The 10 Best Places to Eat in Arashiyama, Kyoto

There are many sightseeing spots in Arashiyama such as Togetsu kyo, Suzumushi Dera, and Sagano scenic railway. Many of you might visit this area. So, today I’m going to introduce 10 best delicious food you must try in Arashiyama.


1. Taisho HANANA

1. Taisho HANANA
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This is an Ochazuke specialized restaurant in Arashiyama. Their popular item is “Red snapper Chazuke” and you can enjoy it in three different ways – Sashimi, donburi style and ochazuke.

First, start with sashimi dipping it into sesami sauce. Then, put those sashimi on top of rice to make donburi style. Finally, pour hot green tea all over it and enjoy it as ochazuke.

■Information
Name: Taisho HANANA
Address:26-1 Setogawacho, Saga tenryuji, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel: +81-75-862-8771
Store hours: 11:00~ until sold out.
Access: 7 mins walk from Saga arashiyama station

Website: http://hanana-kyoto.com/
Map: Map to Taisho HANANA

2. Yudofu Sagano

2. Yudofu Sagano
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This Japanese restaurant is famous for yudofu (warm tofu). It has 50 years of history and you can enjoy their delicious tofu throughout the year.

Their Yudofu teishoku comes with many kyoto style side dishes. So if you are looking for some great quality Japanese food, I recommend this place.

■Information
Name: Yudofu Sagano
Address: 44 Susukino babacho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel: +81-75-871-6946
Store hours: 11:00-19:00
Access: 5 mins walk from Arashiyama station

Website: http://www.kyoto-sagano.jp/
Map: Map to Yudofu Sagano

3. Kyo Tsukemono Nishiri

3. Kyo Tsukemono Nishiri
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This store is a vegetable pickles store. Kyoto is known for Senmaizuke. Many people get it as souvenir and it’s really popular.

You can try their samples before purchasing, so find your favorite item.

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■Information
Name: Kyo Tsukemono Nishiri
Address:20-13 Zoji cho, Sagaryutenji, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel: +81-75-861-8181
Store hours: 9:00-18:00
Access: 1 mins walk from Arashiyama station

Website: https://www.nishiri.co.jp/
Map: Map to Kyo Tsukemono Nishiri

4. Arashiyama Obuu

4. Arashiyama Obuu
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Located in the middle of Kyoto’s famous spot “Togetsukyo”, this shop serves many kinds of high quality Japanese sweets.

From the shop, you can enjoy a nice view of Arashiyama. Take out option is available.

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■Information
Name: Arashiyama Obuu
Address:37-17 Zoji cho, Saga tenryuji, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel:+81-75-872-9022
Store hours: 11:00-19:30
Access: 1 mins walk from Arashiyama station

Map: Map to Arashiyama Obuu

5. Yojiya Cafe

5. Yojiya Cafe
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Do you know Yojiya? It is a cosmetic store known for their super popular oil control sheets.

This cafe is run by this Yojiya. If you visit this cafe, I recommend you to try their cappuccino. Their latte art using matcha is a must try!

■Information
Name: Yojiya cafe
Address: 2-13 Tateishi cho, Saga tenryuji, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel: +81-75-865-2213
Access: 10 mins walk from Saga arashiyama station

Website: http://www.yojiyacafe.com/
Map: Map to Yojiya cafe

 
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6. Kyoto kiccho

6. Kyoto kiccho
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This restaurant is located very close to Togetsukyo and they received michelin 3 stars.

Each course starts from 30,000 yen per person and their service and food are just amazing. Each piece is beautifully made just like art.

■Information
Name: Kyoto Kiccho
Address:58 Susukino babacho, Saga tenryuji, Ukyo ku , Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel:+81-75-881-1101
Store hours: 11:30-15:00 / 17:30-21:00
Closed on wednesday
Access: 15 mins walk from Arashiyama station

Website: http://kyoto-kitcho.com/
Map: Map to Kyoto Kiccho

7. Matsuba

7. Matsuba
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In this store, I recommend their Nishin soba, nishin (fish) is on top of warm soba noodles.

Their soba is loved by many kyoto people. You can also buy take-out noodles, so you can bring it home as well.

■Information
Name: Matsuba
Address:31 Uchida cho, Arashiyama, Saikyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel:+81-75-871-4929
Store hours: 10:00-17:00
Closed on Sunday and Holidays
Access: 7 mins walk from Hankyu Arashiyama station

Website: http://www.sobamatsuba.co.jp/
Map: Map to Matsuba

8. Hourandou

8. Hourandou
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You must try Warabimochi here. Once you put it into your mouth, it melts on your tongue right away.

Having it by itself is delicious, but pairing it with matcha drink is a perfect way to enjoy it.

■Information
Name: Hourandou
Address:57-2 Nakaoshimocho, Arashiyama, Saikyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel:+81-75-864-7573
Access:7 mins walk from Arashiyama station

Website: http://hourandou.net/
Map: Map to Hourandou

9. Ramen Daiki

9. Ramen Daiki
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Kyoto local people love this ramen store. With 30 years of history, they serve Tonkotsu based soup ramen with a lot of Kujo negi (kyoto’s local green onions) on top.

For soup flavor, you can choose from Shoyu, Shio, and miso. If you are craving ramen, this is a place to go.

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■Information
Name: Ramen Daiki
Address:16 Umezu Nishiuracho, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel:+81-75-882-9897
Closed on Monday
Access: 12 mins walk from Matsuo taisha station

Website: http://www001.upp.so-net.ne.jp/
Map: Map to Ramen Daiki

10. Arashiyama no mura

10. Arashiyama no mura
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Just 2 mins from Arashiyama station, this sweets store is known for Negiyaki and Kuzumochi.

Negiyaki is similar to Okonomiyaki and it’s a good snack if you are hungry. They serve beer so if you want some drinks with a small dish, this is a perfect snack for you!

■Information
Name: Arashiyama no mura
Address:35-20 Zoji cho, Saga tenryuji, Ukyo ku, Kyoto shi, Kyoto
Tel:+81-75-881-1651
Store hours: 11:0–18:00
Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday
Access: 2 mins walk from Arashiyama station

Website: http://www.arashiyama-nomura.com/
Map: Map to Arashiyama no mura

Try delicious food of Arashiyama!

While you are enjoying your trip, if you could find some delicious food, it’ll make your trip more enjoyable and memorable. Try these delicious food that you can enjoy only in Arashiyama.




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