Neighborhood Eats // Tambaguchi


Uogashi Miyatake 

sashimi set // tambaguchi

Located near the fish market in Tambaguchi, Miyatake gets fresh fish from the market daily and serves a delicious, well balanced lunch for only 1500 JPY.
For dinner, reservation is recommended.

Recommended Dish: Sashimi Lunch Set (Go there early)

Address〒600-8829 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Shimogyō-ku, Nishishinyashiki Shimonochō,  1F

Hours:  10:30AM – 2PM, 5PM-10PM

Closed: Sundays



Our favorite cafe around the corner from Miyatake restaurant, is located in the one of the oldest Geisha districts in Kyoto - Shimabara. 
The cafe is on the ground floor of a traditional japanese townhome, renovated by the owner himself with an authentic approach to the concept of 'Wabi-sabi'. 
Enjoy aromatic coffee made from beans roasted in-house, and  sweets made with love by his wife.

Recommended Dish: Blend Coffee

Address: 74 Nishishinyashiki Chudojicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8816, Japan

Hours:  7:30AM - 10:30PM (breakfast), 11:30AM-6PM

Closed: Thursdays & 3rd Wednesday




Warning: This is only when you feel like getting down and dirty, and experience super local eats. This neighborhood spot serves the local fish market workers with ~800yen hearty meals.  It opens early and it is walkable from Maana Kyoto, so it is perfect for jet-lagged morning cravings. (No English Menu)

Recommended Dish: Oyako-Don (There is a set menu with udon as well), Kake Udon, Maguro don (not always available)

Address90 Sujakuhozocho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8846

Hours:  5:30AM – 1:00PMClosed: Sundays, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays