Pontocho Yakiniku Yamakawa Honten – Carefully selected Kobe Beef & Japanese black wagyu in Kyoto’s traditional Pontocho district
Located in Kyoto’s lively Pontocho district, Pontocho Yakiniku Yamakawa Honten is a yakiniku restaurant serving carefully selected Kobe and Japanese black wagyu beef.
Yamakawa purchases all their wagyu by the head, meaning that they can offer both thick and rare cuts at relatively low prices.
Beef from Japanese blacks, or as you might know it, wagyu, is known for its tenderness, and deliciously fatty yet not overpowering flavors.
In addition to wagyu, Yamakawa also offers Kobe Beef certified by the Kobe Beef Marketing & Distribution Promotion Association!
Retaining it's traditional Kyoto machiya feel, the refurbished, chic restaurant offers counter seating on the first floor and a welcoming atmosphere for solo diners. On the second floor, you'll find table seating perfect for dining with family and friends.
Orders are taken through tablets that support both English and Chinese, so you have nothing to worry about!
Some staff can also speak English and Chinese, so if you have any questions, feel free to ask.
In addition to both lunch and dinner courses, Yamakawa also offers a huge menu of individual dishes.
Whether you’re looking to try the much sort after Kobe Beef or Japanese wagyu, or a seasoned beef fanatic, Yamakawa has something for everyone!
So if you're thinking of getting some yakiniku in Kyoto, then Pontocho Yakiniku Yamakawa Honten is the place to go!