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Karako

12-3 Okazaki Tokuseicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8351, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-752-8234
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (30 reviews)
“ramen” (47 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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12-3 Okazaki Tokuseicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8351, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ramen here has the best broth I've ever tasted and the noodles are cooked just right! The chicken is also delicious, it'll keep you wanting more!

Thank PurpleM0nkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here because of all the reviews but everything about it was just below average. We were not really welcomed when we arrived, and they staff just seemed uninterested. I ordered the ramen kotteri noodles and the all famous karaage. The actual broth was nice,...More

Thank Aina S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

After copious walking in Northern Higashiyama district site seeing temples and the Path of Philosophy, we made a transcendental decision to visit Karako, "Lonely Planets" favo Kyoto ramen noodle shop. Is a quaint, clean, hole in the wall restaurant perfect for a causal, inexpensive, quick,...More

Thank sgatlanta
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Small place, very cosy, free pickles and small nibbles, didn't try the ramen but the fried chicken was good. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a cheap and tasty meal.

Thank Linnea A
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We went there after many deceptions in the Gion district, don't expect a beautiful restaurant but a generous ramen with fried chicken! It's cheap, friendly staff and good. It's no diet food but it's simple and tasty. I really recommend if you're boring of pretentious...More

Thank myfrenchtaste
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We came here after reading all the great reviews on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed! The ramen was pretty tasty but the fried chicken (karaage) was amazing!!! It was soo crispy and delicious and virtually flawless - aside from a little excess oil. It was...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic taste without having to pay big money. Service with a smile. Worth hunting out after temple visits++

Thank WhitneyMulqueen
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying near keage station which is only a fifteen minute walk away from this establishment. We had the special combo which actually was more than enough for two to share. The thoughtfulness of the pickles and side veg/salad was a great rice accompaniment...More

Thank sophiafdz
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Fried chicken was delicious and was very satisfied with what they had to offer. The owner was also very nice. Would definitely eat again.

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This place is about a 20-30min bus ride from Kyoto train station and it's well with the trip! Fried chicken, ramen, rice and condiments all for 880¥!!

Thank bridget9313
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-3 Okazaki Tokuseicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8351, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-752-8234
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