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Nominokoji Yamagishi

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Japanese: Izakaya

Nominokoji Yamagishi Description

Located in Kyoto, Nominokoji Yamagishi is a charming and authentic Japanese izakaya. This cozy restaurant offers a unique dining experience, combining traditional Japanese cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant's decor is warm and inviting, with wooden furnishings and soft lighting, creating a relaxed and intimate atmosphere.

Nominokoji Yamagishi is known for its extensive menu, featuring a wide variety of dishes that showcase the flavors and techniques of Japanese cuisine. From fresh sashimi and sushi to grilled meats and vegetables, each dish is carefully prepared using the finest ingredients. One of the standout dishes is the Wagyu beef, which is tender and flavorful, cooked to perfection. The restaurant also offers a selection of sake and other traditional Japanese drinks to complement your meal.

What sets Nominokoji Yamagishi apart from other dining establishments is its commitment to quality and attention to detail. The chefs here take great pride in their craft, ensuring that each dish is not only delicious but also beautifully presented. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, providing excellent service and making sure that every guest has a memorable dining experience.

Whether you're a local or a visitor to Kyoto, Nominokoji Yamagishi is a must-visit for anyone looking to indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine. With its cozy ambiance, delicious food, and attentive service, this restaurant offers a true taste of Japan.

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Nominokoji Yamagishi Overview


293-3 Shimohakusanchō, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8085


+81 (0) 75-366-4882


5 minute walk from Kyoto City Hall Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: 4:00PM-11:00PM
Mon: 4:00PM-11:00PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thur: 4:00PM-11:00PM
Fri: 4:00PM-11:00PM
Sat: 4:00PM-11:00PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted


Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

Nominokoji Yamagishi Reviews

Nominokoji Yamagishi Google Average Rating



This is one of the best meals I've ever had, hands down. Put your faith in the team here and they won't do you wrong. Would absolutely go again.


First visit to Mr. Yamagishi's new store.
I had heard that the restaurant had the feel of an izakaya, but as I stepped through the noren curtain, I was greeted by a space that felt more like an izakaya or a small Japanese restaurant.
In addition to the counter seats, there seems to be a private room for two people in the back.
We were shown to a seat in the middle of the counter where we could see the whole area, and the cooking began.
For the first dish, each person chose two dishes from the first page of the menu, and then ordered what they liked from the many menus.
Today's recommendations are written on a separate board, and this time we have added mainly those menu items.
The food can be served little by little on the small plates shown in the photo.
The broiled dishes are cooked on a grill right in front of you, so you can enjoy the delicious aroma even before you eat them, which made the food even more delicious.

Everything was delicious, but the Chinese menu was especially delicious.
In particular, the fugu kama flavored soy sauce and the seasoning of the boiled gyoza were exquisite.
The fried chicken wings were crispy on the outside, but chewy and juicy on the inside.
Prices are written on the menu for additional dishes, so I don't have to worry about it, but the alcohol menu doesn't have prices written on it, so I was worried about how much it would cost.
As I drink various drinks, I can move on to the next alcoholic beverage, so I felt that the total cost was going up.

The food was delicious and the atmosphere was nice, so overall I was satisfied with the restaurant, but I thought the prices were a little high. *A little over 15,000 yen per person
However, I felt that it was a good value to be able to come to Mr. Yamagishi's line at this price.
It was very delicious.
It was a feast.


Izakaya affiliated with Tomikoji Yamagishi
◆Crab Shinjo (white miso sauce)
◇Blowfish grilled frosting, Teppi, Shirako ponzu sauce
◆Sea cucumber vinegar Konowata
◇Sea squid with Kujo green onion and vinegar miso
◆Wasabi leaves and Japanese yam pickled in soy sauce
◇Chanyama chicken wing fried chicken
◆Dashi soup rolled egg
◇Steamed pork
◇Lily bulb with plum meat
◆Fried blowfish
◇Charcoal-grilled boar and pork
◆Orange Chinese cabbage
◇Karasumi mochi
◆Miso soup made with puffer fish soup
◇Saba sushi
◆Squid leg yakisoba
◇Mikan jelly
Since my visit was in January, I started with a bowl of white miso.
Shinjo with lots of crab is super delicious🤤
The luxury of eating fugu with puffer fish milt ponzu sauce✨✨
Chanyama's chicken wings are a must-try! ️
The gyoza is fried crispy and light with plenty of vegetables.
Deep-fried tiger blowfish with lily bulb and plum meat in between.
why? Is it so juicy?
The best dish of the day was Karasumi Mochi
The saltiness of the charcoal-grilled rice cake and mullet roe is irresistible.
Finish your meal with thick mackerel sushi and yakisoba,
The last one is tangerine jelly
I'm too full! !
Nothing goes wrong!
It would be a shame to call izakaya a genre.
I want to enjoy changing seasons again.

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