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“lovely place right in Gion”
Review of Gion Tanto

Gion Tanto
Ranked #61 of 15,110 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Gion
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Great little restaurant right in Gion just south of Gion Tatsumi Bridge. Very helpful and the food was great in a relaxed atmosphere. The view from window is over the Shirakawa Canal. Years ago this would not have been open to general diners but with the advent of in n creasing numbers of tourists those Gion restaurants that were exclusive were in danger of going out of business so more and more have opened up - thankfully.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience we faced it by sudden, the restaurant, the food, the place the staff, the taste and atmosphere was AMAZING .. you have to try the Japanese great food in this restaurant and diffidently you will love the experience

Thank Mariam A
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful okonomiyaki and a great setting - they initially tried to seat us at the long table (which is fine, but it was simply to squashed we couldn’t move our arms) so we asked to be moved and they complied. Reasonable pricing for the amount of ingredients too!

Thank _qualileave
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I spent a year in Kyoto in college and developed a taste for okonomiyaki. 30 years later visiting Kyoto with my family, this place delivered the goods that I had remembered! It is no frills and fast turnover - so if you are looking to lounge for a few hours this is not your place. But if you want authentic and delicious Kansai okonomiyaki with the spicy sauce of the region, this is your place! They are serious about their food.

Thank suzzym
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I love okonomiyaki and as we traveled throughout Japan we tried multiple restaurants. This was the best tasting and perfect location near the old part of Kyoto, Gion. Small with sliding walls open to fresh air. We sat at the "counter" one long seating area with griddles. This means you are sitting very close to your neighbor which encourages visiting. Our neighbor shared some of his food with us and we had a great time. Learning a few Japanese words, pantomime, and Google Translates helped. A fun lively place. I saw the Trip Advisor logo besides the door and decided to go in, we are glad we did.

Thank Sandi K
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