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Sushi Tetsu Pontocho

) #70 of 11,777 Restaurants in Kyoto €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
133-1 Ishiyacho, Pontocho Sanjodori Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1f, Kyoto 604-8002, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-257-1285
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nigiri” (15 reviews)
“fresh sushi” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
133-1 Ishiyacho, Pontocho Sanjodori Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1f, Kyoto 604-8002, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place online and had a great experience the first time. All 2 piece nigiri like 219 yen. You can also get several fish torched. Went here the next two nights as well and we were welcomed by friendly staff each time! Tried the...More

Thank Emileemitchell519
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Great sushi and sashimi. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating our lack of Japanese. We were looking for Restuarant along the river. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), all were booked solid. We found this as we had given up on a place on the river....More

Thank Bill13131313
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We came here on Saturday evening and we had to wait 45min. Finally we got in and we had quite a lot of sushi pieces. There is a flat price for each nigiri pair (216y). As a consequence the quality of the more expansive fish...More

Thank ilFilosofo87
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Good food, good experience considering that is not many reasonably priced alternative nearby in a very touristic district. It is filled with foreigners, hardly see any locals dining there. I will think twice about waiting 30mins for it though.

Thank flavin08
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Sometimes if you are looking for something very good, you can trapped into very high prices. In addition, being not an expert on sushi/sashimi it is difficult for me to judge the quality of the fish and the preparation of Nigiri. So, sometimes it is...More

Thank pietro g
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Excellents sushis for 1€ each! Nice atmosphere and lot of differents things to try ! Best quality price ratio ever!

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Hidden in a small side street, nice place. They have stalls where you can sit in a small group Food is good, focus on sushi - good fish quality. Chawanmushi was good as well. Good choice of drinks. Staff is friendly but lack a bit...More

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch and enjoyed it but we have had better sushi in Australia which was disappointing

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If you never had propper sushi you might be delighted... If you are used to have sushi this place is almost as bad as the worst sushi place in Europe. And it wasn't that cheap... 300 yen cover charge is ridiculous

Thank Mehdi_Mer
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The sashimi and fish was so fresh! Usually there's a queue to this place but we managed to get in without having to wait (maybe it was the rain). They also have an English menu. The only downside is that there is a JPY324 cover...More

Thank sch8
Though small by comparison, Pontocho is one of Kyoto's
most spirited and memorable neighborhoods. A narrow
street straddling the Kamogawa River, it is Kyoto's
busiest nightlife spot. When darkness falls,
Pontocho's many signs and lanterns bolt to life,
making the area glow with invitations to passers-by to
come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
bars sprawl onto the riverbank, providing a friendly
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Response from happyperson18 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember. I'm sorry. I was only paying attention to the sushi.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133-1 Ishiyacho, Pontocho Sanjodori Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku | 1f, Kyoto 604-8002, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Pontocho
  • Neighbourhood: Pontocho
  • Phone Number: +81 75-257-1285
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