Downtown YakitoriJan. 29, 2016 UPDATE
Delightful yakitori, chicken sashimi, sake, and more in a charming new establishment


A spacious yakitori restaurant, Torisee, opened its doors in August, 2015. The restaurant serves array of dishes featuring fresh chicken served in form of yakitori, sashimi, fried dishes, and more. There are counter and table seating on the first floor and table seating on the second floor with private rooms that are great for large groups. Torisee is a place where you can eat variety of chicken dishes at affordable prices and can enjoy whether you come in alone or in a large group.
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A new establishment for Yakitori in the downtown area. They have variety of chicken dishes like yakitori and even chicken sashimi! Its a fun new place and easy to access since its located in downtown Kyoto. There are tables for large groups of about 8 to 12 people. Make a reservation if you plan to go in a group.
Assorted 8 skewers
1Must Eat !
Assorted 8 skewers / ¥1,350
Assorted yakitori and grilled skewers are prepared with sweet sauce or simply with salt. Depending on the availability and the day’s situation, the types of skewers are alternated. You can make a request for sauced or salted when you make your order. If no particular request is made, typically half of the items will be sauced and the other half will be salted.
Oyadori yaki
2Must Eat !
Oyadori yaki (matured chicken) / ¥820
Oyadori yaki is matured chicken served on a hot plate over fire with some cabbage on the side. Wonderfully presented and very tasty chicken seasoned nicely with soy sauce based flavor. Squeeze some lemon for some delicious punch. Chicken is already cooked and ready to be eaten when served. Leave it on the hot plate for few minutes for sizzling hot chicken.
3Let's Try !
Usutsukuri (chicken sashimi) / ¥756
Raw chicken, if for consumption, must be fresh. That is why raw chicken is not served in every restaurant even in Japan. At Torisee, only the freshest bird is served. Usutsukuri, is raw chicken sliced thinly, served like sashimi. On the side is special type of sauce used for dipping the slices of chicken sashimi. Try it with the orange colored graded carrots and radish along with some green scallions.
How to Order & Eat
How to Order & Eat 1 Torisee

How to Order & Eat 1 Torisee

How to Order & Eat 1 ToriseeAsk for the English menu if needed.
- Order Tips -
Sake goes well with almost everything on the menu. We recommend ordering locally brewed Shinsei sake available both hot and cold.
Torisee Interior Photo 1
Appearance photo 1 Torisee
Categories Yakitori
Phone +81 75-229-6564
Address 625 Mototakeda-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Directions ・5-minute walk from Kyoto city subway Shijyo station
・5-minute walk from Hankyu train Karasuma station
Hours 4pm - 11pm (10:30 Last order) on weekdays
Open for lunch starting February, 2015 (11:30am - 2:30pm)
Reservations Accepted
Closed New Year's eve/day
Notes Torisee will open for lunch starting in February, 2015. Lunch times are from 11:30am to 2:30pm.
Price range
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about ¥2,000~ per person
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / Accepted
Good for Solo, With Friends
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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English menu is available
Menu Japanese, English
Languages spoken Japanese, basic English
Number of seats 64 seats
Private dining rooms Yes
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking and smoking sections
Torisee +81 75-229-6564 about ¥2,000~ per person 2/3

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