Kyoto Sukiyaki
Sukiyaki is a dish usually served in a shallow iron pot over an open flame, like a stand-alone gas stove. Ingredients like shiitake mushrooms, tofu, and thin cuts of beef are simmered in a rich soy sauce based broth and usually enjoyed family-style. Each diner is usually given a small bowl with a battered raw egg as a dip.

In the Kansai area, where Kyoto is located, sukiyaki is cooked differently than Kanto (Tokyo) style. In Kansai, the meat is cooked first, then the broth is added, then the vegetables go in last. You can enjoy Kansai-style sukiyaki in convenient locations at reasonable prices in Kyoto!

Restaurant Kyoto Dining Masayoshi

Kyoto Dining Masayoshi is inside a renovated machiya (traditional wooden townhouse) giving it a modern traditional atmosphere. On many of the walls and even on some of the tatami doors you will find paintings by the famous painter Hideki Kimura. This shop's specialty is wagyu beef and offers many dishes, including the Japanese black WAGYU Sukiyaki Course (5,500JPY).

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Kyoto Dining Masayoshi is located about 5 minutes west of Sanjo station (exit 6 or 7) by crossing Sanjoo Bridge. 

Restaurant Sukiyaki Kimura

Founded in 1928 this sukiyaki specialty store is loved by locals and tourists alike, serving affordable and delicious sukiyaki. Enjoy one of their sukiyaki sets in a traditional tatami atmosphere. The Wagyu Sukiyaki set is 2,200JPY during lunch and 3,100JPY during dinner. At dinner time they also offer a Loin Sukiyaki set for 3,300JPY.

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Sukiyaki Kimura is 5 minutes from Kyoto-Kawaramachi station exit number 9.

Restaurant Gion Gyuzen

Gion Gyuzen is a shabu-shabu and sukiyaki restaurant that offers a variety of all-you-can-eat courses. Among them are two special types, the “suki-shabu” splits the pot in the middle so on one side you have shabu-shabu and on the other side you have sukiyaki. The second one is the “yaki-shabu”, in the middle you have a small pot for shabu-shabu while all around it you have a hot plate to grill BBQ. With both you get to choose between, Pork (2,200JPY), beef (3,500JPY), domestic japanese beef (4,600JPY) or Kuroge Wagyu beef (6,800JPY).   

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Gion Gyuzen is about 7 minutes from Gion-Shijo station exit number 7 and is in front of Yasaka Shrine. 

NOTE: Due to the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic, the business hours of the shops above may differ from the hours listed on OpenRice JP. Please confirm with the shop directly before your visit.

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