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Japanese: Soba

Imafuku Description

Imafuku is a charming restaurant located in Kyoto, Japan, specializing in handcrafted soba noodles and sushi.

What sets Imafuku apart from other dining establishments is its dedication to traditional Japanese cuisine and the art of soba making. The skilled chefs at Imafuku take pride in their ability to create handmade soba noodles, using only the finest ingredients and traditional techniques. These noodles are known for their delicate texture and rich flavor, making them a must-try for any soba enthusiast.

In addition to their soba dishes, Imafuku also offers a selection of sushi, showcasing the freshest seafood sourced from local markets. Each piece of sushi is expertly crafted, highlighting the natural flavors of the ingredients. Whether you're a fan of classic nigiri or prefer more adventurous rolls, Imafuku has something to satisfy every sushi lover's palate.

The restaurant's interior is tastefully decorated, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for diners. The traditional Japanese decor, with its wooden furnishings and paper lanterns, adds to the overall charm of the space. Whether you're looking for a casual lunch or a special dinner, Imafuku provides a memorable dining experience that celebrates the beauty of Japanese cuisine.

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Imafuku Overview


26 Fukakusachōdōrichō, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto 612-0023


+81 (0) 75-643-1958


12 minute walk from Inari Station on the JR Nara Line.
10 minute walk from Fujinomori Station on the Keihan Main Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:30AM-1:30PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: 11:30AM-1:30PM
Thur: 11:30AM-1:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM-1:30PM
Sat: 11:30AM-1:30PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, JCB

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted


Sake Selection

Wheelchair Accessible

Stylish Interior

Imafuku Reviews

Imafuku Google Average Rating



Awesome soba experience in Kyoto, the freshly made soba is really tasty. There are several different soba to choose from and different tempuras including oysters.


Such an amazing experience. Came here for lunch after visiting Fushimi Inari, this place is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the site. The restaurant is small and intimate, with a door that you can easily miss and only ~ 11 seats inside. The husband and wife team that run this shop were incredibly friendly and provided an English menu to us.

The food here was some of the best we'd had on our trip, starting with the tempura (fried perfectly) to the rice ball topped with sashimi appetizer they provide complimentary at lunch. The soba was perfectly done, with a sauce base that was flavorful without being overly salty. Soba "water" was rich and tasted almost like a congee or jook. They then presented us with a complimentary dessert, a lovely potato pudding paired with matcha jelly and a cookie on top. Cold barley tea was also provided.

The chef even came to check in on us at the end of the meal. Entire meal (2 sobas + 2 tempura sobas) came out to a reasonable ~7,000 yen total. Entire family was raving about this meal afterwards.


Simply amazing! Very authentic, one of the best food experiences in Kyoto! Owners are a super friendly couple, you feel like at (a Japanese) home there :)

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