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“Reasonable and fun”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Gion Kappa

Gion Kappa
Ranked #1,100 of 12,107 Restaurants in Kyoto
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Gion
Bangkok, Thailand
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149 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Reasonable and fun”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

Paid about 12000 yen for four of us. Most items were Y390. Some delicious - grilled octopus, croquettes, maguro sushi roll, green chili peppers. Some not so delicious - beef cutlet was chewy. We sat on tatami mats in the back and had an eclectic group of Italians and Japanese with us. Wouldn't recommend it for the food, but we had a blast in terms of a good time!

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Irving, Texas
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“390 Yen!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

This was a cozy and fun place to eat where everything was 390 yen. I guess I was so interested in the food that the person next to me had that he shared some with me!

Visited May 2012
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Thank Carol D
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portland,oregpn
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Colorful local favorite well suited to westerners”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

We have returned many times over the years to the Gion Kappa, a small informal restaurant in heart of the Gion entertainment district favored by locals. You sit at a counter that surrounds three sides of the kitchen; the food is prepared in front of you and handed to you by the chefs. You can order a la carte as you go along. The menu - English or Japanese - has dozens of choices, including sushi, beef kebabs, yakitori, chicken meatballs, tempura, fish, soups and salads, beer and sake. Dinner only. Inexpensive. Two blocks north of Shijodori on the east side of Nawate-dori. A good idea to be there when they open (6PM daily, 5PM Sunday).

  • Visited October 2011
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