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[2022] I want you to eat at least once in Kyoto! 9 recommended Napolitan dishes

The aroma of the acidic tomato sauce, the rich ingredients, and the chewy sbaghetti. From the classic taste of the old-fashioned to a more creative twist, here are some of Kyoto's most popular Neapolitan dishes!

1.Classic Neapolitan cuisine at a historic coffee shop [Inoda Coffee Main Store] / Karasuma Oike

Enjoy the same old-fashioned taste that has not changed since the Showa period at this long-established coffee shop that opened in 1940. Enjoy spaghetti with onions, green peppers, mushrooms, and extra-thick noodles with plenty of tomato sauce. The noodles and ingredients together weigh a hefty 220 grams, so you can enjoy a cup of coffee after your meal.

Neapolitan at Inoda Coffee's main store

Italian 980 yen. The sauce is homemade tomato sauce. The sour and rich sauce is deliciously mixed with 2.2mm thick noodles.

Inoda Coffee Main Store

  • Inoda Coffee Honten
  • 140 Dosyu-cho, Sanjo-sagaru, Sakaicho-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel. 075-221-0507
  • Morning 7:00-11:00

2.Gentle flavors will keep your fork going [Cafe Giraffe] / Kawaramachi

Café Giraffe" has begun to spin a new story, taking over the store that regrettably closed its doors. The menu features a retro atmosphere and a menu that is typical of a pure coffee shop, with the Neapolitan noodles made with thin noodles and a mildly acidic tomato sauce. The Neapolitan Neapolitan is made with thin noodles and a mildly acidic tomato sauce.

cafe giraffe

Neapolitan 850 yen. Smooth and smooth, you can easily eat it in spite of its generous portion.

cafe giraffe

  • Kiss Giraffe
  • 2F Main Building, 583-10 Nakanocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel: None
  • 10:00-20:00 (LO/19:30)

3.Cafe origi's rustic Neapolitan cuisine with a view of the tsuboniwa garden / Nishijin

Enjoy lunch while relaxing and looking out over the tsuboniwa garden in the atmospheric interior of a renovated Kyoto townhouse. The Neapolitan dish, made with the classic ingredients of onions, bacon, mushrooms, and green peppers, has a nostalgic, rustic flavor.

cafe origi

Neapolitan 880 yen. A small amount of Worcestershire sauce is the secret ingredient, giving the dish a gentle, home-cooked flavor.

cafe origi

  • Cafe Origi
  • 1-542-1 Sasayacho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 4-minute walk from the bus stop "Imadegawa Jofukuji"
  • Tel: None
  • 11:00-18:00

4.Neapolitan cuisine with wine, inherited from my grandfather [Cafe Cizool] / Toji area

The restaurant, which was run by his grandfather for many years, was renovated and turned into a coffee shop that also serves as a wine bar. The Neapolitan noodles are made using the "original Neapolitan recipe," which has been popular since his grandfather's time, and are chewy and chewy by letting them rest overnight after boiling.

Cafe Cizool

Politan spaghetti with siphon-brewed coffee for 1,280 yen. Authentic taste with plenty of ingredients.

Cafe Cizool

  • coffee shop or cafe where one can read manga, often has Internet facilities
  • 5, Nishi-Kujo Kawarajo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 4 minutes walk from Toji Station on the Kintetsu Line
    7 min. walk from "Kujo" subway station
  • Tel. 075-286-7940
  • 9:00-15:00

5.Chewy noodles are the star of the show at Neapolitan [Jibaba Kibatei] / Karasuma

This popular bistro uses local meats and vegetables and offers a variety of menu items that are sure to be enjoyed with alcoholic beverages. The Neapolitan sauce made with plenty of onions and butter has a mild and rich flavor. It goes perfectly with the chewy noodles, which are soaked overnight in water before being boiled.

Jijibaba Mokubatei

Neapolitan 968 yen. Mild sauce with plenty of powdered cheese.

Jijibaba Mokubatei

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  • 106 Nishioshikoji-cho, Karasuma Higashi-iru, Oshikoji-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 2 minutes walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel. 075-746-3882
  • 11:30-14:00 (LO),
    17:00-23:00 (Food LO/22:00, Drink LO/22:30)

6.Extra-thick noodles matched with flavorful sauce [Cafe Swiss] Neapolitan / Enmachi

The most popular dish is the old-fashioned Neapolitan pasta, 2.2 mm thick and chewy after a night's sleep. The sweet sauce and buttery flavor harmonize with the thick noodles. It is also filled with bacon, green peppers, and other ingredients.

cafe swiss

The most popular old-fashioned Neapolitan with a drink set 1,000 yen

cafe swiss

  • coffee shop or cafe where one can read manga, often has Internet facilities
  • May 12, 2022 open
  • 6 Fujinoki-cho, Nishinokyo, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 10 minute walk from JR Enmachi Station
  • Tel: None
  • 11:00-18:00

7.Curry Neapolitan at Anfan, a surprisingly exquisite match / Imadegawa

The owner, a sommelier with 25 years of experience, says, "I hope people with children can enjoy wine and other alcoholic beverages. The famous Curry Neapolitan, which was created through trial and error, is a recreation of the traditional Neapolitan with homemade curry. The combination of Neapolitan, which is mainly seasoned with ketchup, and curry based on tomato sauce is a perfect match, making this a dish that will make you want to drink alcohol.

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Curry Neapolitan 900 yen comes with a baguette. The curry is mildly spicy with a unique blend of cardamom, cumin, coriander, and other spices. Seems to go well with wine.

resting place of a deceased person

  • 166-2, Moto-shinzaike-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5 minutes walk from Subway “Imadegawa Station”
  • Tel. 075-366-3326
  • 11:30-15:00 (LO/14:00)
    17:00-23:00 (LO/21:30)

8.Neapolitan cuisine with freshly baked bread [Colorado Coffee Shop Masusan] / Nijo Castle area

Masusan has been a coffee shop for more than 40 years since its grandmother's generation, and has maintained its royal taste. The homemade tomato sauce gives the Neapolitan dish a light flavor, and it is recommended to eat it with freshly baked bread made in the store.

Colorado Coffee Shop Massan TAKE

Neapolitan 900 yen. Available as a stand-alone item or as a lunch set that includes salad, bread, and a drink at lunchtime.

Colorado Coffee Shop Masun

  • 40 Oshibori-cho, Higashihorikawa-dori Oike-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 min. walk from Subway "Nijojo-mae Stn.
  • Tel. 075-222-0990
  • 7:00-18:00 (LO/17:30)

9.Closed] Neapolitan cuisine with homemade ketchup is addictive.

Opened in 2021 in [Azuki Alley], where many young artists gather. Neapolitan is the most popular dish, and the homemade ketchup is carefully prepared over a long period of time. The sour sauce is addictive, and the vegetables used change with the seasons, so you will definitely want to visit again and again.

Cafe Bunroku Neapolitan

Seasonal Neapolitan 880 yen. Ingredients change seasonally as the contents are made with seasonal ingredients. Many people are addicted to the taste of homemade ketchup.

Cafe Bunroku

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  • No. 1 Ajiki Alley South, 2-chome Yamashiro-cho, Daikokucho-dori Matsubara-shitaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 4-minute walk from Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo Station
  • Tel: None
  • 10:00 - 21:00 (Inquiries required after 18:00)
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.

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