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Produced by a French chef, Karasuma's Motoi Gyoza

A restaurant specializing in gyoza (Chinese dumplings) owned by the famous French restaurant MOTOI. [The dumplings were originally made by Chef Maeda of MOTOI for his only daughter, who was too busy with work to spend much time with him. Papa Gyoza" is a signature dish that includes his daughter's favorite shrimp in the filling, and is impressive for its plumpness and chewiness. Ginger is used to enhance the overall flavor of the dumpling without garlic, and a hint of pak choi is used as an accent. We recommend tasting it lightly with olive oil and salt as sauce. The French dumplings, such as Provence dumplings with tomatoes and mixed herbs and richly flavored black truffle dumplings, are also a must-try.


Papa Gyoza (8 pieces) 900 yen. Crispy baked gyoza wings and juicy red bean paste are mouthwatering. A dish that goes well with wine.

Motoi Gyoza

  • 470-2 Setoya-cho, Nishiki-koji-sagaru, Yanagibaba-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 2 minutes walk from Exit 13 of "Karasuma" station on Hankyu line
  • Tel.075-212-9896
  • 11:00-21:30 (LO/21:00)
  • Closed on Mondays (open if Monday is a holiday)
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.instagram.com/motoi_64/
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