nice evening. We were a family of four, got a private room, great service - ordered a wide range of beef, from the most expensive cuts to some...More

Thank Original_Visitor
知明 高, マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there! Thank you for visiting our restaurant. We are glad that you enjoyed our food and service. We are looking forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience! I don't know where to start. I just love it. From the entrance to the warm welcoming to the service (yes, they speak English and they are really happy to explain you everything about the meals) and of course the food....More

Thank Marcus Z
知明 高, マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Marcus! Thank you for choosing our restaurant. We are really glad that you had a great experience! Most of all, we are happy that you enjoyed our service. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, beautiful food and choices! Beautiful and professional staff! They speak English very good and they give you conversation!!!! We went twice and no disappointment at all! I totally recommend this place and if I come to Kyoto, my first dinner stop will be...More

Thank Ramon B
知明 高, マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ramon! It was really nice serving you! We are all looking forward to seeing you again in Kyoto and talk about your new experiences!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you dont want to be hungry when you get out of the restaurant you d better order minimum 2 menus for each one ... Assorted cut meats seems to be quite often sold out when you read comments... it was the case for us...More

1  Thank Alain H
知明 高, マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Alain! Thank you for dining at our restaurant. We are really sorry about having sold out of assorted cuts frequently, as Matsusaka beef comes in limited quantities. We apologize again and hopefully we serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a wonderful evening with our family of five eating Kobe steak for the very first time. The place is stylishly decorated. Staff was very helpful and fluent in English. Accessible yet really Japanese experience.

Thank Inke D
知明 高, お客様担当マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for your comments! We are so glad you had a nice dinner here. We will keep trying to improve our food and service ! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a hotel close by and decided to try the place after looking for nearby restaurants. We ate the assorted meat (Matsusaka beef, both the five kind and the premium) and the garlic rice. It was delicious! Excellent service and a really nice atmosphere.

Thank Håvard G
知明 高, お客様担当マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for your high recommendation! It was our honor to bring you a nice experience in Japan! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We read all the rewiews and looked forward to a dining experience at What's. We were friendly invited into the restaurant. We got the "to days recommendations". Three choices. Beef for 5000 yen, better beef for 9000 yen and the best for 17500. We ordered...More

1  Thank Per Arve L
知明 高, お客様担当マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

We're so sorry for your inconvenience. Because we had a very busy night, so the 5000 yen assortment was sold out earlier than usual. And we are sorry for the less explanation. We will keep trying to improve our service. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The place is very cozy you have your own private room with a grill in the middle of the table. We ordered their selection of five meats for 5.000 Yen per person. The waiter told us there would be 300 g meat per person. That...More

1  Thank MichaelBNielsen
知明 高, お客様担当マネージャー at Matsuzakagyu What’s, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you so much for your high recommendation. We are glad that you liked our meat, and we are so sorry for the misunderstanding caused by our staff. Hope you enjoyed your journey in Japan. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Nearby
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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lewsoowei
16 June 2017|
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Response from christinas550 | Reviewed this property |
We saw a few dining alone when we were there.
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chanskie
26 March 2017|
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Response from Kristen B |
Please call them. They have servers who speak English and one of them speaks English very well. Have you tried calling the Google number? I don't know what day is April 7th but unless it's a big party, they should have space. More
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commanderwong
14 February 2017|
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Response from Alex S |
They no longer open during lunch hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 Eboshiyacho, Muromachi Sanjo-dori Kudaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8165, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-222-2989
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