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Japanese: Eel


Ozeki Overview


538 Sakuan-cho , Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto 602-8304


+81 (0) 75-461-2655


1 minute walk from Senbon Kamitachiuri bus stop in Kyoto City
11 minutes walk from Kitano Hakubaicho Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:30AM-7:00PM
Mon: 11:30AM-7:00PM
Tue: 11:30AM-7:00PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: 11:30AM-7:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM-7:00PM
Sat: 11:30AM-7:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card

Ozeki Description

Located in Kyoto, Ozeki is a charming restaurant that specializes in the art of charcoal-grilled eel, known as 'unagi' in Japanese. This traditional Japanese cuisine is a delicacy that has been enjoyed for centuries, and Ozeki is dedicated to preserving its authentic flavors and techniques.

What sets Ozeki apart from other dining establishments is their commitment to using only the highest quality ingredients and their meticulous attention to detail in the cooking process. The eel is carefully selected and prepared, then grilled over charcoal to perfection, resulting in a dish that is tender, flavorful, and irresistibly aromatic.

The restaurant itself exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere, with traditional Japanese decor and a cozy dining area. The attentive and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to guide guests through the menu and offer recommendations.

One of the standout menu items at Ozeki is their signature grilled eel set, which includes a generous portion of perfectly grilled eel served over a bed of fluffy rice, accompanied by a flavorful sauce and traditional side dishes. Each bite is a harmonious blend of smoky, sweet, and savory flavors that will leave you craving for more.

Whether you are a fan of Japanese cuisine or simply looking to experience the authentic flavors of Kyoto, Ozeki is a must-visit restaurant. Prepare to indulge in the exquisite taste of charcoal-grilled eel and immerse yourself in the rich culinary traditions of Japan.

Restaurant Features

Home Delivery

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted



Ozeki Reviews

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unfortunate, the table is full
the owner make me want to come back next visit to Kyoto
love him and his music while he was grilling the eel.


Fantastic eel prepared with love, devotion and charming owners. Highly recommended if you truly want to experience quality food in a local setting. Thank you! We shall be back


Delicious toast eel or unagi with rice and eel liver soup. All the eel are toasted freshly after placing order. found this family run restaurant when finish wondering around 北野天满宫.


Translated from Japanese:

I pass by Senbon-dori Shopping Street by car or bus, but I never took the time to walk there and didn't know there was an eel shop there. An old man is grilling food in a place facing the street, and it may seem a bit harsh, but he's really kind...


Translated from Japanese:

A long-established eel restaurant on Senbondori. Usually, we only see eel kabayaki lined up in stores, but we have now started selling eel kabayaki rice balls! Each piece costs 220 yen, but they are individually wrapped and easy to take out.


Translated from Japanese:

This is the first store I've posted in a while. This is an eel shop facing Senbon-dori (Senbon Kamidachiuri). It appears to be a Kansai-style grilled restaurant that does not involve steaming, as it is grilled over charcoal. Originally, the store only sold over the counter, but...

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