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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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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 3 days 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 2 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were lucky get a cancellation here and seats at the counter. The set meal is great if you like beef. There were three courses of it, all cooked in front of you. In between we had some delicious soup and a salad. My only...More

Thank RoamingJock
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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20 September 2016|
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Response from Albert L |
First we browse tripadvisor for recomendation, Hafuu Honten show up and then we show the iPhone to our hotels concierge, we stay at Piece Hostel... Apparently they recognise it and then they make reservation for us. Or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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