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伊藤久右衛門 Ito Kyuemon

  • Soba Sweets
  • Uji Area
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  • Price Rangelunch1,000~2,000JPY
  • Closed1st January

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District
Uji Area
Address
19-3 Todo Aramaki, Uji-shi, Kyoto, 611-0013, Japan
Category
  • Soba
  • Sweets
Opening Hours
10:00-18:30(18:00 Last order)
Closed
1st January
Price Range
lunch1,000~2,000JPY
Website
http://www.itohkyuemon.co.jp/
Tel.
+81-774-23-3955
Date of post:2016/10/24

Eating Itokyuemon’s sweets will make us feel very happy and content.

Itokyuemon has three shops in Kyoto, Hon-ten, Byodoin-ten, Kyoto-ekimae-ten.
There is a café set up in Honten, but the rest two don’t have one.
The origin of the firm dates back to Edo period, in 1832, located in the Uji district, Honten is seven minutes’ walk away from Uji Station, Keihan Railway.

Honten is composed of two parts. One is a shop, the other is a café.
The shop sell a wide selection of items related to tea leaves, sake, chocolates, rolled cakes, skewered rice dumplings containing green tea powder, ice cream and so on.

The café have 62 seats, ten tables for four and eleven ones for two.
They serve cha-soba noodles made from a mixture of flour and powdered green tea leaves, eaten either in warm broth or after being dipped in special sauce. Each costs 623 JPY.

The menus are changed according to seasons and annual events.
The most popular for elder people among them is Maccha Set, green tea and rice cake with sweetened bean paste and green tea leaves in it.
It costs 680 JPY.

The most popular for younger people is Maccha Parfait whose ingredients are some cubes of green jelly, rice dumplings, red bean paste, and ice cream.
It costs 680 JPY.

Maccha Zenzai that has also loved by regular customers since old days costs 680 JPY.
It consists of red beans simmered in green hot water and sugar with broiled a piece of broiled rice cake on top.

Let’s enjoy the traditional taste made by the craftspeople of Itokyuemon.

This is a restaurant chain that has 3 restaurants in Kyoto.

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