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Hafuu Honten

471-1 Sasayacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0983, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-257-1581
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Steakhouse
471-1 Sasayacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0983, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kyoto has long been known as the center of beef culture in Japan after the war even though its traditional food has become worldwide acknowledged. The first impression is authentic, but its open kitchen will make you feel reraxed and friendly service as if at...More

Thank 徳正 平
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. The service was not on par compare to any restaurant you bump into in Japan. Abit disappointed with high expectation with the given scores

Thank B w
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here to try Wagyu beef and Steak while in Kyoto and we loved this place. We sat at the counter and we enjoyed watching them prepare our food. We chose a coursed dinner and we were pleased with each and every course. The...More

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our group of 7 came here for dinner. We made the reservation a few days before. We were lucky to have a large table (sits 8 comfortably). Highly recommend making a reservation in advance as they turned away walk-ins. 2 of us ordered the regular...More

Thank fiestychef
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Amazing little eatery close to the main Imperial Palace district. It's quite tight so ideally reserve ahead, or expect to wait in line at peak periods. They specialise in beef and they definitely deliver. I only had the beef cutlet sandwich (sort of a beef...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Sometimes I’m turned off by restaurants that everyone raves about and wonder if it could be THAT good. The simple answer is YES. Friendly service, melt in your mouth beef, and all the other courses are super delicious. It’s fun to get to sit and...More

Thank work2travel09
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really weren't expecting to get seats on such short notice. I had zero hope, but we had nothing to lose on a Thursday night. We got lucky and they were able to accommodate us right away at the counter. We both...More

Thank MissesYu
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious. Absolutely amazing kobe beef steak, great value for fine dining. We were able to watch the chefs in action and enjoy the beautiful beef on offer.

Thank Tess C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My Daughter and I came here on my birthday who knows, I loved steak. Wow, what a superb, melts in your mouth and delicious beef, the best I've had in my lifetime and I've had many. Service was excellent, I was shocked at the end...More

Thank GeorgiaRose1968
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Best steak I've ever had. Wonderful food and great service too. I will come back again for sure. And definitely will recommend to my family and friends.

Thank fixingheart
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
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John B
11 September 2017|
Response from 康宏 柏 | Property representative |
We accept Visa or Master card. But we have 5000 yen minimum for credit card.
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7 February 2017|
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Response from 康宏 柏 | Property representative |
That is not correct. Actually, their bill were 17400 yen. It about 170$ USD.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471-1 Sasayacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0983, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-257-1581
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