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Exterior view of Gapao Thai Restaurant

Found near Nijo Castle in Kyoto! Gapao, a Thai restaurant with authentic flavors arranged to Japanese tastes.

January 23, 2022 open

[A short 15-minute walk west from Nijo Castle. You will see a Thai flag and a yellow signboard along Senbon Street. The owner, Mr. Somchai, who has honed his skills in the U.S., Bahrain, and other parts of the world, came to Japan 16 years ago, gained experience in Osaka, and established his own restaurant in January of last year.

Thai restaurant Gapao's owner and his wife

The restaurant's name, Gapao, a well-known Thai national dish in Japan, was chosen because of the restaurant's desire to make Thai food familiar and easily accessible.

Image of Gapao Thai Restaurant

The menu offers a wide variety of about 50 dishes at reasonable prices. The menu is based on local recipes and arranged to suit the Japanese palate, so it is recommended for beginners of Thai cuisine. The traditional Thai tableware that complements the dishes is also a must-see.

Thai Restaurant Gapao Cuisine

Tom Yam Kung for 1,485 yen. A classic Thai soup with shrimp. The perfect amount of spice makes it addictive!

Thai Restaurant Gapao

  • Thai Cuisine Gapao
  • January 23, 2022 open
  • 24-5 Jurakumari Higashi-machi, Marutamachi-sagaru, Senbon-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 7 minutes walk from JR Nijo Station
    7 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Subway "Nijo Station".
  • Tel. 075-354-6087
  • 11:30-15:00 (LO/14:30)
    17:00-22:30 (LO/22:00)
  • Closed on Mondays (the next day if Monday is a holiday)
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.instagram.com/gapao.kyoto
*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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