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Doudou - CLOSED

51 Tsubaicho | 1f, Nara 630-8343, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-26-2020
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
15 Aug 2015
“Nice experience”
15 Aug 2015
“Sorry guys, no more Doudou...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
51 Tsubaicho | 1f, Nara 630-8343, Nara Prefecture
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11 - 20 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2015

A charming and young cook in a seven to eight seat restaurant is a good choice for those not wanting an more formal table. We have been there twice and the quality is "au rendez-vous". I. March 2015 we had excellent grilled fish, cold smashed...More

Thank Jean-Claude D
Reviewed 6 April 2015

After several days of karage, I'm happy to be eating a Japanese home cooked meal at DouDou. This place is small, but it is all you need to run a restaurant. Take a break away from the temples and deer! Highly recommended.

1  Thank Betsy T
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Lovely host, great food and sake. Cozy atmosphere and well prepared, tasty dishes. The sake tasting option is recommended if you want to learn about sake.

1  Thank Elmar N
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We went to Doudou last week, after reading a lot of good reviews in tripadvisor; it turned out it is a really good place, delicious food and Satoko (the owner/host of the place) was really nice to us; it's a small place but it was...More

1  Thank OrlandoBass
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

After searching for ages to find this tiny restaurant in the pretty town of Nara (with the famous tame deer) we weren't disappointed! With just 7 seats arranged around the open kitchen in a small room this is a very intimate and informal venue, and...More

3  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

popped in for something to eat after a long day in Nara. Drank many glasses of Sake and sampled several tasty dishes. Would certainly come back. Love Craig and Lianne from Nunhead, London xx

2  Thank Craig W
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Eating with Satoko is a bit like eating in a friend's kitchen, whilst she cooks for you. It's an intimate experience, the evening flies by as you share anecdotes and cooking tips with one another. Satoko explained how to cook with gingko nuts and after...More

2  Thank 2530kaki
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The food was delicious and also vegetarian friendly. The host explained us a lot about the Japanese food culture and we had a personal conversation. Thank you for the nice experience!

3  Thank Matthijs B
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This is a wonderful spot to enjoy a relaxed meal. To highlight what others have said... It is a tiny 7 seat restaurant with the seats at the counter around the kitchen. It is run by a lovely woman who escaped tokyo to enjoy the...More

6  Thank crabcake69
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I found this small restaurant by chance as I was wandering through Naramachi and had a delicious meal there as well as a thoroughly enjoyable conversation with the host / chef. Particularly recommended if you are travelling on your own.

4  Thank poptastic
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Tsubaicho | 1f, Nara 630-8343, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-26-2020
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