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Desserts: Japanese Sweets

Oimatsu Arashiyama


Oimatsu Arashiyama Overview

Address

20 Sagatenryūji Susukinobabachō, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto 616-8385

Phone

+81 (0) 75-881-9033

Access

3 minute walk from Arashiyama Station (Keifuku Electric Railroad)
10 minute walk from Saga-Arashiyama Station (JR Sanin Main Line, South Exit)
12 minute walk from Hankyu Arashiyama Station (Hankyu Arashiyama Line)

Operating Hours

Sun: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Mon: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Tue: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Wed: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Thur: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Fri: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM-5:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, AMEX, JCB

Oimatsu Arashiyama Description

Oimatsu Arashiyama is a charming restaurant located in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto, Japan. Specializing in traditional Japanese sweets and confections, this establishment offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other dining establishments in the area.

The restaurant's interior is beautifully decorated with a traditional Japanese aesthetic, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere for guests. As you enter, you'll be greeted by the warm and friendly staff, who are passionate about sharing the art of Japanese confectionery with their customers.

The menu at Oimatsu Arashiyama features a wide variety of delectable sweets, including wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) and other confections made with high-quality ingredients. From delicate mochi filled with sweet bean paste to beautifully crafted seasonal desserts, each dish is a work of art that delights both the eyes and the taste buds.

One of the standout menu items is the matcha parfait, a decadent dessert made with layers of matcha-flavored ice cream, sweet red bean paste, and crunchy granola. The combination of flavors and textures creates a harmonious balance that is truly satisfying.

Whether you're a fan of Japanese sweets or simply looking to indulge in a unique culinary experience, Oimatsu Arashiyama is a must-visit destination. Immerse yourself in the rich flavors and traditions of Japanese confectionery as you savor each bite in this delightful restaurant.

Restaurant Features

Non-smoking

Stylish Interior

Oimatsu Arashiyama Reviews

Oimatsu Arashiyama Google Average Rating

4.3

Oimatsu Arashiyama Tabelog Average Rating

3.53

5

Google
The sweet mochi is so good and refreshing after a day of walking. I also bought some signature autumn sweets. 🍁
Founded in 1908, the century-old confectionery offers Japanese sweets made from Miyazaki prefecture-sourced bracken starch, best known for their soft yet chewy texture.
This branch of Oimatsu has a small tea salon right behind their confectionery shop and we decided to come in for some refreshment.

4

Google
Oimatsu Arashiyama is a traditional Japanese desert and tea house. There's daily special to choose from. I chose matcha and desert combo. It was perfect to sit and enjoy the tea and desert after a nice walk in Kyoto. The shop front is a desert shop where you can purchase variety of deserts, and the tea area is in the back.

4

Google
Great deserts in the area! They have some takeout deserts at the front of the shop but I personally went in and tried their shaved ice. I ordered the orange jelly too but in was too bitter for my liking. The matcha shaved ice was on point though! A nice stop if you’re visiting the Bamboo Groove and you need a dessert break! They have unique deserts with a great taste to pair it with.

5

Tabelog
Translated from Japanese:

Around 12:30, I was tired from walking all over the place and wanted to take a break, but there were about 5 people waiting at the cafe, so I decided to only buy souvenirs. They listened to my order immediately and I was able to purchase it smoothly. Bankanto (grapefruit) sold separately...

4

Tabelog
Translated from Japanese:

Saturday at 12pm. I learned from a reviewer that it was surprisingly empty despite being in Arashiyama, so I stopped by before lunch. You write your name in front of the entrance of the cafe and wait, but the information is only in Japanese, so it's a bit difficult for foreigners such as Chinese...

4.2

Tabelog
Translated from Japanese:

A long-established store famous for warabi mochi and sweet sugar jelly. As of May 2023, it is a popular restaurant with a rating of 3.56, but for some reason it was empty during the peak Golden Week rush, making it a little-known spot. We recommend you to have a relaxing time! 1 group of customers after 2pm on holiday. Ko...

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