Apr. 26, 2017 UPDATE

Kasagiya

- かさぎ屋 -
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The elegant sweetness and fluffy texture of ohagi (pounded rice covered in red bean paste)

This Japanese confectionary near Kiyomizu Temple has been in business for 100 years. The interior has a traditional Japanese feel that hasn’t changed since the shop first opened. Just looking at some of the antique items used for years is a joy; some of these include an old black telephone, Japanese dolls, and an antique clock. The specialty here are ohagi. Delightfully sweet adzuki (red-bean paste) on the outside, with fluffy pounded rice on the inside, these ohagi go perfectly with matcha. We hope you’ll enjoy these all-hand-made sweets with no pre-made ingredients.

Usucha
1Recommended
Usucha / ¥700
This is a two-piece set with usucha (a type of matcha) and ohagi. We recommend following a bite of ohagi with a sip of matcha.
Shiruko
2Recommended
Shiruko / ¥650
Shiruko (red-bean soup) with 2 pieces of fried mochi (rice cake). Let the mochi absorb the red-bean flavor and enjoy. This dish is very hot, so be careful.
Shisonomi
3Let's Try!
Shisonomi / *A set item that comes with shiruko
Have some of this when you’ve had too much sweetness; the salty flavor will cleanse your palate.
Isomaki
4Let's Try!
Isomaki / ¥650
Mochi fried in shoyu (Soy sauce), then wrapped in fragrant seaweed. This dish isn’t just sweet, but is recommended to those who want a light meal.
How to Order



For those who like anko, please do try the ohagi. There is also ohagi shaved ice during the summer. Each customer must order one item, so please be prepared.

- Order Tips -
If you only want ohagi, just say “ohagi” when ordering. This comes with three pieces made with different kinds of adzuki.
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Price
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Miya
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You can enjoy the wonderful flavor of anko in a traditional Japanese atmosphere! You may be seated with someone you don’t know, so you could even make a new friend!
Erika
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Kasagiya is bustling with tourists every day. The restaurant is not spacious, but it has a calm atmosphere. Their most popular menu item is the assortment of three kinds of mochi, coarse, smooth, and soy flour mochi, and through these mochi you can enjoy the gentle sweetness of anko bean paste.
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Kasagiya / かさぎ屋
Category Wagashi (Japanese Sweets)
Phone +81 75-561-9562
Address 349, Masuyacho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0826
Directions Take the Route 100 or Route 206 bus from Kyoto Station for 14-17 minutes. Get off at Kiyomizu-michi and walk for about 8 minutes.
Open Hours 11:00 ~ 18:00
Reservations Not accepted
Closed Tuesday
Notes The shop is relatively empty on weekdays. It can get crowded between 3-4 PM on weekends and holidays.
Price range
~ ¥1,000
Credit cards Not accepted
Good for Solo, With Friends
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
English menus available.
Menu English
Lanuages spoken Japanese only
Number of seats 20 seats
Private dining rooms Nothing
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
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