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Mizai Overview


618 Maruyama-cho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0071


+81 (0) 75-551-3310


8 minute walk from Higashiyama Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Mon: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Tue: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Fri: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Sat: 6:00PM-10:00PM

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Mizai Description

Located in the heart of Kyoto, Mizai is a hidden gem that offers a truly authentic Japanese dining experience. Specializing in traditional Japanese cuisine, this award-winning restaurant has been recognized for its exceptional quality and taste. With a menu curated by skilled chefs, Mizai takes pride in using only the freshest ingredients to create dishes that are both visually stunning and delicious.

Step into Mizai and you'll be transported to a serene and elegant space, adorned with traditional Japanese decor. The restaurant's attention to detail is evident in every aspect, from the beautifully arranged table settings to the meticulously crafted dishes. The ambiance is peaceful and inviting, making it the perfect place to unwind and indulge in a culinary journey.

One of the highlights of Mizai is its omakase menu, where the chef creates a personalized dining experience based on the freshest ingredients of the day. Each dish is carefully prepared and presented, showcasing the chef's skill and creativity. From delicate sashimi to perfectly grilled seafood, every bite is a delight for the senses.

In addition to the omakase menu, Mizai also offers a variety of a la carte options, allowing guests to choose their own culinary adventure. Whether you're a sushi lover or prefer traditional Japanese hot pot, there is something for everyone at Mizai.

What sets Mizai apart from other dining establishments is its commitment to preserving the essence of Japanese cuisine. The chefs at Mizai have mastered the art of balancing flavors and textures, creating dishes that are both traditional and innovative. Each bite is a harmonious blend of flavors, showcasing the natural beauty of the ingredients.

If you're looking for an unforgettable dining experience in Kyoto, look no further than Mizai. With its exquisite cuisine, elegant ambiance, and dedication to preserving the essence of Japanese cuisine, Mizai is a true culinary gem.

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List


Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

Mizai Reviews

Mizai Google Average Rating


Mizai Tabelog Average Rating



Love the sashimi and 八吋. Portion way too large though.


Very tasty, thanks 😊
We will back🤗!!!


&&&*** " MIZAI Restaurant " ***&&& KYOTO . Grácias * " Merce RUDE 1O5 " *


Translated from Japanese:

Kyoto Misai A young disciple came to pick me up today as well. For some reason, sitting at the empty counter gave me a dignified feeling, and I really enjoyed the beautiful food as always. This time, except for the last...


Translated from Japanese:

It's a pity that photos of the food are not allowed at the restaurant "Mizai" on the north side of Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto...The food was wonderful last night. Shimane prefecture Nita rice's new rice simmered haccho style white potato stem Mustard....


Translated from Japanese:

Pear with chrysanthemum wine / Pine nuts / Delaware / Fried chrysanthemum sashimi / Sea bream / Tuna (Miyagi 153 kg) / Sword tip squid / Squid ears / Tuna skin Chili vinegar, salt vinegar, sea bream oil boiled soup with soft-shelled turtle soup / Matsutake / Ginger/yu...

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