2024 Michelin Kyoto Japanese Restaurant : Nakazen (1 star)

updated: May 16th, 2024

Experience the finest cuisine in Nakazen, located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. Indulge in a variety of dishes that showcase the natural flavors of high-quality ingredients. Don't miss the warm hospitality and inviting atmosphere. Visit Nakazen for an unforgettable dining experience.

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    Nakazen is a restaurant located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     The establishment is conveniently situated a 3-minute walk from Ginkakuji-michi bus stop and 1,088 meters from Mototanaka Station.
    The interior of the restaurant features 10 seats, including 6 counter seats and 4 table seats, offering a calming atmosphere for enjoying a meal.
     Operating hours are from 18:00 to 00:00 (last entry at 22:00) from Monday to Sunday, with Wednesdays being the regular closing day.
     However, please note that operating hours and regular closing days may vary, so it is recommended to confirm before visiting.
    Nakazen is known for its commitment to quality ingredients and meticulous cooking methods.
     Each dish is prepared with care, highlighting the natural flavors of the ingredients.
     There are also highly acclaimed specialty dishes and menu items.
    Reviews praise the restaurant's good value for money and wide selection of dishes.
     The attentive and welcoming service, which fosters engaging conversations even for a group of two female customers, is particularly well-received.
    Furthermore, during a visit in winter, guests were greeted with warm hand towels and served dishes such as sesame tofu and tai no kimo kuruma (a wheel-like presentation of sea bream liver).
     The impeccable thoughtfulness of the staff and delicate cuisine left a strong impression, with many expressing a desire to revisit if given the opportunity.
    In summary, Nakazen is a restaurant that values high-quality ingredients and offers a pleasant atmosphere.
     Please consider paying a visit to experience it for yourself.


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