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Kosaku Hoto Kosaku, Kawaguchiko

1638-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-72-1181
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (4 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“wild boar” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups
££ - £££
1638-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Had my dinner here when the other houtou place were closed for the evening . Its never wrong when you step into a big eatery and find many local eating there instead of tourists. Totally enjoyed the hotpot full of houtou especially during winter period....More

1  Thank JaegerLim
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant for dinner to sample the local Houtou noodle speciality. The place is decorated to give the appearance of a traditional Japanese setting, and guests can choose to sit the traditional way (i.e. kneeling), or at specialised tables with leg space below...More

1  Thank Alfred F
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Despite there were many good reviews I still cannot give more than 4. Reasons: 1) Too less varieties, only 6 choices in the menu but basically there are four ( hot pot noodles, sushi, horse sashimi and pork. The other 2 is pickle and rice....More

1  Thank 529dominicc
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Came here again with some relatives, a party of seven people and got a nice table where we could put our feet down. The place is full of character and begins at the entrance when you must take off your shoes. The food as always...More

1  Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today. Being on a Saturday the place was packed with people, mostly Japanese, which was certainly a good sign. We waited for about half an hour, which wasn't too bad given it's a rainy day and not much to do. The decor...More

1  Thank codi888
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Really good noodle soups - offered in a variety of options (pumpkin, mushrooms, beef (which is basically bacon), seefood etc.). The atmosphere, too, is really nice. Japanese-style tables and a good mix of Japanese and international guests.

Thank Stefanie N
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I walked here from Kawaguchiko station (approx. 20 mins) after a day visiting the lake and Mt. Tenjo. It was a cool night, so soup seemed like a good idea and the reviews on Trip Advisor made this place seem appealing. I...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It was great to be able to try some of the Fuji local food. The pork houtou and pumpkim dumplings were so delicious. My advice would be to go there hungry as the dishes are big and you will want to finish everything. Also, they...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to go back in time this is your spot. You can almost imagine geishas pouring tea, and it's not the sake talking. Very good food and a broad selection including grenouille a la japonaise and staples like soba and tempura. Very good...More

Thank catalinap664
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I've been in Japan 4 years and this is up there with one of the best places I've eaten at. We all went for the pork hōtō and ordered some tsukemono too. They have different meat options on the menu including turtle, bear and wild...More

1  Thank cfp19
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11 September 2015|
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Response from Indranil2u | Reviewed this property |
Correction: A huge parking lot in front of the restaurant. There will be a waiting time at lunch as it is a popular restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1638-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Yamanashi Prefecture  >  Minamitsuru-gun  >  Fujikawaguchiko-machi
  • Phone Number: +81 555-72-1181
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