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Review of Janbo

Janbo
Ranked #247 of 15,479 Restaurants in Kyoto
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 9
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Child-friendly
Neighbourhood: Western Kyoto
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

A random location but well worth the walk as it is amazing food. Cheap and simple the Japanese pizza and yaki soba and both great dishes and make the queuing outside worth the wait. Definitely worth a visit when in Kyoto.

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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Oh my God, I miss this place so much.
If you're visiting Kyoto, and want to try local casual/street food, visit this place, but make sure you take at least one friend as this eatery serves huge portion. Be ready to queue - but it's worth waiting.

My recommendations are - pork okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza) and yakisoba (fried noodle). Don't get hit by flying mayonnaise! ( and make sure you don't say "no" when they ask you if you'd like mayonnaise on okonomiyaki)
You can take away the food, but I recommend you to eat in to enjoy the informal atmosphere.

Staff are super friendly, as well as most customers.
Clientele mostly locals including students, so don't wear your best dress and high heels. Be a part of Kyoto locals.

Date of visit: February 2014
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4  Thank CatDanae
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

This restaurant is especially loved by students who need to eat a lot for cheap ! The quality is very good and the service very efficient ! You would always see a huge crow from outside especially around 19h. The best time to get a place is after lunch (1pm around) and at the beginning of the time (5pm). Don't forget to check the open time of the shop !

Date of visit: March 2014
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4  Thank Agath4
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Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

Nice staff and decent prices. The food is great but certainly not everyone's thing. The topping is made of various sauces and with herbs and fish flakes sprinkled on top of it. If you are not sure whether you like it or not, ask the staff to leave half of the dish without topping.

1  Thank Marco P
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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff . The pancake was particularly good, inexpensive too, small pancake or yakisoba for one person each costs 550 yen with meat. I would go again !

Thank TangLisi
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