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#241 of 12,166 Restaurants in Kyoto
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Healthy, Japanese
13-4 Shimogamohigashi Takagicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0865, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-703-5731
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 May 2018
“Great vegan ramen, eggplant sushi, and desserts!”
10 Apr 2018
Asian, Healthy, Japanese, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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13-4 Shimogamohigashi Takagicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0865, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at Towzen recently, and I heartily recommend it! Located in North Kyoto, it’s convenient to bus lines that service the rest of the city. The food at this intimate family restaurant is fantastic! We had two different...More

Thank JulesLandsman
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and such a relief and joy to experience vegetarian food!! Beware, the wait is very long, we waited for about 3 hrs but the food was really tasty!

Thank Nutan P
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I was recommended this place for vegan ramen, as my partner had been having trouble guaranteeing no fish/animal stocks used in cooking elsewhere. We both really enjoyed the meal, delicious and quality ramen served in a great little space. Treat the spice rating with some...More

Thank TB862
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I went there with a friend (not vegan) but both enjoyed very much the ramen served here in this small but very cosy restaurant in the north of Kyoto. I recommend it!

Thank j0fly4765
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track, very small place but worth the trip !! Excellent ramen !! Highly recommended. A one man show by the owner, cook , waiter !! Give it a try!

Thank Didier K
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Incredible ramen (thick with great texture, clearly good flour) and delicious broth. So much more flavorful and healthy than regular ramen. Add ofu (a gluten protein) and kiri tom tom (not sure about the spelling but sounds like that), a cone of the same rice...More

Thank Elizabeth Delan... M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The restaurant is so cute and cosy. The staff is super friendly and the soy milk ramen ic incredibly delicious (+vegan paradise :D with a yummy chocolate cake and soy milk ice cream). Number one in my top five restaurant of Kyoto !!

Thank Jessie M
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Mamezen serves the best soy-based ramen I have ever had! It is hidden in a quiet Neighbourhood and we had to walk a distance from Matsugasaki Station. Will definitely be back for more!

Thank lollidays
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Oh, I am so glad I made the effort to eat a bowl of noodles at Mamezen. Yes, pseudo-vegetarian ramen (I read that the chef does make use of dried fish flakes in the broth)that will knock you socks off! I am not vegetarian. In...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Oh, my, god. The soy milk ramen. thank the lord for mamezen- I am vegan and came to Japan thinking it would be easy- I was so so wrong. It's sometimes a matter of survival and just eating plain rice to get the energy. Anyway...More

Thank elinamos
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blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
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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
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Edna F
13 August 2016|
Response from 米川実 | Property representative |
The name of the bus stop is Takagi-cho bus stop.
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22 September 2015|
Response from 米川実 | Property representative |
It is a station Matsugasaki. Is a 15-minute walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-4 Shimogamohigashi Takagicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0865, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-703-5731
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