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Inside the Sanmi Koan

Found near Heian Shrine in Kyoto! Two-tiered stacked dishes at Sanjikouan on the terrace.

[About a 6-minute walk from Heian Jingu Shrine. Sanmi Koan, located in an alley off Sanjo Street, has been loved for its saikyo-yaki and chirimen sansho since its establishment in the late Edo period (1603-1868).

Sanmi Koan's Chirimen Sansho

Renovated in 2017, the restaurant offers soba, dishes, and drinks as a la carte or as a course. The restaurant's specialty is Jyuwari soba, made from buckwheat flour that is stone-ground in the restaurant.

Mitsumi Koan's millstone

The buckwheat seeds are made from delicious domestic products at different times of the year, allowing customers to enjoy the uniqueness of each one.

Sanmi Hongan's Cuisine

Soba Gozen 4,500 yen. Reservations required 2 days in advance.

In the evening, a la carte dishes and drinks are available for an adult's dinner.

Exterior view of Sanmi Hongan

triangular-swept clerical script (clerical script whose horizontal lines end in a noticable triangular tail)

  • private (three-legged) bill
  • 393, Shirakawa-agaru, Sanjo-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 minute walk from Exit 1 of Higashiyama Subway Station
  • Tel. 075-771-0952
  • 11:00-15:00 (LO/14:30)
    17:00 - 20:30 (LO / 20:00)
  • Closed on Mondays (the next day if Monday is a holiday)
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://instagram.com/sanmikouan_kyoto
  • Reservations required at least 2 days in advance for both lunch and dinner. A charge of 330 yen is required to use the terrace seats. However, this is not necessary during the winter season.
*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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