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#486 of 12,813 Restaurants in Kyoto
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Pizza, European
44 Daikokucho | Vox 2F Kawaramachi, Kyoto 604-8031, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-221-7496
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
2 days ago
“Basic Italian. ”
17 Oct 2017
“Basic Italian”
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Italian, Pizza, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
44 Daikokucho | Vox 2F Kawaramachi, Kyoto 604-8031, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your craving Italian on your trip, as one does sometimes, this is a great stop. We had two pastas and a pizza and everything was good.

Thank Siri L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The Starters were pretty poor (avoid the Bruschetta), but the pizza was nice and the waitress was pleasant and helpful; I would note that I think they can only cook one pizza at a time, so don’t expect them to come out together (no problem...More

Thank StevieC_8
Reviewed 25 September 2017

As another reviewer has said, despite enjoying japanese food, after a while we longed for some western food and this really hit the spot. We both had pasta which was tasty and well made, the proprietor was friendly and the atmosphere was welcoming. The menu...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic and welcoming italian restaurant in the middle of lovely ponto-cho neighbourhood, run by passionate japanese with an italian heart! Approved by 2 Florentines!!

Thank Jacopo C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Average italian food, but we could not eat more japanese food after 7 days in Kyoto. Nice people. Basic restaurant. Good pizza and spaghetti. Reasonable prices.

Thank Ronaldo A
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Ended up returning to this restaurant 4 nights in a row after searching most of kyoto for a decent place to eat. Prices are very reasonable and food really delicious. Compliments to the chef and the staff!

Thank oleksandrm92
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Kyoto has so many good restaurants, but if you want good Italian food, this is the place for you! Pizzas and Pasta are wonderful.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Had a craving for pasta and found this place expecting it to be full at 8-9pm weekday. It was surprisingly almost empty. Easily found by looking for the large neon VOX sign outside. The seafood pasta tasted right, was light and relatively mild. The bruschetta...More

Thank AngloTexan74
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Walked in seeing the italian flag outside. Couldnt find the name of the restaruant in the front to 'tripadvisor' it. The food is actsually very nice in low price. The first time we had pasta in the past two weeks. Great break from japanies cousine.

Thank l z
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The restaurant is really nice, well decorated, spacious and super clean. I visit the place whenever I feel the need for pasta. really amazing Chef who spent a life time cooking in Italy and the products are imported directly from there (as I was informed)....More

3  Thank Zizo B
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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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Daikokucho | Vox 2F Kawaramachi, Kyoto 604-8031, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Pontocho
  • Neighbourhood: Pontocho
  • Phone Number: +81 75-221-7496
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