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Kushikura Honten

#132 of 11,860 Restaurants in Kyoto}
€€ - €€€Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
584 Hiiragicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-213-2211
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“yakitori” (40 reviews)
“skewers” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
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Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
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584 Hiiragicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide brought us here for lunch. The setting is traditional, tatami floor, remove shoes. Sitting does not require kneeling on the floor however, modified to friendlier version of sitting on pillows. Mostly yakitori restaurant and yakitori meal is pretty good. Skewers with different...More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were three people and sat at a table in one of the private areas. It was cute as we were basically locked in the little dining room. However, it went somewhat downhill from there. Orders were mixed up and the incorrect food was brought...More

Thank travbud1
Reviewed 27 May 2017

the yakitori are excellents - english menu available - nice place and nice dinner - will come back again

Thank vincentParisFrance
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We enjoyed a fabulous dinner here one night. We were given a traditional Japanese dining experience (sitting on the floor), and were treated to delicious food that we chose and from recommendations from our waiter, who spoke very good English. He also recommended a Sake...More

Thank LicoriceLover
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We are used to eating in Japan from 10$ to 400$ , from north to south , and it is the worst experience we had so far. As soon as we ordered, the dishes began to be served in a very quick succession, so we...More

Thank cerotimken
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Our guide book recommended this place and it was close to our hotel. It's on a residential street and looks like a traditional house so get good directions. The dining room is traditional style although with seating more friendly to westerners. There is also a...More

Thank kb4003
Reviewed 13 November 2016

It may have been an off night.....but the service was poor. For our party of three, entrees arrived at different times. The salad and pickles were served after the entrees. Some items were served lukewarm Chicken brochette and chicken livers were excellent. If you frequent...More

Thank Love vacation time
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife and 14 year old daughters. We tried a while bunch of different skewers and every one was great. The chicken with plum sauce was UNBELIEVABLE. Kids also had crispy chicken skins and pronounced them a hit too. We tried to go...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our favourite, and the best yakitori restaurant in Kyoto (Hitomi = 〒606-8376 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, 左京区大菊町96) was closed for Obon so we had to look elsewhere. And found ourselves at Kushikura. It has a very attractive exterior, reminiscent of an ancient ryokan, and with lots...More

1  Thank tokyobookman
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Recommended by our hotel, we gave this place a try. A nice small establishment, with a combination of counter, tables and seating. Wonderfully presented and attended to, our me was a nice experience. Definitely off the beaten track, this place had many locals dining who...More

Thank Mitch_K2012
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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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 584 Hiiragicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-213-2211
In a 100-year-old traditional townhouse, enjoy our charcoal-grilled dishes, using the freshest chicken and seasonal vegetables.
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