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[Kyoto ]I want to eat delicious adult Japanese food in Kyoto! 7 famous restaurants in Kyoto

[Kyoto ]I want to eat delicious adult Japanese food in Kyoto! 7 famous restaurants in Kyoto

2021-05-31 Management office

If you have come all the way to Kyoto, there are many things you would like to eat, but among them, you would like to try Japanese food, especially Japanese food for adults.
If you want to eat delicious Japanese food in Kyoto, here are some restaurants you should check out! Here are some restaurants you should check out when you want to eat delicious Japanese food in Kyoto.
All of them are Michelin-starred restaurants, and among them, these are the ones you want to visit at least once.
Please enjoy the adult taste.

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Dojin opened in 2018 and is located in Niomon, Kyoto. It is a kappo restaurant, and the counter seats are made of a single piece of cypress wood, and the luxurious construction of the restaurant is already an adult atmosphere by itself.
It is said that a one- or two-year wait is the norm for this restaurant, which is also very particular about its tableware, and even the glasses are Old Baccarat. Of course, the food is delicate to the smallest detail, and delicious dishes are served one after another.

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Eating adult food also requires a good line of smart sense to be able to keep up with it. If you keep your shoulders stiff when you are judged on your adult style, you will not be able to experience the taste of good food.
The owner and proprietress want you to enjoy the delicious food, and their concern for your well-being makes the food taste even better.
Of course, we have the best selection of wine, beer, sake, and other alcoholic beverages. The cozy atmosphere makes you want to stay forever, which is another secret of this popular restaurant.

"Store Information "
Name of restaurant: Dojin
Address: 291-1, Kikuboko-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8364, Japan
Phone number: 050-5595-8094
Hours of operation: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Regular day off: irregular
Budget: 30,000 yen to 39,999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: This kappo-ya restaurant is said to be the hardest to get a reservation for right now in Kyoto. If you want to eat the finest and most elegant Japanese food, Michito is the place to go.

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Just a short walk from Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station, Iida is another Japanese restaurant famous for its difficulty in getting reservations.
The dishes are served in a variety of stunning vessels that complement the delicate dishes, and the dishes are literally so complete that you may hesitate to eat them. If you make a reservation for the omakase course, it is correct to eat the dishes in the order they are served as they come out one after another. Not only in Kyoto, but also in other cities, the omakase course of Japanese food is served with the best dishes in the best condition, so you should eat according to the order in which they are served.

Counter and tatami room seating available

Unfortunately, there are no photos of the food because photography of food is prohibited, but the restaurant has counter seating and a tatami room in the back.
If possible, we recommend that you sit at the counter so that you can watch the food being prepared and chat with the owner and proprietress. The food will taste even better with these two friendly people.

"Store Information "
Name: Iida
Address: 120-1, Fukunaga-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, 604-8084, Japan
Phone number: 075-231-6355
Hours of operation: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Regular day off: irregular
Budget: 30,000 yen to 39,999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: This is a famous Japanese restaurant in Kyoto with both counter and tatami room seating. Reservations are difficult to get, and the restaurant is like a phantom, but when you can get a reservation, you can look forward to going there with the utmost pleasure. Please come with your loved ones.

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A former kimono shop on a small street known as "gyaku-zuko" has been renovated into an atmospheric restaurant with a tasteful atmosphere. The restaurant is modern and relaxing, with counter seating overlooking a tsuboniwa garden, designed so that diners can proceed with their meal with the garden in the background.
Counter seating and private rooms are available, and eating in chairs is also a nice touch.

A variety of bold and delicate dishes

Although it may seem intimidating, it is relatively easy to go there at first glance or by yourself.
The takikomi is famous for its takikomi, but every dish is so delicious that it will make you roar. In addition, they are particular about not only the food but also its appearance, and you will surely have a gorgeous surprise by the time you finish eating it.
Try the fine food along with quality time.

"Store Information "
Name: Ogata
Address: 726 Shin-Kamaiza-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 600-8471, Japan
Phone number: 075-344-8000
Hours of operation: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fixed rest day: Monthly Yao is not fixed rest day
Budget: 40,000 yen to 49,999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: There are 8 counter seats and a private room, and the private room is not a tatami room but a chair. The best Japanese food can be enjoyed in a liberating atmosphere with a view of the Hakoniwa garden from the counter seats.

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Specializing in Japanese cuisine, especially fish dishes, Suzue is a restaurant characterized by its simplicity and coziness.
The dishes are all delicious, with the flavors of the ingredients being brought out to their fullest. It is so strange that even ingredients that you had disliked before can suddenly taste delicious when you eat the real thing.

A variety of sumptuous dishes

You can enjoy all of the dishes and dishes as if they were in a museum.
It is one of the few places where you can fill your stomach with only the finest cuisine. Please go there to eat with your loved ones. There are counter seats and three private rooms with tatami rooms and sunken kotatsu seats.

"Store Information "
Name: Shunseki Suzue
Address: 58-1 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8344, Japan
Phone number: 075-771-7777
Hours of operation: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Regular holidays: mid-August, the beginning of the year
Budget: 60,000 yen to 69,999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: You can enjoy the finest Japanese cuisine, mainly fish dishes, in a relaxed and stylish space. You are sure to be impressed by the many dishes that bring out the maximum flavor of the ingredients.

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The restaurant is said to be the best Japanese restaurant in Japan, with a presence and comfortable space that can only be described as first-rate in every way. The restaurant is known for its elegant modern interpretation of sukiya-style architecture, and it is not easy to get a reservation.
All of the restaurants listed here are on the Michelin list, but among them, only MUJITA has been awarded three Michelin stars for 11 consecutive years.

You will be carefully taught how to eat and how to behave, so there is no need to worry about whether you will be able to eat well. You can comfortably eat the best food in the best space.
If both parties have respect for the other, they will feel that they can have so much great food while respecting each other.
We invite you to try the best Japanese cuisine, from the quality of the ingredients, to the delicate preparation, to the best dishes.

"Store Information "
Store Name:Mizai
Address: 〒605-0071 Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Yasaka-Torii-mae Higashi-iru Madoka-cho 618
Phone number: 075-551-3310
Hours of operation: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Closed: Wednesdays, non-scheduled holidays
Budget: 60,000 yen to 69,999 yen
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space & Facilities: Japanese cuisine with three Michelin stars for 11 consecutive years is served in a modernized version of the sukiya-style Japanese house.


The restaurant's beautiful exterior and interior offer the best of Kyoto cuisine.
Although there are no photos of the food because photography is not allowed, the ingredients and flavors are perfectly balanced. There are only 10 seats at the counter made of cherry wood, but they are large and spacious, so you do not feel cramped, but rather a sense of distance that makes you feel at home.

Just the general and his apprentice.

Only the owner and his apprentice run the restaurant. The exquisite combination is sure to make your drinks go down a treat. Of course, we also have sake that will make connoisseurs swoon.
This restaurant is surely one of the top three in Kyoto, where you can enjoy delicately prepared and luxurious ingredients at the best time. Please come with your loved ones on special occasions.

"Store Information "
Name: Maeda
Address: 〒605-0074 1F 570-118 South side of Gion-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Phone number: 075-525-5577
Hours of operation: 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Closed: Sunday
Budget: 40,000 yen to 49,999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: There are 10 counter seats with a wide seating area. Reservations are not easy to get, but it is definitely worth a visit.


The third generation of the family started the restaurant, which has been loved by many celebrities such as Masaaki Tachihara and Masako Shirasu. The fourth generation of the family personally went into the mountains and picked the herbs and other seasonal foods such as ayu (sweetfish) and amago (eel). In a modern sukiya-style house with an expansive Japanese garden, you can enjoy seasonal foods at their best.

Delicate, dignified and classy plucked herb dishes

Only 4 groups per day are allowed to stay overnight, but you can also enter just for lunch and dinner.
Reservations are also hard to come by, so make your reservations early. Lunch prices range from 16,500 yen to 27,500 yen. Dinner is from 27,500 yen plus service charge.
You will have to drive 90 minutes from Kyoto station, but you will be served a variety of dishes that you will think nothing of. You can enjoy the best food while listening to the forest and the murmuring of the river in a secluded part of Kyoto. Accommodations start at 150,000 yen for two adults.

"Store Information "
Name: Miyama Sou
Address: 375 Hanasebarujicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 601-1102
Phone number: 075-746-0231
Budget: 16,500 yen and up, plus service charge
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: You can enjoy picking grass dishes and carefully selected mountain delicacies while listening to the murmuring of the river in the forest in a secluded area of Kyoto.
URL: http://miyamasou.jp/


The prices are a little difficult for everyday spending, but they are all special restaurants that you would like to visit for anniversaries and celebrations.
All of the restaurants serve exquisite cuisine that will create an extraordinary experience detached from everyday life, so we are confident in recommending the cuisine at the restaurants. However, it is difficult to get reservations at these famous restaurants, so it may be a good idea to make a reservation at a ryokan or hotel after you have made a reservation at the restaurant. Once you go there, it will remain as a wonderful memory forever.

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