Enjoy the cozy feeling of traditional Japanese home cooking
Located adjacent to the Philosopher’s Path, Daigin Shokudo offer traditional Japanese home cooking in a cozy, laid back atmosphere reminiscent of the 1980s. You’ll be familiar with most items on the menu, with the likes of Tonkatsu (deep fried pork), grilled fish, and more showing up. Also, you can't miss out on the variety of well–prepared side dishes. Meal sets come with large bowls of rice, miso soup and two healthy side dishes. Plastic samples of their meals are displayed outside and will definitely catch your eye before you enter. English menus are also available, but the plastic models are a better way for you to get an idea of what the dishes will be like. Daigin Shokudo is an enjoyable restaurant for all and a great place to come after enjoying a walk through the brilliant cherry blossom arch of the Philosopher’s Path.
Tonkatsu Meal set
Tonkatsu Meal set / ¥970
Tonkatsu (Japanese fried pork cutlets) is one of the dishes that most foreign visitors coming to Japan look forward to. The thick, crispy Tonkatsu, drizzled with the special tonkatsu sauce, is perfect for those on an empty stomach. The healthy tofu and boiled spinach contrast greatly with the juicy Tonkatsu, making this all round an incredibly satisfying lunch. There are over ten similar meal sets, so don’t worry if you’re not a fan of fried pork, because there’s something for everyone.
Tempura Udon
Tempura Udon / ¥850
Tempura Udon is a classic when it comes to Japanese noodles. Two huge shrimps lie atop the perfectly soft Udon noodles. The mild tasting, light soup is sure to warm you up as it and the noodles fill your belly. If you prefer, Soba noodles can be substituted for the Udon.
Special miso soup
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Special miso soup / ¥120
The regular soup that comes with the meal sets can be changed to this Special Miso Soup for only ¥120. The soup features sliced onions, carrot, chopped pork and various other vegetables, making pretty hearty and almost removing the need for the main. Locals often choose this Special Miso Soup with their meals.
How to Order

English menus are available with the pictures of every dish. The staff (the friendly owner and son and daughter) can speak English.

- Order Tips -
Meal sets of the day are also available and please ask the staff for details. 
The special Tonkatsu sauce is on each table.
2.7 food2.0 service3.0 atmosphere3.0
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
2.7 food2.0 service3.0 atmosphere3.0
This nostalgic eatery is located close to Ginkaku-ji Temple. I'm sure you will find something you like; they offer meal sets, rice bowls, and noodles. Their prices are low and portions big, so this is a perfect restaurant for those who value cost-performance.
3.0 food3.0 service3.5 atmosphere2.5
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
3.0 food3.0 service3.5 atmosphere2.5
Daigin Shokudo / 大銀食堂
Category Teishoku (Meal Sets)
Phone +81 75-771-0692
Address 60, Jodoji Higashidacho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8411
Directions 3-minute walk from city bus Ginkakuji-michi stop getting off.
Open Hours 11am - 8:30pm
Reservations Not accepted
Closed Thursday
Price range
Credit cards Not accepted
Good for Solo, With Friends, Families with Children
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Daigin Shokudo always welcome you and are happy to talk to you in English.
Menu Japanese and English
Lanuages spoken Japanese and English
Number of seats 40 seats
Private dining rooms None
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
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