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Gion Tanto

372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-6100
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“okonomiyaki” (46 reviews)
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“fried noodles” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delicious food, i have ordered okonomiyaki and served with so many thing in there, i felt fullfill after eat this

Thank Triando S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A different type of Japanese food we’ve not had before and a fun eating experience. A very small restaurant with heated hot plates in front of everyone - for keeping the food hot more than cooking it, it’s mostly cooked when it’s delivered to you...More

Thank NeilPike
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've never heard of okonomiyaki until coming to Japan. Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients like meats, seafood, various vegetables. The batter has flour and grated yam, with eggs, cabbage, and water. This cute little place in Gion was a...More

Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of our highlights of our trip to Japan. The food is gorgeous, large portions and good value for money. The setting is authentic and fun. I've read some of the reviews about the staff, and I have to say I thought they were fantastic...More

Thank PoodleABV0204
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good food and great price point First restaurant we went to in Kyoto and it was great. Its a very traditional style restaurant where you have to take your shoes off before entering and sit on tatami floors - very old school. The restaurant has...More

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is at one of the most popular areas in Gion, especially during Sakura season. It's location and looks are very quaint in the very best possible way. On top of that the food is excellent. But be ware: go early and expect to...More

Thank Voelser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okonomiyaki was amongst mine and my husbands must try dishes whilst in Japan. Following one or too many late afternoon/early afternoon pints of craft beer we stopped by Gion Tanto for our first try of this savoury pancake. We had a little wait but it...More

Thank Trelen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little restaurant right in Gion just south of Gion Tatsumi Bridge. Very helpful and the food was great in a relaxed atmosphere. The view from window is over the Shirakawa Canal. Years ago this would not have been open to general diners but with...More

Thank brixtontrev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience we faced it by sudden, the restaurant, the food, the place the staff, the taste and atmosphere was AMAZING .. you have to try the Japanese great food in this restaurant and diffidently you will love the experience

Thank Mariam A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful okonomiyaki and a great setting - they initially tried to seat us at the long table (which is fine, but it was simply to squashed we couldn’t move our arms) so we asked to be moved and they complied. Reasonable pricing for the amount...More

Thank _qualileave
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 Kiyomotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-6100
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