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Tofu Dishes Matsugae Description

Located in the scenic Arashiyama area of Kyoto, Tofu Dishes Matsugae is a hidden gem that specializes in traditional Japanese tofu cuisine.

What sets Tofu Dishes Matsugae apart from other dining establishments is their dedication to showcasing the versatility and delicate flavors of tofu. From silky smooth tofu sashimi to crispy deep-fried tofu, each dish is expertly crafted to highlight the natural taste and texture of this soybean-based ingredient.

One of the must-try menu items at Tofu Dishes Matsugae is their signature Arashiyama Tofu Set. This set includes a variety of tofu dishes, such as tofu hot pot, tofu salad, and tofu dessert, allowing diners to experience the full range of flavors and textures that tofu has to offer.

The restaurant's interior is designed to create a serene and peaceful atmosphere, with traditional Japanese decor and low lighting. The attentive and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to guide diners through the menu and offer recommendations based on individual preferences.

Whether you're a tofu enthusiast or simply looking to explore the rich flavors of Japanese cuisine, Tofu Dishes Matsugae is a must-visit restaurant in Kyoto. Prepare to be amazed by the artistry and creativity that goes into each dish, and leave with a newfound appreciation for the humble tofu.

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Tofu Dishes Matsugae Overview


3 Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto 616-8385


+81 (0) 75-872-0102


3 minute walk from Arashiyama Station (Keifuku Arashiyama Line)
9 minute walk from Arashiyama Station (Hankyu Arashiyama Line)
10 minute walk from Saga Arashiyama Station (JR Sagano Line)

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Mon: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-5:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted



Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Tofu Dishes Matsugae Reviews

Tofu Dishes Matsugae Google Average Rating



At first I didn’t expect to be this good. As a tofu lover I really fond of this place. They create traditional menu that adapt with tofu very well. Also their tempura were delicious. The crisp flour was white and crisp. The texture inside were well cooked and fresh. The tofu dish 👍🏻👍🏻 I ordered the tempura set, tempura plate and another tofu soy milk soup. They serve the dipping sauce set per person. (Without counting how many set you order)

I had a great cultural experience here. Took off our shoes in the front and lead to a private room. (even our party was 3, maybe that’s the available space). Its like entering someone’s house.

The staff were extremely good, well trained. Maybe familiar with a lot of visitors. They greeting us with service hot tea. And explain everything well. Always smile.


A specialists with tofu dishes.
Forgot to take the main dish photo, but the pot was good, special during the trip, after I ate some many meats, it is perfect timing and location to came down my tummy.
Suggest to make a book, tables or suites are limited.
Those tofu you can feel it is made from local fresh water.


The tofu lunch set is very good and value for money. The staffs are very friendly and nice. You can also enjoy the garden view when you dine. Highly recommended:)

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