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Kyoto Mameshiba Cafe

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Mixed feelings

Not as good as I had hoped but not as bad as some of the other reviews. I have a Shiba Inu so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
UlstermaninNorfolk
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Holyport, United Kingdom
Poor experience

My friends and I were excited to see these little dogs. We paid and were given a ticket with a time... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Maya V
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1 week ago
“Mixed feelings”
14 Aug 2018
“Poor experience”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
548-1 Nakanocho Shinkyogokudori Shijo Agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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+81 75-255-3503
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Come into this place with the right expectations and you won't be disappointed. It's a place where they have a bunch of Shiba-Inu dogs that you can sit with and have a drink from a vending machine outside of the hustle of the shopping area....More

3  Thank fibrizo
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This was a horrible experience! If there was a no rating, that’s what they would get. We were told to arrive 5 minutes before and they were late getting us in. When we arrived, they told us we couldn’t pick up the dogs (which I...More

16  Thank choshiko8
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as good as I had hoped but not as bad as some of the other reviews. I have a Shiba Inu so really wanted to see the miniature version. I do wonder about the ethics of this - do the dogs ever see daylight,...More

Thank UlstermaninNorfolk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was worried about going after reading the reviews on here, as I didn't want to support any animal negligence. However, I'm happy to report that the dogs we met seemed taken care of and were bonded with the staff. My husband and I were...More

Thank Lara K
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I hope everyone don’t go this cafe anymore It is very bad service attitude The dogs are scare of human ...and staff won’t play with dog and don’t help customer to take good photo with the dog Drinks are served by vending machine , not...More

2  Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Like many have said before me, this ‘cafe’ is seriously a waste of time. The dogs are all so scared of human contact, probably because they are too young to be in there. They actively avoid human contact. I tried to stroke the dogs a...More

5  Thank 46rachaels
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My friends and I were excited to see these little dogs. We paid and were given a ticket with a time slot - this helps limit the number of guests who enter the cafe at each time. Once we entered we were told to sit...More

2  Thank Maya V
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Going as a family event we booked the event for £22. It was going to be 30 minutes of cutesy dogs that licked your faces and were eager for stroking. Or at least that was what the promotional video led us to believe. It was...More

2  Thank ghani_dodger
Reviewed 18 July 2018

First Group of ppl get there, the dogs are skinny and not a response. As a dog lover, I m very disappointed and wait 2-3 hours for nothing. The owl cafe from the other Akihabara was much more interesting. you don't really interact with the...More

10  Thank FFteam
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Today my GF and me visited this cafe. We have paid 1560 yen (780 yen per person) and had to wait 20 minutes to get in, all good.. so we thought it's for the dogs themself. Our travel so far is that the Japanese people...More

13  Thank Lungki
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

It’s all about expectations. The “cafe” is a small tatami mat space with low tables where you can sit and have adorable Shibas run around you. Dogs are unpredictable and you don’t know if one will be want to sit in your lap, even allow...More

2  Thank the_kuang
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This was a horrible experience! If there was a no rating, that’s what they would get. We were told to arrive 5 minutes before and they were late getting us in. When we arrived, they told us we couldn’t pick up the dogs (which I...More

16  Thank choshiko8
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
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