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Ichijoji Nakatani

Ichijoji Nakatani Overview


5 Ichijōji Hananokichō, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto 606-8151


+81 (0) 75-781-5504


6 minute walk east from Ichijoji Station on the Eizan Electric Railway.

Operating Hours

Sun: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Mon: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Tue: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Fri: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM-6:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, AMEX

Ichijoji Nakatani Description

Located in the Ichijoji neighborhood of Kyoto, Ichijoji Nakatani is a charming Japanese confectionery and dessert shop that has been selected as one of the top 100 restaurants in the WEST category by the prestigious Tabelog website for 2023. This cozy establishment offers a delightful array of traditional Japanese sweets and desserts that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

What sets Ichijoji Nakatani apart from other dining establishments is its dedication to preserving the art of Japanese confectionery. The skilled artisans at this shop create exquisite wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) using time-honored techniques and high-quality ingredients. Each sweet is a work of art, carefully crafted to showcase the beauty of nature and the changing seasons.

One of the must-try items at Ichijoji Nakatani is their signature matcha-flavored sweets. Made with premium matcha powder, these treats have a rich and earthy flavor that pairs perfectly with the delicate sweetness of the confections. From delicate yokan (sweet bean jelly) to fluffy dorayaki (pancake filled with sweet red bean paste), there is a wide variety of matcha sweets to choose from.

The interior of Ichijoji Nakatani is tastefully decorated, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere. The traditional Japanese decor, with its wooden furnishings and paper lanterns, adds to the overall charm of the place. Whether you're looking for a quiet spot to enjoy a cup of matcha and a sweet treat or want to indulge in a traditional Japanese dessert experience, Ichijoji Nakatani is the perfect destination.

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Ichijoji Nakatani Reviews

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Really delicious Western and Japanese desserts. Their famous tofu green tea tiramisu can be found in the shop, so it's the best chance to try it.


A restaurant and shop sells Japanese traditional sweets and desserts. Highly recommend.


They have a nice little eat-in space and the matcha tiramisu was neat!


Translated from Japanese:

For lunch on the first day of our annual fall foliage trip to Kyoto with my wife, Mr. Nakatani Ichijoji is famous for its blend of Japanese and Western sweetness, and is famous for its silken matcha tiramisu. We also ordered Kyoto zoni colorful obanzai as a meal...


Translated from Japanese:

A long-established Japanese sweets shop in Ichijoji, Kyoto.You can enjoy traditional Japanese sweets and modern cakes in a Kyomachiya. On HALLOWEEN, during our break time at my house, cute little kids from 10 countries played Dracula, mummy men, and witches...

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