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“Best sushi”
Review of Daigen

Daigen
Ranked #612 of 14,184 Restaurants in Kyoto
Cuisines: Sushi
Neighborhood: Nishijin District
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Nishijin District
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just asked for recommended sushi from the chef and he served us all kinds of different delicious dishes. It was a super unique experience! The owners were super friendly and amusing. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone around.

Thank ocsky
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this place is simply awesome.
The suhi master only speaks japanes but that doesn't stop him to interact with the customers. the food was delicius amd they only have the best fish, which means if the tuna at the market doesn't fit theire quality they don't serve it at that particular day.
Great food with a great hoste

Thank Kenny C
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

You cannot leave Kyoto without visiting this place. Best sushi I've ever had and the chef is just amazing.

Thank Leon P
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

We went along after trip advisor recommendation and were not disappointed. Very tiny - maybe 10 seats along the bar/bench, 4 locals also eating there and brilliant sushi and friendly experience.

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Thank Rel W
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

when i was recently in Kyoto i was looking forward to good sushi - and i had been to this small gem of a restaurant about 10 years ago - but i could neither remember the name nor the exact location - but after emailing some friends who had been with me that long time ago i had a name and a possible location! so i went off and had dinner there - and lo and behold - the same wonderful chef (albeit this time with glasses!) and his wife and later on daughter as well were there and the food was fantastic! we communicated through paper drawings - broken english and even more broken Japanese (mine). after i told him that i had been there loooog time go he actually remembered my friend and the wonderful evening! After being completely stuffed with great sushi we had some of his green tea frozen desert and a competition on who would have the greener mouth afterwards! it was a riot! we had some much fun that we decided to come back 2 days later with some other friends - one of whom did not like raw fish and still got some fantastic meal - chef Tumoru-san made some grilled versions for him - so everybody had a great time!
Whenever i will be back in Kyoto - i will most certainly go a visit him again! i can only recommend the place! A gem not to be missed!
if you want to get there from the Karawamachi shopping area - take bus #12 and exit 3 stops after Nijojo castle. cross the road and you are right there.

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Thank MaHoKu
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