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Nakamura Tokichi Byodoin

5-1 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 774-22-9500
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
“jelly dessert” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5-1 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I will say tourist had better taste 抹茶 if coming to Kyoto or 宇治. But I will not say 中村藤吉 is the one for tasting 抹茶 or who will be regretted. I don't mean中村藤吉 is bad, it just took me too much time for waiting....More

Thank A C
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Waited an hour to be seated, about 30tables only until our turn. We ordered matcha soba as main dish, feel that it’s soggy and taste normal. For the matcha dessert is good and surprisingly not sweet. Overall is ok, recommend go for dessert only

Thank MC Y
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Oct 7 Within 30 min of Hotel Mume departure we arrived in a touristy area of shops and restos on both sides of a single pedestrian street adjacent to the Uji River. Expect a wait after you sign the list. We waited 30" before we...More

Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Uji is famous for Matcha green tea and everything imaginable flavoured or made with it, so I was eager to try this restaurant. So were many others, because even at 11am there was a queue and waiting list! It was so popular that there was...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

It has been famous for its matcha dessert like ice-cream and we were surprised to see the long queue in this original store was quite reasonable! Honestly it would be more or less the same as the store near the JR station and given the...More

Thank Haelist
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We waited a long queue to have lunch here. As for the great reviews we were super excited. What can I say? Yes food was ok but not incredible. There are not many options outside green tea noodles. So if you don't like tea, better...More

Thank Lauryn G
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

As a crazy fan of green tea, Uji definitely is the must go place in the world. And 'Nakamura Tokichi' gonna be the first one to try. However, you have to WAIT emm at least about a hour. Yes, there are loads people fond of...More

Thank Flyerinworld
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We arrive at 10:50 A.M, wrote down my name on list , it's already have 10 groups line up for it. Wait about 10 minutes later, we enter the restaurant! Because I'm not really like Matcha , so l order the houjicha ice , it's...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I went to this restaurant before noon so the queue not too overwhelm. I order Kitsune Matcha buckwheat noodle set and wow it's really great. I really enjoy the nice meal and nice view of Uji river.

Thank OBlood
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The matcha green tea here was one of the best things I have ever tasted. I think about it every day since coming home and it's one of the things I would recommend most of the whole trip. They also had really thoughtful desserts and...More

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Lunch, Drinks
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-1 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Uji>  > Southern Kyoto
  • Neighbourhood: Southern Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 774-22-9500
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