May. 19, 2017 UPDATE

Daikokuya

- 大黒屋 -
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Keeping the same taste of Soba dishes over the past 100 years
You can see historical tools of making soba flour exhibited on the right side as you open the door. Daikokuya is offering a wide range of soba dishes reasonably close to the downtown area, Shijo-Kawaramachi. Their soba have been still made by the tools, a waterwheel and hand mill for 100 years. Furthermore, the interior of the restaurant is decorated with the Japanese retro furniture so that you will enjoy your meal at the Kyoto ambience. The owner of the restaurant is really friendly and the English menu that is written by him is like a soba magazine! It provides the details of each soba dishes like an article with their pictures. So there is no matter if you have any allergies. Not only over 20 toppings with soba are always provided but also seasonal limited original menus are available. The prices does not change at lunch time and dinner time. It is also open between these times. You would feel like at home at anytime!
Tempura Soba
1Recommended
Tempura Soba / ¥1,360
Big and juicy shrimp tempura on the top of the dish. Firstly, feel the texture of crispy batter of tempura. And then, try to put it into the soup deeply in order to enjoy the different textures. It will be the best dish if you have never eaten soba before.
Chicken Nanba
2Recommended
Chicken Nanba / ¥920
Both flavors of small cut chicken and chopped Japanese leek go well with the soup. The chicken is very tender and its sweet taste would become addictive. Please try to slurp the soba noodles so that fragrance of its soba comes out! Kamo (duck) Nanba is available mid. Oct. – mid. April.
Soba Galette
3Let's Try!
Soba Galette / ¥330
It is a crunchy cookie with buckwheat and dried fruit. Aromatic smell is mouthwatering. It is so healthy that you should eat it when you get peckish. You can buy both at the cashier or when you order main dish.
How to Order

The English menu with pictures is available.

- Order Tips -
The waiters offer a spoon for soup if you want.
3.8 food4.0 service3.5 atmosphere3.8
Price
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Shiho
3.5 food3.5 service3.0 atmosphere4.0
Daikokuya is an old-fashioned soba noodle restaurant in the pub district of Kiyamachi-dori Street. The restaurant looks very distinct from outside, very traditional, but once you are inside the feeling is very casual. Anyone can enjoy soba in this restaurant!
Sampo
4.0 food4.5 service4.0 atmosphere3.5
The soba noodles with egg that this place offers are pleasant to the palate. The water wheel that you can see on display is a nice reminder of the history of soba.
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Daikokuya / 大黒屋
Category Soba & Udon Noodles
Phone +81 75-221-2818
Address 281 Minamikurumaya-cho Kiyamachi Takoyakushi Nishiiru, nakagyo-ku, kyoto-shi
Directions 5 minutes walk from the Hankyu Kawaramachi Station. 8 minutes walk from the subway Tozai Line Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station.
Open Hours 11:30am - 9pm (L.O.8:45pm)
Reservations Accepted
Closed Tuesday
Price range
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc.
Good for Solo, With Friends, Families with Children
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Since a lot of info for all dishes on the English menu, you can avoid the ingredients that you don’t like. The owner of the restaurant speaks basic English and talking to him is very fun!
Menu Japanese, English
Lanuages spoken Japanese, some English
Number of seats 60 seats
Private dining rooms None
Non smoking / smoking Separated smoking section and non smoking section.
URL1 http://www.daikoku-ya.jp/english.html
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