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Hanamarutei

#2,190 of 11,574 Restaurants in Kyoto
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901 Higashishiokojicho, Karasuma-dori Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Kyoto Eki Building 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-371-2134
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

Im a pesky vegetarian and finding restaurants with options can be tricky. We had explored the restaurants in the cube on several trips to japan - but we really wanted some okonomiyaki (we became addicted to it in Osaka..!) Hanamarutei stood out for a start as it had english menus - that helps big time. Although I can read basic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

The service is rapid, gentle and so efficient! (as elsewhere in the kansai area). And the okonomiyakis were perfect!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2012

Okonomiyaki is a bit of an acquired taste. It is a pancake with flour, yam, shredded cabbage, green onion and other ingredients often topped by sweet Worcestershire sauce, bonito flakes and mayonnaise. When cooked in front of you, it looks like a hot mess but it tastes delicious. Hanamarutei is a great choice for okonomiyaki in Kyoto. They offer all... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2009

We ordered 3 teppanyaki dishes and 1 okonomiyaki. Everything came in an aluminum foil and not one single thing was fit for human consumption. Thank god for the cold beer. Do not eat here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2009

Even if you are not so keen on Japanese food yet, Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake, or literally "fry it as you like it"), is always a safe bet. This place offers a great Special Seafood & Spring Onion Okonomiyaki "Kaisen Spesharu Negi Yaki" which was delicious. They will bring the mix to your own personal hot plate on your table and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Higashishiokojicho, Karasuma-dori Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Kyoto Eki Building 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-371-2134

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?