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Rico cafe

Yuka, the owner. Raised by a Korean mother and a Japanese father, she liked English and went to college in the United States. Opened a Korean cafe on the 1st floor of the school he presides over

[Rico cafe] in Nijo is a restaurant where you can enjoy authentic handmade Korean cuisine.

04/08/2023 open

When you enter the store, say “Oso oseyo” (Welcome), and when you leave, say “Kamsahamnida” (Thank you) in Korean. A cafe serving Korean rice and sweets that will satisfy the curiosity and appetite of girls who are interested in Korean culture. In fact, the main business of the owner, Yuka, is an English and Korean instructor. It is famous for its authentic taste. Yuka's mother, who is standing in the kitchen, used to be the owner of a popular Korean restaurant.

Rico cafe

2,200 yen for Goyuzu rice bed. The main dishes include Kyotanba shimeji mushroom tteokgalbi, perilla and Korean pumpkin john. Small bowls such as white kimchi are also delicious

“Spicy dishes and grilled meat are just a part of Korean cuisine. In fact, we use a lot of vegetables and fermented seasonings, and many of the dishes are health-conscious,” says Yuka, who has beautiful skin. I'm letting The lunch set called Ogyu Idoko includes not only home-cooked dishes such as pancake, jeon, kimchi, and doenjang jjigae, but also side dishes derived from royal cuisine such as tteokgalbi.

Rico cafe

Yakuka vanilla ice cream 850 yen. Yakgwa purchased from Hankado is a traditional Korean snack. Tastes like something between a cake and a donut

Also, when I go to Korea, I buy the country miso doenjang jjigae in bulk. Lunch, including bibimbap and cold noodles, is limited in quantity, so be sure to make a reservation before visiting.

Rico cafe

Homemade jujube tea ¥950. A tea made by boiling Korean jujubes for several hours and straining them carefully. Sugar-free but sweet like brown sugar

Rico cafe

Rico cafe

  • Rico Cafe
  • 04/08/2023 open
  • 17-17 Hijiricho, Nishinokinan, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 4 minute walk from JR Nijo Station
  • Tel.075-432-8907
  • 11:00-17:00
  • Closed on Sundays and Mondays
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.instagram.com/rico_cafe_kyoto/
  • PHOTO/Takahiro Takami, TEXT/Riho Tachihara
*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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