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Shofukutei

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Japanese: Udon


Shofukutei Description

Shofukutei is a charming restaurant located in Kyoto, Japan, specializing in handmade udon noodles. This cozy eatery is conveniently situated near Ryōan-ji Temple and Ninnaji Temple, making it a perfect spot to refuel after exploring the cultural wonders of Kyoto.

What sets Shofukutei apart from other dining establishments is their dedication to the art of udon-making. The skilled chefs at Shofukutei handcraft each noodle with precision and care, resulting in a texture that is delightfully chewy and satisfying. The menu offers a variety of udon dishes, from classic favorites like Kitsune Udon (udon noodles topped with sweet fried tofu) to more adventurous options like Tempura Udon (udon noodles served with crispy tempura).

In addition to their exceptional udon, Shofukutei also offers a selection of soba noodles and donburi dishes, such as the popular Oyakodon (a comforting bowl of rice topped with chicken and egg). The restaurant's interior is warm and inviting, with traditional Japanese decor and seating options that allow guests to experience the authentic atmosphere of Kyoto.

Whether you're a noodle enthusiast or simply looking for a delicious and authentic Japanese dining experience, Shofukutei is a must-visit restaurant in Kyoto. Prepare to indulge in the mastery of handmade udon noodles and savor the flavors of Japan in every bite.

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Shofukutei Overview

Address

8 Taniguchi Kakinouchi Town, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto 616-8012

Phone

+81 (0) 75-461-4852

Access

1 minute walk from Ryoanji Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Mon: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-5:00PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Non-smoking

Shofukutei Reviews

Shofukutei Google Average Rating

4.4

5

Google
The best udon I have had in Japan! It is also served by what I assume is the owner who was a nice old lady who was very friendly and accommodating.

Certainly small and I would say can only accommodate about 15 people.

5

Google
Excellent family owned restaurant. The food was fresh, delicious and comforting. Very good price, 2 big udon bowls for 1100 yen

5

Google
It’s a nice restaurant, food is good. We ate duck udon. The menu is in both Japanese and English and easy guide.

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