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Inoda Coffee Sanjo

€€ - €€€Cafe
69 Masuyacho, Nakagyoku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8111, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-223-0171
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jan 2018
“Best cafe”
4 Apr 2017
“So retro! Love it!”
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69 Masuyacho, Nakagyoku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8111, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Second time coming to Kyoto and one of the main reasons was to come to Inoda again. The service is on point, the sandwiches are great (has some mustard flavour though), and coffee is impeccable.

Thank Orrin H
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Inoda is one of the reasons why we went back to Kyoto just for one day. It's so retro and so cute. We loved sitting at the coffee bar even though it's a smoking area. It's just so retro and cute! It's made you feel...More

Thank Keren C
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This place is always busy and expect to queue on weekends and public holidays. Like many of the long running cafes in Kyoto, this one does drop coffee. The shop is split into smoking or no smoking area. There's a mini garden with goddess statues...More

Thank The_Savvy_Glutton
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This classic coffee shop is a gem. Yes, the patrons looks old...because they are, but the people sitting around the counter are some of the greatest living national treasures in Kyoto. Ceramicists, laqureware artists, shop owners...they all come here for coffee and a cigarette. Not...More

1  Thank brentdsmith1
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Even though this is supposed to be a place for tourists to go and experience local coffee culture, it was more like visiting a retirement home. Find other coffee shops in the area.

Thank John P
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

It is very retro place but they certainly know how to serve finest coffee. If you are sick of Starbucks coffee and the noise, then please try INODA coffee. You will fine the peace in the middle of Kyoto town. I don't know if other...More

Thank clairelim1104
Reviewed 31 January 2015

I wish there was a place like this closer to Manhattan, but having it in Kyoto makes it even more special. I've been there maybe ten times -- retro feel, and service is fun to watch. The server will bring a repeat client his reading...More

Thank RoyMitt
Reviewed 17 March 2014

If you are a rabid anti-smoker stick with Starbucks but if you want to experience the Kyoto Coffee Shop at its best then Inod Sanjo round bar is where it's at.

Thank ricky n
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We walked by Inoda Coffee Sanjo when we're on the way to the Kyoto Museum;. Sanjo is full of nice coffee shops but we really liked the retro look of Inoda. It's such a nice suprise to see a round coffee bar at the back...More

Thank Keren C
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
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  • Address: 69 Masuyacho, Nakagyoku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8111, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto  >  Nakagyo>  > Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Neighbourhood: Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Phone Number: +81 75-223-0171
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